Does electronic clinical microbiology results reporting influence medical decision making: a pre- and post-interview study of medical specialists

Abstract

BACKGROUND Clinicians view the accuracy of test results and the turnaround time as the two most important service aspects of the clinical microbiology laboratory. Because of the time needed for the culturing of infectious agents, final hardcopy culture results will often be available too late to have a significant impact on early antimicrobial therapy… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6947-11-19

Topics

4 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@inproceedings{Bruins2011DoesEC, title={Does electronic clinical microbiology results reporting influence medical decision making: a pre- and post-interview study of medical specialists}, author={Marjan J. Bruins and Gijs J. H. M. Ruijs and Maurice J. H. M. Wolfhagen and Peter Bloembergen and Jos E. C. M. Aarts}, booktitle={BMC Med. Inf. & Decision Making}, year={2011} }