Table 1

Implementation of CRP POCT in intervention practices who accepted CRP machines

PracticeGroup A:
high CRP uptake
Group B:
medium CRP uptake
Group C:
low CRP uptake
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Registered patients16‚ÄČ878603242914066213928685866
Main userPrescribing pharmacistOne GPGPs/nursesPractice nurseGPsGPsGPs/nurses
Machine locationPharmacists roomNurses roomGP roomClean storePortable on a trolleyGP roomNurses room
  • CRP, C reactive protein; GP, general practitioner; POCT, point-of-care testing.