>More Choosing Wisely Canada – Alberta Lumbar Spine Radiology Guidelines

Thanks to Dr Joanna Middleton for sharing this interesting article from Alberta Doctors’ Digest.

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In this article by Dr. Derek J. Emery, Associate Chair, Research and Faculty Affairs in the Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Alberta (U of A), the author reports how a simple checklist intervention has reduced the number of CT/MRI Lumbar Spine by almost two thirds (66%).

The full article can be read here

 

See more on our own Choosing Wisely Research Project here

 

Here is the checklist.

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