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Radiography Skills: an Untapped Asset for Emergency Departments

Beverley Pearce a clinical educator in Peninsula Health’s Medical Imaging Department.

In most Australian hospitals, when you attend an emergency department with a fractured arm or leg, you are triaged by the nurse and then seen by a doctor. The doctor may recommend an x-ray. Radiologists are not usually available after-hours to report on x-rays of extremity trauma and assessment is made by the treating doctor.

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