The only way to reduce unnecessary coagulation study blood tests in emergency departments may be to confiscate coagulation pathology tubes from bedside trolleys, a Victorian study has found. Choosing Wisely Australia guidelines recommend against routine use of coagulation studies in ED patients unless there is a clearly defined specific clinical indication, such as for monitoring ...
There’s only one way to reduce inappropriate coagulation test ordering
By Michael Woodhead
17 Sep 2020