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BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 17 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:200
  1. Douglas Carnall (
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    Diagnostic radiologists are enthusiastic proponents of the digital era (see p 168) but most hospitals in Britain still immediately convert the digital information generated by those phosphor screens into film for storage. Chasing, sorting, presenting, and filing x ray films occupies so much medical time that you can't help yearning for a fast forward …

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