4.2. A physiotherapist may prescribe x-rays in accordance with the ACR Appropriateness Criteria® standards of the American College of Radiology when providing care to a person having a physical function limitation or disability related to the musculoskeletal system further to acute trauma.
On receipt of the radiologist’s report, the physiotherapist must provide the follow-up required by the patient’s condition. The physiotherapist must, where applicable, refer the patient to a physician with whom the physiotherapist has established a service corridor.
The reference to the standards prescribed in the first paragraph includes any subsequent amendment made to it.