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Table 1 (abstract P15)

From: Targeting blood tests in the ICU may lead to a significant cost reduction

Test Number of Test inappropriate requests 28-day cost (€) Annual cost (€)
Full blood count 4 21.82 284.44
Urea and electrolytes 6 29.44 383.77
Liver function tests 95 583.18 7602.1
Coagulation screen 117 1276.86 16644.78
C-reactive proteir 45 245.55 3200.91
Bone profile 112 274.75 3581.56
Magnesium 88 483.35 6300.81