Second opinion interpretations by specialty radiologists at a pediatric hospital: rate of disagreement and clinical implications.

@article{Eakins2012SecondOI,
  title={Second opinion interpretations by specialty radiologists at a pediatric hospital: rate of disagreement and clinical implications.},
  author={Christopher Eakins and Wendy Danto Ellis and Sumit Pruthi and David Patrick Johnson and Marta Hernanz-Schulman and Chang Ha Yu and J. Herman Kan},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2012},
  volume={199 4},
  pages={916-20}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to identify whether a substantive difference exists between the imaging interpretations of radiologists at outside referring institutions and those of radiologists at a tertiary care children's hospital and whether such reinterpretation affects the clinical management of pediatric patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective chart review examined the diagnostic imaging reports of all pediatric patients referred to a tertiary care freestanding… CONTINUE READING
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