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    My ideal chosen career for the future is to be a radiologic technologist. According to the occupational outlook handbook, a radiologic technologist is an individual who executes diagnostic imaging examinations. In 2012 there were around 199,200 individuals working as radiologic technologists. Typically, radiologic technologists work in health care facilities, roughly 55% of them being employed by general medical and surgical hospitals that are state hospitals, local hospitals, or private…

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    Becoming A Radiologist

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    High school classes is where to start. For radiology the classes start in ninth grade. Some people might think well you have no idea what you want to do in ninth grade. Well that might be true for some people but not for me, I know what I want I am going to start preparing for it, starting with the…

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    A Career In Radiology

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    doing more research with time on the Radiology program and sector. In addition, I have had the desire to work in the health field so that I can assist patients. With this desire, I opted peruse a career in radiology field. When I decided to further my education and pursue my desire career, I did a couple of researches and Central Ohio Technical College came up on my list. Central Ohio Technical College rated among one the best schools that offered the Radiology technician program that was…

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    Case Study Of Quinte MRI

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    Patients must first receive a referral from their doctor 2. Patients or doctor’s assistant contact the MRI scheduling department to get appointment 3. Receptionist at scheduling department writes the patient’s name and type of procedure on the daily schedule form (8 time slots, each for a one-hour increment) 4. Patients check in with the receptionist upon arrival and wait for the MR technologist to escort them to the MR machine in the magnet room 5. Patients are questioned about possible…

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    Discuss the use of brain imaging technology in investigating the relationship between biology and behaviour The function of this paper is to review, in an unbiased way of brain imaging technologies in investigating the relationship between biology and behaviour. Brain imaging technologies, with their advantages and disadvantages: PET scan/Positron Emission Tomography scan What it is: A PET scan, or Positron Emission Tomography scan is a scan that detects positrons that are emitted from…

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    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a medical technology that uses magnetic fields to interact with protons in the human body, producing an image that allows doctors to diagnose disease and/or injuries (DiGiuseppe, Haberer, Salciccioli, Sanader, & Vavitsas, 2012). The idea of MRI technology had come from Raymond Damadian who was a medical professor and had founded the company that manufactured MRI scanners (Bergman PH. D, 2015). In the beginning, Damadian had been using Nuclear Magnetic…

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    MRI Vs CT Scan Essay

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    MRI and CT scans are important in the medical field because they distinguish between healthy and unhealthy tissue in the human body. Doctors use these tests so they can see through a picture what is wrong with a patient. Even though both tests are important and helpful, they have their pros and cons. Many people may think that MRI’s and CT’s are similar because they both provide images on the inside of the human body. These two machines work differently and are used differently. MRI scans are…

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    There are several imaging options today to see the heart and its function. I will explain how MRI can be used for imaging the heart. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive test that uses a combination of a large magnet, radiofrequencies and a computer to produce detailed images of a patient's heart as it is beating. An MRI is an effective tool for mapping the overall heart structure of patients and can use these images to search for aneurysms, tears , aorta bulging and damage…

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    It was recorded that 12 out of 35 patients, suffered from extrahepatic tumour. This was revealed by PET/CT combined and by CT scan single-handedly. The extrahepatic tumours in two of the patients were not detected by PET and PET/CT; those were recorded to have node of 2 –cm lymph in the hepatoduodenal ligament. It is furthermore, true that both forms of the scans (CT and PET/CT) reported extrahepatic tumour in patients that did not have it at all. The CT scan reported it in 3 out of 23 patients,…

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    Cranioplasty Essay

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    Cranioplasty is the method of treatment of skull defects; it is required to protect the underlying brain, correct major aesthetic deformities or both (Pompili et al., 1998). Today, three-dimensional (3D) models of anatomical structures can be constructed based on anatomical information from scanning data coming from computerized tomography (CT). Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data is used to 3D modelling of soft tissues and computerized tomography (CT) for Hard tissues (i.e. bone) of the human…

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