[Use of computerized tomography. A neurologist's reflections]

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1992 Apr 10;112(10):1328-30.
[Article in Norwegian]


This is a neurologist's opinion on how computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have improved the doctor's diagnostic possibilities changed patient/doctor relationship and increased the patients' expectations from diagnostic tests. How should the often conflicting interests of patients, society and doctors be handled?

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging* / economics
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging* / psychology
  • Norway
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Physicians / psychology
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed* / economics
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed* / psychology