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Acceptability of opportunistic screening for occult gastrointestinal blood loss.

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OBJECTIVE: To test patient compliance for faecal occult blood testing in suburban and inner city general practice. DESIGN: Prospective opportunistic trial using the Haemoccult test kit. Tests were offered during routine surgery attendance. SETTING: Three group general practices in Birmingham. SUBJECTS: All patients aged 40 years or older on the start date who routinely attended surgery during two years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Numbers of patients approached for testing and the numbers refusing...

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10.1136/bmj.304.6825.483

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
Cherry, RC More by this author
Fielding, JW More by this author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
304
Issue:
6825
Pages:
483-486
Publication date:
1992-02-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:f0eb4cbf-ac64-4864-8bdd-8fdf738c12be
Source identifiers:
223011
Local pid:
pubs:223011

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