A post from the blog of a radiographer who is now a PACS adminstrator:
....recently I have noticed that positioning skills have been declining or Technologists just don’t seem to care much anymore.In summary, the main reasons he gives are:
I have pondered as to why this seems to be happening and have come up with a few theories that I will list below in no particular order as I think they all have a part in the decline of the skills.....
- Modern radiographer training.
- The effects of PACS.
- Radiologists accepting poor quality images.
- CT and MRI (discussed in the comments to the main article).
(From A Ferret's VIew of PACS and Life).
The picture above comes from this site which is worth a look.