Webinar: Optimizing Patient Blood Management: The Role of the Laboratory

"atient Blood Management (PBM) as defined by the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management refers to “the timely application of evidence-based medical and surgical concepts designed to maintain hemoglobin concentration, optimize hemostasis and minimize blood loss in an effort to improve patient outcome”.

Although the World Health Organization endorsed PBM in 2010, many hospitals still seek guidance with the implementation of PBM in clinical routine which goes beyond blood transfusion.

A review of the literature demonstrates that the role of the clinical laboratory in the multidisciplinary concept of PBM is underrepresented.

The speaker will explore the important role of the clinical laboratory and how it can impact each of the PBM pillars: from detecting anemia and iron deficiency to reducing blood loss."

Webinar: The Analytical Landscape of Cannabis Testing – Session 1: Potency Testing

"Legalization of medical and recreational cannabis and hemp has led to an expansion of potency testing needs. Routine testing workflows are now benefiting from the addition of an increasing number of minor and niche cannabinoids to keep up with the diverse range of cultivars and formulations reaching the market. While five primary cannabinoids, Δ9-THC, CBD, THCA, CBDA and CBN are the most common and abundant, new indications are continuously being explored with dozens of other cannabinoids.

In addition, the increasing demands on testing laboratories has created the need for a fast, efficient and accurate quantification method for an increasing number of cannabinoids. In this webinar we will show practical chromatographic separations of 18 cannabinoids with flexibility across HPLC and UHPLC platforms in a simple, isocratic workflow. Potency testing requiring sensitivity and specificity beyond standard workflows will also be discussed.

Attend this webinar to learn about all key aspects of potency analysis ..."