Assuring the quality of interpretative comments in clinical chemistry.

@article{Vasikaran2016AssuringTQ,
  title={Assuring the quality of interpretative comments in clinical chemistry.},
  author={Samuel D. Vasikaran and Kenneth Andrew Sikaris and Eric Kilpatrick and Jane Interviewer French and Tony Badrick and Jacqui Osypiw and Mario Plebani},
  journal={Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={54 12},
  pages={
          1901-1911
        }
}
The provision of interpretative advice on laboratory results is a post-analytic activity and an integral part of clinical laboratory services. It is valued by healthcare workers and has the potential to prevent or reduce errors and improve patient outcomes. It is important to ensure that interpretative comments provided by laboratory personnel are of high quality: comments should be patient-focused and answer the implicit or explicit question raised by the requesting clinician. Comment… CONTINUE READING
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