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The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is an independent body comprised of national experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine. The primary audience for the USPSTF's work is primary car...
To examine the effect of a change in U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) screening guidelines on mammography rates in the United States.
The National Lung Screening Trial reported a 20% reduction in lung cancer-specific mortality in patients screened with low-dose computed tomography (CT) compared with those screened by plain chest rad...
Update of the 2008 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for diabetes in asymptomatic adults.
Do monetary incentives in small independent primary care practices improve the delivery of preventive services as recommended by U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines fo...
With over half of the US population currently overweight and 31% of adults now obese, the primary care setting may represent an important source of weight-loss support, in the interest of ...
The study measures the impact of "screen–and-treat" on the prevalence of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and cancer (CIN 2+). It is a three-arm, randomized clinical trial c...
This study will examine how the areas in the brain are connected when they are controlling two finger movements at the same time. It will look at how people use what they see to help guide...
Childhood obesity is an epidemic and increasing. There are very few effective treatments for obesity in children. Recent studies have shown an association between obesity and sedentary b...
Screens which absorb the energy in the x-ray beam that has penetrated the patient and convert this energy into a light pattern which has as nearly as possible the same information as the original x-ray beam. The more light a screen produces for a given input of x-radiation, the less x-ray exposure and thus shorter exposure time are needed to expose the film. In most film-screen systems, the film is sandwiched between two screens in a cassette so that the emulsion on each side is exposed to the light from its contiguous screen.
A rapid, low-dose, digital imaging system using a small intraoral sensor instead of radiographic film, an intensifying screen, and a charge-coupled device. It presents the possibility of reduced patient exposure and minimal distortion, although resolution and latitude are inferior to standard dental radiography. A receiver is placed in the mouth, routing signals to a computer which images the signals on a screen or in print. It includes digitizing from x-ray film or any other detector. (From MEDLINE abstracts; personal communication from Dr. Charles Berthold, NIDR)
The photography of images produced on a fluorescent screen by X-rays.
Production of an image when x-rays strike a fluorescent screen.
Motion picture study of successive images appearing on a fluoroscopic screen.