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  • Visual art processes are used as the primary modality for treatments and assessments, whereas art education teaches the children or adolescents to produce and evaluate their own art work, not analyze what message it is subconsciously saying. (alternativemedicinesresources.com)
  • Twenty million nuclear medicine procedures that detect and evaluate heart disease, brain disorders and cancer and that use radiopharmaceuticals to treat overactive thyroids and some cancers are performed each year. (medindia.net)
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  • Art therapists, like other therapists, use several different therapeutic processes to analyze and treat emotional problems in their patients. (alternativemedicinesresources.com)
  • This knowledge and education allows an art therapist to help patients identify emotional problems through artistic mediums. (alternativemedicinesresources.com)
  • Most patients of art therapy are able to cope with their problems like stress and personal trauma. (alternativemedicinesresources.com)
  • All of these things are important parts of healing, and art therapists are trained to use the artistic processes of the mind to bring these results out of their patients. (alternativemedicinesresources.com)
  • While health care providers in many facilities do provide patients with adequate information about nuclear medicine procedures, there's room for improvement, says a study supported by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality that appears in the December Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (medindia.net)
  • This study shows that while many do provide information and special instructions to patients, there is still room for improvement and increased awareness,' said the professor and chair of the Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Alberta, and director of oncologic imaging at Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, Canada. (medindia.net)
  • At Washington University, we have three preprinted wallet-size travel cards (radioiodine, sestamibi/thallium, miscellaneous) that we give to patients who receive therapeutic doses of I-131 or who are planning to travel in the days to weeks following a diagnostic procedure,' said Royal, a professor of radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and associate director of nuclear medicine at its Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. (medindia.net)