Discordant radiograph interpretation between emergency physicians and radiologists in a pediatric emergency department.

@article{Klein1999DiscordantRI,
  title={Discordant radiograph interpretation between emergency physicians and radiologists in a pediatric emergency department.},
  author={Eileen J. Klein and Markus K{\"o}nig and Douglas Diekema and Winnie Winters},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  year={1999},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={
          245-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the types of discrepancies in radiograph interpretation between emergency physicians and radiologists in a pediatric emergency department, and to determine the impact of discrepant interpretations on patient care. METHODS Prospective cohort study of discordant radiographs from the period beginning March 1, 1995 and ending March 31, 1996. During this period, 2083 radiographs were coded by the radiologist as concordant or discordant. Three hundred forty-nine were coded as… CONTINUE READING
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