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Practices should determine their own strategies for identifying patients

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7284.495/a (Published 24 February 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:495
  1. Ruth Cooper, practice nurse,
  2. Andrew Robinson, general practitioner (a.j.robinson@doctors.org.uk),
  3. Julie Thornbury, practice nurse
  1. Albany Surgery, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 2TX

    EDITOR—In drawing conclusions about the search strategies required to achieve different levels of sensitivity in the identification of patients with ischaemic heart disease in general practice, Gray et al pay insufficient attention to two of the most important factors that will determine the most efficient strategy for individual practices.1 The …

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