The Ethics Of Lab Testing

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In the world of medicine, lab testing can help patients and doctors learn what type of treatment is best suited for a certain medical case, or whether a therapy is going the way it should. Due to its important and critical nature (after all, the results of these tests would determine a course of action in terms of the treatment of a patient), lab testing follows strict state and federal standards and regulations. Listed below are two of the standards placed on lab testing in order to assure both the patients and doctors of its reliability. 1. All the approved laboratory test methods being used today have met a set of criteria. For example, the criteria of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) include the ability of a lab test to actually
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