MRI diagnosis of fracture of the scaphoid bone: impact of a new practice where the images are read by radiographers.

@article{Moller2004MRIDO,
  title={MRI diagnosis of fracture of the scaphoid bone: impact of a new practice where the images are read by radiographers.},
  author={J. M. Moller and Lone Larsen and Jan Bovin and Gunnar Schwarz Lausten and Maria Hasselqvist and Claus Munk Jensen and Ian Ropke and Henrik S Thomsen},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 7},
  pages={724-8}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES To investigate whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) radiographers are able to evaluate MRI examinations with regard to scaphoid fractures to save patients unnecessary immobilization and clinical and radiographic examinations, and to reduce the costs for the hospital as well as society in general. MATERIALS AND METHODS Over a 1… CONTINUE READING