Big increase in medical card parliamentary questions during 2014

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The number of written parliamentary questions (PQs) about medical cards in 2014 has already far exceeded the figure for 2013, this newspaper has learned. Over 1,000 queries have been directed to the HSE so far in 2014, according to figures provided to the Medical Independent (MI).

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Approx 50% of smokers will develop a pulmonary nodule. Such nodules can be evaluated on their radiologic appearance to determine likelihood of malignancy. High risk features include, size over 20mm, age >60, and non-uniform appearance on CT.
Pulmonary nodules

Approx 50% of smokers will develop a pulmonary nodule. Such nodules can be evaluated on their radiologic appearance to determine likelihood of malignancy. High risk features include, size over 20mm, age >60, and non-uniform appearance on CT.

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