Conduct of Film Analysis. For midterm topic 3. Topics to be covered. Repeat Analysis Analysis Of Reject Versus Repeated Films Determination Of Rejection Rate Distribution Of Rejected Film Guide To Good Practice.
For midterm topic 3
The desired outcome of a diagnostic x-ray study is the creation of an acceptable diagnostic image, a correct diagnosis, and the satisfaction of all internal and external customer.
Quality control testing can only minimize the risk of obtaining sub-quality images but cannot prevent them entirely.
It is a systematic process of cataloging rejected films and determining the nature of the repeat so that repeat images can be minimized or eliminated in the future
Causal repeat = rate
Number of repeats for a specific cause
Total Number of repeats
Number of repeat films
Total number of views taken
Department repeat rates should not exceed 4% to 6% and should be less that 2% for mammographic procedures.
For a department to evaluate its efficiency a worksheet should be used for any repeat film.