The Advantages of Skin Marking on Clinician Stress and Anxiety in Breast Imaging
There is no doubt that 2020 had a dramatic impact on the mental well being of healthcare workers.
Radiologists Explain Why Skin Lesions are Still Problematic in 3D Mammography
A common misconception about digital breast tomosysnthesis (DBT), also referred to as 3D mammography, is that whatever is seen on the first five slices is skin-related and most likely benign.
How Interruptions and Non-standardized Documentation Can Affect Reading Accuracy in Breast Imaging
Not all cancers present as obvious findings. Detecting lesions and groups of micro-calcifications requires concentration and dedicated focus.
Radiologist Perspective on Benefits of Mammography Skin Markers to Clinicians and Patients
Making sure a patient is comfortable both during and after a mammogram is of the utmost importance to Dr. Christina Jacobs, a board-certified radiologist with Advanced Radiology Services and Director...
Challenges with Interpretation & Communication Variability in Mammography
Although we may all see the same thing, how we communicate what we see can vary from individual to individual. While shades of interpretation and unique perspectives can make for great art and...
Why Consistency, Clarity, and Clear Communication Systems in Breast Imaging are More Essential Than Ever
Around the country, new medical buildings seem to break ground and open for business in record breaking time. With new locations being built all around us, healthcare systems are expanding satellite...
Round Table Discussion with Breast Radiologists on Communication, Documentation, and ACR Amended Guidelines
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...
Radiologist Perspective: Upgrade to 3D Mammography Necessitates Reevaluation of Skin Markers
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...
The Mammographer's Vital Role as Clinical Communicator
Although the onus of interpretation lies on the radiologist - mammographers are on the front lines when it comes to patient care and clinical efficacy. From positioning to communication to...
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