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More Per Patient Imaging During COVID-19?

2021 21 Jun

While COVID-19 has resulted in decreases in absolute imaging volumes, imaging utilisation on a per-patient basis has not been reported. A surprising new study published in Clinical Imaging shows that clinicians are more likely to request imaging for non-respiratory patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers compared per-patient imaging... Read more

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Fulfilling a promise to Mosul with point-of-care ultrasound

2018 11 Dec

Mosul, Iraq’s second city, is slowly rebuilding its healthcare infrastructure after years of war and destruction. Dr Henryk Pich, a consultant anaesthetist and intensive care physician at the University of Dresden, Germany, visited the region soon after the fighting had ended, supported by the independent aid organisation CADUS. Moved by the makeshift... Read more

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European Neuro Convention 2019

2019 26 Mar

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Point-of-care Ultrasound Helps to Enhance Patient Care in Emergency Medicine

2017 29 Jul

Point-of-care ultrasound is used on a daily basis to help assess and treat patients attending the emergency department London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital relies on point-of-care ultrasound to help assess and treat patients in its emergency department. EMED consultant Dr Parmy Deol explained: “The emergency department uses ultrasound... Read more

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Streamlining Management of Cardiac Arrest with the Aid of Point-of-Care Ultrasound

2017 29 May

Point-of-care ultrasound plays an important role in the emergency sector, enabling hospital clinicians and paramedics responding to an urgent call for medical assistance to assess a patient’s condition. Dr Matthew Reed, an Emergency Medicine consultant at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, explained how ultrasound contributes to the management of... Read more

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Is Your Radiology Department Rapid Response Ready?

2015 15 Dec

Mock codes can be useful exercises to identify inadequacies in systems, standards of care, and teamwork that could be remediated in order to optimise patient care and safety, according to a report published in the Journal of Radiology Nursing . Using in situ mock codes can continue to provide practice for responders — both noncode team and code team... Read more

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Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Potential and Limitations

2015 16 Feb

Ultrasound was not widely used outside  the radiology suite or echocardiography laboratory 20 years ago. More recently, ultrasound has become common in emergency departments (EDs), perioperative care units, acute care floors in the hospital and in clinics. It is routinely used by physicians and advanced practice providers with variable training for... Read more