The Asking for Redundant Tests Syndrome (ARTS)
It is appropriate that the Symposium on “Laboratory Data and Patient Care” starts with a session on the “Economical use of the clinical laboratory”. The last two decades or so have been notable for inexorably rising workloads and costs in pathology laboratories. It appears that too little attention has been paid to the underlying causes of these problems.
KeywordsCreatine Kinase Cost Containment Biochemical Profile Laboratory Staff Pathology Test
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