Table 4

Patient-centred outcomes within domain of burden from imaging tests

Financial costs of the test
  • Costs that the patient experiences directly or indirectly from the testing process itself

  • Costs that arise from the clinical actions that the test leads to

  • Potential financial benefits from workplace injuries or insurance or disability claims

Disruption to work or social life
  • Disruption to work, school, social activities from waiting for test to be performed, and undergoing the test itself, and waiting for test results (eg, time off work)

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