Straight, No Chaser: X-Ray Safety

Another great blog on a topic that needs to be addressed. In the current climate of patient satisfaction many providers feel pressure to make the patient happy. I see this with venous ultrasounds to evaluate for DVT. The patient says I think I might have a blood clot and the doctor orders one to “cover their rear”. The medical community needs to use the Wells score and evaluate the patient before just becoming complicite.

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