HealthManagement, Volume 18 - Issue 2, 2018

Lukas Lambert

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Appropriate utilisation of imaging and defensive medicine - where do we stand?


“Broadly speaking, more examinations are performed which, instead, potentially harm the patients, decreasing the benefit-to-risk ratio of our diagnostic test. The overuse of CT has other implications as well,

including radiation exposure, organisational issues, and increased costs. Despite this, we strongly believe

that current practices will be difficult to change unless clinical decision support is not only endorsed, but legally supported.”

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