Alterations of preliminary readings on radiographic examinations minimally affect outcomes of trauma patients discharged from the emergency department Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Patient Discharge
  • Wounds and Injuries

abstract

  • Discharged trauma patients are more likely to harbor alterations of preliminary interpretations than other ED patients. Although the official readings for these trauma patients will occasionally reveal previously undetected pathologic conditions, the majority of such cases can be managed with outpatient follow-up.

publication date

  • April 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10780598

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 654

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 48

number

  • 4