Somebody Stop Me! Post Processing Radiographic Images

Somebody Stop Me! Post Processing Radiographic Images

Digital Radiography brought us many features and most are an improvement from where we were with film. The DR dark side began to show almost immediately upon implementation.

INDUSTRY NEWS

50 States Ranked by Amount of Flu, Pneumonia Deaths
Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control

Hawaii has the highest flu and pneumonia death rate of all states, with 24.4 deaths per 100,000 individuals, according to a ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Safeguards 'Overridden' in Vanderbilt Nurse's Medication Error That Led to Patient's Death, Prosecutors Say
Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control

The decision to criminally prosecute a former nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who allegedly killed a patient after a medication error is directly linked to the nurse overriding safeguards at a medicine dispensing cabinet, The Tennessean reports.

ADDITIONAL UPDATES

Patient Dies Hours After Being Turned Away From Wisconsin Hospital
Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control

A patient at a Franklin, Wis., hospital died of heart disease hours after being sent home to wait for a bed to be freed up for him, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Study: Ultrasound Assesses Bone Health Similarly to DXA
Health Imaging

Ultrasound scans of the calcaneus — or the heel bone — were equal to results gathered from dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry for assessing bone health, according to new research published online in the March issue of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

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