Laboratory Testing by the General Practitioner

M. Avonts, H. Cloetens, C. Leyns, A. Demulder, P. Van Royen, J. Michels & H. Philips
According to a prospective study (2007), general practitioners (GPs) do not always use scientific arguments when they request laboratory tests. The more tests performed, the more false-positive findings will be acquired, which can lead to unnecessary anxiety for the patient. So guidelines about laboratory[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]