Minimum standards should be set for near patient testingBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7039.1157 (Published 04 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1157
- Martin Crook
- Senior lecturer Chemical Pathology, Guy's Hospital, London SE1 9RT
EDITOR,—Richard Hobbs's editorial on near patient testing in primary care is welcome,1 as a large expansion in the use of such testing can be predicted. However, the importance of collaboration and discussion with hospital laboratories, and of adequate quality control, needs to be highlighted. The following recommendations …
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