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    Becoming A Radiologist

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    Radiology seems like an amazing career to go into. Radiologists take X-rays of people and learn about the bones. Becoming a radiologist takes a lot of knowledge and work. Radiology requires a lot of work, such as an associates degree, passing a certification exam, and having skills in technology, math, and interpersonal connections. The skills and education needed to become a radiologist seem difficult. Radiologists need an associates degree, had to of passed a certification exam, and must have…

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    Radiologic Technician

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    fragile, this means that there is a greater risk of breaking something. This then would mean that there is a greater use for x-rays and other imaging making the need of radiologist technicians greater. As a Radiologist Technician you are subjected to radioactive material on a daily basis. According to Cancer Risks among Radiologists and Radiologic Technologists: Review of Epidemiologic Studies “increased mortality due to leukemia among early workers employed before 1950, when radiation…

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    The history of dental radiography began on November 8, 1895 with the discovery of the x-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen. This tremendous discovery changed the future of medical and dental professions, creating a new era for advances and improvements in the medical and dental field. Many other discoveries followed this monumental innovation, and in the late 1940 (s) MRI were discovered. The founding father of MRI is Raymond Damadian, who received a Nobel Prize in 1952. (Reference #1) During its…

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    Sagittal, coronal, and axial planes are all optimal diagnostic viewpoints. A Computed Tomography unit utilizes an x-ray tube and a detector array to find anatomic information from a patient. A typical repeating method that is required is an intravenous infusion of an iodinated contrast agent which helps to distinguish between pathology and ordinary tissue. Since the…

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    it and toss it on the driveway. Luckily, it’s flat. It then pops up with white smoke, revealing the storage. After you bring them to the garage, you open the big one, but it 's sided. After you finish placing a Guillotine, a Shrink/Growth Ray, and a Duel X-ray machine. You wonder who you…

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    She diagnosed me with scoliosis. She wanted me to have another x-ray to see if the curvature had progressed. If it had progressed the x-ray would show to what extent. Doctor Short referred me to a specialist in Charlottesville. He explained that scoliosis is more typical in girls than boys. I was fourteen when the doctor diagnosed me with scoliosis.…

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    Computed Tomography

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    Computed tomography (CT) is a computerized method that uses a computer to process the data collected from the passage of x-ray beams through the region of interest. The multislice CT (MSCT) means CT that the system equipped with multiple rows of CT detectors to create images of multiple sections. The data obtained from the patient will be transformed into “cuts” or cross-sectional slices of the human body (Romans, 2011). In early 1970, they use a single slice CT scan that contributes too many…

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    Dental Clinic Case Summary

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    Q4) How do you to test the following equipment is functioning correctly prior to use and how can you tell when it does not? What action would you take if the equipment failed? a) Dental chair We are testing chair practically every day when we are switching chair on. If the chair is not moving we checked the main switch on the side at the bottom, if the pressure is on in bottle with water for procedures and if the switch over the table with computer is on. If all is on and chair is still not…

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    Magnetic resonance imaging uses non-aggressive magnetic imaging technology to produce a three dimensional image of a bodily part. This is similar yet different to the use of x-ray imaging for similar purposes, however, MRI has no trace of the damaging ionizing radiation given off during the use of x-rays and CT scans. MRI is generally used for inspection and detection in the muscles, ligaments and soft tissue through the human body and can be used to monitor treatments, diagnosis of a patient…

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    class, I had never experienced getting an x-ray or any other type of radiation modality growing up. I became interested in the science and anatomy aspect of radiation sciences and also was amazed at how a machine could produce images of bones, babies in the womb, arteries, etc. I traveled to Mercy Hospital in Iowa City for my first job shadowing experience where I observed several barium studies of the upper gastrointestinal tract. I also observed x-ray, CT, and MRI. Afterwards…

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