Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2014’

IMPROVING PEDIATRIC X-RAY PROTOCOLS

Image Gently’s New DR Checklist May Also Aid Exam Data Collection By David Yeager DR has brought many improvements to the way that X-ray images are captured and processed, but it has created new challenges as well. Although DR has increased the efficiency of obtaining, storing, and retrieving images and reduced the number of repeat examinations, it also requires a …

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Building a Low-Dose Culture

Low Dose Scan

Keith Hentel, MD, likes to tell this story: A young boy fell out of a third-story window and was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center’s emergency department for treatment. Hentel was the radiologist on call. The emergency physicians wanted a CT scan to determine whether the child had internal injuries. The child’s parents refused the CT because they …

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Small Steps Protect Little Feet

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This article was published in Radiology Today this January. We would like to proudly mention that MNAP has been Image Gently Certified for over a year. Every one of our technologists has taken the Image Gently Pledge. Just another example of how MNAP goes above and beyond for our patients. Some days, Marilyn Goske, MD, a radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s HospitalMedicalCenter, …

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