The risk of administering modern intravenous iodinated contrast media in patients with reduced kidney function has been overstated, according to new consensus statements from the American College of Radiology and the National Kidney Foundation.
Category: Patient Safety
Accuray Inc. has announced that data from a study of 138 patients with trigeminal neuralgia (TN) showed stereotactic radiosurgery delivered with the CyberKnife system resulted in rapid and long-lasting pain relief, with minimal side effects.Read More
Patient safety may be at risk with the overuse of copy-and-paste functions within electronic health records.Read More
The United Kingdom’s National Health Service is suffering a severe shortage of interventional radiologists, say senior doctors.Read More
Findings from the Radiologist Assistant Practice Survey 2015 indicated that weekly responsibilities include reviewing patients’ medical records, verifying the appropriateness of exams, and advocating for patient radiation safety and protection.Read More
Seeing is believing. It’s an unfortunate truth in life, and none more so than when you consider how devastating the consequences can be if the truth is ignored.
The truth about radiation is that it is necessary to help diagnose and treat different medical conditions, but routine exposure can also be harmful.