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Guidelines on diagnostic imaging in the Emergency Department

Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) provides guidelines for diagnostic imaging in the emergency department.

Diagnostic imaging is an important aspect of an Emergency Department patient workup. Given the high cost of imaging and the potential of patient harm (e.g. radiation dose, contrast reactions), it is essential that imaging be used judiciously.

Read about Guidelines on Diagnostic Imaging on the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine website.

Choosing Wisely Australia translated resources

Explore the translated versions of the 5 questions you should consider asking your doctor or other healthcare provider.

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