CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Hospitals and imaging centers are looking for ways to limit exposure and potential transmission of the coronavirus between their patients and medical staff. One way is to limit their interaction with one another. While hospitals work diligently...
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When radiologists introduce a new procedure into their institution, or they want to improve an existing protocol, it’s common practice to turn to those that live and breathe that procedure for advice. To that end, in 2014, the Society of Abdominal...
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With heightened awareness of pathogenic spread and the call for social distancing, we are being reminded daily that direct contact is not the only way to infect people; indirect contact is another. This is especially true in healthcare. Indirect...
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Choosing the right contrast and drinking protocol has a direct impact on an imaging department’s productivity. Patients who cannot complete their drinking protocol often require encouragement or, in some cases, nasogastric tube placement. This...
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During our sales process we are occasionally asked if iFIX is a form of stabilization or if it could it be considered a restraint. This is a valid question considering all of the requirements associated with placing a patient in restraints. To answer...
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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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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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Healthcare associated infections (HAI) will account for 1.7 million infections this year and cause up to 99,000 patient deaths in the United States alone. Bacteria, fungus, and viruses are typically responsible for infection, and bacteria alone is...
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Reducing patient exposure to radiation is a high priority for any imaging department. Groups like Image Gently champion facilities that practice safe imaging. Safer imaging and patient care are a foremost concern for Agnieszka Dziubinski, Manager of...
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