Issue of quality control was not addressed

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7046.1609b (Published 22 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1609
  1. Surjeet Adlakha,
  2. Philip G Cachia,
  3. Martin J Pippard,
  4. Peter G Davey,
  5. Barclay M Goudie
  1. Staff grade haematologist Consultant haematologist Professor of haematology Department of Haematology, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY
  2. Clinical director Pharmacoeconomic Research Centre, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY
  3. General practitioner Westgate Health Centre, Dundee DD2 4AD

    EDITOR,—Sheena H Macgregor and colleagues conclude that “good therapeutic control” and a “cost effective” anticoagulant service can be provided in the general practice surgery.1 Near patient testing of the international normalised ratio is certainly an attractive means of providing an anticoagulant monitoring service. The authors' paper fails, however, to address the central issue of quality control and does not quantitate …

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