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Guideline on Pathology testing in the Emergency Department

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) & Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) provide guidelines for pathology testing in the emergency department.

Pathology tests are commonly requested on patients attending Australasian Emergency Departments (ED) and it is recognised that there has been continued growth in pathology test requests over recent years

This document provides guidance on appropriate pathology test requesting in Emergency Departments.

Read about Guideline on Pathology Testing in the Emergency Department on the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine website.

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