Examination of any part of the body for diagnostic purposes by means of X-RAYS or GAMMA RAYS, recording the image on a sensitized surface (such as photographic film).
X-ray visualization of the chest and organs of the thoracic cavity. It is not restricted to visualization of the lungs.
A rapid, low-dose, digital imaging system using a small intraoral sensor instead of radiographic film, an intensifying screen, and a charge-coupled device. It presents the possibility of reduced patient exposure and minimal distortion, although resolution and latitude are inferior to standard dental radiography. A receiver is placed in the mouth, routing signals to a computer which images the signals on a screen or in print. It includes digitizing from x-ray film or any other detector. (From MEDLINE abstracts; personal communication from Dr. Charles Berthold, NIDR)
Extraoral body-section radiography depicting an entire maxilla, or both maxilla and mandible, on a single film.
Technique involving the passage of X-rays through oral structures to create a film record while a central tab or wing of dental X-ray film is being held between upper and lower teeth.
Improvement in the quality of an x-ray image by use of an intensifying screen, tube, or filter and by optimum exposure techniques. Digital processing methods are often employed.
Radiographic visualization of the body between the thorax and the pelvis, i.e., within the peritoneal cavity.
Screens which absorb the energy in the x-ray beam that has penetrated the patient and convert this energy into a light pattern which has as nearly as possible the same information as the original x-ray beam. The more light a screen produces for a given input of x-radiation, the less x-ray exposure and thus shorter exposure time are needed to expose the film. In most film-screen systems, the film is sandwiched between two screens in a cassette so that the emulsion on each side is exposed to the light from its contiguous screen.
A film base coated with an emulsion designed for use with x-rays.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
X-ray screening of large groups of persons for diseases of the lung and heart by means of radiography of the chest.
A method of producing a high-quality scan by digitizing and subtracting the images produced by high- and low-energy x-rays.
The articulation between a metacarpal bone and a phalanx.
Information systems, usually computer-assisted, designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling administrative activities associated with the provision and utilization of radiology services and facilities.
Roentgenography of a joint, usually after injection of either positive or negative contrast medium.
Hospital department which is responsible for the administration and provision of x-ray diagnostic and therapeutic services.
The amount of radiation energy that is deposited in a unit mass of material, such as tissues of plants or animal. In RADIOTHERAPY, radiation dosage is expressed in gray units (Gy). In RADIOLOGIC HEALTH, the dosage is expressed by the product of absorbed dose (Gy) and quality factor (a function of linear energy transfer), and is called radiation dose equivalent in sievert units (Sv).
Tomography using x-ray transmission.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Computed tomography modalities which use a cone or pyramid-shaped beam of radiation.
The largest and strongest bone of the FACE constituting the lower jaw. It supports the lower teeth.
Computer systems or networks designed to provide radiographic interpretive information.
The part of a tooth from the neck to the apex, embedded in the alveolar process and covered with cementum. A root may be single or divided into several branches, usually identified by their relative position, e.g., lingual root or buccal root. Single-rooted teeth include mandibular first and second premolars and the maxillary second premolar teeth. The maxillary first premolar has two roots in most cases. Maxillary molars have three roots. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p690)
Inanimate objects that become enclosed in the body.
The articulation between the head of one phalanx and the base of the one distal to it, in each finger.
The failure by the observer to measure or identify a phenomenon accurately, which results in an error. Sources for this may be due to the observer's missing an abnormality, or to faulty technique resulting in incorrect test measurement, or to misinterpretation of the data. Two varieties are inter-observer variation (the amount observers vary from one another when reporting on the same material) and intra-observer variation (the amount one observer varies between observations when reporting more than once on the same material).
Harm or hurt to the ankle or ankle joint usually inflicted by an external source.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
The application of scientific knowledge or technology to the field of radiology. The applications center mostly around x-ray or radioisotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes but the technological applications of any radiation or radiologic procedure is within the scope of radiologic technology.
Use of optic and geometric techniques to enhance radiographic image quality and interpretation. It includes use of microfocal X-ray tubes and intensifying fluoroscopic screens.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
The use of a device composed of thermoluminescent material for measuring exposure to IONIZING RADIATION. The thermoluminescent material emits light when heated. The amount of light emitted is proportional to the amount of ionizing radiation to which the material has been exposed.
Fractures of the skull which may result from penetrating or nonpenetrating head injuries or rarely BONE DISEASES (see also FRACTURES, SPONTANEOUS). Skull fractures may be classified by location (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR), radiographic appearance (e.g., linear), or based upon cranial integrity (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE, DEPRESSED).
The joint that is formed by the distal end of the RADIUS, the articular disc of the distal radioulnar joint, and the proximal row of CARPAL BONES; (SCAPHOID BONE; LUNATE BONE; triquetral bone).
Injuries involving the vertebral column.
A specialty concerned with the use of x-ray and other forms of radiant energy in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Any visual display of structural or functional patterns of organs or tissues for diagnostic evaluation. It includes measuring physiologic and metabolic responses to physical and chemical stimuli, as well as ultramicroscopy.
Reference points located by visual inspection, palpation, or computer assistance, that are useful in localizing structures on or within the human body.
A single lung lesion that is characterized by a small round mass of tissue, usually less than 1 cm in diameter, and can be detected by chest radiography. A solitary pulmonary nodule can be associated with neoplasm, tuberculosis, cyst, or other anomalies in the lung, the CHEST WALL, or the PLEURA.
Systematic and thorough inspection of the patient for physical signs of disease or abnormality.
A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by inhalation of dust and by tissue reaction to their presence. These inorganic, organic, particulate, or vaporized matters usually are inhaled by workers in their occupational environment, leading to the various forms (ASBESTOSIS; BYSSINOSIS; and others). Similar air pollution can also have deleterious effects on the general population.
The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.
General or unspecified injuries involving the foot.
VERTEBRAE in the region of the lower BACK below the THORACIC VERTEBRAE and above the SACRAL VERTEBRAE.
A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.
The visualization of deep structures of the body by recording the reflections or echoes of ultrasonic pulses directed into the tissues. Use of ultrasound for imaging or diagnostic purposes employs frequencies ranging from 1.6 to 10 megahertz.
Devices capable of receiving data, retaining data for an indefinite or finite period of time, and supplying data upon demand.
A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by accumulation of inhaled CARBON or coal dust. The disease can progress from asymptomatic anthracosis to massive lung fibrosis. This lung lesion usually occurs in coal MINERS, but can be seen in urban dwellers and tobacco smokers.
Moving a patient into a specific position or POSTURE to facilitate examination, surgery, or for therapeutic purposes.
A gamma-emitting radionuclide imaging agent used primarily in skeletal scintigraphy. Because of its absorption by a variety of tumors, it is useful for the detection of neoplasms.
Combination or superimposition of two images for demonstrating differences between them (e.g., radiograph with contrast vs. one without, radionuclide images using different radionuclides, radiograph vs. radionuclide image) and in the preparation of audiovisual materials (e.g., offsetting identical images, coloring of vessels in angiograms).
Breaks in bones.
Diagnostic, therapeutic, and investigative procedures prescribed and performed by health professionals, the results of which do not justify the benefits or hazards and costs to the patient.
Migration of a foreign body from its original location to some other location in the body.
The first seven VERTEBRAE of the SPINAL COLUMN, which correspond to the VERTEBRAE of the NECK.
Inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA in the FRONTAL SINUS. In many cases, it is caused by an infection of the bacteria STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE or HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE.
Inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA in the ETHMOID SINUS. It may present itself as an acute (infectious) or chronic (allergic) condition.
Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that are invasive or surgical in nature, and require the expertise of a specially trained radiologist. In general, they are more invasive than diagnostic imaging but less invasive than major surgery. They often involve catheterization, fluoroscopy, or computed tomography. Some examples include percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography, percutaneous transthoracic biopsy, balloon angioplasty, and arterial embolization.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
An accumulation of air or gas in the PLEURAL CAVITY, which may occur spontaneously or as a result of trauma or a pathological process. The gas may also be introduced deliberately during PNEUMOTHORAX, ARTIFICIAL.
Inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA in the SPHENOID SINUS. Isolated sphenoid sinusitis is uncommon. It usually occurs in conjunction with other paranasal sinusitis.
The spinal or vertebral column.
Radiography of any part of the urinary tract.
Devices or objects in various imaging techniques used to visualize or enhance visualization by simulating conditions encountered in the procedure. Phantoms are used very often in procedures employing or measuring x-irradiation or radioactive material to evaluate performance. Phantoms often have properties similar to human tissue. Water demonstrates absorbing properties similar to normal tissue, hence water-filled phantoms are used to map radiation levels. Phantoms are used also as teaching aids to simulate real conditions with x-ray or ultrasonic machines. (From Iturralde, Dictionary and Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Imaging, 1990)
Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.
A technique of inputting two-dimensional images into a computer and then enhancing or analyzing the imagery into a form that is more useful to the human observer.
The articulation between a metatarsal bone (METATARSAL BONES) and a phalanx.
Fractures of the lower jaw.
General or unspecified injuries to the neck. It includes injuries to the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues of the neck.
The total amount of a chemical, metal or radioactive substance present at any time after absorption in the body of man or animal.
The most posterior teeth on either side of the jaw, totaling eight in the deciduous dentition (2 on each side, upper and lower), and usually 12 in the permanent dentition (three on each side, upper and lower). They are grinding teeth, having large crowns and broad chewing surfaces. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p821)
Inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA in the MAXILLARY SINUS. In many cases, it is caused by an infection of the bacteria HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE; STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE; or STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS.
General or unspecified injuries to the chest area.
The measurement of the dimensions of the HEAD.
Inflammation of a synovial membrane. It is usually painful, particularly on motion, and is characterized by a fluctuating swelling due to effusion within a synovial sac. (Dorland, 27th ed)
One of a pair of irregularly shaped bones that form the upper jaw. A maxillary bone provides tooth sockets for the superior teeth, forms part of the ORBIT, and contains the MAXILLARY SINUS.
The production of an image obtained by cameras that detect the radioactive emissions of an injected radionuclide as it has distributed differentially throughout tissues in the body. The image obtained from a moving detector is called a scan, while the image obtained from a stationary camera device is called a scintiphotograph.
A compound used as an x-ray contrast medium that occurs in nature as the mineral barite. It is also used in various manufacturing applications and mixed into heavy concrete to serve as a radiation shield.
Production of an image when x-rays strike a fluorescent screen.
A number of small lung lesions characterized by small round masses of 2- to 3-mm in diameter. They are usually detected by chest CT scans (COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY). Such nodules can be associated with metastases of malignancies inside or outside the lung, benign granulomas, or other lesions.
Act of listening for sounds within the body.
Deficient development or degeneration of a portion of the VERTEBRA, usually in the pars interarticularis (the bone bridge between the superior and inferior facet joints of the LUMBAR VERTEBRAE) leading to SPONDYLOLISTHESIS.
Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)
Pathological processes involving any part of the LUNG.
Injuries caused by impact with a blunt object where there is no penetration of the skin.
