You are here: Value of Medical Imaging

  • 11.29.10

    Tough To Say No To CT Scans In Emergency Rooms

    NPR Shots Blog | Amit Parashar

    A trip to the emergency room today is likely to trigger a round of routine diagnostic tests from blood work to an electrocardiogram to a urine sample. And increasingly, there’s one more on that list: the CT scan. A new study shows that CT, or computerized tomography, has increased in ERs nearly six-fold since 1995 and shows no sign of tapering off.

Connect with Us Online

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Flickr