ANALYSIS OF REPEAT RADIOGRAPHY AND CORRECTIVE MEASURES IN TEACHING HOSPITAL IN TERTIARY HEALTH CARE CENTREJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.10, No. 06)
Publication Date: 2022-06-15
Authors : Prashant Kumar Jha Arshad Alam Khan; Himal Rai;
Page : 91-94
Keywords : Repeat Radiography Image Quality Service Quality Indicator;
Aim and objective: The main aim of this study is to investigate the cause of repeat radiography and corrective measures in teaching hospital in the tertiary health care center. Materials and Methods: A prospective study was conducted to investigate the causes of repeat radiography in the Department of Radio-Diagnosis and Imaging, SGT Hospital Gurugram, Haryana India. A total number of 1600 samples were collected from 1st January 2022 to 30th January 2022. Result: Overall repetition rate was 1.87% including all the investigations collected in this study. Discussion: There are so many factors affecting repeat radiographs in the computed radiography technique. Such factors include (a) body mass index of patient, (b) selection of technical factors, (c) patients instruction during the exposure, and (d) patient preparation. Conclusion: Repeat radiography is a key indicator to evaluate the service quality of the medical imaging department.
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