Posts Tagged ‘imaging’

June 18th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: June 18th

This week’s topics include imaging risks, oral contraceptives and the risk for MI and stroke, smoking and mortality in those aged 60 and older, and wasteful spending on cardiovascular tests.

October 28th, 2010

Drs. Clueless and Apathetic: The State of Imaging Referrals

Editors’ Note: This text has been modified from its original form. Key elements of the case represent a composite of people and events. On a bright Saturday morning, I was the fellow on duty in the chest pain center. That meant I was responsible for evaluating and stress-testing patients who had been admitted from the ER […]