We discussed the JMIRS article “The Influence of Image Interpretation Training on the Accuracy of Abnormality Detection and Written Comments on Musculoskeletal Radiographs by South African Radiographers“ Hazell, Motto and Chipeya. JMIRS, 2015. Chat was moderated by Julia Watson. You can find the Storify here.
Check out September’s MedRadBlog on this subject by Cynthia Cowling. This month’s themes:
- Can role expansion/extension improve patient care in low resource settings?
- How can we maximise impact of radiographer workshops in the medium/long term?
- What barriers to extended/expanded radiographer scope exist and how can these be overcome?
- Reporting Trauma & Emergency Plain Film Radiographs: Radiologist Support for Role Extension of South African Radiographers. Williams. The South African Radiographer, 2009
- Radiographers’ performance in chest X-ray interpretation: the Nigerian experience. Ekpo et al. The British Journal of Radiology, 2015
- Role extension: The needs, perceptions and experiences of South African radiographers in primary health care. Gqweta. The South African Radiographer, 2012
- Progress towards advanced practice roles in Australia, New Zealand and the Western Pacific. Smith et al. Radiography, 2008
- Towards task shifting? A comparison of the accuracy of acute trauma-radiograph reporting by medical officers and senior radiographers in an African hospital Du Plessis & Pitcher, Pan African Medical Journal, 2015