Corpus ID: 16280511

Effectiveness of an OutpatientUrine ScreeningProgram

  title={Effectiveness of an OutpatientUrine ScreeningProgram},
  author={Callum G. Fraser and Bette C. Smith and Michael J Peake},
We evaluated the effectiveness of a routine outpatient urinalysis screening program on a sample population of 2600 patients. The 189 abnormal urine results found in 182 patients were followed up by study of any new clinical and laboratory investigations or therapeutic modifications initiated on the basis of any abnormal test result. The urinalysis screening program appeared to have significant bearing on diagnosis or treatment in only 13 patients. Abnormalities found in 150 of the 182 patients… CONTINUE READING

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