- Preoperative blood tests in elective general surgery: cost and clinical implicationsGokulan K Phoenix
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH
J Perioper Pract 22:282-8. 2012..None were associated with adverse outcome or changes in management. Based on our results, we estimate that an extrapolated cost of pound 11.2 million is being spent on inappropriate blood tests in NHS England and Wales...