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Dr. Anupam Kharbanda on Diagnosing Pediatric Appendicitis Utilizing Electronic Clinical Decision Support Tools

Dr. Anupam Kharbanda from Children’s Minnesota conducted a study to examine how an electronic clinical decision support tool could reduce the use of computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound in diagnosing children with appendicitis. The study aimed to decrease CT use in diagnosing appendicitis, while continuing to provide safe and high-quality patient care. The study was published in Pediatrics. Read the full story via Physician’s Briefing/HealthDay News: Clinical decision support tool cuts CT use for appendicitis.