News tagged with medical tests

New guidelines aim to enhance accuracy of medical tests

Seeking to improve the reliability of medical testing, an international team of top experts is releasing new guidelines for doctors and scientists on how to best report their assessments of new and existing diagnostic tests.

Oct 28, 2015
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Are CT scans safe?

With questions lingering about the safety of medical imaging and the radiation that is used in some of those tests, Mayo Clinic radiation safety expert Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D., wrote a paper that provides clear answers ...

Oct 06, 2015
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Guidance offered to help doctors deal with 'Dr. Google'

(HealthDay)—Good communication is the key to resolving conflicts between the tests and treatment a patient may want based on online searches and those a physician believes are necessary, according to an article published ...

May 13, 2015
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