Bones that make up the SKELETON of the FINGERS, consisting of two for the THUMB, and three for each of the other fingers.
The tip or terminal end of the root of a tooth. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p62)
Various units or machines that operate in combination or in conjunction with a computer but are not physically part of it. Peripheral devices typically display computer data, store data from the computer and return the data to the computer on demand, prepare data for human use, or acquire data from a source and convert it to a form usable by a computer. (Computer Dictionary, 4th ed.)
The visual display of data in a man-machine system. An example is when data is called from the computer and transmitted to a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY or LIQUID CRYSTAL display.
Diseases affecting or involving the PARANASAL SINUSES and generally manifesting as inflammation, abscesses, cysts, or tumors.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The articulation between the head of one phalanx and the base of the one distal to it, in each toe.
A chronic systemic disease, primarily of the joints, marked by inflammatory changes in the synovial membranes and articular structures, widespread fibrinoid degeneration of the collagen fibers in mesenchymal tissues, and by atrophy and rarefaction of bony structures. Etiology is unknown, but autoimmune mechanisms have been implicated.
The second longest bone of the skeleton. It is located on the medial side of the lower leg, articulating with the FIBULA laterally, the TALUS distally, and the FEMUR proximally.
Measurement of tooth characteristics.
A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of dust containing crystalline form of SILICON DIOXIDE, usually in the form of quartz. Amorphous silica is relatively nontoxic.
A graphic means for assessing the ability of a screening test to discriminate between healthy and diseased persons; may also be used in other studies, e.g., distinguishing stimuli responses as to a faint stimuli or nonstimuli.
Operative immobilization or ankylosis of two or more vertebrae by fusion of the vertebral bodies with a short bone graft or often with diskectomy or laminectomy. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p236; Dorland, 28th ed)
Diseases of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). This term does not include diseases of wild dogs, WOLVES; FOXES; and other Canidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.
A specialized CONNECTIVE TISSUE that is the main constituent of the SKELETON. The principle cellular component of bone is comprised of OSTEOBLASTS; OSTEOCYTES; and OSTEOCLASTS, while FIBRILLAR COLLAGENS and hydroxyapatite crystals form the BONE MATRIX.
The aftermost permanent tooth on each side in the maxilla and mandible.
Inflammation of the bone.
MYCOBACTERIUM infections of the lung.
A normal developing tooth which has not yet perforated the oral mucosa or one that fails to erupt in the normal sequence or time interval expected for the type of tooth in a given gender, age, or population group.
An abnormal hardening or increased density of bone tissue.
A tooth that is prevented from erupting by a physical barrier, usually other teeth. Impaction may also result from orientation of the tooth in an other than vertical position in the periodontal structures.
Communications networks connecting various hardware devices together within or between buildings by means of a continuous cable or voice data telephone system.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Types of spiral computed tomography technology in which multiple slices of data are acquired simultaneously improving the resolution over single slice acquisition technology.
The TARSAL BONES; METATARSAL BONES; and PHALANGES OF TOES. The tarsal bones consists of seven bones: CALCANEUS; TALUS; cuboid; navicular; internal; middle; and external cuneiform bones. The five metatarsal bones are numbered one through five, running medial to lateral. There are 14 phalanges in each foot, the great toe has two while the other toes have three each.
A plant family of the order Rhamnales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida, best known for the VITIS genus, the source of grapes.
The hemispheric articular surface at the upper extremity of the thigh bone. (Stedman, 26th ed)
One of a pair of irregularly shaped quadrilateral bones situated between the FRONTAL BONE and OCCIPITAL BONE, which together form the sides of the CRANIUM.
Inflammation of the periosteum. The condition is generally chronic, and is marked by tenderness and swelling of the bone and an aching pain. Acute periostitis is due to infection, is characterized by diffuse suppuration, severe pain, and constitutional symptoms, and usually results in necrosis. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Break or rupture of a tooth or tooth root.
The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.
A progressive, degenerative joint disease, the most common form of arthritis, especially in older persons. The disease is thought to result not from the aging process but from biochemical changes and biomechanical stresses affecting articular cartilage. In the foreign literature it is often called osteoarthrosis deformans.
The joint involving the CERVICAL ATLAS and axis bones.
The observation and analysis of movements in a task with an emphasis on the amount of time required to perform the task.
The third tooth to the left and to the right of the midline of either jaw, situated between the second INCISOR and the premolar teeth (BICUSPID). (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p817)
The joint that is formed by the articulation of the head of FEMUR and the ACETABULUM of the PELVIS.
Total lack of teeth through disease or extraction.
Plastic tubes used for drainage of air or fluid from the pleural space. Their surgical insertion is called tube thoracostomy.
Diseases of BONES.
Pathologic deposition of calcium salts in tissues.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Inflammation of the SPINE. This includes both arthritic and non-arthritic conditions.
The bone which is located most lateral in the proximal row of CARPAL BONES.
Biocompatible materials placed into (endosseous) or onto (subperiosteal) the jawbone to support a crown, bridge, or artificial tooth, or to stabilize a diseased tooth.
Nodular bones which lie within a tendon and slide over another bony surface. The PATELLA (kneecap) is a sesamoid bone.
The bones of the free part of the lower extremity in humans and of any of the four extremities in animals. It includes the FEMUR; PATELLA; TIBIA; and FIBULA.
Absence of teeth from a portion of the mandible and/or maxilla.
The thickest and spongiest part of the maxilla and mandible hollowed out into deep cavities for the teeth.
Lack of stability of a joint or joint prosthesis. Factors involved are intra-articular disease and integrity of extra-articular structures such as joint capsule, ligaments, and muscles.
A dead body, usually a human body.
Broken bones in the vertebral column.
One of the eight permanent teeth, two on either side in each jaw, between the canines (CUSPID) and the molars (MOLAR), serving for grinding and crushing food. The upper have two cusps (bicuspid) but the lower have one to three. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p822)
Peculiarities associated with the internal structure, form, topology, or architecture of organisms that distinguishes them from others of the same species or group.
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
An appreciable lateral deviation in the normally straight vertical line of the spine. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The space in a tooth bounded by the dentin and containing the dental pulp. The portion of the cavity within the crown of the tooth is the pulp chamber; the portion within the root is the pulp canal or root canal.
A pathologic entity characterized by deossification of a weight-bearing long bone, followed by bending and pathologic fracture, with inability to form normal BONY CALLUS leading to existence of the "false joint" that gives the condition its name. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Hand-held tools or implements especially used by dental professionals for the performance of clinical tasks.
Saccular lesions lined with epithelium and contained within pathologically formed cavities in the jaw; also nonepithelial cysts (pseudocysts) as they apply to the jaw, e.g., traumatic or solitary cyst, static bone cavity, and aneurysmal bone cyst. True jaw cysts are classified as odontogenic or nonodontogenic.
The upper part of the trunk between the NECK and the ABDOMEN. It contains the chief organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.
The teeth of the first dentition, which are shed and replaced by the permanent teeth.
The CARPAL BONES; METACARPAL BONES; and FINGER PHALANGES. In each hand there are eight carpal bones, five metacarpal bones, and 14 phalanges.
Tumors or cancer of the MANDIBLE.
Disorders of the mediastinum, general or unspecified.
Multiple physical insults or injuries occurring simultaneously.
Presence of fluid in the pleural cavity resulting from excessive transudation or exudation from the pleural surfaces. It is a sign of disease and not a diagnosis in itself.
The inner and longer bone of the FOREARM.
Inflammation of the SACROILIAC JOINT. It is characterized by lower back pain, especially upon walking, fever, UVEITIS; PSORIASIS; and decreased range of motion. Many factors are associated with and cause sacroiliitis including infection; injury to spine, lower back, and pelvis; DEGENERATIVE ARTHRITIS; and pregnancy.
Renewal or repair of lost bone tissue. It excludes BONY CALLUS formed after BONE FRACTURES but not yet replaced by hard bone.
A departure from the normal gait in animals.
Inflammation of the PERIAPICAL TISSUE. It includes general, unspecified, or acute nonsuppurative inflammation. Chronic nonsuppurative inflammation is PERIAPICAL GRANULOMA. Suppurative inflammation is PERIAPICAL ABSCESS.
Deformities of the SPINE characterized by abnormal bending or flexure in the vertebral column. They may be bending forward (KYPHOSIS), backward (LORDOSIS), or sideway (SCOLIOSIS).
The five cylindrical bones of the METACARPUS, articulating with the CARPAL BONES proximally and the PHALANGES OF FINGERS distally.
A group of twelve VERTEBRAE connected to the ribs that support the upper trunk region.
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the bronchi.
Also called the shoulder blade, it is a flat triangular bone, a pair of which form the back part of the shoulder girdle.
Ratio of output to effort, or the ratio of effort produced to energy expended.
Materials used as reference points for imaging studies.
The part of the pelvis that comprises the pelvic socket where the head of FEMUR joins to form HIP JOINT (acetabulofemoral joint).
Radiography of the bronchial tree after injection of a contrast medium.
Penetrating electromagnetic radiation emitted when the inner orbital electrons of an atom are excited and release radiant energy. X-ray wavelengths range from 1 pm to 10 nm. Hard X-rays are the higher energy, shorter wavelength X-rays. Soft x-rays or Grenz rays are less energetic and longer in wavelength. The short wavelength end of the X-ray spectrum overlaps the GAMMA RAYS wavelength range. The distinction between gamma rays and X-rays is based on their radiation source.
The SKELETON of the HEAD including the FACIAL BONES and the bones enclosing the BRAIN.
X-ray image-detecting devices that make a focused image of body structures lying in a predetermined plane from which more complex images are computed.
Usually a written medical and nursing care program designed for a particular patient.
The head of a long bone that is separated from the shaft by the epiphyseal plate until bone growth stops. At that time, the plate disappears and the head and shaft are united.
Incorrect diagnoses after clinical examination or technical diagnostic procedures.
Collections of related records treated as a unit; ordering of such files.
Formed by the articulation of the talus with the calcaneus.
Tumors or cancer located in bone tissue or specific BONES.
The killing of animals for reasons of mercy, to control disease transmission or maintain the health of animal populations, or for experimental purposes (ANIMAL EXPERIMENTATION).
The toothlike process on the upper surface of the axis, which articulates with the CERVICAL ATLAS above.
Cancers or tumors of the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE unspecified. For neoplasms of the maxilla, MAXILLARY NEOPLASMS is available and of the mandible, MANDIBULAR NEOPLASMS is available.
The physiological restoration of bone tissue and function after a fracture. It includes BONY CALLUS formation and normal replacement of bone tissue.
Tumors or cancer of the LUNG.
Measurement of the various processes involved in the act of respiration: inspiration, expiration, oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange, lung volume and compliance, etc.
Removal of minerals from bones during bone examination.
Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial structures (i.e., BRAIN; CRANIAL NERVES; MENINGES; and other structures). Injuries may be classified by whether or not the skull is penetrated (i.e., penetrating vs. nonpenetrating) or whether there is an associated hemorrhage.
Fibrous cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE that attach bones to each other and hold together the many types of joints in the body. Articular ligaments are strong, elastic, and allow movement in only specific directions, depending on the individual joint.
Bones that constitute each half of the pelvic girdle in VERTEBRATES, formed by fusion of the ILIUM; ISCHIUM; and PUBIC BONE.
Low-density crystals or stones in any part of the URINARY TRACT. Their chemical compositions often include CALCIUM OXALATE, magnesium ammonium phosphate (struvite), CYSTINE, or URIC ACID.
Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.
The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.
Expectoration or spitting of blood originating from any part of the RESPIRATORY TRACT, usually from hemorrhage in the lung parenchyma (PULMONARY ALVEOLI) and the BRONCHIAL ARTERIES.
Inflammation of the synovial lining of a tendon sheath. Causes include trauma, tendon stress, bacterial disease (gonorrhea, tuberculosis), rheumatic disease, and gout. Common sites are the hand, wrist, shoulder capsule, hip capsule, hamstring muscles, and Achilles tendon. The tendon sheaths become inflamed and painful, and accumulate fluid. Joint mobility is usually reduced.

