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Ultrasound and Nonradiologists

Should radiologists be threatened by the adoption of point-of-care ultrasound?

 

 

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Ultrasound

The practice of ultrasound

Breast images performed outside cancer centers may be interpreted differently if reinterpreted at a cancer center.

Clinicians can use ultrasound to detect pediatric appendicitis, but not if the organ has perforated.

There is a higher chance that a follow-up examination will follow when nonradiologists interpret ultrasounds in the ER.

Case History: 35-year-old female presented with pain in the left paraumbilical region for two days, nausea and vomiting.

Appendiceal sonograms may help clinicians tell which patients have uncomplicated versus complicated appendicitis.

Rate of diagnoses and cost following thyroid imaging after benign fine-needle aspiration.

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