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Out-of-hours radiographs: the effect of resident registrar cover.
  1. D K Nouri,
  2. N Rashid,
  3. C N Jenkins
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Edgware General Hospital.


    A retrospective study was undertaken to assess the effect of the presence of a resident compared with a non-resident registrar on the selection of patients for radiography outside normal working hours at a north London district general hospital accident and emergency (A&E) department. During periods when the registrar was resident there was a significant reduction in the proportion of patients referred for radiography.

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