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Radiographers’ role in radiological reporting: a model to support future demand

Jeffery M Peereboom
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (5): 317-318.

To the Editor: I write in response to two articles published recently in the Journal.1,2 Both propose that substitution of doctors with paramedical professionals is reasonable.

Jeffery M Peereboom, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Brisbane Private Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
Article References: 
Reference Text: 
Oldmeadow LB, Bedi HS, Burch HT, et al. Experienced physiotherapists as gatekeepers to hospital orthopaedic outpatient care. Med J Aust 2007; 186: 625-628.
Reference Order: 
1
PubMed ID: 
17576177
Reference Text: 
Smith TN, Baird M. Radiographers’ role in radiological reporting: a model to support future demand. Med J Aust 2007; 186: 629-631.
Reference Order: 
2
PubMed ID: 
17576178

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