Variability in thyroid function test requests across general practices in south-west England.

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/11287/609971
Title:
Variability in thyroid function test requests across general practices in south-west England.
Authors:
Vaidya, Bijay; Ukoumunne, Obiaha C.; Shuttleworth, Joanna; Bromley, A.; Lewis, A L; Hyde, Chris; Patterson, A.; Fleming, S.; Tomlinson, J.
Abstract:
The number of thyroid function tests (TFTs) performed in the UK and other countries has increased considerably in recent years. Inconsistent clinical practice associated with inappropriate requests for tests is thought to be an important cause for this increase.
Citation:
Variability in thyroid function test requests across general practices in south-west England. 2013, 21 (3):143-8 Qual Prim Care
Publisher:
Radcliffe Publishing
Journal:
Quality in primary care
Issue Date:
2013
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/11287/609971
PubMed ID:
23968263
Additional Links:
http://primarycare.imedpub.com/variability-in-thyroid-function-test-requests-across-general-practices-in-southwest-england.php?aid=155
Note:
This article is freely available via Open Access. Click on the 'Additional Link' above to access the full-text from the publisher's site.
Type:
Journal Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
1479-1072
Appears in Collections:
pre-2014 RD&E publications; Diabetes/Endocrine Services

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dc.contributor.authorVaidya, Bijayen
dc.contributor.authorUkoumunne, Obiaha C.en
dc.contributor.authorShuttleworth, Joannaen
dc.contributor.authorBromley, A.en
dc.contributor.authorLewis, A Len
dc.contributor.authorHyde, Chrisen
dc.contributor.authorPatterson, A.en
dc.contributor.authorFleming, S.en
dc.contributor.authorTomlinson, J.en
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-20T09:11:11Zen
dc.date.available2016-05-20T09:11:11Zen
dc.date.issued2013en
dc.identifier.citationVariability in thyroid function test requests across general practices in south-west England. 2013, 21 (3):143-8 Qual Prim Careen
dc.identifier.issn1479-1072en
dc.identifier.pmid23968263en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11287/609971en
dc.description.abstractThe number of thyroid function tests (TFTs) performed in the UK and other countries has increased considerably in recent years. Inconsistent clinical practice associated with inappropriate requests for tests is thought to be an important cause for this increase.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherRadcliffe Publishingen
dc.relation.urlhttp://primarycare.imedpub.com/variability-in-thyroid-function-test-requests-across-general-practices-in-southwest-england.php?aid=155en
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Quality in primary careen
dc.subjectWessex Classification Subject Headings::Endocrinologyen
dc.titleVariability in thyroid function test requests across general practices in south-west England.en
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.identifier.journalQuality in primary careen
dc.description.noteThis article is freely available via Open Access. Click on the 'Additional Link' above to access the full-text from the publisher's site.en
dc.type.versionPublisheden

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