Discrepancies in Saskatchewan CT scan findings

Collie, Roger
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE578
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the discrepancies between the original interpretation of some scans and results of a peer review conducted in January 2010 leading for Cypress Health Region in Saskatchewan to review more than 7,200 computerized tomography (CT) scans.


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