Variability in diagnostic error rates of 10 MRI centers performing lumbar spine MRI on the same patient

An interesting study on the large variability found in reported findings and interpretive errors of radiologists from 10 MRI centers on the same patient within a 3 week period. I like this little section of the article that summarizes the Context, Contribution and Implications of the study: “Context Variability in the readings of lumbar MRI…

‘Overdiagnosis’ / ‘overtreating’– relevant in sportsphysio/medicine? Professor Peter O’Sullivan

BJSM podcast in 2015 with Prof Peter O’Sullivan on ‘overdiagnosis’ and ‘overtreating’ in sports medicine. “Did you listen to Ray Moynihan’s podcast on ‘’Overdiagnosis in sports medicine”? That’s a ‘gold’ podcast (>5000 listens) and Peter O’Sullivan now extends those ideas into the realm of sports physiotherapy. “We can massively create health problems” warns Prof O’Sullivan…