Is CBCT clinically effective, cost-effective and safe compared with standard extraoral and intraoral radiography in the diagnosis of hard tissue pathology in routine dental practice?

Preliminary

1. Appropriate contact details for further information?
Yes

2. Authors identified?
Yes

3. Statement regarding conflict of interest?
Yes

4. Statement on whether report externally reviewed?
Yes

5. Short summary in non-technical language?
No


Why?

6. Reference to the question that is addressed and context
Yes

7. Scope of the assessment specified?
Yes

8. Description of the health technology?
Yes


How?

9. Details on sources of information?
Yes

10. Information on selection of material for assessment?
Partly

11. Information on basis for interpretation of selected data?
Yes


What?

13. Interpretation of the assessment results included?
Yes


What then?

14. Findings of the assessment discussed?
Yes

15. Medico-legal implications considered?
No

16. Conclusions from assessment clearly stated?
Yes

17. Suggestions for further action?
Yes

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Information: Technologies scoping report 21: Is CBCT clinically effective, cost-effective and safe compared with standard extraoral and intraoral radiography in the diagnosis of hard tissue pathology in routine dental practice?; 2013; English

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