Practical Reviews

PCPs, Radiologist - Interpretations of Report Terminology

Objective: To evaluate the way in which primary care physicians (PCPs) interpreted certain phrases commonly used by radiologists in their reports. Methods: The authors identified 10 terms or phrases commonly used to describe the significance of findings as regards the presence of metastatic disease in a patient. They then selected a group of separate radiologists and another group of PCPs to assess what they considered to be the meaning of these terms or phrases. They asked each of more...
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