Radiography – diagnostic dilemmas and image quality

Speaker: Kirstyn Donaldson

Date: April 24, 2020

Time: 10:30‐11:30

Room: Speaker room 1

Session aims

The aim of this session is to allow participants to review how sub-optimal image quality can introduce problems with radiographic diagnosis and how to troubleshoot to ascertain if pathology is present.

Session objectives

  1. Revise causes for sub-optimal radiographic image quality
  2. Remind delegates of normal anatomy which can mimic pathology
  3. Introduce delegates to a pathway to ask for a radiographic second opinion

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session the delegates should be able to:

  1. Determine the common causes of sub-optimal image quality and how these can affect radiographic diagnosis
  2. Describe the pathway for a radiographic second opinion

eCPD development outcomes

C – Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field(s) of practice.

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