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Abnormal Imaging Results Lost to Follow-up | Diagnostic Imaging

Abnormal Imaging Results Lost to Follow-up | Diagnostic Imaging | Imaging | Scoop.it
Follow-up after abnormal imaging may be delayed due to poor communication.
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Royal Stoke University Hospital to fight NHS medical scanning outsourcing decision

Royal Stoke University Hospital to fight NHS medical scanning outsourcing decision | Imaging | Scoop.it
CONTROVERSIAL moves to allow a private firm to run a medical scanner funded by public donations are to be challenged by hospital bosses. The contract to diagnose cancer and other illnesses in...
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Seed vs. Wire: Latest in surgery for breast cancer

Seed vs. Wire: Latest in surgery for breast cancer | Imaging | Scoop.it
Before getting surgery to remove their tumor(s), breast cancer patients must have the area localized by a radiologist so that the surgeon can find the tumor and remove it. Traditionally, radiologis...
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Optimizing Your Reading Room | Diagnostic Imaging

Optimizing Your Reading Room | Diagnostic Imaging | Imaging | Scoop.it
Upgrading your workstation with ergonomically-designed technologies can improve performance and decrease work-related discomfort. (Now, this is a comfortable reading room.
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Clinical Radiograph for September

Clinical Radiograph for September | Imaging | Scoop.it
A 27 year old man BIBEMS after being tackled while playing football. Pt appears to be in significant amount of pain and can only tell you that he remembers being “hit hard” and that he heard a pop ...
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Exercise equipment in reading room gets radiologists moving

Exercise equipment in reading room gets radiologists moving | Imaging | Scoop.it
Ever feel like you're on a treadmill? Some radiologists at the University of Washington get that feeling every day, especially after exercise equipment was installed in their reading room. It's all in the name of keeping radiologists healthy by improving their physical activity, according to an article in the September American Journal of Roentgenology.
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NHS cancer treatment given £6m for new radiotherapy trials

NHS cancer treatment given £6m for new radiotherapy trials | Imaging | Scoop.it
Health secretary says government wants to 'aim high' to tackle disease, announcing cooperation between charities and GPs
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Surgeon botched cancer sufferer back operation - Scotsman

Surgeon botched cancer sufferer back operation - Scotsman | Imaging | Scoop.it
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Surgeon botched cancer sufferer back operation
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SURGEONS were forced to apologise to a recovering cancer patient who was left in “unnecessary pain and discomfort” after a botched operation on her back.
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X-ray scanning firm raises £725000 for expansion - Leicester Mercury

X-ray scanning firm raises £725000 for expansion - Leicester Mercury | Imaging | Scoop.it
X-ray scanning firm raises £725000 for expansion Leicester Mercury Image Scan, of Barrow-upon-Soar, said the funding would be used to upgrade and increase its range of portable x-ray systems and develop a new range of conveyor x-ray systems for...
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These 21 X-Rays Are Shocking And Fascinating. - Viral Nova

These 21 X-Rays Are Shocking And Fascinating. - Viral Nova | Imaging | Scoop.it
X-rays are a medical advancement that has been helping us for decades. Basically, they rock. They give us an entirely new point of view when it comes to finding and treating internal injuries. Those machines can capture ...
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Hospitals look to ease anxiety over scanning machines - SFGate

Hospitals look to ease anxiety over scanning machines - SFGate | Imaging | Scoop.it
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Dr. John Mackenzie, chief of radiology at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in San Francisco, has seen the anxiety in patients firsthand and says it's no wonder.
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Face-to-Face Conversations Good for Patients, Radiologists | Diagnostic Imaging

Face-to-Face Conversations Good for Patients, Radiologists | Diagnostic Imaging | Imaging | Scoop.it
Pilot projects show benefits from radiologists’ in-person communication and patient engagement, signaling that it’s time to work outside of the reading room.
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BJR: New approach on patient reference dose is vital

BJR: New approach on patient reference dose is vital | Imaging | Scoop.it
Using diagnostic reference levels has outlived its usefulness, according to an article by radiation protection expert Dr. Madan Rehani, PhD, in the British Journal of Radiology (BJR). Instead, hospitals should adapt acceptable quality dose for their own needs.
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N3 network outage knocks NHS users off internet

N3 network outage knocks NHS users off internet | Imaging | Scoop.it
An internet gateway fault causes problems for users of the NHS N3 network
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CT hits the road in Houston with stroke ambulance project

CT hits the road in Houston with stroke ambulance project | Imaging | Scoop.it
Houston doctors have launched a CT-equipped mobile stroke unit to start clot-busting treatment sooner after 911 is called. The University of Texas team also hopes to learn whether patients have better long-term outcomes when they're treated sooner rather than later.
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Missing the Point | Diagnostic Imaging

Missing the Point | Diagnostic Imaging | Imaging | Scoop.it
Panic sets in when radiologists receive their peer-reviewed cases highlighting a miss.
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Jane Sutton: Stephen taught me how to live

Jane Sutton: Stephen taught me how to live | Imaging | Scoop.it
In her first ever interview, Jane Sutton, the mother of Stephen - the teenager whose strength in his battle with cancer captured the nation's hearts - speaks about her son's legacy
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Fears of tuberculosis outbreak among Canterbury's homeless as NHS officials ... - Kent Online

Fears of tuberculosis outbreak among Canterbury's homeless as NHS officials ... - Kent Online | Imaging | Scoop.it
Fears of tuberculosis outbreak among Canterbury's homeless as NHS officials ...
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"Having the X-ray on site, with a radiographer, means we can give people their results then and there.
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Birds of Another Radiological Feather | Diagnostic Imaging

Birds of Another Radiological Feather | Diagnostic Imaging | Imaging | Scoop.it
Birds and physicians are no different after all.
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German research firm taps IBM for 'massive' x-ray analytics project - ZDNet

German research firm taps IBM for 'massive' x-ray analytics project - ZDNet | Imaging | Scoop.it
E&T magazine German research firm taps IBM for 'massive' x-ray analytics project ZDNet Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a scientific research organization based in Germany, tapped the American tech giant to produce a new big data and...
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Spinal X-ray image analysis to aid early osteoporosis detection - The Engineer

Spinal X-ray image analysis to aid early osteoporosis detection
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Specialist computer software is being developed in Manchester to help identify the early onset of osteoporosis.
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Pneumocystis pneumonia | Radiology Case | Radiopaedia.org

Pneumocystis pneumonia | Radiology Case | Radiopaedia.org | Imaging | Scoop.it
This case is typical of PCP although due to the marked improvement in treatment of HIV it is far less commonly seen than a few decades ago. The approach to this chest x-ray in an oral exam where the history of HIV is not given would be to first de...
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Mother bear rescues cub from busy road - Telegraph

Mother bear rescues cub from busy road - Telegraph | Imaging | Scoop.it
A mother bear hauls her cub to safety from a road in Kootenay National Park, Canada
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