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  • Radiologic Technologist

    They may also do this if they are interested in a certain practice. “Cardiovascular-Interventional Technologist use sophisticated imaging techniques such as biplane fluoroscopy to help guide catheters, vena cava filters, stents or other tools through the body” (American Society of Radiologic Technologists). Radiologic technologist that expand their career can do a number of things.…

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  • Radio-Diagnostic Error

    The purpose of much research into radio-diagnostic error is to understand the visual search methods (process) and the perceptive and cognitive processes (performance) used in the interpretation of medical images. Investigation into the reasons for radiological error began more than fifty years ago after a study comparing radiological techniques failed to provide an answer because of significant variability in the performance of the subjects used for the task [1]. Results found that chest images…

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  • The X-Ray

    The X-ray, also called the Röntgen ray, was invented by German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen in 1985. The x-ray is undisputedly important and is used todays at airports and sporting events to check for weapons and dangerous substances and at hospitals in order to check for fractured or broken bones, internal damage, or items lodged in the digestive system. Despite the x-ray’s numerous and various uses, it’s discovery was unintentional. Wilhelm Röntgen discovered the x-ray while…

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  • The Importance Of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    A pregnant woman needs her pregnancy to be monitored, so her doctor refers her to a diagnostic medical sonographer. Diagnostic medical sonographers also known as ultrasound technicians use specialized imaging equipment to produce images of a patient’s internal organs. Abdominal, breast, musculoskeletal, neurological, obstetric, and gynecologist sonographers are different types of ultrasound technicians. All sonographers place an ultrasound transducer on the part of the body that is being…

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  • Tourism: The Pros And Cons Of Medical Tourism

    Medical tourism is a type of touristic travel which involves a person who lives in one country to travel to another country to receive medical aid. Medical procedures taken abroad have a variety in options like dentistry, hip replacement, cosmetic surgeries, oncology, cardiology, cardiovascular surgeries, cancer treatments, scans, orthopedics and neurology. Popular sites that are the hot spot for undergoing medical procedures, in increasing to decreasing order, are primarily started off with…

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  • Impacts Of Information Technology On Society In The New Century Written By Steven Pinker

    Take a look at the world’s society in this day and age, now notice that there is some sort of technology in every direction. Technology has become an essential part of the human lifestyle. It has evolved from being items that only certain people could use to now being within the hands of almost anyone, even children. Now some may feel like technology is dangerous and that we are becoming zombies to our screens, but technology is overall beneficial than disruptive to the human lifestyle.…

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  • Ultrasound Images: A Literature Review

    students have broader comprehension of conditions that they will later handle routinely when they begin practice. In the short term, conception and recollection of theoretical information on pathology become easier for the student. Indeed, ultrasound imaging confers a very practical understanding of both form and function. Notably, this is presented in a multidimensional and real time manner that is unachievable in a dissecting room or lecture hall (Dolgor, Peinado, Sarmiento & Hoi, 2014). For…

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  • Case Study Swedish American Medical Center Belvidere

    Problem: Swedish American Medical Center/Belvidere (SAMCB) is a smaller hospital in a neighboring town that Swedish American Health System in Rockford Illinois owns. At SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere, we currently have one Philips x-ray room and one AMX portable x-ray machine. The medical center only has one computed radiology (CR) laser reader. The x-ray room and portable x-ray both utilize this (CR) laser reader. If the laser reader happens to break down, we have no way of…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of A CT Scan

    Computed Tomography A CT scan is produced using plenty of x-ray images from lots of different angles using computerized axial tomography (cat). It produces cross-sectional images or slices of bones, tissues and the angio portion which is produced through a CTA (cat scan angio) allows professionals to view the blood vessels. It is a great medical tool, with interesting history and of course like everything else in the worldwide medicine, it has its pros and cons. A Computed Tomography scan is a…

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  • Transabdominal Sonography Essay

    CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of study An ultrasound test uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of internal body organs. Imaging tests can identify abnormalities and helps in diagnosing conditions. A Transvaginal sonography/scan (TVS) is a type of pelvic ultrasound used to examine female reproductive organs. This includes the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, cervix, and vagina. “Transvaginal” means “through the vagina.” This is an internal (or intracavitary) examination.…

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