Medical Decisions And The Medical Field Essay

767 Words Aug 2nd, 2016 4 Pages
When choosing a career path many people either go into the family business or follow a particular passion they may have. Some may want to go to college but never get around to it or personal commitments keep them from having the time to achieve a higher education. I did not want to be just another “I should of” or “I could of” story and due to past experiences decided to look into the medical field, particularly radiology, and what it had to offer. After doing some research and looking into my options, I decided to come to south college and peruse an education in radiology.
If I were to be asked why I choose radiology, I would have to say because radiology, in my opinion, is the starting point for many medical decisions and is an invaluable tool in diagnosing many medical conditions. Without radiology, more invasive procedures would be necessary that could leave patients open to infections and even become fatal. I believe that every person is entitled to health care at the highest possible comfort level and being able to see inside the body limits both mistakes and unnecessary procedures. Even though I will not be directly involved with their long-term care, other than imaging, I feel the service I will provide will add greatly to their well-being by providing their physicians with accurate and clear images. But patient care and technology aside, technology being another reason I became interested in radiology, it was a personal reason that happened a few years ago…

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