Senior surgical residents can accurately interpret trauma radiographs.

@article{Vorhies2002SeniorSR,
  title={Senior surgical residents can accurately interpret trauma radiographs.},
  author={Robert W Vorhies and Paul B. Harrison and R. Stephen Smith and Stephen D. Helmer},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2002},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={221-5; discussion 225-6}
}
Surgical residents routinely interpret radiographic studies during the evaluation of trauma patients, which directs further evaluation and invasive procedures. Official interpretations--"post-reading"--of radiographs by radiologists may be delayed by hours or even days. Trauma surgeons frequently act on their impressions before "official" readings are… CONTINUE READING