Like everything today mobile technology is advancing into the radiology education market. Here’s a very good article by Lisa Haar from DiagnosticImaging online, on the subject.
Moment’s in Radiology History: Part 15 Mammography’s Roots
I found this article very informative and educational, and I wanted to share it.
Stroke remains a leading cause of mortality and permanent disability worldwide. Brain imaging plays a crucial role in early diagnosis and yields essential information regarding tissue integrity, a factor that is determinant in identifying patients likely to benefit from thrombolytic therapy. Readily available in most settings, computed tomography (CT) maintains a dominant role in the evaluation of patients with acute stroke. In this paper, we discuss several innovations in per- fusion and CT angiography of acute stroke, which have an impact on quality, consistency, and radiation dose.
Authorities have announced up to six-month sentence in a state detention center for a former radiology technician after she admitted falsifying nearly 1,300 mammogram reports at a Georgia hospital.
Read more here: NewsTonight.co.za
I don’t understand how someone in our profession could put patients at risk!!
This is a very important article for Radiographer’s and student’s. It was written by Dennis Bowman, radiographer at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. You can access this article here: Radiation Dose You Get When Holding the IR for a Swimmers Exposure. Thank you Dennis for sharing this article.
CT in pregnant patient
This a very interesting case, see it on CTisus on facebook.
Joint Commission Announces New and Revised Diagnostic Imaging Standards
Changes to be implemented in two phases beginning in July 2014
Video Source: http://youtu.be/1Mt0GvDhUrc
Update on David Kwiatkowski the medical technologist who infected dozens with hepatitis C virus.
Read the story here:
12/03/2013 Huff Post
David Kwiatkowski Sentenced: Addict Hospital Worker Infected Dozens With Hepatitis C
I was surfing Auntminnie today, and found this article on “Salaries fell for radiologists, RTs in 2007, SalaryScan survey says,” by Brian Casey, auntminnie staff writer.
Interesting reading, comments welcome!!