Shielding patients' eyes during CT examinations can lead to artifacts in the images, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Correct positioning is necessary if providers wish to keep such artifacts to a minimum.
Horton General Hospital in Banbury, England, has installed new and improved x-ray equipment to help provide better patient care. The addition is part of a £3.2 million (approximately $4.4 million) upgrade to the hospital.
Noncontrast head CT (NCCN) for patients with severe headaches provides little value when no other obvious "red flags" are present, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Sports-related concussions (SRCs) in adolescent patients are associated with more significant impairments in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) than fractures, according to findings published in the Journal of Neurosurgery.