The American College of Radiology has released an updated version of its ACR Appropriateness Criteria. The latest edition covers 233 unique topics, including 61 radiation oncology topics and 176 diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology topics with 883 clinical variants covering 1,570 clinical scenarios.
“ACR appropriateness criteria are created and continually updated by multispecialty teams and widely accepted across the medical field as a national standard. Use of these evidence-based guidelines helps ensure that patients get the right care for their condition and avoid unnecessary care,” says Frank J. Rybicki, MD, PhD, FACR, chair of the ACR Committee on Appropriateness Criteria.
Read more from the ACR.