The inadequacy of standard radiographs in detecting flaws in the cement mantle. (1/471)

Radiological assessment of the cement mantle is used routinely to determine the outcome of total hip replacement. We performed a simulated replacement arthroplasty on cadaver femora and took standard postoperative radiographs. The femora were then sectioned into 7 mm slices starting at the calcar, and high-resolution faxitron radiographs were taken of these sections. Analysis of the faxitron images showed that defects in the cement mantle were observed up to 100 times more frequently than on the standard films. We therefore encourage the search for a better technique in assessing the cement mantle.  (+info)

Radiography in the home. (2/471)

Modern portable x-ray units are light enough to be easily carried to the ill patient in his home; their output is sufficient for radiographs containing useful diagnostic information to be made of the chest, hip, and other regions, especially if a grid is employed. The skull is considered to be beyond the range of this method of examination, because of the long exposure times required, but gross lesions can be demonstrated in the oesophagus and stomach if barium is given. The radiation hazard is not considered to be a contraindication if appropriate precautions are taken.  (+info)

Safety of radiographic imaging during pregnancy. (3/471)

Maternal illness during pregnancy is not uncommon and sometimes requires radiographic imaging for proper diagnosis and treatment. The patient and her physician may be concerned about potential harm to the fetus from radiation exposure. In reality, however, the risks to the developing fetus are quite small. The accepted cumulative dose of ionizing radiation during pregnancy is 5 rad, and no single diagnostic study exceeds this maximum. For example, the amount of exposure to the fetus from a two-view chest x-ray of the mother is only 0.00007 rad. The most sensitive time period for central nervous system teratogenesis is between 10 and 17 weeks of gestation. Nonurgent radiologic testing should be avoided during this time. Rare consequences of prenatal radiation exposure include a slight increase in the incidence of childhood leukemia and, possibly, a very small change in the frequency of genetic mutations. Such exposure is not an indication for pregnancy termination. Appropriate counseling of patients before radiologic studies are performed is critical.  (+info)

No impact from active dissemination of the Ottawa Ankle Rules: further evidence of the need for local implementation of practice guidelines. (4/471)

BACKGROUND: Local implementation strategies are often required to promote consistent adherence to clinical guidelines, but they are time consuming and expensive. The authors tested an educational intervention designed to increase use of the Ottawa Ankle Rules, a widely publicized set of clinical guidelines previously shown to reduce the use of radiography for diagnosis of acute ankle injuries. METHODS: The study consisted of a quasi-experimental, before-and-after comparative analysis. Trained experts provided 1-hour educational sessions and supplied resource materials on the Ottawa Ankle Rules to health care professionals from 63 Ontario hospitals. Participants were asked to evaluate the intervention. The authors then compared, for periods before and after the educational sessions, the use of ankle radiography for adults with acute ankle injury in 10 hospitals that received the educational intervention and reported no (n = 5) or some (n = 5) prior use of the rules and in 5 control hospitals, which declined the educational intervention because they were already implementing the rules. RESULTS: Although participants gave highly positive appraisals of the Ottawa Ankle Rules and the educational sessions, there was no reduction in the use of ankle radiography for the 10 hospitals that received the educational sessions (73% before and 78% after the intervention, p = 0.11). In contrast, use of radiography decreased significantly, from 75% to 65%, in the 5 control hospitals (p = 0.022). INTERPRETATION: Even when a dissemination strategy is well received and involves a widely accepted clinical guideline, the impact on behaviour in clinical practice may be small. In addition to broad dissemination, an active local implementation strategy is necessary to encourage physicians to adopt clinical guidelines.  (+info)

Anatomy of picture archiving and Communications systems: nuts and bolts--image acquisition: getting digital images from imaging modalities. (5/471)

Digital acquisition of data from the various imaging modalities for input to a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) is discussed. Essential features for successful clinical implementation including Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) compliance, radiology information system (RIS)/hospital information system (HIS) interfacing, and workflow integration are detailed. Image acquisition from the inherently digital cross-sectional modalities are described, as well as digital acquisition of the conventional projection x-ray using computed radiography (CR), direct digital radiography (DDR), and film digitizers.  (+info)

Prospective survey to verify the Ottawa ankle rules. (6/471)

