According to police in Gimhae, South Korea, a 60-year-old patient was killed last week when a 60-kilogram oxygen tank was sucked into the MRI machine where he was being scanned.
Category: Patient Safety
The risk of administering modern intravenous iodinated contrast media in patients with reduced kidney function has been overstated, according to new consensus statements from the American College of Radiology and the National Kidney Foundation.Read More
Corticosteroid injections used to treat osteoarthritis pain in the hip and knee may be more dangerous than previously thought, according to a special report published in the journal Radiology.Read More
Regulatory requirements in the medical radiation equipment and materials sector range far and wide, but one trend persists: the number of requirements and their complexity increases every year. Staying on top of such regulations is where radiation safety officers (RSOs) fulfill a vital role.Read More