Camrose Hematology and Coagulation Critical Values

Includes specimens tested in the Camrose patient care centre, NOT specimens sent to either the Camrose hospital or Edmonton for testing.

Edmonton Zone Chemistry Critical Values

Includes specimens tested inside the Edmonton zone, whether collected inside or outside the Edmonton zone.

Edmonton Zone Hematology and Coagulation Critical Values

Includes specimens tested inside the Edmonton zone, whether collected inside or outside the Edmonton zone.

North Zone Critical Values

Includes specimens tested in LaCrete Health Centre, Northern Lights Health Centre (Fort McMurray), Northwest Health Centre (High Level), and St. Theresa General Hospital (Fort Vermillion).

Policy

Critical values are telephoned as soon as possible after the result is available because prompt medical intervention may be required. Critical values are telephoned to the health care professional identified on the requisition as the person responsible for ordering the test.