Performance of point-of-care HbA1c test devices: implications for use in clinical practice - a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Point-of-care (POC) devices could be used to measure hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) in the doctors’ office, allowing immediate feedback of results to patients. Reports have raised concerns about the analytical performance of some of these devices. We carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis using a novel approach to compare the accuracy and precision of POC HbA1c devices.
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- ©2016, Jennifer A. Hirst et al., Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Boston. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License.