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Should We Consider Radiologists as Nonclinicians?

2016 27 Sep

A line is often drawn between radiologists and clinicians. Several articles published recently touch upon the concept that there should be a distinction between radiologists and clinicians thus implying that radiologists are nonclinicians. While there may be some truth to this, the fact is that passing on such a broad statement as to classify... Read more

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Structured Reports Save Time and Add Value for Doctors and Patients

2016 06 Apr

Anna has been undergoing treatment for breast cancer, and sits, hopeful and concerned, next to her physician. Dr. Sara Karlsson picks up a tablet and accesses Anna’s most recent radiology report in three taps. Sara reads the report, selects a thumbnail image, and places the tablet between them. Rather than explain what each line of text means,... Read more

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BIR: Christmas Imaging Quiz: Xmas X-rays

2015 10 Dec

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) is a multidisciplinary membership organisation connecting all those with a professional interest in imaging science and radiation technology.  Core values We believe in the value of multidisciplinary collaboration to combat disease; We believe that every effort should be made to optimise the use of radiation... Read more

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Breast Imaging in the Caribbean 2016

2016 10 Jan

Returning to the very popular Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Dr. Emily Conant has designed this course for radiologists who interpret breast imaging full- or part-time. The course content will include up-to-date reviews of breast imaging fundamentals aimed at improving interpretative skills and diagnostic acumen in mammography, tomosynthesis, ultrasound,... Read more

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Radiologists Benefit From Standing Workstations

2014 21 Sep

According to a report in the American Journal of Roentgenology , radiologists can improve their health by increasing their physical activity during their work shifts. This can be facilitated by installing standing workstations and exercise equipment in their reading rooms. Sedentary Shifts Since radiology is more or less a sedentary... Read more

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The Math of Decision in Radiology

2014 08 Mar

Author Prof. Utku Senol MD, PhD Consultant Professor of Department of Radiology Head of Division of Neuroradiology Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology Antalya, Turkey [email protected]   Key Points Radiologists are constantly dealing with probability... Read more

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Teleradiology: Measuring Quality Aspects

2013 28 Nov

Author Dr . Neelam Dugar Consultant Radiologist Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Trust Doncaster, UK [email protected]   Key Points Radiology report quality is integral to patient care; Standards of radiology report quality must be defined; Teleradiology and local radiology... Read more