Trends in outpatient transthoracic echocardiography: impact of appropriateness criteria publication.

@article{Rahimi2011TrendsIO,
  title={Trends in outpatient transthoracic echocardiography: impact of appropriateness criteria publication.},
  author={Ali A. R. Rahimi and Meghan York and Neil M Gheewala and Larry Markson and Thomas H. Hauser and Warren J. Manning},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 8},
  pages={740-6}
}
BACKGROUND The impact of the 2007 American College of Cardiology Foundation Transthoracic Echocardiography Appropriateness Criteria on trends in appropriateness is unknown. Therefore, we sought to identify the appropriateness of outpatient transthoracic echocardiography pre- and postpublication of this document. METHODS The 2007 Appropriateness Criteria were used to classify outpatient echocardiographic studies at an academic medical center during October 2000 and October 2008. The patient's… CONTINUE READING

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