OBJECTIVE: To determine if the Ottawa ankle rules are valid in the setting of an urban teaching hospital in the UK. DESIGN: A prospective survey. SETTING: Accident and emergency department, Western Infirmary, Glasgow from 1 April 1995 to 31 August 1995. SUBJECTS: 800 patients with an acute ankle injury. RESULTS: 800 patients were used for analysis of which 584 (73%) were radiographed; 70 (12%) had fractures, 63 (10.8%) of which were significant. Four of these patients with fractures fulfilled none of the Ottawa ankle rules criteria for plain radiography. CONCLUSION: Application of the Ottawa ankle rules to this group of patients would have produced a sensitivity of 93.6%. Although useful, decision rules should be used with care and not replace clinical judgment and experience.  (+info)

Radiographic assessment of osteoarthritis: comparison between existing methodologies. (7/471)

Radiographic sensitivity for quantifying the rate of change in joint space width (JSW) for DMOAD trials, is influenced by the following, which vary between methodologies for imaging hip, knee and hand. Radio-anatomical plane of measurement JSW measurement precision is improve when the (i) joint is in a normal functional position, (ii) X-ray beam is centred on the joint space and (iii) plane of measurement is orthogonal to the beam and articular surfaces, and parallel to the film. Measuring instrument Manual methods, e.g. callipers with graduated magnifying lens or digitisation tablets, suffer from observer variability but are practical and can reliably measure JSW. Computer-based techniques provide precise and accurate JSW measurements. Site of measurement Minimum JSW may lie within the joint's load transmitting region. JSW area and mean area assess the entire JS width. Radiographic magnification This effect is present in hip and knee radiographs and when not corrected, requires increased study numbers. Type of X-ray unit Microfocal radiography's improved spatial resolution increases measurement precision and can decrease study numbers.  (+info)

Embedding guidelines into direct physician order entry: simple methods, powerful results. (8/471)

Kaiser Permanente in the Northwest Region has implemented a comprehensive outpatient computer-based patient record (CPR). Using this system, clinicians electronically order laboratory tests, radiology tests, and prescriptions. Clinicians also use this comprehensive CPR to document encounters, code diagnoses and procedures, maintain problem lists, and to send patient-specific messages and referrals to other medical providers. Healthcare for our entire membership of 440,000 covered lives is now provided through this system [1]. Implementation of a comprehensive CPR with direct physician order-entry provides the opportunity to embed guidelines into the ordering process. This article describes the underlying theme and various simple but effective methods we use to embed guidelines into the ordering process. Our experience demonstrates the powerful effect of these simple methods to reduce unnecessary variation and to reduce cost while maintaining or improving the quality of care delivery.  (+info)

