The role of preliminary interpretation of chest radiographs by radiographers in the management of acute medical problems within a cardiothoracic centre.

@article{Sonnex2001TheRO,
  title={The role of preliminary interpretation of chest radiographs by radiographers in the management of acute medical problems within a cardiothoracic centre.},
  author={E P Sonnex and Angela D. Tasker and Richard A. Coulden},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={74 879},
  pages={230-3}
}
Radiographic staff in a regional cardiothoracic centre were asked to assess all pre- and post-operative chest radiographs over a 6-month period. Radiographs showing new, acute changes were noted and a red dot placed on the film. Medical staff were notified of radiographs with red dots, and these were subsequently reported by radiologists. Using reports by… CONTINUE READING