Blood glucose meters: point-of-care testing
- Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
- Part of:
- In vitro diagnostic (IVD) devices: use, safety and management and Medical devices: safety guidance
- First published:
- 14 September 2005
Advice for healthcare professionals on the use and management of blood glucose meters.
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This Medicines and Healthcare Products Regualtory Agency (MHRA) guidance for healthcare professionals covers:
- managing blood glucose meters
- choice of equipment
- units used for glucose measurement in the UK
- training for staff who use blood glucose meters
- results of blood glucose tests
- sample quality and type
- consumables (test strips, lancets etc)
- contra-indications and interferences
- standard operating procedures
- quality control and assessment
- record keeping
Published: 14 September 2005