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STAT prothrombin time

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English term or phrase:STAT
German translation:statim
Entered by: Harald Moelzer (medical-translator)
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16:16 Sep 4, 2008
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Medical - Medical (general) / from an examination report
English term or phrase: STAT prothrombin time
"Plan:
1. Admit the patient to a medial telemetry floor.
[...]
3. Get a STAT prothrombin time and INR.
[...]"

"Prothrombin time" is "Prothrombinzeit", but what does the "STAT" stand for? Thank you!
Bettina Rittsteuer
Austria
Local time: 18:24
Prothrombinzeit
Explanation:

...STAT bezieht sich wohl auf ein entsprechendes Gerät zur Messung derselben (i-STAT)...

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Note added at 1 Stunde (2008-09-04 17:46:28 GMT)
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...auch im Kontext der Beiträge von Giselrike und Siegfried würde die Übersetzung lauten:

>>>>> 3. (Aktuelle) Prothrombinzeit und INR-Wert ermitteln <<<<<<
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Harald Moelzer (medical-translator)
Germany
Local time: 18:24
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Vielen Dank!
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3 +4Prothrombinzeit
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stat prothrombin time
Prothrombinzeit


Explanation:

...STAT bezieht sich wohl auf ein entsprechendes Gerät zur Messung derselben (i-STAT)...

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 1 Stunde (2008-09-04 17:46:28 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------


...auch im Kontext der Beiträge von Giselrike und Siegfried würde die Übersetzung lauten:

>>>>> 3. (Aktuelle) Prothrombinzeit und INR-Wert ermitteln <<<<<<


    Reference: http://www.i-stat.com/products/ctisheets/715236-00H.pdf
Harald Moelzer (medical-translator)
Germany
Local time: 18:24
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 701
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Vielen Dank!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gisela Greenlee: but stat means immediately:However, the very first entry provided the answer to your question. "Stat" in medical parlance is actually not an acronym; it's short for statim, the Latin word for immediately
46 mins
  -> Thank you - "STAT thrombin time" does not seem to be a common term, and half of the some 50 Google hits are related to the i-STAT device - which pretty much leads to the same end, I guess... ;-)

agree  Siegfried Armbruster: STAT: A common medical abbreviation that means "now" or "rush." http://www.providence.org/alaska/tchap/glossary/S.htm. Jede Untersuchung kann "STAT" Status haben
59 mins
  -> Thank you - "STAT thrombin time" does not seem to be a common term, and half of the some 50 Google hits are related to the i-STAT device - which pretty much leads to the same end, I guess... ;-)

agree  Susanne Schmidt-Wussow
1 hr
  -> Danke

agree  xxxBrandis: great
11 hrs
  -> Dankeschön
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Changes made by editors
Sep 5, 2008 - Changes made by Harald Moelzer (medical-translator):
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/592310">Bettina Rittsteuer's</a> old entry - "STAT" » "statim"
Sep 4, 2008 - Changes made by xxx@caduceus:
Field (specific)Medical: Cardiology » Medical (general)


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