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

Ultrasound Tip of the Month
AHEC

Just because Frank punched a wall and did this to himself, does not make it ok to provide substandard analgesia for reduction of his boxer's fracture. In fact, there is a 22% increase in successful block rate with ultrasound-guided forearm blocks than landmark wrist blocks. Hematoma blocks are more painful and provide more swelling into the area. To boot, ultrasound-guided blocks for outpatient hand surgery have demonstrated better strength preservation and greater patient satisfaction than landmark...

Texas Nurse Fired for Discussing Toddler's Measles on 'Proud Parents of Unvaccinated Children' Facebook Page
Newsweek

A nurse at a hospital in Texas has been fired for discussing a toddler's measles diagnosis on an anti-vaccination Facebook group. The nurse, who has not been identified, was fired from Texas Children's Hosptial after she was found describing how she has not "changed my vax stance" despite seeing the condition of the "super sick" child with a disease easily prevented with the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination.

Interference Between CT and Electronic Medical Devices
FDA

This website provides information about a rare and preventable type of interference between Computed Tomography and electronic medical devices. This information updates and replaces our 2008 preliminary public health notification.

ADDITIONAL UPDATES

Fujifilm SonoSite Unveils Full Suite of iViz Point-of-Care Transducers
IT Online

Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. announced the launch of two new transducers for the SonoSite iViz point-of-care ultrasound, now connecting a total of four to their handheld diagnostic tool.

10 Important Applications of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Becker's Hospital Review

Point-of-care ultrasonography is a safe, effective imaging modality with a rapidly expanding array of lifesaving, time-saving and cost-saving applications in pediatric emergency medicine.

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