UW Radiology

June 28, 2018

Emergency Radiologists See Inner Toll of Opioid Use Disorders

News from the RSNA 2017 Annual Meeting: Emergency radiologists are seeing a high prevalence of patients with complications related to opioid use disorders, according to results from a 12-year study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Researchers said the findings underscore the need for radiologists to play…

‘Emergency Radiology’ comes of age in Kerala hospitals

Emergency Radiology, a medical concept in the West where the casualty wing of a hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art radiology equipment like CT scans, is now available in hospitals across Kerala. Kerala (/ˈkɛrələ/) is a state in South India on the Malabar Coast. Click here for the full article published by Healthworld 11/10/17.

Imaging in the ER: From Terrorist Incidents to Daily Traumas, Emergency Radiology Plays Vital Role

The Manchester bombing is one example of the growing need for emergency radiology across the globe.  November 1, 2017 Shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017, a suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosive device outside Manchester Arena in the city of Manchester, England, as fans were leaving a concert by American pop star…