The practices of body arts — tattoos and piercings — have become so common that all healthcare professionals are urged to understand their medical impact. Knowledge of the health risks engendered in tattooing and body piercing practices will better equip healthcare professionals to address medical problems arising from these body arts, as well as recognize the contraindications when patients present for imaging studies such as general radiography, CT, and MRI.
Olive Peart, MS, RT(R)(M), is a SME Writer with Relias. She is an established author, radiographer and educator with years of experience as a radiologic technology program director. She has authored several radiology and mammography related textbooks. She also volunteers with RAD-AID international and served as a program manager with the Asha Jyoti: Women's Healthcare Mobile Outreach Programme, Chandigarh, India and currently serves as RAD-AID's Chief Mammography Technologist for the RAD-AID USA Women's Health Initiative.
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