Single view radiographic screening of midfacial trauma.

  title={Single view radiographic screening of midfacial trauma.},
  author={Andrew James Sidebottom and T C Lord},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  volume={27 5},
Sidebottom et al. have previously shown that one occipitomental 15 degrees view (OM15) is sufficient for screening the majority of cases of midfacial injury. This audit study investigates the effect of introducing a one-view OM15 screening policy into the Accident & Emergency department (A&E) of a district general hospital. Six hundred and twenty-one patients had midfacial radiographic screening over a one-year period. Six hundred and one patients had all notes and radiographs available. Only… CONTINUE READING