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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast


Jul 21, 2016

How much can a picture mean to a patient? How much can it mean to a provider? And what if that picture is an MRI, instead of a photograph? In this episode of our Humanities section, we deliver 2 perspectives on imaging in patient care. On the one hand, MRI and CT scan can tell you a lot about a patient's medical history and active medical disease. On the other, a personal photograph may illuminate the social history in a way words may fail to capture.

The content in this episode was approved and vetted by Salim Chahin. BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for medical education purposes only and should not be used for routine clinical decision making.

*Remastered for release on 11 January 2018.