French add further medical guidelines:
This article was originally published in Clinica
French doctors must abide by a further 97 medical practice guidelines (RMOs) this year in addition to the 146 already in force. The new guidelines, which have been approved by the health and social security secretary, include hip replacement, electro-encephalitic tests, intra-ocular lenses, pre-operative testing and measurement of tumour markers in screening tests. Specialists and GPs who do not comply with the recommended guidelines are fined.
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