[Disclosure of diagnosis in ambulatory radiology practice: expectations of patients and referring physicians].

@article{Lorch2007DisclosureOD,
  title={[Disclosure of diagnosis in ambulatory radiology practice: expectations of patients and referring physicians].},
  author={H. Lorch and P. Scherer},
  journal={RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin},
  year={2007},
  volume={179 10},
  pages={
          1043-7
        }
}
  • H. Lorch, P. Scherer
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin
PURPOSE To evaluate and compare the expectations of patients and referring physicians (RPH) regarding the disclosure of radiological diagnostic procedure (RDP) results. MATERIALS AND METHODS A written survey was performed among 594 consecutive patients (47% male, 53% female; average age 49.6 y +/- 17.2 y) undergoing diagnostic cross-sectional imaging at three different ambulatories. A separate questionnaire was sent to 149 non-radiologist RPHs (rate of return 43.6%). The Chi-square test… Expand
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