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Point-of-care testing for Hb A1c in the management of diabetes: a systematic review and metaanalysis.

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BACKGROUND: The measurement of hemoglobin A(1c) (Hb A(1c)) is employed in monitoring of patients with diabetes. Use of point-of-care testing (POCT) for Hb A(1c) results at the time of the patient consultation potentially provides an opportunity for greater interaction between patient and caregiver, and more effective care. OBJECTIVE: To perform a systematic review of current trials to determine whether POCT for Hb A(1c), compared with conventional laboratory testing, improves outcomes for pa...

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University of Oxford
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The Bodleian Health Care Libraries
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-CTU
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Journal:
Clinical chemistry
Volume:
57
Issue:
4
Pages:
568-576
Publication date:
2011-04-05
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EISSN:
1530-8561
ISSN:
0009-9147
URN:
uuid:6134cb36-48b6-4788-bc9b-2edd24238ab4
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132513
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pubs:132513

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