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    charged particles) and x-rays is a type of electromagnetic wave. The shorter the wavelength of a wave, the more energy the wave emits. Gamma radiation has the shortest wavelength amongst all the other electromagnetic waves and has the most energy. It cannot be seen or felt and can pass through almost anything. X-rays have slightly longer wavelengths than Gamma rays and has the second most energy emission. Like Gamma, x-rays cannot be seen but unlike Gamma radiation, x-rays cannot pass through…

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    Dental Nursing 5234 Unit 307 Written Questions Q1) How you might support patients during the taking of radiographs? There are a few ways how we can support patient during taking radiographs: - Reassure them (same patients can be very nervous) - If the patient attends with child or escort, nurse has responsibility to move everybody, except patient, out of the room during taking radiographs - Dental nurse may back up dentist when he is explaining what is going to happen - Assure patient of…

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    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 developing our images. In addition, there are times that more than one…

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    The best imagining device that would be best to use to localize the tumor in the man’s brain is the MRI. This is because the MRI, which is also known as the Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is a scanner that uses a powerful magnet and radio waves linked to a computer to create remarkably clear and detailed cross sectional images of the body. The MRI machine can be used to view, monitor or diagnose various things. It can be used to identify and monitor abnormalities of the brain and spinal cord, and…

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    dentistry. As a student graduating as a dental assistant I have notice and experienced with patients that patients question the fact why they are getting x-rays and if the dose of radiation they are being exposed to is bad. Studies have shown that the exposure in dental x-rays is very low and still many patients doubt on those studies and refuse to get x-rays done. Radiology in general is tough, as…

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    Medical Imaging and how the MRI Scan is used in the medical field today. Understanding Medical Imaging Medical Imaging has several different technologies that are used to view the human body. There are different types of Medical Imaging such as MRI, X-ray, CT, ultrasound, mammography, molecular imaging, and Pet Scan. Every medical imaging has a different image when using on the human body. The MRI uses a powerful magnetic field and radio waves to get detailed pictures of the internal body…

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    X-rays were discovered in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, a Professor at Wuerzburg University in Germany. While working with a cathode-ray tube in his laboratory, Roentgen observed a fluorescent glow of crystals on a table near his tube. In the past, people were unaware of how harmful x-rays are, because they are invisible. Scientists and researchers working in the radiography field were not aware of the effect on the body after continuous exposure. When radiography was in its infancy, it was…

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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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    of a professional. This job you need to pass the licensure examination to become licensed and be able to work in a dental office. Yes, because there is always need technology and skills. The technology used is are hand, power tools and how to use x-ray equipment. You have to both communicate orally and in writing. You have to educate the patients to teach them of correct oral treatment, You also have to write down what the patient oral health is and what you have to do to fix it. The math…

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    considered a specialized modality of radiology that deals mostly with invasive image-guided procedures. With advances in technology, interventional procedures can be performed on several areas of the body with success in conjunction with using live x-rays during exams. Cerebral aneurysms often can be in susceptible areas of the brain, and usually, are considered somewhat high risk in nature. The use of endovascular coiling can prove to not only be successful, but beneficial in treatment to…

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