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Tests without medical request

The Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging receives several consultations from associates regarding the exam without medical request, that is, from the patient who spontaneously comes to the imaging service and wants to perform an exam. Article 37 of the Code of Medical Ethics is emphatic in prohibiting the prescription of treatments or other […]

The medical record in the Diagnostic Imaging services

Initially, it is necessary to establish in relation to the object of this article a fundamental premise: the examinations (films and reports) are an integral part of the patient's medical record, pursuant to CFM Resolution No. 1638/02 and CFM Opinion No. 10/09. It is never too much to emphasize that the custody of the medical record, in turn, is regulated by […]