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Bedside chest radiography using digital luminescence. A comparison between digital radiographs reviewed on a personal computer and as hard-copies

Lyttkens, K LU ; Kehler, M and Lindberg, L LU (1992) In Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987) 33(5). p.30-427
Abstract

The introduction of picture and archiving communicating systems is currently being evaluated in several institutions. We decided, as an intermediate step, to see if image quality after transferral to a personal computer (PC) is sufficient for the diagnostic needs in an intensive care unit. Seventy-five portable digital chest radiographs were studied both as hard-copies and on a monitor after transferral to a PC. Two chest radiologists and one anesthesiologist reviewed the examinations. Our intention was to evaluate if everything that is routinely checked by the anesthesiologist is demonstrable after electronic transfer to a local workstation. We found practically no difference between the performance of monitor and film for the whole... (More)

The introduction of picture and archiving communicating systems is currently being evaluated in several institutions. We decided, as an intermediate step, to see if image quality after transferral to a personal computer (PC) is sufficient for the diagnostic needs in an intensive care unit. Seventy-five portable digital chest radiographs were studied both as hard-copies and on a monitor after transferral to a PC. Two chest radiologists and one anesthesiologist reviewed the examinations. Our intention was to evaluate if everything that is routinely checked by the anesthesiologist is demonstrable after electronic transfer to a local workstation. We found practically no difference between the performance of monitor and film for the whole material.

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Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Animals, Child, Child, Preschool, Female, Humans, Infant, Intensive Care Units, Luminescent Measurements, Male, Microcomputers, Middle Aged, Photography, Pilot Projects, Radiographic Image Enhancement, Radiography, Thoracic, Comparative Study, Journal Article
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Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987)
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10.1177/028418519203300509
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  author       = {Lyttkens, K and Kehler, M and Lindberg, L},
  issn         = {0284-1851},
  keyword      = {Adolescent,Adult,Aged,Aged, 80 and over,Animals,Child,Child, Preschool,Female,Humans,Infant,Intensive Care Units,Luminescent Measurements,Male,Microcomputers,Middle Aged,Photography,Pilot Projects,Radiographic Image Enhancement,Radiography, Thoracic,Comparative Study,Journal Article},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {5},
  pages        = {30--427},
  publisher    = {John Wiley & Sons},
  series       = {Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987)},
  title        = {Bedside chest radiography using digital luminescence. A comparison between digital radiographs reviewed on a personal computer and as hard-copies},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/028418519203300509},
  volume       = {33},
  year         = {1992},
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