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The Pros And Cons Of Various Optical Media For The Soldier's Interfacility Radiographic Record (SIRR) In The Combat Casualty Care System
Author(s): Barbara D. Kerlin; William P. Johnson
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Paper Abstract

Ongoing research and evaluation projects sponsored by the Army Medical Research and Development Command are leading towards filmless radiography in the combat casualty care system of the 1990s. With the elimination of film, the question arises as to the most appropriate medium for archiving and transporting x-ray images and related patient data with the wounded between facilities. This paper considers the pros and cons of the various candidate media in relation to their specifications, availability, and appropriateness under simulated combat casualty care conditions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 May 1989
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1093, Medical Imaging III: PACS System Design and Evaluation, (25 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.953368
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Barbara D. Kerlin, The MITRE Corporation (United States)
William P. Johnson, The MITRE Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1093:
Medical Imaging III: PACS System Design and Evaluation
Samuel J. Dwyer; R. Gilbert Jost; Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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