The Scientific World Journal / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Diagnostic Utility and Clinical Impact of After-Hours CT Scans of the Abdomen and Pelvis Investigating Abdominal Pain

Table 1

Details of the variation in clinical indication or information on CT A/P request form compared to documentation in notes or laboratory records.

Form of variationFrequency

Differential diagnosis in notes and not request form3
Differential diagnosis in request form and not in notes2
Clinical signs/biochemical features in request form not found in notes/laboratory records2

Total7 (8.9% of patients)

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