- Embracing Uncertainty15:55The Ol' Cup of Noodles and Pediatric Burns26:17Paper Chase #1 - Aspirin Association with HCC7:44Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis20:57Paper Chase #2 - Rhythm Monitors and A-Fib Screening8:21Proceed with Confidence: VasectomiesFree Chapter19:11Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome18:16Paper Chase #3 - POLSTs and ICU Admissions7:34What's That Lab: Ferritin8:34Mumps20:01Paper Chase #4 - PCN Allergy Clinical Decision Rule6:53Colon Cancer Screening for the PCP20:45Paper Chase #5 - Decline in PC Use in Commercially Insured Adults7:33When X-Rays Lie11:07Mailbag9:42
Medical tests can lie. X-rays are simply a test. The purpose of any test is to affect our pre-test probability - it is not to make a diagnosis. Any test result (positive or negative) must be placed in the clinical context it is being used. We should have an expectation of any test before we order it. Neda and Matt sit down with Orthopedic expert Dr.Arun Sayal to discuss best use of radiographic films in our workup.