SPR official announcement on the cancellation of JPR 2020

São Paulo, March 19, 2020 In recent weeks, the Paulista Society of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (SPR) has intensely followed, with all its professionalism and seriousness, the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil and worldwide. As a medical entity, SPR has always been concerned with the health impact of the pandemic […]

Specific care for diagnostic ultrasound services during the COVID-19 outbreak - v1.2

Coronaviruses can cause different pathological processes, from a flu-like condition to the common cold, to severe acute respiratory failure. The new virus is a strain of the coronavirus family that until then had not been identified in humans (SARS-CoV-2). The virus is transmitted from person to person when droplets containing viral particles of […]

General COVID-19 infection prevention recommendations for clinics and hospital diagnostic imaging services

1. Minimize the chance of exposure: When scheduling examinations and appointments for routine medical care (preventive, elective) instruct patients to discuss the possibility of rescheduling, especially if they experience symptoms of a respiratory infection (such as coughing, pain throat, fever). If the patient needs to have tests, establish a screening and ask that […]

URGENT: CBR 2020 Update Course

In view of the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and all the issues involved in the safety and risks of contagion for the population, the Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR) decided to cancel the CBR 2020 Update Course, scheduled to take place in 18 cities on the 20th and 21st of March. […]

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