Patient Expectations of full-body CT Screening
American Journal of Roentgenol, 188(3), W297- 304, March 2007
Diana S. Glendinning, Ph.D. Department of Physical Therapy
John J Mitchell, Ph.D.School of Health and Medical Sciences
Genevieve P Zipp, P.T., Ed.D.Graduate Programs in Health Sciences
Despite limited scientific evidence about its risks and benefits, full-body CT screening is available to self-referred individuals. The purpose of this study was to develop a scientific knowledge base about patient expectations of the procedure and to determine whether characteristics of patients influence their expectations of its health benefits.