Diagnostic Tests – MRI

An MRI (or magnetic resonance imaging) scan is a test performed by trained medical professional, including radiologists and neuroradiologists. The test is used to produce images of internal body structures through the use of magnetism, radio waves and computer. A traditional MRI is a tube shaped machine surrounded by a circular magnet. The patient is … Continue reading "Diagnostic Tests – MRI"

Elder Abuse – Unintentional Fall

The top cause of traumatic injury for elderly patients is what is known as an “unintentional fall.” These falls are particularly dangerous to older adults as they can lead to serious injuries such as spinal fractures, hip fractures, and brain injuries. The reason these falls are called unintentional is because the person falling did not … Continue reading "Elder Abuse – Unintentional Fall"