The influence of education on appropriateness rates for CT pulmonary angiography in emergency department patients.

@article{Kanaan2013TheIO,
  title={The influence of education on appropriateness rates for CT pulmonary angiography in emergency department patients.},
  author={Yassine Kanaan and Ursula D Knoepp and Aine Marie Kelly},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 9},
  pages={1107-14}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES To evaluate appropriate utilization rates for computed tomography (CT) pulmonary angiography (CTPA) in a tertiary center emergency department (ED), before and after a health care provider educational intervention. MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional Review Board-approved retrospective study. Records for 100 consecutive CTPA… CONTINUE READING