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Case 4: Technical Errors and Image Quality in Digital Radiography

Describes strategies to identify and correct technical errors to improve image quality and reduce dose in digital radiography.

Author: C.E. Willis

Target Audience: Radiologists, radiologic technologists and medical physicists working with digital radiography

This educational activity is free.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this case, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the effects of technologist errors on image quality in digital projection radiography
  2. Explain how specific technical factors affect individual aspects of image quality in digital projection radiography

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