Saturday, August 8, 2009

Auntminnie features article about how repeat CTPE studies are basically useless!!

I couldn't agree more with Auntminnie. Sick and tired of repeating CTPEs on call on patients who don't need it. ER docs need to reduce their overutilization and dependency on radiologists to clear their patients. Too much radiation. Too much cost. Too much lack of common sense. Well perhaps not enough common sense. Why order back to back pulmonary embolism CT's?!?!?!? It's about time someone did this research. Read more about it on Auntminnie (one of my favorite radiology websites by the way!). Go!!!!!

Anyway, here is the website link: