Chapter 1. Making the Best use of the Radiology Department

  1. David C. Howlett MRCP, FRCR and
  2. Brian Ayers MD, FRCR

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753019.ch1

The Hands-on Guide to Imaging

The Hands-on Guide to Imaging

How to Cite

Howlett, D. C. and Ayers, B. (eds) (2004) Making the Best use of the Radiology Department, in The Hands-on Guide to Imaging, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753019.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115513

Online ISBN: 9780470753019

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Keywords:

  • radiology;
  • irradiation;
  • X-ray;
  • medical diagnosis;
  • patient management

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Historical perspective

  • Guidelines and protocols

  • Radiation doses

  • Patient safety

  • Identification

  • Iodine hypersensitivity

  • Nephrotoxicity

  • Drug interactions

  • Asthma

  • Infection

  • Informed consent

  • Pregnancy and the fetus

  • Confidentiality

  • Using the department Making referrals

  • Delegation of responsibility

  • Interpretation of the image

  • Priorities

  • Audit

  • Research