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Mobile X-Ray Imaging for Small and Remote Emergency Departments: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: February 6, 2015
Project Number: RB0790-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of mobile x-ray imaging in small and remote emergency departments?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines for the use of mobile x-ray imaging in small and remote emergency departments?

Key Message

No relevant evidence was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness and guidelines for the use of mobile x-ray imaging in small and remote emergency departments.

Tags

emergency medical services, emergency medicine, mobile health units, point-of-care systems, radiography, rural health, rural health services, wilderness medicine, x-rays, diagnostic tests, emergency service, hospital, Emergency Service, Hospital