Areas covered in this course are: Introduction to Radiodiagnostic Imaging, Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiography, Advanced Diagnostic Radiography, Preparing for Practice as an Allied Health Professional, Research Methods for Health Professionals, Practice-Based Learning1, Practice Based Learning 3, Practice-Based Learning 2, Practice-Based Learning 4. If studying for the MSc, you will also complete a research project. Find out more about this MSc Diagnostic Radiography (Pre-Registration) course and postgraduate taught degree study at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.
Introduction. Current education and training in radiography in South Africa does not address the need for training in the specialisation fields of diagnostic radiography sufficiently. Methods. To address this problem, a needs assessment was conducted by means of quantitative questionnaires, qualitative interviews and a focus group discussion. The main aim of the needs assessment was to determine the need for a postgraduate qualification in the specialised fields of radiography. The possible structure of such a programme and the preferred mode of delivery were also investigated. Results. The results of the study emphasise the need for structured postgraduate programmes in the different specialisation fields of diagnostic radiography. Conclusion. Responding to this validated need for postgraduate qualifications in the specialisation fields in the profession, recommendations are made towards the development of such postgraduate programmes in the higher education framework in South Africa, promulgated in
Our BSc (Hons) in Medical Imaging (Diagnostic Radiography) aims to ensure that, on graduation, you have the skills required to successfully embark on a career as a Diagnostic Radiographer and to be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This full-time three-year programme includes clinical placements which stretch into the summer vacation and as such this programme is longer than those in other subjects. This enables us to provide both the academic and practical content in sufficient detail to ensure that at the end of three years you are competent to start work as a Diagnostic Radiographer. We aim to educate radiographers to be caring professionals, able to empathise with patients and offer high levels of patient care, while being confident in their technical ability through a strong academic foundation and able to work effectively in a multi-professional environment. Interprofessional learning is delivered as part of the core syllabus and in ...
Thyroid cancer incidence and diagnostic radiography exposures, particularly computed tomography (CT) scanning and nuclear medicine examinations, have increased substantially in the USA. However, very few epidemiologic studies have directly investigated their associations. A population-based case-con …
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Childhood and parental diagnostic radiological procedures and risk of childhood brain tumors. AU - Milne, Elizabeth. AU - Greenop, Kathryn. AU - Fritschi, Lin. AU - Attia, J.. AU - Bailey, Helen. AU - Scott, R.J.. AU - Ashton, L.J.. AU - Smibert, E.. AU - Armstrong, B.K.. PY - 2014/3/1. Y1 - 2014/3/1. N2 - Purpose Childhood brain tumors (CBT) are the second most common type of childhood cancer and the leading cause of childhood cancer mortality. Few causes of CBT are known, but parental, fetal, and early life exposures are likely to be important given the early age at diagnosis of many cases. We aimed to investigate whether parents diagnostic radiological procedures before conception, in the mother during pregnancy or the childs procedures were associated with an increased risk of CBT. Methods This population-based case-control study was conducted between 2005 and 2010. Cases were identified through all ten Australian pediatric oncology centers, and controls via nationwide ...
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Each year the Society and College of Radiographers undertakes a UK-wide diagnostic radiography workforce census to gain intelligence about the clinical imaging radiography workforce. The latest was carried out in November 2018.. The objectives are to establish the size, structure, nature and vacancy rate of the workforce in order to inform workforce planning. Eighty-nine providers of medical imaging responded to an online questionnaire.. This document presents an analysis of the census results and compares them to similar censuses carried out in September 2014, May 2016 and November 2017. Survey Questionnare download. Statistical Analysis download. ...
The invention relates to a medical X-ray device, with one-level tomography or one-level tomography and can be run along a curved surface, as preferably in dentistry or the neck, nose, Ear medicine is used and it affects a fixation device treatment for the head of a patient, like a medicine X-ray machine used.. Fig. 15 is a side view showing the construction of a conventional X-ray machine 100 as generally used for in-plane tomography or along a curved surface in the above-mentioned fields. This X-ray device essentially has a swivel arm 101 , a liftable main body 102 , a patient frame 103 , a support 104 and a carrier plate 105 . Such an arrangement is also described in DE 39 37 077 A1 and DE 37 03 050 A1.. The swivel arm 101 , which is roughly U-shaped, has an X-ray generator and a slit plate which is attached to one end 101 a of the same, a film cassette and a slotted plate which is attached to its other end 101 b, and there is a built-in X-ray detector device which is realized by a sliding ...
This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of radiographers screen-reading mammograms. Currently, radiologist workforce shortages may be compromising the BreastScreen Australia screening program goal to detect early breast cancer. The solution to a similar problem in the United Kingdom has successfully encouraged radiographers to take on the role as one of two screen-readers. Prior to consideration of this strategy in Australia, educational and experiential differences between radiographers in the United Kingdom and Australia emphasise the need for an investigation of Australian radiographers screen-reading accuracy. Ten radiographers employed by the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute with a range of radiographic (median = 28 years), mammographic (median = 13 years) and BreastScreen (median = 8 years) experience were recruited to blindly and independently screen-read an image test set of 500 mammograms, without formal training. The radiographers indicated the presence of an abnormality using ...
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In line with the Society and College of Radiographers Role of the Radiographer promotional resources https://www.sor.org/about-radiography/promotional-resources a new document defining the Role of the Radiographer in CT has been produced. It illustrates the technological growth of CT and its pivotal position in the diagnostic pathway. It demonstrates the diverse skills, experience and personal qualities required of the radiographer in the modern and challenging CT environment.. It is intended to be of interest to radiographers either seeking to expand their role into CT or to advance their current practice within this specialist imaging modality.. It aims to offer support for existing leaders of CT services and to provide guidance for those seeking to commission new or additional services.. ...
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28! Shleien, E., 1973, A review of determinations of radiation dose to the active bone marrow for diagnostic x-ray examinations; FDA report 74-800 7. Rockville, MD. Bureau of Radiological Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare. Sidwell,J.M., Burlin, T.E. and Wheatley, B.M.,1969, Calculations of the absorbed dose in a phantom from photon fluence and some applications to radiological protection. Br. J. Radiol. 42:522-529. Siedband, M.P., 1973, Limitations of exposure reduction during fluoroscopy by image storage. Proc. Soc. PhotoOpt. Eng. 43:151-154. Snyder, W.S., Ford, M.R. , Warner, G.G. and Fischer, K.L., 1969, Estim^ates of absorbed fractions from monoenergetic photon sources uniformly distributed in various organs of a heterogeneous phantom; MIRD phamphlet 5. J. Nucl. Med., Suppl. 3, 10:5--52. Sones, P.M., Shirey, E.K., Proudfit, W.L. and Westcott, R.N., 19 49, Cine-coronary arteriography. [In] Abstracts of the 32nd Scientific Session of the American Heart Association. ...
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As a general rule, one should assume that no diagnostic or therapeutic intervention is safe in the first trimester of pregnancy other than surgery. If the mother develops life-threatening complications during the first trimester that require radiation therapy or systemic chemotherapy, and these interventions cannot be safely delayed, a recommendation should be made for an abortion. Indeed, radiation, even in the form of diagnostic radiography, should be avoided throughout pregnancy. No exposure to radiation is safe, and efforts to shield the fetus with barriers placed on the abdomen cannot block internal scatter radiation. It is safest to omit radiation exposure of any kind. Fortunately, its use is seldom an essential component of treatment before delivery. ...
|p|Postgraduate qualification in Diagnostic Imaging at London South Bank University (LSBU). Choose diagnostic radiography modules from: image interpretation, reporting, breast imaging to build your portfolio. Study part-time or by distance learning.|/p|
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Madeleine Shanahan is an Associate Professor in Medical Imaging at the University of Canberra, Australia. Madeleines background is diagnostic radiography where she teaches and convenes units and courses. Having a sound understanding of education research, Madeleine utilises a research-led approach to design, implement and evaluate innovations in teaching and learning. Madeleine is also actively involved in research focused on new technologies within Medical Imaging. Madeleine is actively involved in the profession serving on national boards and panels and regularly presents at key national and international conferences. Madeleine is a Fellow, Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at RMIT University. ...
St. Louis Childrens Hospital Radiologist-in-Chief, Dr. Robert McKinstry, explains the risks of medical radiation in pediatric patients.. ...
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In digital image processing Medical Imaging is one of the most significant application areas. For visualizing and extracting more details from the given image processing of medical images is much more supportive. Several techniques are existing nowadays for enhancing the quality of medical image. Contrast Enhancement is one of the most functional methods for the enhancement of medical images. Various contrast enhancement techniques are in practice, some are as follows: Linear Stretch, Histogram Equalization, Convolution mask enhancement, Region based enhancement, Adaptive enhancement is already available. Based on characteristics of image choices can be done. On comparing my approach with the existing popular approaches of adaptive enhancement and linear stretching, it has been concluded that the proposed technique is giving much better results than the existing ones. Further, the technique is seed dependent so selection of seed is very important in this algorithm. A seed chosen in darker regions will
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First, Coronary Artery Disease: The article overlooked evidence uncovered in 1999 (Part 1, below) that x-ray-induced mutations in the coronary arteries may well have had a major causal role in initiating and/or accelerating atherosclerosis (Part 4, below). This is called Hypothesis-2 in the 1999 study. Second, Cancer: A credible warning (also based on the 1999 research described in Parts 3 and 4), is that accumulated lifetime exposures to medical x-rays --- which include CT and fluoroscopic exams --- may constitute a causal co-actor in more than 50% of current cancer mortality in the USA. This is called Hypothesis-1 in the 1999 study. The over 50% estimate is at least as scientifically credible as the popular estimate that medical x-rays account for only 1% of American cancer (Doll and Peto 1981 p.1256, Table 20). I defend this assertion below (Part 3). Both estimates are ballpark estimates, meaning that the absence of appropriate data necessitates the incorporation of several important ...
In addition to the Transfer policy published in the CCC and TI Catalog, students applying for transfer into the radiography program shall meet the general admission, progression/dismissal, and graduation requirements according to radiography specific policies. Due to a standardized radiography curriculum in the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), a lateral transfer from a hospital or university based, private or out-of-state radiography program cannot be guaranteed. Neither can a lateral transfer from an NCCCS radiography program be automatically assumed. Therefore, serious students need to be willing to spend two more years @ CCCTI in pursuit of their dream.. The radiography director evaluates the students radiography transcript to determine the total number of possible radiography courses or credits allowed for transfer credit. Transfer students must meet the 2.5 GPA academic requirement in all RAD and related courses in the radiography curriculum. In the best interest of the ...
