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How and When to Order Radiology & Imaging for the Primary Care Physician

Total Credits: 1.0 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit

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AOA Category 1-A Credit |  AOMA |  Family Medicine |  Radiology
Rajiv Tangri,
54 Minutes
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There are so many different scans and x-rays, which do I order? With or without contrast? Dr. Rajiv Tangri answers these questions and others in this lecture. 


Learning Objectives:

  • Differentiate when to order a CT scan or MRI with and/or without contrast
  • Determine the correct type of bone scan
  • Employ the protocol for ordering a PET/CT scan



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Rajiv Tangri, DO is a member of the inaugural class at Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Northwestern University’s Evanston Hospital. Dr. Tangri completed two residencies: one in Nuclear Medicine at Yale University and a second in Diagnostic Radiology at Columbia University’s affiliated St. Vincent’s Medical Center, serving as chief resident in both residencies. Dr. Tangri pursued medicine to study the origin of pain. He has learned that there are multifactorial origins of pain, and being able to discern the origins of pain with noninvasive imaging has been rewarding. In his free time, Dr. Tangri likes to hike, bike, and enjoy Arizona’s natural beauty.


Dr. Tangri has no conflicts to disclose.  

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