The effect of nuclear medicine telediagnosis on diagnostic pathways and management in rural and remote regions of Western Australia.

@article{Tually2001TheEO,
  title={The effect of nuclear medicine telediagnosis on diagnostic pathways and management in rural and remote regions of Western Australia.},
  author={Peter Tually and John Walker and Simon Cowell},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 Suppl 2},
  pages={50-3}
}
Limited accessibility to certain medical imaging services in regional and rural centres has led to the use of alternative modalities, which may not be best practice or which require patients to travel considerable distances for diagnosis. Data collected over three years were examined to determine the clinical effect of nuclear medicine teleradiology (NMT) and its effect on diagnostic patterns for the investigation of cardiovascular disease, radio-occult musculoskeletal injury and oncology. In… CONTINUE READING