A comparison of test-ordering choices of college physicians and emergency physicians for young adults with abdominal pain: influences and preferences for CT use

@article{Baker2010ACO,
  title={A comparison of test-ordering choices of college physicians and emergency physicians for young adults with abdominal pain: influences and preferences for CT use},
  author={Stephen R. Baker and Paul H. Susman and Lucas Sheen and Lawrence G Pan},
  journal={Emergency Radiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={17},
  pages={455-459}
}
The objective of this study was to compare through questionnaires the test-ordering behavior of college health professionals and emergency physicians with respect to the choosing of computed tomography scans under two clinical scenarios—suspicion of appendicitis and nondescript abdominal pain. Surveys were sent to physician members of both the American… CONTINUE READING