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Comparing Flutter Device to IPV

Comparing Flutter Device to IPV By Charles R. Miller, MS, RRT Traditionally, chest physical therapy (CPT) has been used in patients with diseases associated with production of copious secretions and atelectasis. However, an extensive review of CPT by Eid et al.1 shows CPT has only a…

After 75 Years, the ARRT Has a Rich History and a Bright Future

COVER STORY After 75 Years, the ARRT Has a Rich History and a Bright Future By Scott Hatfield ADVANCE Marketing Technology Editor The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) has changed its logo as part of the organization’s 75th anniversary. Technologists who have attended…

Details on Mammography Continuing Education Weekends

Details on Mammography Continuing Education Weekends By Margaret Botsco, RT(R)(M) Special to ADVANCE Like all registered radiologic technologists, mammographers have a continuing education requirement to fulfill. Mammographers must also meet requirements delinated by the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA). In the following, one of…

Rare Lung Disease Symptoms Mimic Asthma

Rare Lung Disease Symptoms Mimic Asthma By Margaret Varnell, RN, RRT Lymphangiolieomyomatosis (LAM), a rare lung disease affecting women of childbearing years, may in many cases be undiagnosed or misdiagnosed as asthma, delaying what care is available. There are 250 known cases of LAM…

Outsourcing Transcription:

Outsourcing Transcription: Outsourcing Transcription: How to Make a Successful Transition …and Not Lose Your Mind and/or Your Job in the Process By Catherine Baxter, CMT Special to ADVANCE Re-engineering, cost-justi-fying, cost-containing, streamlining and other similar words have entered our working vocabularies in recent years,…

Mainstreaming Children With Autism

Mainstreaming Children With Autism By Barbara J. Lecomte, PhD Autism is a complex educational, communicative and social condition that affects one in four or five children out of 1,000 (Rutter, 1978). Although most children diagnosed with infantile autism initially appear to be developing typically,…

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