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The hidden increase in histopathologists' workload.
  1. D M Parham
  1. Department of Pathology, Royal Bournemouth Hospital.


    The informational content of histopathological reports generated between 1985 and 1995 was assessed. This showed an exponential rise over the past five years. It is postulated that this has arisen from developments in medical science and demands from clinical colleagues. This increase in workload is not addressed by present methods of measurement and has major resource implications.

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