respiratory

Why we’re wasting money on medical tests and how behavioural insights can help

In 2013 and 2014, more than 314,000 CT scans of the lower back were ordered in Australia, most of which showed no abnormalities. In routine cases of low back pain, X-rays and CT scans provide no meaningful information to guide treatment, exposing patients to unnecessary radiation. A number of factors have contributed to this, including ...

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