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#771551 - 07/05/12 11:22 AM Incidental imaging aka too many medical tests?
Tammy Menopause Offline
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Is the healthcare profession performing too many medical tests on patients?

Or not nearly enough?

Incidental Imaging Findings
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#771559 - 07/05/12 12:51 PM Re: Incidental imaging aka too many medical tests? [Re: Tammy Menopause]
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Nice article. Which do you think is the way to go?

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#771684 - 07/06/12 07:55 AM Re: Incidental imaging aka too many medical tests? [Re: Jilly]
Tammy Menopause Offline
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Hi Jilly,

Great question! When I first approached this subject I wondered how there could be too much of a good thing in this case. I am certain every person who has had multiple tests is proof that we cannot boil life down to dollars.

What emerged as I continued working is what I hope does not widen the gap between those who can afford a first and subsequent tests and those who cannot even get an initial health screening due to lack of access to the system.

I am left feeling that healthcare is on its way to becoming a privilage and not a fundamental right.

I only wish I knew the solution!
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