The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) continues to update our COVID-19 Radiology-Specific Resources to help radiology professionals make informed decisions. New updates this week include:
- MQSA Inspection Information Related to COVID-19
FDA offers guidance for sites that close or stop screening mammograms in COVID-19 pandemic.
- COVID-19: ACR Statement on Nuclear Medicine Ventilation Scans
The ACR recommends departments consider not performing ventilation scans for the time being.
- ASBrS and ACR Joint Statement on Breast Screening Exams During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) and the ACR recommend that medical facilities postpone all breast screening exams (to include screening mammography, ultrasound, and MRI) effective immediately.
- Radiology Societies Urge President to Speed PPE Resupply
The ACR and five other radiology organizations sent a letter to President Trump stating that the societies are “concerned by the insufficient supply of N95 masks, protective face shields, gowns, gloves and other equipment needed to keep diagnostic imaging professionals safe.”
- RSNA Expert Consensus Statement on Reporting Chest CT Findings Related to COVID-19
Statement is endorsed by the Society of Thoracic Radiology, the ACR and the RSNA.
- COVID-19: Thoracic Imaging Findings and Recommendations
SABI webinar features ACR Thoracic Imaging Panel Chair Ella Kazerooni, MD.
- ACR Offers Free Residency Training Resources
Free online training resources support residency programs during the COVID-19 outbreak.
- Novel Coronavirus: What Neuroradiologists as Citizens of the World Need to Know
Coronavirus summary published in the American Journal of Neuroradiology.
The ACR will update the acr.org/covid19 page regularly as more reliable information becomes available.