Reproducibility (precision) in alternate site testing. A clinician's perspective.

  title={Reproducibility (precision) in alternate site testing. A clinician's perspective.},
  author={Nelson B. Watts},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={119 10},
  • Nelson B. Watts
  • Published 1995 in Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
PROBLEM CONSIDERED Reproducibility is only one dimension of test quality to be considered when evaluating the utility of a test or deciding to perform a test at or near the point of care. METHODS Personal experience and review of the literature. RESULTS Hemoglobin A1c and bedside glucose measurements are cited as examples in which a clinician may weigh the importance of precision differently. These examples are used to point out how precision should be considered in evaluating alternate… CONTINUE READING
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