Specialists against sending results to patients


Australian specialists are overwhelmingly against sending test results direct to patients, particularly if results are abnormal. A survey that included 70 Australian specialists, 10 of whom were rheumatologists, revealed that 74% would be uncomfortable with direct notification of clinically significant abnormal results without physician review. However just over half agreed that patients should be sent normal test results. This compared ...


Already a member? Login to keep reading


OR
© 2017 the limbic