The Need for Decentralized Testing — A Hospital Clinician’s View

  • Povl Riis


Decentralization presupposes the existence of a centre. This can be international, global or regional, or placed on the level of institutions, general practice or clinical departments. Clinical testing covers a number of specialities such as clinical physiology, clinical microbiology, clinical pathology, clinical imaging etc. In the present context clinical chemistry or clinical laboratory medicine is in focus.

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Povl Riis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical GastroenterologyHerlev University HospitalHerlevDenmark

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