Communicating Areas of Concern
MRI scans can be used to examine almost any part of the body including bones and joints, the heart and blood vessels, and internal organs like the liver.  The results of the scans can be used to help diagnose conditions, plan treatments, and...
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Artifact is a hurdle imaging departments avoid if possible and for good reason. Artifact could compromise a study, make an accurate diagnosis difficult to obtain, or create the appearance of a false positive.  In a retrospective study, radiologists...
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Using the right tool can impact the whole job.You don’t use a hammer where you need a saw. And you don’t use duct tape when you should be using a nail. Using the right tool ensures a job well done, whereas using the wrong tool could mean the start of...
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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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