Clueless doctors and the doppler !

I had the experience of visiting a Doctor’s surgery this week to educate their staff upon their request, as the nursing staff had advised me that they had purchased a Doppler Ultrasound to measure waveforms of Tibialis Posterior and Dorsalis Pedis in their patients, with the intention of claiming the Medicare rebate of $47.85 for doing so (under the “direction” of the doctor). They didn’t have a clue how to use the machine. Alarmingly, they proceeded to show me how they were measuring for “tibialis posterior”, by running the doppler probe upon the far lateral surface of the foot, near the styloid process area

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Clueless doctors and the doppler !

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