Effectiveness of a Laboratory Gate-Keeping Strategy to Overcome Inappropriate Test Utilization for the Diagnosis of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia.


The purpose of medical laboratories is to provide analyses from blood and other specimens to aid diagnosis and treatment. The analytical spectrum provided by laboratories all over the world has expanded continuously over the past decades. The increasing availability of tests with fast turnaround times combined with defensive medicine strategies has led to… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1604054

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