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A study of the knowledge of radiological anatomy of senior house officers in accident and emergency medicine.
  1. G J Gardner
  1. Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Countess of Chester Hospital, England.


    Senior house officers working in 10 major accident units were tested on their ability to name normal anatomical features seen on radiographs of commonly X-rayed areas. The results show that, overall, those tested could only identify 77% of the areas correctly. The discussion considers these results and also considers whether it is important to be able to identify the anatomical features presented.

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