TITLE

Expanded use of medical imaging technologies poses challenges

AUTHOR(S)
Rynor, Becky
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE561
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the challenges associated with the increased use of medical imaging technologies in Canada such as computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography. According to Patrice Bret of the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada's health care system faces a problem unless it improves the access to such technologies. Moreover, doctor Rob Beanlands argues whether such technologies are used on the right people, time or purpose.
ACCESSION #
54110657

 

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