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    Roll Of Radiography

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    Clinical education enables radiography students to transfer the learning from the textbooks, classroom, and the laboratory environments to practical learning with real life situation. Students will be based in hospital. During that time students will do the work of the Radiographer so they can actually learned what Radiographers job is. Students will work closely with radiographers who have been qualified for…

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    Forensic radiography can be defined as a specialized area of medical imaging using radiological techniques to assist physicians and pathologists in matters related to the law. It can be used in anything from a double homicide case to an accidental drowning case. This new use of imaging helps to decrease the use of an invasive autopsy when it is not needed. However, it is very useful in cases involving a crime of some kind. It can be used for anything ranging from personal identification through…

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    A Career In Radiography

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    have chosen to pursue is in radiography—specifically, a radiography technician, better known by most as an X-Ray tech. For the longest time, I had felt completely lost as to what kind of career I would want to go after once I had graduated high school. I weighed many options, and took a wide variety of career-oriented classes at Marshall County High School. Even so, by the beginning of my junior year, I was beginning to feel hopeless—so far, no careers I had researched had appealed to me as…

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    X Rays History

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    X-rays can be hazardous. However, no one ever suggested they were to begin with. People who performed X-rays found out that it led to serious injuries. Some experimenters had received skin burns. The first to report eye irritations from the experimentation with X-rays and fluorescent substances were Thomas Edison, William J. Morton, and Nikola Tesla (History of Radiography). Radiation can increase the risk for cancer. While someone is performing an X-ray, the technologists and the radiologists…

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    As a child, I was clueless as to what I wanted to be when I got older. I am the first person in my family to attend college, so I was never around anyone who had any type of education for their occupation. It was not until high school I decided I wanted to pursue the medical field since I have always had a strong notion to help those that are in need. Soon after a coworker of mine suggested the radiologic technology program at Roane State Community College. I began doing research on radiography…

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    Being A Radiographer Essay

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    an important part of the diagnostic health care team, responsible for producing high-quality medical images that assist medical specialists and doctors in diagnosing or monitoring patient 's injury or illness. Being a radiographer is a good career choice for me because it has a good salary and benefits, there are different types of radiography, work with different machines, cons for radiographers, and radiology plays a vital role in healthcare. The "starting salary for radiographers is 36,000 to…

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    Pediatric Radiography

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    Pediatric radiography has a completely different kind of skill set compared to adult radiography. Specialized knowledge of pediatric pathology is needed. This study was conducted to examine the relationship between the radiographer and pediatric patient. The study indicates that the interaction between the patient and radiographer is of great importance because it will make the patient more relaxed and less anxious. It has been found that less anxious children cooperate more easily with the…

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    Essay On Radiography

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    Radiography is the process of producing x-ray pictures, also known as RADIOGRAPHS. X-rays were discovered on November 8, 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in Germany at the University of Wurzburg. Radiographs are produced through the use of radiation. There are three different types of radiation. These include PRIMARY RADIATION, REMNANT RADIATION, and SCATTER RADIATION. Primary is the radiation that leaves the tube, remnant is the “exit radiation” that passes through the image receptor, and…

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    emphasising dignity and respect (Alzheimer 's Society, 2014). Person-centered care allow patients to control their own healthcare by giving them the ability to access their own medical records and share decisions concerning their treatment, thus allowing them to be equal partners in the management of their care (The Health Foundation, 2014). Person-centered care doesn 't solely concern the patient as it emphasises a holistic approach to health by putting the family of the patients at the basis…

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    The ADA, NCRP, and American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology all recommend the use of rectangular collimation for periapical and bitewing radiography in order to reduce further radiation exposure and dose to patients. (rad protection). The rectangular collimator also benefits the patient by reducing excessive scatter radiation resulting in increased subject contrast of radiographic images that obtains quality images that lead to improved diagnoses and treatments. It is also…

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