Classification of radiographs for pneumoconiosis: The Canadian pneumoconiosis reading panel Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • A method of providing experience for readers in the classification of radiographs for pneumoconiosis is described. It is based on an exchange of films by mail, with provision for ongoing feedback of results. The effects of this feedback on reading levels is described. The method is suitable for readers who are unable to attend major centers for formal instruction, and has the additional advantage of continual monitoring of reading levels.

publication date

  • August 1993