Participate in the ICE Award 2017/18 for an opportunity to attend the CLMA KnowledgeLab conference in Long Beach, California, USA. IFCC is pleased to continue its working relationship with CLMA in promoting and implementing the ICE Award. The Increasing Clinical Effectiveness (ICE) programme encourages laboratory medicine specialists to collaborate with clinical colleagues to demonstrate that optimal use of the laboratory can have a measurable positive impact on patient outcomes. Abstract submission can be made now, until November 3.
eJIFCC Vol 28, n°3 is now available. In this issue you will find the following articles:
"Postprandial dyslipidemia: pathophysiology and cardiovascular disease risk assessment"; "e-Learning: a model to support ongoing education"; "Compendium of Terminology and Nomenclature of Properties in Clinical Laboratory Sciences”; "Correlation of HbA1C levels with body mass index in newly diagnosed polycystic ovary syndrome"; "Factors affecting quality of laboratory services in public and private health facilities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia"; and "Retrospective approach to evaluate interferences in immunoassay". The issue also features a "Case report: biliary pancreatitis with acute cholangitis in a patient under anticoagulant treatment with dabigatran".
September-October eNews is now available. The issue opens with the latest updates on Durban WorldLab, the first IFCC Congress to be held in Africa. The Young Scientists point of view on the EuroMedLab held in June in Athens, and a welcome to the newest IFCC member, Panama, follow. An opinion paper from Dr Gouget, the latest news from IFCC Federations and National Associations, and a report by an IFCC Professional Scientific Exchange Programme participant complete the issue. Subscribe to the eNews! Keep up with current activities around the laboratory medicine world!