Simply defined, radiation therapy is the application of specific kinds of ionizing radiation with the intent to treat a disease, which is usually but not always cancer. This differs substantially from using radiation to gather diagnostic information, as in the case of medical X-rays, CT scans, and nuclear medicine. All ionizing radiation has the potential to cause cellular damage, but in diagnostic radiology, doses are kept as low as possible to protect against cellular damage while still getting the diagnostic information needed. Radiation therapy, however, uses doses of ionizing radiation with the express intent of killing cells in as controlled a manner as possible.. To understand how radiation therapy works, its important to know a few simple facts about cancer. Cancer is not one disease, of course, but all cancers share a trait: uncontrolled cell growth. Cancer cells divide more or less continually and proliferate, often forming solid masses called tumors. Cancer cells also tend to be ...
Overview of Radiological Imaging How are radiological images produced? The various types of radiological procedures may be grouped by the means in which their images are produced: transmission imaging, reflection imaging, or emission imaging. transmission imaging X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans, and fluoroscopy are radiological examinations whose images are produced by transmission. In transmission imaging, a beam of high-energy photons is produced and passed through the body structure being exam...
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Modern day endoscopic techniques have revolutionized the prognosis and procedure of diseases of your higher gastrointestinal tract here (esophagus, belly, and duodenum) plus the colon. The last remaining frontier continues to be the little intestine. The modest intestine is a complicated organ in which to help make diagnoses and take care of devoid of undertaking surgical treatment. Radiologicalprocedures, specifically the higher GI series with little bowel stick to-as a result of, which consists of adhering to swallowed barium because it passes in the intestine with x-ray movies, have been readily available for prognosis, but these radiological procedures are time-consuming and so are not correct in figuring out tiny tumors along with other delicate abnormalities in the little intestine ...
Diagnostic Radiology Diagnostic radiology is the process of creating images of the body, its organs, and other internal structures with external radiation. Diagnostic radiology techniques include the use of x-ray tubes that emit radiation, radionuclides, ultrasonographic devices, and radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation. Diagnostic radiology techniques are generally non-invasive, meaning the body is not entered with any equipment or cut open for imaging. However, certain procedures do combine diagno...
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Longrigg, B. and Channon, B. (2006) The X-ray request: An effective vehicle of communication? Journal of Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging, 6 (1). pp. 35-42. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/2924 Davies, C. and Channon, B. (2004) Deaf patients in the medical imaging department: A qualitative study. Journal of Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging, 5 (2). pp. 99-106. ISSN 1460-4728 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/730 Williams, D., Wright, R., Channon, B. and Moxhammead, J. (2004) The development of an interprofessional foundation programme for the allied health professions. Synergy, 10. pp. 10-14. ISSN 1360-5518 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/731 Channon, B. and Moxhammead, J. (2003) Programme developments that promote widening participation within the allied health professions. In: Service Managers and Radiology Teachers Conference, Manchester, UK, 8 December 2003. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/732 Channon, B. and Moxhammead, J. (2003) Facilitating ...
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A Department of Corrections practitioner must refer inmates needing radiological exams prior to the exam. Inmates who require radiological exams, but are housed in facilities that do not provide services, are transported to the nearest facility offering radiological services or to the nearest contracted hospital or clinic. Upon completion of an x-ray exam, the digital images are then sent to our contracted radiologists. Images which need immediate attention are taken to an approved radiologist in the community of the inmates home institution ...
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The magnitude of the risks from low doses of radiation is one of the central questions in radiological protection. It is particularly relevant when discussing the justification and optimization of diagnostic medical exposures. Medical X-rays can undoubtedly confer substantial benefits in the healthcare of patients, but not without exposing them to effective doses ranging from a few microsieverts to a few tens of millisieverts. Do we have any evidence that these levels of exposure result in significant health risks to patients? The current consensus held by national and international radiological protection organizations is that, for these comparatively low doses, the most appropriate risk model is one in which the risk of radiation-induced cancer and hereditary disease is assumed to increase linearly with increasing radiation dose, with no threshold (the so-called linear no threshold (LNT) model). However, the LNT hypothesis has been challenged both by those who believe that low doses of radiation are
The magnitude of the risks from low doses of radiation is one of the central questions in radiological protection. It is particularly relevant when discussing the justification and optimization of diagnostic medical exposures. Medical X-rays can undoubtedly confer substantial benefits in the healthcare of patients, but not without exposing them to effective doses ranging from a few microsieverts to a few tens of millisieverts. Do we have any evidence that these levels of exposure result in significant health risks to patients? The current consensus held by national and international radiological protection organizations is that, for these comparatively low doses, the most appropriate risk model is one in which the risk of radiation-induced cancer and hereditary disease is assumed to increase linearly with increasing radiation dose, with no threshold (the so-called linear no threshold (LNT) model). However, the LNT hypothesis has been challenged both by those who believe that low doses of radiation are
p,,strong,Background,/strong,: Radiological examination remains a vital and integral aspect of health services delivery and patient satisfaction with radiological service remains beneficial both to patients and hospitals.,br /,,strong,Aim,/strong,: To evaluate the influence of patients socio demographic variables on satisfaction with radiological services.,br /,,strong,Subjects and Methods,/strong,: The study is a cross-sectional and descriptive study in which three hundred (300) patients who had come for radiological examination in one public hospital (University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu) and one private health care institution (Life Chart Diagnostic Centre, Abakpa Nike, Enugu) in Enugu, Eastern Nigeria were surveyed to ascertain their level of satisfaction with the services of radiographers/staff rendered to them during routine radiological examination. The sites for the study were chosen by convenience sampling and the respondents chosen by systematic sampling ...
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Oral health care in pregnancy is often avoided and misunderstood by physicians, dentists, and patients. Evidence-based practice guidelines are still being developed. Research suggests that some prenatal oral conditions may have adverse consequences for the child. Periodontitis is associated with preterm birth and low birth weight, and high levels of cariogenic bacteria in mothers can lead to increased dental caries in the infant. Other oral lesions, such as gingivitis and pregnancy tumors, are benign and require only reassurance and monitoring. Every pregnant woman should be screened for oral risks, counseled on proper oral hygiene, and referred for dental treatment when necessary. Dental procedures such as diagnostic radiography, periodontal treatment, restorations, and extractions are safe and are best performed during the second trimester. Xylitol and chlorhexidine may be used as adjuvant therapy for high-risk mothers in the early postpartum period to reduce transmission of cariogenic bacteria to
The paper gives an outlook of history, present and future of international (IEC) and European (EN) standards relating to diagnostic radiology equipment. These standards may be safety, quality assurance or performance standards; all of them include testing methods. Elaboration and publication of a new series of safety standards is in progress.Acceptance and conformance testing activity of the accredited Radiohygiene Department Laboratory of NRIRR according to these standards is reported ...
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A radiologic technologist, also known as medical radiation technologist and as radiographer, performs imaging of the human body for diagnosis or treating medical problems. Radiologic technologists work in hospitals, clinics, medical laboratories and private practice. Nature of the workRadiologic technologists use their expertise and knowledge of patient handling, physics, anatomy, physiology, pathology and radiology to…
Current position: Lecturer in Medical Radiation, Medical Imaging. Years qualified: 12 years. What are your areas of interest in research? Clinical education, QA/QC in Medical Imaging, Changing face of MI - practices and processes. Would you describe yourself as a novice or experienced researcher? Novice. Why did you decide to get involved in research? Personal interest & professional development. Who encouraged you to get involved in research? Colleagues. What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research? Time. ...
The average medical radiation dosimetrist salary in New York, United States is $108,184 or an equivalent hourly rate of $52. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.
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Every second resident of Europe will, on average, undergo a medical x-ray examination each year. Diagnostic radiology is responsible for the largest proportion of artificial radiation exposure for the European population. The introduction of digital radiography promises to reduce this burden, but to what extent remains unclear.
Diagnostic radiology has come a long way since the discovery of A New Kind of Rays in Würzburg by Professor Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen in November 1895. Professor Röntgen called the unknown rays X rays, but they are also, most appropriately and less mysteriously, referred to as Röntgen rays after their discoverer. In the last decades, imaging techniques using X rays has developed rapidly and play an important role in modern health care.. The benefit of an X-ray examination for a patient could be assessed as how the patients risk situation is affected. The medical condition or illness leading to the examination may imply an increased risk of deteriorating health. Correct diagnosis and proper treatment, based on the information in the X-ray image, could lower the patients risk. For the individual the risks associated with the X-ray examination itself are small as is the radiation risk (patient absorbed dose) for well-designed imaging systems. Since the number of individuals undergoing X-ray ...
The NHS in NW London took a day out to support and encourage radiographers to reach their career goals and aspirations, at our Diagnostic Radiographer Education Day on Saturday 28 January. Radiographers and radiography students joined inspirational speakers from across NW London to discuss careers in radiography and emerging technology. There were also opportunities to network with the leadership teams from trust imaging departments.
Radiologic Technology is a health care profession whose practitioners work in hospitals, imaging centers, clinics and private physicians officers. The radiologic technologist (radiographer) is a member of the health care team who works directly with the patient and the physician, performing a wide variety of diagnostic x-ray procedures.. The role of the graduate radiographer may be that of staff radiographer, special imaging radiographer, supervisor, administrator or educator, depending upon the level of education and experience obtained.. The Bakersfield College Associate in Science Degree Radiologic Technology Program provides concurrent didactic and clinical education. The Program is 24 months in length (excluding prerequisite coursework) and begins each year in June. Students should anticipate making a fulltime commitment to the Program during the school year. Summer sessions are required and semesters/terms may be scheduled beyond the regular college session dates.. The Program is ...
Image Interpretation, also known as Interpretation of Radiological Images (e-IRI), is an e-learning project to support radiographers and other healthcare professionals with interpreting and offering clinical evaluations on radiographs and other imaging modalities. The project is a collaboration between the Society and College of Radiographers and Health Education Englands award-winning e-Learning for Healthcare programme.. The project originally focused on sessions to support image interpretation of standard radiographs of the musculoskeletal system, but has since grown in size and scope. In 2016 21 new interactive sessions have been published on topics ranging from Dignity and Continuing Professional Development to Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Gastro-intestinal and Genito-urinary imaging. New modules have also been added to the programme; Cardiac Imaging, Neurointervention, Dental and Maxillo-facial Radiography and Accessory Projections.. The learning sessions have been written and reviewed ...
