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Are radiology reports accurate?

Are radiology reports accurate?

Depends: It depends on the quality of the study being read, the skill of the radiologist, information about the patients' condition provided to the radiologist (the history), and other factors including the type of exam that was done. No matter how good the radiologist is, there will be some reports that miss something or come to a conclusion that does not pan out. Nature of the beast. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Radiology (Definition)

Radiologists are specialists whose expertise is in medical imaging (x-ray, ct, mri, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, etc). They have the most detailed understanding of how imaging is performed and what imaging is best for specific diseases or specific patients. The radiologist interprets the imaging studies ...Read more


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What amount does a radiology tech make?

Varies: depends on the location, practice type (hospital vs clinc) and experience. try a site like salary.com or check job bulletins in the location you are researching. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: radiology?

What is the definition or description of: radiology?

Image Interpretation: Radiologists are specialists whose expertise is in medical imaging (x-ray, ct, mri, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, etc). They have the most detailed understanding of how imaging is performed and what imaging is best for specific diseases or specific patients. The radiologist interprets the imaging studies to provide the diagnosis. ...Read more

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When did radiology become its own branch of medicine?

About 1934.: 1895 Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered medical xrays. 1934 - Henry Pancoast became the founding president of the American Board of Radiology. ...Read more

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What radiology scans have white backgrounds and which ones have black backgrounds?

Can be either way: Historically most studies are read with a black background due to the nature of film developing process. However most images are digital and black on white and white on black can be changed with a click of the mouse. Most radiologists prefer white on black, with the exception of live fluoroscopy ...Read more

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Can radiology residents moonlight as clinicians, or can they only interpret images?

Yes if licenced: Radiologist are MD or DO and as long as they meet the requirements of licensing in their state, they can moonlight as clinicians. ...Read more

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If a resident and the attending both agree on diagnosis (radiology)is that like having two opinions?

It depends.: An inexperienced first year resident will form an opinion but will usually defer to the attending''s opinion. A more experienced, advanced resident may be confident and competent enough to generate an independent opinion. The important thing is that the team discusses the case and reaches a consensus. ...Read more

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Is working in a radiology department longterm unsafe?

No: Working in a radiology department long term is safe. As long as appropriate procedures are followed, radiation exposure to providers and patients is extremely low. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how has radiology improved healthcare?

In many ways: radiology allows your doctor to see inside your body without surgery. Thus results in diagnoses being made earlier allowing better results from treatment. Also lesions which were previously occult until far advanced are now found sooner. Finally imaging allows for evaluation of tissue functioning and targeted therapies to particular areas of the body. Radiology has revolutionized medical care ...Read more