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Near-patient tests in primary care: setting the standards for evaluation.

Abstract:

Near-patient tests (NPT) are an area of rapid technological advance that may enhance the quality of care given by primary care physicians by enabling more accurate diagnosis or more reliable monitoring of therapy. Unfortunately, many new diagnostic technologies prove disappointing in practice, either because of limitations of the technology or because of a failure to address setting-specific issues that were not apparent during their evaluation. A recent systematic review of NPT in primary ca...

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Journal:
Journal of health services research and policy More from this journal
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
37-41
Publication date:
2000-01-01
EISSN:
1758-1060
ISSN:
1355-8196
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:222993
UUID:
uuid:0abf87b8-4ab9-4a74-b204-a9478d040917
Local pid:
pubs:222993
Source identifiers:
222993
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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