For both patient and radiologist, using lead blankets (or aprons) during an x-ray has been commonplace since the 1950s. But with some American hospitals now foregoing lead protection, how safe is it really?
We highlight the Top Holiday Health Risks, how Radiology has Helped a tennis athlete with sports injuries and Pharmacies as the biggest Contributors to My Health Record.
A new media release from The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists has illustrated a case where Radiology helped to extend a tennis athlete's career after a series of long-term injuries.
We have covered a lot of what has been happening in Australia's Medical Imaging industry this past year. Looking back, we can highlight certain Trends that will impact Jobs as well as the entire Radiology industry in general.
We highlight Why 'Too Much Medicine' can be problematic for most patients, How Electronic Prescribing can help Pharmacies improve and information about New Clinical Trials to improve cancer treatments.
Researchers at the Royal Adelaide Hospital are set to start clinical trials on a new treatment for lung and ovarian cancers, with the aim to find and hopefully destroy the necessary cells.
We highlight new initiatives on the requirements of Overseas Doctors coming to Australia, Newly published Social Media Guidelines for health practitioners and findings about the Rise of Polypharmacy among elderly Australians.
A new guide was published for health practitioners to understand the obligations when using social media. Find out how not to make critical mistakes online.