Physicians should take the pulse on a patient’s financial health as well as medical needs when making care decisions, two physicians proposed in a viewpoint published online April 21 in JAMA. They offered tips to make the process easier.
Adding bilateral oblique rib radiographs to the skeletal survey for child abuse results in increased rib fracture detection and increased reader confidence, according to a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.
Body mass index (BMI) has been identified as the primary modifiable risk factor associated with total and soft coronary plaque on coronary CT angiography in asymptomatic diabetic patients, according to a study published online April 22 by Radiology.
Expanding the number of individuals eligible for Medicaid coverage does not erode perceived access to care or increase use of emergency services among adult Medicaid enrollees, according to a study published online April 7 by JAMA Internal Medicine.