Use of patient data for quality control

Clin Lab Med. 1986 Dec;6(4):715-33.


This article discusses how specific patient data algorithms can be used and optimized for laboratory quality control. These algorithms include delta checks, patient averages, and multivariate checks. With the increasing emphasis on cost containment, the intelligent use of these algorithms should become widespread.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Medical Records / standards*
  • Patients*
  • Quality Control