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Prostate-specific antigen testing rates remain low in UK general practice: a cross-sectional study in six English cities.

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OBJECTIVE • To estimate rates of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in UK general practices by age, deprivation index and geographical location. SUBJECTS AND METHODS • Practice-based, retrospective data on PSA testing patterns in 2007 were collected from a random sample of 87 general practices using EMIS LV computer systems within the passively observed non-intervention arm of a cluster-randomized controlled trial. • Information for a total of 126 716 men aged 45-89 years with no recorde...

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Williams, N More by this author
Hughes, LJ More by this author
Turner, EL More by this author
Donovan, JL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
BJU international
Volume:
108
Issue:
9
Pages:
1402-1408
Publication date:
2011-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-410X
ISSN:
1464-4096
URN:
uuid:d0bd627c-30d8-4b0c-9d74-99f77d1bfed7
Source identifiers:
131142
Local pid:
pubs:131142

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