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Molecular Imaging and Contrast Database (MICAD)
The MICAD staff has created the Molecular Imaging Probes and Contrast Agents List (MIP & CA List) by screening the PubMed/MedLine databases and other appropriate sources of such information. Only agents used in animal or human studies yielding in vivo data were selected for inclusion in the list.
Point of Care Resources
Includes textbooks, images, illustrations, interactive self-assessments, case files, diagnostic tools, and the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device.
On-line drug information system including sections for interactions, pediatric, geriatric, nursing, patient education, and toxicology information. Also includes AHFS Essentials, drug identifiers, and calculators.
An evidence-based clinical decision support resource that synthesizes scientific evidence and expert opinion that is organized to answer specific clinical questions. Also includes calculators, drug information, and patient education information.
Evidence-based Practice of Radiology
Lisa P. Lavelle, Ruth M. Dunne, Anne G. Carroll, and Dermot E. Malone. RadioGraphics 2015 35:6, 1802-1813.
Current health care reform in the United States is producing a shift in radiology practice from the traditional volume-based role of performing and interpreting a large number of examinations to providing a more affordable and higher-quality service centered on patient outcomes, which is described as a value-based approach to the provision of health care services. In the 1990s, evidence-based medicine was defined as the integration of current best evidence with clinical expertise and patient values. When these methods are applied outside internal medicine, the process is called evidence-based practice (EBP). EBP facilitates understanding, interpretation, and application of the best current evidence into radiology practice, which optimizes patient care.