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IMAGING Management

Reducing Imaging for Low Back Pain in the ED

2017 16 May

Clinical decision support integrated in electronic order entry forms can safely and effectively reduce imaging orders for patients with low-back pain in the emergency department (ED), according to a study in press in  Journal of the American College of Radiology.Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common reasons for people in the U.S. and Canada... Read more

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ECR2016: Clinical Decision Support: Referral Guidelines For Europe

2016 04 Mar

As hospitals and health professionals feel the strain from increased pressure to produce more data and images, radiologists in Europe are working with their counterparts in the U.S. to introduce new referral guidelines by 2017 that will improve the workflow and meet the increasing demand for more imaging. Introducing a ‘professional challenges session’... Read more

Health Management

Appropriate Imaging and Clinical Decision Support

2016 05 Jan

"We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us” (McLuhan)Wasteful, unhelpful imaging helps nobody, and may be associated with patient harms through unneeded and unwanted intervention. Appropriate imaging through referral guidance is advocated through the Bonn Call-for-Action (International Atomic Energy Authority and World Health Organization... Read more

Health Management

Volume 15 - Issue 4, 2015

2015 30 Dec

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