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Explaining variations in test ordering in primary care: protocol for a realist review

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Introduction Studies have demonstrated the existence of significant variation in test-ordering patterns in both primary and secondary care, for a wide variety of tests and across many health systems. Inconsistent practice could be explained by differing degrees of underuse and overuse of te...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023117

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
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0000-0002-7083-6589
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
8
Chapter number:
e023117
Publication date:
2018-09-12
Acceptance date:
2018-08-10
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:919064
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uri:b5a14181-dd5e-4dde-a177-d900926c515f
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uuid:b5a14181-dd5e-4dde-a177-d900926c515f
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pubs:919064

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