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Quality Assurance in Interventional Radiology: Post-procedural Care

  • Madheea Siddiqi
  • Tarek JazmatiEmail author
  • Piotr Kisza
  • Hani Abujudeh
Quality and Safety (H Abujudeh, Section Editor)
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Abstract

Purpose of Review

To review best practices to improve the quality of patient service in the field of interventional radiology after performing the procedure.

Recent Findings

The aim of this paper is to highlight aspects of post-procedural care such as effective communication, post-procedural management of the patient, handling of obtained specimens, post-procedural follow-up, tracking outcomes, and education to assist the interventionalist in providing comprehensive quality post-procedural care.

Summary

Post-procedural communication, follow-up, and outcome tracking are essential elements in the quality assurance of an Interventional Radiology service.

Keywords

Quality assurance Patient-centered care Interventional Radiology clinic Patient education Follow-up 

Notes

Acknowledgment

The authors would like to thank Dr. Ali N. Harb for reviewing their manuscript.

Compliance with Ethical Guidelines

Conflict of interest

Madheea Siddiqi, Tarek Jazmati, and Piotr Kisza each declare no potential conflicts of interest. Hani Abujudeh is a section editor for Current Radiology Reports.

Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent

This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Madheea Siddiqi
    • 1
  • Tarek Jazmati
    • 1
    Email author
  • Piotr Kisza
    • 1
  • Hani Abujudeh
    • 1
  1. 1.Rutgers New Jersey School of MedicineNewarkUSA

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