What do Orthopedic surgeons seek in a quality radiology report?
Orthopedic surgeons at NHS, UK highlighted a list of what they believe to be essential elements of a clear and concise musculoskeletal radiology report. Those include a structured format, consistent nature, and clarification in confirming a diagnosis or recommendations for further diagnostic tests.
They advised radiologists to provide a summary of key findings at the end of their reports.
The analysis also outlines surgeons’ tips for reporting orthopedic pathologies, trauma, tumors and post-operative imaging.