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Designing a safer radiology department.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22268184     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: Patients presume safety in radiologic services, but the potential to do harm exists in every area of imaging. Radiology department personnel need to understand basic regulatory requirements for safety and how to promote and improve safety in the future.
CONCLUSION: This article reviews key safety metrics that we think are relevant to radiology and discusses how to define the measures and how we are attempting to translate the metrics into a culture of safety.
C Daniel Johnson; Rafael Miranda; Howard H Osborn; Jodi M Miller; Sherrie L Prescott; Kenneth T Aakre; Karl N Krecke; Daniel F Broderick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  198     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-23     Completed Date:  2012-04-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  398-404     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 13400 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Clinical Protocols
Contrast Media / administration & dosage,  adverse effects
Cross Infection / prevention & control
Organizational Culture
Patient Safety*
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Radiology Department, Hospital / organization & administration*
United States
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0/Contrast Media

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