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The explosion of radiologic technology in recent years has significantly changed medical practice. An increasing gap divides clinicians from radiologists. Technical advances in computer hardware, ultrasonography, nuclear medicine, and other radiographic techniques, with its own vocabulary, has isolated the radiologist from the clinical community. Cost effectiveness and health benefits need a common ground of knowledge so that the clinician can best use radiologic examinations.
The text offers the promise of combining clinical practice and radiology. The authors (a radiologist and a clinician) attempt to catalogue complications and contraindications of radiologic examinations. In addition, they delineate in line drawings normal and
Clinical Radiology in Gastroenterology.. Ann Intern Med. ;97:472. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-3-97-3-472_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;97(3):472.
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