3 Benefits Of On-Site Mass Spectrometry In Medical Settings

24 August 2016
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Mass spectrometry (MS) is often reserved for specialized laboratories in the areas of pharmaceutical chemistry and related fields. Although every medical setting may not benefit from having an on-site mass spectrometer, its use in major medical facilities can have significant advantages in improving patient care. Improved Toxicology Emergency rooms see any number of perplexing cases, but attempted suicides and accidental overdoses can be difficult to address. In many cases, paramedics and ER doctors may give medications to reverse the effects of an overdose based on limited information. Read More