What causes increasing and unnecessary use of radiological investigations? a survey of radiologists' perceptions

@article{Lysdahl2009WhatCI,
  title={What causes increasing and unnecessary use of radiological investigations? a survey of radiologists' perceptions},
  author={Kristin Bakke Lysdahl and Bj{\o}rn M Hofmann},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={155 - 155}
}
BACKGROUND Growth in use and overuse of diagnostic imaging significantly impacts the quality and costs of health care services. What are the modifiable factors for increasing and unnecessary use of radiological services? Various factors have been identified, but little is known about their relative impact. Radiologists hold key positions for providing such knowledge. Therefore the purpose of this study was to obtain radiologists' perspective on the causes of increasing and unnecessary use of… CONTINUE READING
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