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> the role of skull xray [shock horror]
--> Sorry. No idea. Never thought to try it.
> presence of a fracture... 40 fold increase in need for n-surgical intervention
I'm more of a rule-out person on this issue. Do you have good data for What is the false negative rate? i.e. how many SXRs in such cases are negative for fracture and then end up with a pathology which makes you wish you had scanned?
I'm just asking, as I have not considered this before.
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