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Last Updated: 18 August 2022

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The performance of the nursing team in outpatient radiology and diagnostic imaging services.

Aim: Objective: To know the success of nursing professionals in accredited outpatient radiology and diagnostic imaging services. Results After the completion of the article, two thematic blocks were expanded: nursing assignments when assisting imaging exams; nursing and patient safety in radiology; and nursing and patient safety in radiology; and nursing and patient safety in radiology; with two classes having similar content.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35976377


Has the STARD statement improved the quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies published in European Radiology?

Objectives: To see if encouraging authors to adhere to the Standards for Reporting Diagnostic Accuracy Guidelines improves the accuracy of reporting of diagnostic error studies. Methods In mid-2017, European Radiology began advising its authors to follow the STARD recommendations. The difference between the mean number of reported STARD items in 2015 and 2019 between studies published in 2015 and 2019, was determined by a student's t test for independent samples. Conclusions The mean number of reported STARD items for all 114 diagnostic accuracy studies was 15. 9 out of 29 items. Conclusion The STARD study's quality was moderate, with a marginal improvement since European Radiology started to encourage its authors to follow the STARD guidelines. U2022 The consistency of reporting diagnostic accuracy studies was moderate, with a median number of reported STARD items of 15. 9 2. 6.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35907025


Utilization of Social Media Platforms in Diagnostic Radiology Residency Programs in the United States.

Residency services that use social media have the ability to distinguish themselves and raise resident recruitment. We wanted to investigate SoMe's presence within diagnostic radiology residency programs and highlight future trends that should be considered by programs. The American Medical Association FREIDA Residency Database contains a list of diagnostic radiology residency programs within the United States. The American Medical Association FREIDA Residency Database has a list of diagnostic radiology residency programs within the United States. The American Medical Association FREIDA Residency Database contains a list of diagnostic radiology residency programs within the United States. The most popular SoMe platform by diagnostic radiology residency programs, according to the report, was Twitter, followed by Instagram, and then Facebook. Social media is an extremely useful way to disseminate details quickly and effectively to potential residency applicants. While remaining a professional presence on these pages, it is vital that those involved in radiology medical education stay up to date with recent and future social media trends while also maintaining an active professional presence on these pages.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35965151


Feasibility and clinical utility of a workflow interfacing radiation oncology lung stereotactic body radiotherapy treatment planning and diagnostic radiology.

Stereotactic body radiotherapy is often used to treat early stage non-small cell lung cancer. Radiation treatment planning is carried out with software packages separate from diagnostic radiology, which are often not available to the diagnostic radiologist. With diagnostic radiology picture archiving and communication systems, we developed a workflow for interfacing radiation dose data from lung SBRT treatments. Two thoracic diagnostic radiologists performing post-treatment diagnostic follow-up scans in PACS, with and without radiation dose maps available, were evaluating the clinical value. The addition of the physically based dose map did not alter the identification rates of radiation-induced lung disease among radiation-induced lung injury survivors, but did not significantly reduce radiologic suspicion for LR. We demonstrated the functionality and clinical use of a workflow that produces simplified radiation dose maps that are viewable within PACS for diagnostic radiology study.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35752410


A prospective study of diagnostic accuracy of multidisciplinary team and radiology reporting of preoperative colorectal cancer local staging.

Introduction The aim of this research was to compare and assess diagnostic accuracy of preoperative staging at a multidisciplinary team meeting against the original radiology findings and pathological staging in colorectal cancer patients. The following tables were used to determine collaboration between MDT and the radiology report for cN staging in colon cancer, cT, and cN in rectal cancer, as well as tumor regression grade in patients with rectal cancer who received neoadjuvant therapy. In colon cancer, the agreement between MDT and the radiology report for the cN stage was favorable. According to them, the cT and cN deal in rectal cancer was both efficient and favorable. Pathological staging confirmed there was no difference in diagnostic accuracy between MDT and radiology charts for either colon or rectal cancer. Conclusions Preoperative colorectal cancer local staging was similar between specialist MDT review and original radiology reports, with no significant differences in diagnostic accuracy identified.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35712999


Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Workload of Diagnostic Radiology: A 2-Year Observational Study in a Tertiary Referral Hospital.

Rationale and goals: In a tertiary referral hospital, a COVID-19 pandemic was affecting diagnostic imaging workloads. Materials and methods Radiological examinations of patients in the pre-pandemic period and in the pandemic period were retrospectively included. For each of them, the relative increase in workload was estimated and compared to the 5-year averaged workload in the respective pre-COVID-19 years. According to technology, body district, and care settings, load variations were also measured. In 2020, imaging workload decreased compared to the average of the previous 5 years, according to the previous five years' average, although in 2021 only minor variations were observed. The decrease in workload in all pandemics periods was mainly due to reduced outpatient participation, but inpatient and emergency imaging increased. Conclusion Evaluating imaging workload changes across COVID-19 pandemic helps to understand the response dynamics of radiological services and to increase institutional readiness for face extreme contingency.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35781400


Clinical diagnostic value of American College of Radiology thyroid imaging report and data system in different kinds of thyroid nodules.

Methods Five hundred nine patients with PTC, MTC, or benign thyroid nodules were included and classified into the benign thyroid nodules group, the PTC group, and the MTC group were included and classified into the benign thyroid nodules group, PTC, MTC, or benign thyroid nodules group. MTC and PTC are among the conditions under the curve curves, ACR TI-RADS, and KWAK TI-RADS' benign thyroid nodules, MTC, and PTC were investigated, and receiver operator characteristic curves were drawn to compare ACR's diagnostic efficiencies. The AUC's ACR score, ACR TI-RADS, and Kwak TI-RADS were 0. 650, 0. 596, and 0. 613, respectively, in distinguishing patients with MTC from PTC. According to ACR's values of 0. 899, 0. 865, and 0. 873, respectively, patients with MTC, PTC, or benign nodules discrimination were discrimination of patients without MTC, PTC, or benign nodules.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35642030

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