Halting the growth in diagnostic testing

Warwick Carter
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05049.x
Published online: 6 January 2003

To the Editor: In their editorial,1 Hammett and Harris have overlooked one of the most important contributory factors to the increased use of diagnostic tests by community-based practitioners (ie, GPs) — patient demand.

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