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Out of sight, out of mind: Patients want to meet their radiologists
 

Out of sight, out of mind: Patients want to meet their radiologists

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It is time for radiologists to come out of the dark – patients are interested in meeting their radiologists and patient-radiologist interaction can be invaluable in patient care.
 
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4 Dec 2016 - General
 
As I am working in a surgical unit I have much of experience about this issue. At casualties we find what is going on inside the bodies of the patients by the imaging investigations most of the time after we fail to come to a conclusion by the basic ...
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Jemelyn Mae Sodusta yes, there should be direct consultation with radiologist and should be no additional consultation fee if patient referred by other specialist on general physician. Than...
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I guess it is time to give the opportunity to our specialist speak what are the results. Of course, they don't know what are the possible interventions to such diseases, however they are the ones' expert in interpreting results. I guess, this...
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Shunjie Chua Yes, it gives an additional cost to patient if he goes for additional appointment but few can afford if they can bear the cost. Radiologist are less seen in India upto metro ...
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I can definitely see the interventional radiologists consulting patients. But for diagnostic radiologists, it very much of a stretch due to the limitations as mentioned in the article. Besides providing patient satisfactions, there are is not much be...
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Priscilla Mae Gobuyan People often confused functions between Radiologist and Radiation technician. Radiologist deals with treating diseases by using radiation technology and or radiation i...
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All the while I also thought that radiologists are MDs having their specialization on reading xray films alone. To my surprise it is not just limited to reading films and recording data in a piece of paper and referring results to the consultants whe...
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