Health systems are currently subject to unprecedented financial strains. Inappropriate test use wastes finite health resources (overuse) and delays diagnoses and treatment (underuse). As most patient care is provided in primary care, it represents an ideal setting to mitigate waste.
To identify overuse and underuse of diagnostic tests in primary care.
Systematic review and meta-analysis
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Overtesting and undertesting in primary care: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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