TITLE

Variation in emergency department use of cervical spine radiography for alert, stable trauma

AUTHOR(S)
Stiell, Ian G.; Wells, George A.
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 11, p1537
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the emergency departments' use of cervical spine radiography for alert, stable adult trauma patients in Canada. Variations found among hospitals in the rate of ordering radiography; Utilization of radiography in hospitals; Use and yield of radiography by hospital; Recommendations on the efficient use of radiography.
ACCESSION #
9706123948

 

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