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Anaemia

‘Lockout’ rules proposed to curb wasteful blood test ordering

‘Lockout rules’ have been proposed for inpatient blood testing in hospitals to stop medical staff inappropriately ordering repeat tests after normal ones “just to keep an eye on things”. In a study of how to apply Quality Use of Pathology principles to wasteful pathology testing, researchers in NSW analysed the re-ordering patterns and outcomes for ...

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