external quality assurance scheme

external quality assurance scheme

A UK system for auditing skills in certain specialties (e.g., histopathology and cytopathology) which plays a valuable role in helping to maintain high standards of diagnostic skills in consultants.
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For blood glucose meter testing and dipstick urinalysis, the EQA schemes were organized by the central laboratory; for all other tests, by an external body (UK External Quality Assurance Scheme or Welsh External Quality Assurance Scheme).
Role of external quality assurance schemes in assessing and improving quality in medical laboratories.

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