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Patient Care, Communication, and Safety in the Mammography Suite.

@article{Arnold2016PatientCC,
  title={Patient Care, Communication, and Safety in the Mammography Suite.},
  author={L. Arnold},
  journal={Radiologic technology},
  year={2016},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={
          33M-47M
        }
}
  • L. Arnold
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Radiologic technology
Producing high-quality mammograms requires excellent technical skills along with exemplary communication. Mammographers must be able to address differences in patients' mental states, body habitus, and physical ability to obtain an optimal examination. In addition, every mammographer must practice consistently with patient safety, care, and satisfaction in mind. This article discusses verbal and nonverbal communication strategies, barriers to communication, and the care and safety of patients… Expand
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