April 22 – 28 marks a dedicated time to acknowledge Medical Laboratory Professionals. Please take a moment to appreciate the hard work provided at the patient bedside as well as the work performed behind closed doors.
Medical Laboratory Professionals are dedicated health care professionals that provide accurate and timely laboratory test results to physicians to help make critical medical decisions. They are often working behind closed doors, with little interaction with the patients they serve, however their role in patient care is vital to the entire health care system. There are approximately 1.2 million laboratory tests performed every day in Canada. Each one is done by qualified and skilled staff. Laboratory tests provide a wealth of knowledge to physicians.
Laboratory testing is involved in:
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Learn more about testing that takes place in the lab with a behind-the-scenes look:
*Submitted by Saskatchewan Health Authority’s Pathology and Laboratory Services – Provincial Program Portfolio