Comparison of the use of four desktop analysers in six urban general practices.
There is little data on the advantages and disadvantages of using desktop analysers in general practice. This prospective trial compared four of the analysers available in the United Kingdom, in six urban general practices, over a six month period. Of the 2619 tests where the time was noted, 55.8% were performed outside the hours when routine transport to a hospital laboratory was possible (after 12.00 hours). Of the 3530 tests performed the commonest were measurements of cholesterol (14.4 te...Expand abstract
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