Zulfiqar Rana, MD, MPH, FACP
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
NYTimes: Screening: Doctors’ Group Urges Fewer Scans for Lower Back Pain
February 12, 2011Posted by on
From The New York Times:
VITAL SIGNS: Screening: Doctors’ Group Urges Fewer Scans for Lower Back Pain
The American College of Physicians says routinely ordering X-rays and CT or M.R.I. scans drives up health care costs and doesn’t help resolve the problem.