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Diagnostic Imaging

May 15, 2006 Issue
Radiography After Cervical Spine Injury [Point-of-Care Guides]

Neck pain caused by blunt trauma from a motor vehicle collision, fall, or other injury is a common occurrence. Many patients who decline ambulance transport after an injury will present to their primary care physician rather than the emergency department. Two clinical rules have been developed and v...


Mar 15, 2005 Issue
Evidence-Based Guidelines for Neuroimaging in Patients with Nonacute Headache [Practice Guidelines]

New guidelines for diagnostic testing in patients with nonacute headache have been released by the U.S. Headache Consortium and endorsed by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Headache Society (AHS), the American College of Emergenc...


Aug 1, 2004 Issue
Use of Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography [Practice Guidelines]


Mar 1, 2004 Issue
ACC/AHA and ASNC Release Guidelines for the Clinical Use of Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging [Practice Guidelines]

Guidelines for the use of specific nuclear cardiologic techniques in acute ischemic syndromes, chronic syndromes, and heart failure have been published by the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the American Society for Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC).


Jul 1, 2002 Issue
Virtual Endoscopy: A Promising New Technology [Article]

Growing evidence shows that early detection of cancer can substantially reduce mortality, necessitating screening programs that encourage patient compliance. Radiology is already established as a screening tool, as in mammography for breast cancer and ultrasonography for congenital anomalies. Advanc...


Jan 15, 2001 Issue
Evaluation of Incidental Renal and Adrenal Masses [Article]

Incidental renal or adrenal masses are sometimes found during imaging for problems unrelated to the kidneys and adrenal glands. Knowledgeable family physicians can reliably diagnose these masses, thereby avoiding unnecessary worry and procedures for their patients. A practical and cost-efficient mea...


Oct 1, 2000 Issue
Headache Consortium Releases Guidelines for Use of CT or MRI in Migraine Work-Up [Practice Guidelines]

Guidelines on the use of computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients presenting with migraine have been developed by the U.S. Headache Consortium.


Aug 1, 2000 Issue
Evaluation of an Umbilical Lesion [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Jan 1, 2000 Issue
Cry Ungual! [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Dec 01, 1999 Issue
Painter's Knee? [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


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