Letters Patient access to test results

Making test results more easily understood by patients

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1942 (Published 14 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1942
  1. Ian D Watson, chair1
  1. 1EFLM Working Group on Patient Focused Laboratory Medicine, European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM), Milan, I-20159, Italy
  1. idw{at}liv.ac.uk

O’Kane and colleagues ask whether patients can use test results effectively if they have direct access to these results.1 The European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM) established a working group on patient focused laboratory medicine that has …

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