Month: May 2019

Sepsis Guidelines and Protocols for Nursing: Providing Care to Patients

Sepsis Guidelines and Protocols for Nursing: Providing Care to Patients

Sepsis Guidelines and Protocols for Nursing: Providing Care to Patients Sepsis: What nurses need to know Sepsis is a complication of severe infection characterized by a systemic inflammatory response. Mortality rates from sepsis range between 25% to 30% for severe sepsis and 40% to 70% for septic shock. The clinical presentation of sepsis is highly …

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MRI Enterography: Indications, Patient Preparation, Technique & Patient Positioning, MR Sequences and protocol

MRI Enterography: Indications, Patient Preparation, Technique & Patient Positioning, MR Sequences and protocol MR Sequences and protocol Coronal and Axial T2-w single-shot fast spin echo (SS-FSE/HASTE) without fat suppression. Coronal and Axial FIESTA/True-FISP without fat suppression. Coronal and/or Axial T2-w single-shot fast spin echo (SS-FSE/HASTE) with fat suppression. Non-enhanced Axial T1-w GRE with fat suppression. …

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Advantages of RS-EPI technique on a patient with middle ear cholosteatoma

Advantages of RS-EPI technique on a patient with middle ear cholosteatoma

Figure illustrates left middle ear cholosteatoma. Axial single-shot FSE DWI (non-EPI) with b1000 (A), axial readout segmented (RS) EPI DWI with b1000 (B) with its corresponding ADC map (C), and multiplanar reconstruction in coronal (D) & sagittal (E) plane, and high-resolution 3D T2-w anatomical imaging (F). In this particular case, the advantages of RS-EPI technique …

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Guidelines on prostate MRI examination

Guidelines on prostate MRI examination

Guidelines on prostate MRI recommend a full multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) examination that includes several anatomical and functional acquisitions as well as intravenous contrast media. This is time-consuming (approximately 30-40 minutes) and expensive. Over time it has become evident that contrast-enhanced imaging and multiple imaging planes often do little to improve the overall clinical picture, especially …

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