Choices in medicine : illustrations from imaging.
Progress in medicine is almost always led by advances in science and tehnology.
In parallel with these diagnostic advances, techniques for minimally invasive surgery are being developed.
Because resources are limited, choices have to be made taking benefits, risks and costs into account.
Medical imaging is expensive in terms of equipment and trained personnel and its use has to be justified in competition with demands from other areas of health care.
Mots-clés Pascal : Imagerie médicale, Progrès technique, Analyse économique, Economie santé, Application médicale, Efficacité, Exploration, Article synthèse
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medical imagery, Technical progress, Economic analysis, Health economy, Medical application, Efficiency, Exploration, Review
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
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