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Pediatric Dose. How Do You Compare? ct ctdi dlp dose patient care pediatric peds radiation Nov 09, 2021

Everyone loves reference ranges, especially when it comes to pediatric CT. Well at least I am...

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Are We Scanning Too Much? communication ct imaging over-utilization patient care redundant imaging Sep 15, 2021

So let’s talk about redundant imaging. As radiologists and technologists, we see this all...

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Do You Warm CT Contrast? contrast ct imaging patient care technologist Sep 15, 2021

So, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has looked at this in depth and I’m quoting...

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The Recovery covid covid-19 patient care patient experience radiologist technologist Jul 29, 2021

So, I recently came across this article published in July in the JAMA Health Forum, talking about...

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Technology and The Patient Experience ehr electronic health record patient care patient communication patient experience technology Jun 29, 2021

Let’s have a chat about technology and the patient experience. I just read another quick...

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Urgent Care Imaging ct emergency room er imaging urgent care xray Jun 21, 2021

So I just read this article by Alan Ayres, who is an urgent care specialist/expert. And the...

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Patient Handoffs. How To Get It Right? handoffs patient care patient communication patient id patient script transitions transporter Jun 21, 2021

So, I recently read this article regarding handoffs in radiology. Here is a link if you are...

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Putting The Patient First. patient care patient communication patient questions May 20, 2021

So I’ve got this great story for you today. And I really want to emphasize how awesome it...

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To Discuss Or Not To Discuss? discussing results patient communication radiologist results technologist May 13, 2021

Sorry I haven’t written in a while. I have been busy making some interesting case and...

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Advice For New Radiologists. And Techs? burnout career relations with radiology staff technologist Apr 22, 2021

So I came across this article giving tips to the newly graduated radiologists and although I...

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If you want to improve your relationship with your radiology staff, try a morning check-in. check-in communication relations with radiology staff Apr 17, 2021

So I have this one technologist who when he is on the x-ray service, he calls in the mornings to...

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Are You A Late Starter? career technologist Apr 01, 2021
So the inspiration for this post comes from a relatively recent discussion on the ASRT CT...
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Lung Cancer Screening Back In The News! cms lung cancer screening uspstf Mar 25, 2021

So this is really just an announcement. As many of you already know, the USPSTF (US Preventive...

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Fasting and IV Contrast. Let Them Eat? aspiration contrast fasting nausea vomiting Mar 20, 2021

So, I’m not sure how many of you are aware of this, but the American College of Radiology...

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Radiology Has Certainly Changed! career history technologist Feb 22, 2021

The inspiration for this article came from a recent discussion on the ASRT forum in CT. If you...

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Oral and IV Contrast Discussion, It Continues... contrast Feb 03, 2021

So, the topic of oral contrast has come up in a recent ASRT forum discussion. Some institutions...

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Hey X-Ray Techs, Are You Keeping Up With The Changes? career xray Jan 16, 2021

I recently posted a blog on "Change", and I figured this was a nice follow up blog article which...

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To vaccine, or not to vaccine, that is the question. contrast covid-19 vaccine Dec 22, 2020

So I have a question for you. Based on what we know so far and the history of speedy vaccination...

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Change. career patient communication patient script Dec 16, 2020

So my twin seven-year-old girls just figured out how to text me videos from their iPad. So...

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Burnout! burnout time management Dec 12, 2020

So, not sure any of you belong to the ASRT, but I just joined and have been commenting on their...

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How are you checking patients in for their exam and confirming their identity during Covid? check-in covid golden rule identity patient communication patient id Dec 09, 2020

So everyone is wearing a mask these days and social distancing. And as you can imagine, many...

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