Best Practices: Imaging
There’s an adage in healthcare “If it’s not documented, it didn’t happen.” Documentation that is a complete, accurate, timely account of a patient’s condition or status not only provides efficient and accurate communication to all on that patient’s...
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Patient Experience
Laughter really is the best medicine. Humor has the power to change a patient’s perspective, make a tough treatment easier, and lighten up even the most difficult/vulnerable situations. In October, Beekley Medical announced the "Laughingest LINAC...
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Clinical Aromatherapy
As a Certified Aromatherapist with Beekley Medical®, part of my role is to help educate and answer questions on aromatherapy in the clinical setting to help healthcare providers and hospitals start an aromatherapy program at their facility. I...
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Breast Imaging
The 3.5 million breast cancer survivors currently living in the United States lost a hero on October 16, 2019. A hero they probably never heard of, but to whom many owe their lives and, more importantly, the quality of their life after diagnosis. In...
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CT-Scan
In medical imaging, there’s a question that should keep every technologist awake at night: is it really clean? Hospitals are exposed to innumerable diseases and bacteria every day, making it crucial for technologists to clean all surfaces with...
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CT-Scan
What do you do when pediatric patients can’t ingest the required amount of contrast for enterography? Chances are, your medical staff resorts to nasogastric intubation (NGT) - a thin tube placed through patient’s nose into the stomach. This is an...
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Best Practices: Imaging
When it comes to the use of mammography skin markers in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) or 3D mammography, care has to be taken to use the correct markers. With many sites performing both a full field digital mammogram (2D) and a 3D exam at one...
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Anxiousness
Women that need help with conception and seek Infertility centers to help start their family, can encounter anxiety, sadness, and depression.  According to an article in the New York Times, some studies compared the stress from infertility to...
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Patient Experience
Laughing really is good medicine. It relaxes the body, releases endorphins, and even burns calories. But what role does it play in patient comfort? Motivational speaker and arthritis "survivor" David Jacobson is more familiar than most with...
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