alkaline phosphatase

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alkaline phosphatase

[′al·kə‚līn ′fäs·fə‚tās]
(biochemistry)
A phosphatase active in alkaline media.
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1 shows the total number of tests performed on patients in the pilot ICU areas (not normalized to ICU discharges) for iCa, Mg, Phos, electrolyte panel, AST, and Alk Phos by 30-day periods from 01/25/2014 (90 days before intervention) to 10/25/2014 (180 days after intervention).
(4) Nonstandard abbreviations: iCa, ionized calcium; Mg, serum magnesium; NT-proBNP, N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide; ICU, intensive care unit; CDS, clinical decision support; ELPN, electrolyte panel; Phos, phosphorus; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; Alk Phos, alkaline phosphatase; I CD-9, International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision.
(95% CI) (% change) iCa 1.36(1.31-1.42) 0.71 (0.67-0.75) (-48%) Mg 4.00 (3.91-4.09) 2.44 (2.37-2.51) (-39%) NT-proBNP 0.18(0.16-0.20) 0.13 (0.12-0.15) (-28%) ELPN 2.42 (2.35-2.49) 2.44 (2.37-2.51) (+1%) Phos 2.87 (2.80-2.95) 2.00 (1.94-2.06) (-30%) AST 1.10(1.05-1.15) 1.02 (0.97-1.06) (-8%) Alk Phos 0.74(0.70-0.78) 0.71 (0.68-0.75) (-4%) Analyte Late postintervention P value 7/24/2014-10/25/2014, no.