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COVID-19 Superheroes

2020 03 Aug

COVID-19 has affected  15 million people  across the globe, and meanwhile, over 600,000 deaths are associated with it. Even my father, having some pre-conditions, passed away because of it. The healthcare systems and economies of more than 200 countries have been severely affected, also impacting healthcare workers both physically and psychologically.... Read more

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Radiographers on the Frontline

2020 03 Aug

During the COVID-19 pandemic, radiographers continue to provide high quality diagnostic imaging services and deliver cancer treatments, while ensuring the safety of the patients. Key Points Radiographers working in medical imaging, nuclear medicine, and radiotherapy have continued to provide essential services during the... Read more

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#ECR2020: COVID-19 - The Radiographers' Perspective

2020 20 Jul

In yet another interesting session at #ECR2020 last week, experts presented COVID-19: the radiographers' perspective.   Five speakers shared their perspectives with the audience. Charlotte Falkward talked about staying well and supporting each other during these challenging times. She discussed the importance of strong clinical teams during the... Read more

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#ECR2020: Artificial Intelligence and Radiographers

2020 17 Jul

In a joint session of the EFRS and the ISRRT at #ESC2020 Digital Congress, speakers from the UK, Ireland and the U.S. talked about Artificial Intelligence and the radiographer profession.   Over the years, there has been a significant discussion on artificial intelligence (A.I.) and the role of the radiologist. Radiographers play an important... Read more

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Planmed To Present A Broad Range Of Digital Innovations At ECR 2020

2020 20 Feb

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, where professionals within the field come to meet and discuss all the latest developments in the radiological community. The theme of ECR 2020, “A Clear Vision for Radiology”, represents everything radiologists, radiographers, medical physicists,... Read more

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Breast imaging e-learning courses help radiographers

2019 30 Jan

E-learning is widely considered a useful tool for specific training and continuing education of health professionals. Therefore, like traditional learning, this teaching approach needs continuous evaluation in order to validate its effectiveness and impact. New research from Portugal found that an e-learning Course on Breast Imaging for radiographers... Read more

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Fostering clinical research in imaging departments

2018 23 May

Discusses the important roles of radiographers in imaging research, and highlights some essential considerations for establishing a research culture, and fostering clinical research.   The invitation to write this article followed my participation in a very interesting session at this year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR). This session... Read more

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Chest x-ray interpretation: radiographers and radiologists compared

2018 09 May

Chest x-rays (CXR) are one of the most frequently requested imaging examinations and are fundamental to many patient pathways. New research examining the diagnostic accuracy of CXR interpretation by reporting radiographers (technologists) shows they are able to interpret CXRs at a level comparable to consultant radiologists. Chest radiographs are... Read more

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Emergency Imaging Organised by the Welsh Branch

2017 19 Sep

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Radiographers in Research: How to Get Involved

2017 05 Sep

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