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Table 2 Comparison of advice to radiologists regarding items to include in imaging findings

From: Enhancing clinician and patient understanding of radiology reports: a scoping review of international guidelines

 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of RadiologistsRoyal College of Radiologists (UK)American College of RadiologyCanadian Association of RadiologistsEuropean Society of RadiologyHong Kong College of Radiologists
Technical information
 Patient demographics  
 Report status  
 Comparison with prior studies 
 Technique 
 Procedural description 
 Examination quality 
Content
 History/clinical information 
 Relevant or abnormal findings 
 Normal findings   
 Addressing the clinical question 
 Differential diagnosis 
 Conclusion 
 Testing or treatment recommendations
 Discrepancy documentation