This new graduate/entry level position is responsible for working directly with patients and assisting radiologists and/or staff physicians while administering x-rays in the course of radiological examinations in concordance with physician orders. The radiologic technologist shall be capable of operating radiologic equipment, perform a variety of radiological procedures, operate the picture archiving system, use radiographic supplies including contrast while providing patient care and patient safety as established by department standards. This position is responsible for performing a variety of basic clerical and housekeeping functions such as examination and work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control. The level I technologist shall be competent in the following areas: general radiography, routine fluoroscopy including barium studies, emergent trauma radiography, radiographic technique formulation, ...
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The ankle horizontal beam lateral view is a modified lateral view part of a three view ankle series; this projection is used to assess the distal tibia and fibula, talus, navicular, cuboid, the base of the 5th metatarsal and calcaneus. The horiz...
The ankle horizontal beam lateral view is a modified lateral view part of a three view ankle series; this projection is used to assess the distal tibia and fibula, talus, navicular, cuboid, the base of the 5th metatarsal and calcaneus. The horiz...
Risser 0 is the first Risser stage indicating significant remaining growth. It can be concerning when scoliosis is diagnosed at Risser 0 as the risk of curve progression is greatest during this time. Here we discuss how to manage scoliosis at Risser 0.
When compared to other common cancers, lung cancer patients are less likely to survive their cancer. This is often due to a delay in the recognition of the condition and performance of the chest X-ray (CXR). Delayed diagnosis reduces treatment choices because the cancer may have spread further and the person may have become too ill for treatment to be given safely. It is hoped that by diagnosing lung cancer sooner this will help improve survival, help with patient satisfaction and potentially extend the range of treatment options, which are more limited in delayed diagnosis. CXRs are often used when lung cancer is suspected, but there can be long delays for the results to be available to the patient and the GP. Radiographers traditionally take the X-ray, but they are reported by a radiologist, a medical specialist. Recent studies show that radiographers who have completed further training can report CXRs with similar accuracy to radiologists. This project will help to reduce delays in diagnosis ...
Emerson Hospital offers diagnostic X-ray and fluoroscopy services at its main campus in Concord, as well as routine diagnostic X-rays at four other community sites.
The digital healthcare revolution may be ongoing, but the industry that built its business on film is not ready to abandon wet processing technologies. Opportunities for growth in medical x-ray film merit continuing R&D investment, according to leading providers of analog and digital imaging solutions.
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Both the use of traditional fluoroscopy and the increasing use of modern digital techniques in radiology and interventional radiology demand the development of versatile computer programs for patient dose determinations. Long computing times restrict the use of Monte Carlo MC methods in dose monitoring applications where the radiological views...
Mallinckrodt offers a specialized residency track that allows accepted residents to carve out up to 48 weeks of time during the 4-year Diagnostic Radiology to perform full-time research in the Washington University lab of their choice. Residents spend the first year of training completing clinical rotations and learning radiology alongside their Diagnostic Radiology colleagues. During the second, third and fourth years of residency, research residents continue to complete the core curriculum of radiology rotations as they learn radiology and take independent call. However, each has the opportunity to complete one or more rotations doing full-time research under the direction of a faculty member during the final years of training ...
Radiology takes a medical problem and finds its precise location in the body accurately, measures it and provides a roadmap for treatment
Applications of radiography include medical radiography ("diagnostic" and "therapeutic") and industrial radiography. Similar ... Radiography is an imaging technique using X-rays, gamma rays, or similar ionizing radiation and non-ionizing radiation to view ... Dual-energy radiography is where images are acquired using two separate tube voltages. This is the standard method for bone ... Medical radiography includes a range of modalities producing many different types of image, each of which has a different ...
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This type of radiography is called neutron radiography (NR, Nray, N-ray) or neutron imaging. Neutron radiography provides ... Also research is being done on adapting other types of radiography like dual-energy X-ray radiography or muon radiography for ... Industrial radiography Yb-169: Industrial radiography Co-60: Density and fill height level switches, industrial radiography ... Gamma radiography and high-energy X-ray radiography are currently used to scan intermodal freight cargo containers in US and ...
... is a form of radiography that uses x-ray-sensitive plates to directly capture data during the patient ... Verma, BS; Indrajit, IK (2008). "Impact of computers in radiography: The advent of digital radiography, Part-2". Indian Journal ... Mattoon, John S.; Smith, Carin (2004). "Breakthroughs in Radiography Computed Radiography". Compendium. 26 (1). Introduced in ... plate-based radiography or computed radiography (not to be confused with computed tomography which uses computer processing to ...
Radiography is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering diagnostic and therapeutic radiography. The journal is published by ... "About the journal". Radiography. Elsevier. Retrieved August 3, 2016. "Radiography journal to increase frequency". Society and ... "Radiography SoR Indexing List". Society and College of Radiographers. Retrieved September 23, 2016. "Embase Coverage". Embase. ... In 1935, the current journal's predecessor, which was also known as Radiography was first published. It is the official journal ...
... , also known as conventional radiography, is a form of radiography and medical imaging that produces ... Online Radiography Positioning Manual Nice Guidelines The Human Skeleton RADIOGRAPHY WIKI A fledgling radiography specific wiki ... Plain radiography can also refer to radiography without a radiocontrast agent or radiography that generates single static ... Plain radiography can also refer to radiography without a radiocontrast agent or radiography that generates single static ...
Lateral cephalometric radiography (LCR) is a standardized and reproducible form of skull radiography taken from the side of the ... Medicine portal Digital radiography Orthopantomogram Radiography X-ray "X-Rays/Radiographs". www.ada.org. Retrieved 2021-06-28 ... As previously stated a major difference in dental radiography is the versatile use of film vs digital radiography. This in ... "Dental Medicine" (PDF). "Intraoral Radiography" (PDF). Whaites E, Drage N (2013-06-20). Essentials of dental radiography and ...
CS1 errors: missing periodical, Radiography, Medical imaging, Medical technology, X-ray computed tomography, Projectional ... Jacobson, B. (1953). "Dichromatic absorption radiography, Dichromography". Acta Radiol. 39 (6): 437-452. doi:10.3109/ ... "Computerized detection of pulmonary nodules by single-exposure dual-energy computed radiography of the chest (part 1)". Eur. J ... "Generalized image combinations in dual kVp digital radiography". Medical Physics. 8 (5): 659-667. doi:10.1118/1.595025. PMID ...
The benefit of radiography is that it is not intrusive. Radiography does expose the object to radiation, but these levels are ... The radiography of cultural property is the use of radiography to understand intrinsic details about objects. Most commonly ... The complete radiography of the altarpiece was conducted between 2010 and 2011 as part of a project largely funded by the Getty ... Radiography has been used with human dry bones to diagnose pathologies, demonstrate trauma and assist age estimation through ...
... marks the anniversary of the discovery of X-rays in 1895. The purpose of this day is to raise public ... "World Radiography Day 2020". International Day of Radiology (Infobox holiday fixed day, November observances, X-rays). ... The International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists have celebrated 8 November as World Radiography Day ...
2009). A short history of the origins of radiography in Australia. Radiography. 15: E42-E47. Johnston, T.P. (November 2015). ... and who should receive credit for being the first in Australia to perform medical radiography. Australia Post decided a fair ...
Radiography is a regulated profession in Malta and anyone wanting to practice Diagnostic or Therapeutic Radiography would need ... Bachelor level radiography education is taught in two universities & one college whereas master level radiography course is ... The course is BSc (Hons) Radiography and its duration is of four years. On completion of the course, the graduate will have the ... Radiography's origins and fluoroscopy's origins can both be traced to 8 November 1895, when German physics professor Wilhelm ...
Radiography. Postgraduate degree (MD/MS) and diploma in specialties which include Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics ...
In projectional radiography an AEC system uses one or more physically thin radiation ionization chambers (the "AEC detector") ... Doyle, P; Martin, C J (7 November 2006). "Calibrating automatic exposure control devices for digital radiography". Physics in ... Carroll, Quinn B. (2014). Radiography in the digital age: physics, exposure, radiation biology (2nd ed.). Springfield, IL: ... "Exposure variations under error conditions in automatic exposure controlled film-screen projection radiography". The British ...
Howard, M. L.; Shiner, N. (2019-08-01). "The use of simulation and moulage in undergraduate diagnostic radiography education: A ... Moulage is an emerging field of research for paramedicine, radiography and medical education, with researchers exploring how ... burns scenario". Radiography. 25 (3): 194-201. doi:10.1016/j.radi.2018.12.015. ISSN 1078-8174. PMID 31301775. S2CID 81869426. ...
"Radiography". Los Angeles Times. 20 September 1936. p. 62. Retrieved 27 March 2018. "Phil Harris, Comic, Bandleader". The Press ...
Radiographic markers- A reservoir for bacteria? Radiography; vol17 pp115-120 v t e (Radiography, All stub articles, Medical ... Radiographer use of anatomical side markers and the latent conditions affecting their use in practice Radiography In Press [ ...
"Radiography". The Los Angeles Times. 20 September 1936. p. 62. Retrieved 27 March 2018. "They Warbled Their Way to the Top", ...
Radiography. 16: 78-83. doi:10.1016/j.radi.2009.10.005. Bibb, Richard (2006). Medical Modelling: the application of advanced ...
Panoramic radiography is the only common tomographic examination still in use. This makes use of a complex movement to allow ... In radiography, focal plane tomography is tomography (imaging a single plane, or slice, of an object) by simultaneously moving ... Radiography. 2 (2): 99-109. doi:10.1016/S1078-8174(96)90002-4. Whitfield, Ahn; Whitfield, HN (January 2006). "Is There a Role ... Clark's Positioning in Radiography 13E. CRC Press. p. 526. ISBN 9781444165050. Ghom, Anil (2008). Textbook of Oral Radiology ( ...
"ACR Recommendations for the use of Chest Radiography and Computed Tomography (CT) for Suspected COVID-19 Infection". American ... Alsharif W, Qurashi A (May 2021). "Effectiveness of COVID-19 diagnosis and management tools: A review". Radiography. 27 (2): ...
In X-ray radiography and radiotherapy, it is radiographers who will carry out the imaging or treatment, while technologists may ... Cowling, Cynthia (December 2008). "A global overview of the changing roles of radiographers". Radiography. 14: e28-e32. doi: ...
Ginneken, B. Van; Romeny, B. M. Ter Haar; Viergever, M. A. (2001-12-01). "Computer-aided diagnosis in chest radiography: a ... Virtual dual-energy imaging improved the performance of CAD systems in chest radiography. CAD is available for detection of ... in chest radiography and CT, and CAD systems for diagnosis (e.g., distinction between malignant and benign) of lung nodules in ... Radiography". IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 60 (2): 369-378. doi:10.1109/TBME.2012.2226583. ISSN 0018-9294. PMC ...
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... "radiography". Although these techniques are related, they differ in that radiography uses x-rays to image the inside of objects ... Kedar, Sharon; Tanaka, Hiroyuki K. M.; Naudet, C.J.; Jones, C.E.; Plaut, J.P.; Webb, F.H. (14 June 2013). "Muon radiography for ... More recently, scattering information from cosmic ray muons has been shown to be a useful method of radiography for homeland ... "Muon Radiography". Detecting Nuclear Contraband. Los Alamos National Laboratory. Retrieved 15 September 2013. J. Bae; S. ...
