Is the Full Potential of Point-of-Care Testing for Heart Disease Diagnosis realised?

S Robinson, F FitzGibbon, L Swales, LG Rocke, D McCulloch, J Eatock, D Dixon, BJ Meenan

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Abstract

A Comparison of an Existing with an alternative Model of Diagnosis.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jul 2008
EventV Annual Meeting HTAi 2008 - Montreal, Canada 6-10 July 2008
Duration: 6 Jul 2008 → …

Conference

ConferenceV Annual Meeting HTAi 2008
Period6/07/08 → …

Bibliographical note

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