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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Industry Trends
“Everything takes much longer, nothing is simple.” Words from Shalom Klnicki, chairman of the radiation oncology department at Montefiore Medical Center, who spoke in a webinar hosted by the Radiosurgery Society last week. COVID-19 has forced major...
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CT-Scan
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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CT-Scan
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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Featured Content
Tattoos play an important role in treating cancer by ensuring the treatment plan is as accurate as possible. But for some patients, it’s a daily reminder of a dark experience. Martha Carlson was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in January...
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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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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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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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