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

fMRI Finds Brain Alterations in Gaming Addiction
Aunt Minnie

Functional MRI (fMRI) exams have revealed that internet gaming disorder (IGD) is associated with gender-specific changes in the brain. Men have alterations in brain regions that affect impulse control, while women do not, according to research presented recently at the RSNA meeting in Chicago.

U.S. Screening Data from Fukushima Shed Light on Thyroid Cancer in Kids
Aunt Minnie

The latest results of mass ultrasound screening of children for thyroid cancer after the Fukushima disaster were published online on November 29 by JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery.

Developing a Reporting Culture: Learning From Close Calls and Hazardous Conditions
The Joint Comission

While a pharmacy technician was preparing a pediatric nutritional solution, a two-liter sterile water bag she was using ran out. She obtained another bag that she presumed also was sterile water but was instead a similar looking bag containing Travasol, a highly concentrated amino acid that should not be used on pediatric patients.

ADDITIONAL UPDATES

Black Women Have Worse Breast Cancer Outcomes
Aunt Minnie

Black women have higher breast cancer recurrence and overall mortality compared with their white counterparts, even when they receive equivalent treatments, according to research presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

A Radiologist Saved My Father's Life
Kevin MD

My dad flew to California in the spring to meet his grandson, who was about five months old at the time. He wasn't that interested in baby care. He mostly wanted to sight-see and spend the evenings watching TV. One weekday morning, he ventured out on a hike alone, while I was at work. He left at 9 a.m. and never came home.

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