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Point-of-care testing for haemoglobin A1c in remote Australian Indigenous communities improves timeliness of diabetes care

Brooke Spaeth1 BMedSc (Hons), NT POCT Program Co-ordinator, brooke.spaeth@flinders.edu.au
Mark Shephard2 OAM, PhD, Director, mark.shephard@flinders.edu.au
Steven Schatz3 Grad Cert HSc, Clinical Business Analyst, Quality & Safety Team - Remote Health, steven.schatz@nt.gov.au

1, 2 Flinders University International Centre for Point-of-Care Testing, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia.
3 Northern Territory Department of Health, Casuarina Plaza, Casuarina, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

Correspondence: M Shephard, Flinders University International Centre for Point-of-Care Testing, Bedford Park, South Australia, 5042, Australia 

Author contribution: Brooke Spaeth: original concept, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft, supplied data, input data, contributed to drafts. Mark Shephard: contributed to drafts. Steven Schatz: collected data.

Citation: Spaeth BA, Shephard MDS, Schatz S.  Point-of-care testing for haemoglobin A1c in remote Australian Indigenous communities improves timeliness of diabetes care. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2014; 14: 2849. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=2849 (Accessed 20 October 2017)

Submitted: 3 October 2013
Revised: 30 April 2014
Accepted: 16 May 2014
Published: 30 October 2014
   
 

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