Use of mobile device for radiographic assessment of ankle injuries is reliable
Reliability and validity of a mobile phone for radiographic assessment of ankle injuries: a randomized inter- and intraobserver agreement studyFoot Ankle Int. 2013 Feb;34(2):228-33. doi: 10.1177/1071100712466849. Epub 2013 Jan 11
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Dr. Tennant discusses the efficacy of mobile phones and devices in reviewing radiographs in orthopaedic practice.
This study was conducted to assess the reliability and validity of interpreting ankle fracture images viewed on a mobile device and a computer monitor. 16 x-ray images on ankle fractures were shown to orthopaedic surgeons (in which the order of the images were randomized) on both an Apple iPod Touch and a 23-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) computer monitor. After completing questionnaires to eva...
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