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    The photo on the right shows a medical technician using an ultrasound machine to diagnose appendicitis to a patient, without the use of x-rays. The ultrasound imaging technique involves using high frequency sound waves and their echoes. The machine transmits high-frequency sound pulses into the patient’s body using a probe. In the image, the technician presses and moves the probe along the patient’s body. This photo was taken in the St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and obtained from *. In terms of physics concepts, medical ultrasound techniques involve waves, it is important to understand the nature of a wave. A wave is a traveling disturbance that carries energy from place to place. Ultrasound-imaging machines use ultrasound waves to produce…

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    Ultrasound and meat quality The quality of meat is based on aroma, taste, appearance, texture and juiciness. Texture is the most important factor in determining the quality of meat as per consumer behavior. There are several factors that affect texture such as the tenderness of the meat, juiciness and the degree of maturation. Tenderness The quality of meat as a result of using Traditional tenderising methods is poor. This includes mechanical, enzymatic and chemical…

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    Ultrasound Technologist Ultrasound Technologist are people who use high-frequency sound waves to create images of soft tissue in a patient’s body. Doctors and Physicians use these images to diagnose abnormalities and diseases in a patient. They also use these images for women's who are pregnant, to make sure the baby and the mother are both healthy. These people are also known to be as diagnostic medical sonographers. Their average annual salary is $63,630, and their hourly wages goes by…

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    Ultrasound is used in many ways in healthcare. It can be used to diagnose diseases such as deep vein thrombosis, gallstones, and of course, determining the gender of babies in the womb. While diagnostic sonography is very important, there is another use for ultrasound that is often overlooked. Therapeutic ultrasound is used in physical therapy and it is one of the most important tools for a physical therapist. In this paper I will discuss how therapeutic differs from diagnostic ultrasound, how…

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    Faith Posey Mrs. Lozares Honors English II 15 February 2017 Don’t Fret be an Ultra Tech 1.The career I am researching is an Ultrasound Technician or also known as a Sonographer. An Ultrasound Technician uses a machine that uses high frequency waves to see organs or unborn children. I have choose this career because it is something I would enjoy to wake up to everyday, and not worry about an agonizing day ahead. Although there is some downsides, this is the career I want to pursue. There is…

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    Introduction A prenatal ultrasound exam, also called a sonogram, is an imaging test that allows your health care provider to see your baby and placenta in the uterus. This is a safe and painless test that does not expose you or your baby to any X-rays, needles, or medicines. Prenatal ultrasounds may be used to check your baby's growth and development, evaluate possible problems, or check your baby's position before or during labor. Prenatal ultrasounds are done using a handheld plastic device…

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    use of ultrasound images in a medical education environment has been largely ignored. Based on Hoppmann et al., (2011) , incorporating ultrasound into the M2 year of medical school would promote the advancement of student knowledge on pathology and familiarize them with scenarios in different anatomical structures. The ideal approach would involve reinforcing understanding of medical conditions by identifying them using ultrasound images. For example, in conducting an eye exam, an ultrasound…

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    Ultrasound sonography is used in almost every field of medicine practiced today. It is a very important tool in diagnosing several possibly deadly illness. Ultrasound sonography may be the best option in certain situations while other options may not even be a first option. But, as with anything there are certain risk factors that need to be taken into consideration. There are pros and cons to almost everything, however this essay should show you how the pros outway the cons. The field of…

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    whereas ultrasound, a type of diagnostic image, is made from sound. Although digital images have an important purpose, ultrasound images are the more important revolution. For instance, ultrasound images…

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    Ultrasound has been used for many years to help diagnosis. Ultrasound describes sound frequencies beyond the range of normal human hearing and 20 kilohertz. Ultrasound uses focused low-energy ultrasound waves to visualize the interior of the body in a noninvasive and painless way. Many people are to thanks for the evolution of ultrasound. Dating back to the 1700’s. Lazzaro Spallanzani in 1793 observed that bats function efficiently in the dark, even when blinded, but not if deafened. He…

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