Table 3

Summary of items addressed in the custom-made follow-up questionnaire

Item

Range


Examination, Result, Treatment

MR findings have revealed the reason for current medical condition (from patients' point of view)

Yes/No

The diagnostic findings obtained by MR imaging have already been known

Yes/No

The diagnostic findings have led to consequences in treatment

Yes/No/If Yes:

Conservative treatment/Surgery/Other (patients are asked to add the medical report or the name of the attendant doctor/hospital)

Additional diagnostic findings by other examinations

Yes/No/If yes, which diagnoses (patients are asked to add the medical report or the name of the attendant doctor/hospital)

Improvement of medical condition during the last 7 months

Yes/No/If yes:

Without treatment/After treatment/After another measure

Claustrophobia

Current extent of claustrophobia

Horizontal visual analogue scale of 10 cm (0-100)

Attempts to alleviate claustrophobia during the last 7 months

Yes/No/If yes:

Psychotherapy/Drugs/Own problem-solving methods

Willingness to start therapy if possible

Yes/No

Time willing to investigate in ambulant or stationary therapy

Nothing/Up to how much time per month/year

Money willing to investigate in therapy (in addition to health insurance contribution)

Nothing/Up to how much money per month/year

Satisfaction

Initial assessment and information about the study

Very good/Good/Satisfactory/Fair/Not at all

Option to see the MR scanners prior to imaging

Very good/Good/Satisfactory/Fair/Not at all

Information about MR imaging

Very good/Good/Satisfactory/Fair/Not at all

MR imaging

Very good/Good/Satisfactory/Fair/Not at all

Delivery of diagnostic findings

Very good/Good/Satisfactory/Fair/Not at all

Further MR imaging

Yes/No/If Yes, of which anatomical region and why

Hypothetical willingness to take part in the study again

Yes/No

Willingness to undergo another MR imaging at the Department of Radiology at Charité Berlin

Yes/No

Would you recommend others to have a scheduled MR imaging at the Department of Radiology at Charité Berlin

Yes/No

Requests, comments, criticism

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Enders et al. BMC Medical Imaging 2011 11:4   doi:10.1186/1471-2342-11-4

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