Is that Scan (Song) Really Necessary?

Colourful signposts
share Share
As the concept of “Choosing Wisely” travels the world (USA, Australia, Canada, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK), one Canadian professor of pharmacy, James McCormack, has created medical parodies in song to spread the Choosing Wisely message (and other topics that are well worth a viewing). While the evidence that you retain 20% of what you see and hear is apparently a myth, at we think you will enjoy these nevertheless.

We give you:

Like a Bridge Over Diagnosis - a parody of Bridge Over Troubled Water
On the issue of overdiagnosis and incidentalomas.

and Choosing Wisely

As one commenter says, “All GP surgeries and hospital outpatient waiting rooms should show this video on a continuous loop.”

Not to be outdone, radiologic technology students from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology have performed “All about the Rays” to the tune of "All about the bass". Enjoy the work of these creative Canadians.

All About the Rays

«« Cardiovascular Risk Factors May Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

Insulin Resistance Increases Risk for Alzheimer's Disease »»

Published on : Tue, 28 Jul 2015

Related Articles
Juan P. Brito, MD, Mayo Clinic

Increased detection of low-risk cancers through the use of high-tech imaging is driving up thyroid cancer rates, according to... Read more

Harald Schmidt, PhD, Perelman School of Medicine

Paying women to have mammograms is unethical, according to a Viewpoint article published in JAMA by an expert from the Perelman... Read more

high rate of unnecessary cancer screening in older people

Researchers in the U.S. have found that nearly 16 percent of individuals 65 years or older may have received non-recommended screenings... Read more

youtube, videos, parodies, imaging, overdiagnosis, choosing wisely 3 videos that are parodies of popular songs, about choosing wisely, overdiagnosis and x-rays.

No comment

Please login to leave a comment...

Highlighted Products