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Table 3 Fractures and/or dislocations in 2006 and 2009

From: Fracture diagnostics, unnecessary travel and treatment: a comparative study before and after the introduction of teleradiology in a remote general practice

Year 2006 2009
  Total (%) Referred (%) Missed (%) Total (%) Referred (%) Missed (%)
  66 42 (63.6%) 9 (13.6%) 116 37 (31.9%) 2 (1.7%)
Radius/ulna 13 (19.7%) 10 (76.9%) 3 (23%) 39 (36.1%) 14 (35.9%) 0
Tibia/fibula 10 (15.2%) 6 (60%) 4 (40%) 12 (11.1%) 3 (27.3%) 0
Metacarpal/phalanx 26 (39.4%) 13 (52%) 0 24 (22.2%) 5 (23.8%) 2 (8.3%)
Others 17 (25.8%) 12 (75%) 2 (12.5%) 33 (30.6%) 15 (35.7%) 0