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Communication factors in the follow-up of abnormal mammograms.

Poon EG, Haas JS, Puopolo AL, et al. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2004;19.

This study describes communication gaps that led to suboptimal follow-up imaging for women with abnormal mammograms. The gaps highlighted include physician documentation of a follow-up plan and patients’ understanding of the need for follow-up.