Newborn screening showing decreasing incidence of cystic fibrosis.

@article{Hale2008NewbornSS,
  title={Newborn screening showing decreasing incidence of cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Jaime E. Hale and Richard B Parad and Anne Marie Comeau},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={358 9},
  pages={973-4}
}
n engl j med 358;9 www.nejm.org february 28, 2008 973 tween the annual increase in the rate of CT use and the annual decrease in the overall rate of false positive diagnosis of appendicitis among adults (P<0.001). The overall rate of pathologically proven appendiceal perforation decreased significantly, from 18% in 1996 to 5% in 2006 (P<0.001). Our data suggest that the increased use of highquality preoperative CT, with the results interpreted by experienced abdominal radiologists, has led to… CONTINUE READING
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