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    MRI Scanner

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    An MRI scanner or a magnetic resonance imaging is a common apparatus used within hospitals which uses a scanning technique to show detailed images of the inside of a human body. There are two ways which an MRI scanner takes images of the human body. The two ways are the use of a strong magnetic field and the use of radio waves. There are two ways which MRI scanners work and the first is by hydrogen atoms. How this links within the human body is by the main link of hydrogen protons which are…

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    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive imaging tool that can provide increased contrast between soft tissues to visualize structure and function thereof for diagnostic purposes. MRI has high spatial and temporal resolution and is safer than other imaging modalities because it does not require ionizing radiation. Rather, MRI is based on the behavior, interaction, and alignment of water protons that are found in soft tissue when an external magnetic field is applied. The magnetic field…

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    Medical Imaging Essay

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    I is a great tool for medical imaging and widely used for MS, but it has some limitations in lacking specificity and MRI not capturing diffuse white matter pathology 1. New emerging techniques such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) for monitoring visual impairment by MS have the potential to address issues not resolved by current MRI techniques. TMS is a new method not widely used yet, but suitable to detect the conditions affecting MS patients.…

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    1. Meningioma: (p. 116) a tumor, usually benign, arising from the meningeal (arachnoid, dura matter, pia matter) tissue of the brain. Carcinoma: (p. 116) a cancer arising in the epithelial tissue of the skin or of the lining of the internal organs. Phenomenology: (p. 118) the science of phenomena. This is an approach that concentrates on the study of consciousness and the objects of direct experience. 2. Chapter 8 describes the case of Mrs. S who suffered a stroke in her right cerebra…

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    I chose the topic of the safety concerns in Radiology because it is a profession that I hope to be into soon. Infants, adults, and other ages in between need to be safe during any form of radiation treatment or procedure. So why are there careless mistakes of people being over exposed to radiation, when it can be so easily prevented? Unborn children are having full “babygram”, which is an x-ray of an infant’s entire body, and leaving sensitive organs exposed with no shielding (Bogdanich & Rebelo…

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    There is a lot of responsibility that comes with becoming a radiology technician. Radiology technicians would need to maintain a clean environment inside and outside of the facility. One would also have to make sure the images are high quality with little to no supervisor at all. Becoming a radiology technician not only requires a person to be responsible, but the job itself, comes with a lot of expectations or duties. Duties would include having the employees to record results from the…

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    1.2 The Radiology Department. The Radiology Department is one of the biggest departments in E.W.M.S.C. and is commonly called the imaging or diagnostic department. It houses a variety of professionals and is the backbone in the operation of the Hospital. Most patients are referred to this department have some sort of procedure or investigation done and only when the results are known then a proper diagnosis can be done. Radiology main form of imaging is the use of Radiation which if not…

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    Radiology Term Paper

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    Exposure charts are very important in the radiology field. They provide consistency in the quality of image production (Carlton, Richard R., Arlene McKenna. Adler, and Eugene D. Frank, 2006). Each site has preprogrammed control consoles for each exposure. However, although these are preset, these are just a suggested starting point. The data is collected through different patients acquiring the same exam. For example, I collected data on every foot exam. So for every foot exam, I grabbed…

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    Radiology Career Essay

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    challenges are mental or purely physical. We have found more efficient, safer, and easier ways of doing the tasks we may face. Probably the greatest accomplishments we have made, are in the studies of medicine/treatment. And to be specific, the study of radiology. I am most interested in pursuing a career as a radiologic technologist because of its diligent career overview, ample salary, and academic education. I also enjoy working hands on with people and believe this is the appropriate career…

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    Radiology in dentistry has come a long way since C. Edmund Kells exposed the first dental radiograph in the United States to a living person. Radiographic images help health care professionals in dentistry diagnose and evaluate problems below the gum line, in the jaw and between and inside of your teeth. Science and technology are continually advancing and new technologies are being studied and introduced frequently. Digital imaging is one of these advances and offers a reliable and versatile…

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