TITLE

Promises and pitfalls of home test devices

AUTHOR(S)
Galper, Charlotte
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Patient Care;10/15/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 16, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the accuracy, and reliability of home and office testing devices. Factors that fueled the proliferation of these devices; Information on home test kits described as diagnostic devices; Description of home pregnancy tests and ovulation predictors for women, blood glucose and cholesterol tests; Reference to the first OTC HIV home specimen collection kit; Potential benefits and drawbacks of the different types of test devices.
ACCESSION #
9712063104

 

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