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Articles  |   September 1991
Laboratory instruments for the physician's office laboratory: technology and cost-benefits
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Articles   |   September 1991
Laboratory instruments for the physician's office laboratory: technology and cost-benefits
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, September 1991, Vol. 91, 880. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1991.91.9.880
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, September 1991, Vol. 91, 880. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1991.91.9.880
Abstract

During the past two decades, medicine has witnessed the decentralization of laboratory testing from the hospital into the physician's office. This article focuses on the technical aspects of the instruments now available for laboratory testing in the physician's office. Consideration is given to specific instruments, methods, and cost-benefit.