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For Patient History, Let The Computer Do The Work
Computer-generated patient histories are more thorough, organized, and useful than physician-written histories.
Supplemental Ultrasound More Costly Than Effective
Routinely adding ultrasound to screening for breast cancer for women with dense breasts is not cost-effective.
Structured Order for CT Trauma Improves Communication
Using a structured order entry for trauma CTs results in better communication, recording, and billing.
Technologists Affect How Radiologists Read Screening Mammography
Screening mammography image readings by radiologists are influenced by individual technologists.
Brain MRI May Predict Smokers’ Success at Quitting
Magnetic resonance imaging has shown changes in the brain among smokers who relapsed within seven days of quitting.
Radiology Managers Don't Expect Adequate Reimbursement
Radiology managers are still skeptical about receiving adequate reimbursement from Medicare.
Brain CT Can Predict Subsequent Stroke Following TIA
CT images help identify patients who may have a subsequent stroke within three months of experiencing a TIA.
Prophylactic Arterial Balloon Placement in Moms with Placenta Accreta
Moms with placenta accreta who undergo insertion of prophylactic arterial balloons reduce risk of complications with delivery and future fertility.
Many Chest Radiographs in Children Unnecessary
Chest radiographs ordered for children, particularly for indications such as syncope or dizziness, do not alter the course of treatment.
A More Effective Model for Lung Cancer Screening
Lung cancer screening based on PLCOm2012 model criteria is more effective than the USPSTF criteria.
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