Development of the Radiology Investigation Guide: The Coronial Perspective Megan Bohensky Research Officer Clinical Liaison Service Missed Radiology Case Study 85 year old male MVA. Arrived in the ED of a Melbourne Hospital.
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Extrapolation of this data
occur in Victoria per year!
of reported deaths
analysis of issues
(Patient who were considered to have a greater than 75% chance of survival given optimal medical management.)
– The finding was a 15 page document.
Both are well-acknowledged and significant quality of care issues in Australia and internationally. Cases involving hospital care also represent an onerous workload for the Coroner’s court
Three meetings were held at the VIFM to discuss the format and content of the Investigation Standard.
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