They are among the most popular radiation sources for use in industrial radiography. Thulium-170 is gaining popularity as an X- ... ISBN 0-415-33340-7. Raj, Baldev; Venkataraman, Balu (2004). Practical Radiography. ISBN 978-1-84265-188-9. Krishnamurthy, Devan ...
Others: X-Radiography: An imaging technique that uses high energy radiation (X-rays) to view the internal structure of an ... n.d.). X-radiography.[permanent dead link] Retrieved April 19, 2014. Getty Conservation Institute. (n.d.). New Analytical ... Fogg Art Museum scientist who used X-rays and X-radiography to study art, especially old master paintings; his studies were the ...
22, p. 87). Holland, C. T. (1913). Radiography in a Case of Hairball in the Stomach. Archives of the Roentgen Ray. 18(2), 46-47 ... Holland, C. T. (1912). Plastic Radiography. Archives of the Roentgen Ray. 17(6), 207-207. Holland, C. T. (1912). The Roentgen ...
In 1940, Farmer began working as assistant physicist in the radiography department at Middlesex Hospital, one of a group of ... "Biographies and obituaries". Radiography Newcastle. Retrieved 27 November 2016. Haggith, John (27 August 2004). "Obituary: ... career he served on the International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements and many other professional radiography ...
ISBN 978-0-12-045581-2. Raj, Baldev; Venkataramen B. (2004). Practical Radiography. UK: Alpha Science Int'l. pp. 162-163. ISBN ...
Chest radiography is an important tool in the medical surveillance of dust exposed workers. One of the most important ... Chest radiography is also used as a screening tool to determine the need for additional testing to confirm diagnoses, determine ... Chest radiography is an important tool in the medical surveillance of dust exposed workers. One of the most important ...
Radiography. Posteroanterior (PA) and lateral radiographs centered at the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint of the affected ...
Ce rapport contient des conseils précis sur les indications et les procédés spécifiques de la radiologie diagnostique, destinés à aider les radiologues et la profession médicale à réduire le nombre des investigations ...
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Plain radiography is widely available but is not preferred because it is not suitable for the early detection of osteoporosis. ... Conventional radiography is insensitive for diagnosing osteoporosis. At least 30% of the bone mass must be lost before it is ... What is the accuracy of radiography for the diagnosis of osteoporosis?. What is the role of CT scanning in the workup of ... Radiography. Conventional radiographs are relatively insensitive for demonstrating osteoporosis. At least 30% of the bone mass ...
Choice of manual or Anatomical Programmed Radiography (APR) mode for quick selection of exam technique. ...
Radiography used to identify teens with sleep apnea Fifteen percent of all teenagers in the United States undergo orthodontic ... The European market for digital radiography (DR) systems has more than doubled since 2000. From $51.6 million, DR revenues ... Regional differences notwithstanding, European digital radiography market to expand steadily ... as well as providing pain relief for patients attending radiography sessions. ...
Ce rapport contient des conseils précis sur les indications et les procédés spécifiques de la radiologie diagnostique, destinés à aider les radiologues et la profession médicale à réduire le nombre des investigations ...
LATERAL RADIOGRAPHY OF THE URINARY TRACT Br Med J 1928; 2 :468 doi:10.1136/bmj.2.3531.468-b ... LATERAL RADIOGRAPHY OF THE URINARY TRACT. Br Med J 1928; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.3531.468-b (Published 08 ...
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Radiography. Although not a primary tool for diagnosis, radiographic manifestations have been historically described in ...
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LTC offers the Radiography program in cooperation with Nicolet College. All core Radiography classes are offered in a ... All core Radiography classes are offered in a traditional setting at Lakeshore and use Interactive Video Conferencing to link ... Radiography classes are offered during the day, Monday through Friday. The clinical portion of the program starts in January ... Lakeshore Technical Colleges Radiography program prepares students to obtain the required licensure to be employed/practice in ...
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The Radiologic Technology Program at Coastal Bend College is a 22-month program that incorporates didactic, laboratory, and clinical education to prepare students for an exciting career as a Health Care Professional. 21 students are accepted on a points based system and begin the program each Fall. The program is only offered on the Beeville Campus where two energized, fully digital laboratories are utilized. Upon completion of the program, students will be earn an Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology and qualification to sit for the certification and regisitration examination provided by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Students will also be advised on how to become licensed as a Medical Radiologic Technologist through the Texas Medical Board. Interested applicants should carefully review the information provided in the program application below. *Prerequisite courses must have been taken within the last 7 years.* Radiologic Technology Program ...
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  • Chest radiography is an important tool in the medical surveillance of dust exposed workers. (cdc.gov)
  • Chest radiography is also used as a screening tool to determine the need for additional testing to confirm diagnoses, determine therapy, and evaluate impairment and disability. (cdc.gov)
  • Include the phrase "chest radiography" in the subject line. (cdc.gov)
  • Can a checklist reduce SOS errors in chest radiography? (nih.gov)
  • Emphasis is placed on radiography of the chest, abdomen, extremities, bony thorax and pelvis. (wilkescc.edu)
  • Applications for computer-aided detection are expanding, with the introduction of an FDA-approved chest radiography CAD system by Riverain Medical. (diagnosticimaging.com)
  • Chest radiography is one of the most common imaging tests performed in clinical practice, typically for cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, chest wall trauma, or assessment of occult disease. (medscape.com)
  • How familiar are you with chest radiography findings associated with certain conditions? (medscape.com)
  • Chest radiography may reveal pulmonary edema. (medscape.com)
  • 2004, we used 4 diagnostic methods--ultrasonography, Ultrasonography was performed with a portable 3.5- chest radiography, and 2 serologic assays--to evaluate the MHz ultrasonograph (model Shimasonic SLD-32, Shimat- prevalence of CE in humans in an unexplored CE-endemic zu, Kyoto, Japan). (cdc.gov)
  • Further information on how CWP is classified can be found at Chest Radiography . (cdc.gov)
  • This document provides recommendations on the use chest radiography in TB detection. (cdc.gov)
  • Specifically, the document provides information on chest radiography as a triage tool, diagnostic aid, and a screening tool. (cdc.gov)
  • When findings, such as chest radiography and mycobacterial cultures, are sufficient for confirming or excluding the TB diagnosis, the results from a TST or an IGRA blood test might not be needed (1). (cdc.gov)
  • Samsung has announced that its healthcare subsidiary, NeuroLogica , awarded a group purchasing agreement for general radiography, computed tomography, and ultrasound to Premier Inc, a healthcare improvement company, effective October 1, 2015. (24x7mag.com)
  • NeuroLogica, the global corporate headquarters and manufacturer of Samsung computed tomography, is also the US headquarters for all Samsung digital radiography and ultrasound systems. (24x7mag.com)
  • Overview of the Neutron Radiography and Computed Tomography at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Applications. (ornl.gov)
  • Interventional Radiography is a sub-specialty of Diagnostic Imaging (radiology) that uses imag-guided procedures for both therapeutic and diagnostic Purposes. (albertahealthservices.ca)
  • The big difference between radiology and radiography jobs has to do with the type of the medical care provided by a medical professional. (chron.com)
  • In simplest terms, radiology is a branch of medicine and radiography is the type of technology radiologists employ to do their jobs. (chron.com)
  • Interventional radiography can be done using x-ray, CT, Ultrasound or MRI images and are done to diagnose and treat disease in almost every organ system. (albertahealthservices.ca)
  • Samsung reports that the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to receive special pricing and terms prenegotiated by Premier for digital radiography (DR), CT, and ultrasound products. (24x7mag.com)
  • The imaging workup for suspected septic arthritis includes radiography or ultrasound before surgical intervention to detect the effusion and to see whether an associated osteomyelitis is present. (medscape.com)
  • The radiography program sponsored by CVCC has revised its policy, effective 2016, regarding the placement of students in clinical mammography rotations to observe and/or perform breast imaging. (cvcc.edu)
  • Known for image quality, versatility, and performance, Carestream provides a wide range of film offerings from general radiography and mammography to angiographic, orthopedic and thoracic applications, as well as film solutions for life science research. (carestream.com)
  • Portable ultrasonography has facilitated the of Echinococcus granulosus , is recognized as a pub- study and more accurate reporting of CE prevalence in en- lic health problem ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Our medicine services are supported by an in house laboratory, digital radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy, including a 3 meter gastroscope, and a dedicated 24 hour technician staff. (selectbreeders.com)
  • Radiography is the preferred imaging examination for diagnosis. (medscape.com)
  • Objective To verify the reliability of adenoid hypertrophy diagnosis by cephalometric radiography. (bvsalud.org)
  • General radiography (X-Ray) examinations are generally performed on a drop-in basis during normal operating hours (see specific locations for hours of operations) Fluoroscopy require an appointment, check your location as not all sites offer this service. (albertahealthservices.ca)
  • The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) promotes excellence in education and elevates quality and safety of patient care through the accreditation of educational programs in radiography. (gotoltc.edu)
  • The Wilkes Community College Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) . (wilkescc.edu)
  • The Wilkes Community College Radiography Program is dedicated to providing a quality education for individuals in the field of radiologic technology. (wilkescc.edu)
  • Students in the Radiography program will be introduced to a number of topics by expert instructors that prepare them to work as a radiologic technologist, including examination techniques, equipment protocols, radiation safety and radiation protection. (pmi.edu)
  • The Associate Degree Radiography program at Carteret Community College has full 8-year accreditation status by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology . (carteret.edu)
  • Best Choice to learn radiographic methods (radiography or radiologic technology) for Radiologic technologist (radiological technologist), radiographer, radiologist, medical doctor, medical school student, health college (health science college) student, the employee in hospital (medical institution or health institution), workers in radiology. (appadvice.com)
  • The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has published REGDOC-2.5.5, Design of Industrial Radiography Installations following a public consultation period held from March 9 to June 16, 2017. (canada.ca)
  • Industrial radiography uses either x-rays or gamma rays. (aerb.gov.in)
  • Industrial radiography devices using radioactive sealed source emit gamma rays and are portable. (aerb.gov.in)
  • Blockage of 47% and 75% of the nasopharynx were taken as the cutoff points for cephalometric radiography and endoscopy, respectively. (bvsalud.org)
  • Digital radiography can reduce radiation exposure up to 90% when compared with traditional dental radiographs. (foundationendodontics.com)
  • The European market for digital radiography (DR) systems has more than doubled since 2000. (news-medical.net)
  • With digital radiography systems that reflect a sensible marriage of function and fiscal responsibility, your patients benefit from fast and smooth examinations. (philips.com)
  • It is the same harmonized user interface found on all Philips premium digital radiography systems. (philips.com)
  • July 28, 2012 - The digital radiography sensor NAOMI, is a digital X-ray, which is gentle on people and the environment. (chiroeco.com)
  • The column on the right side of this page contains links to quality improvement projects developed by the Image Gently Digital Radiography workgroup. (imagegently.org)
  • In 2010, Image Gently was awarded a contract from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to develop educational materials and a safety checklist for digital radiography or routine radiography. (imagegently.org)
  • Image Gently Digital Radiography Safety Checklist- Safety Steps to Do and Verify for your pediatric patient - Please implement this checklist as a visual reminder of radiography procedures. (imagegently.org)
  • Implementation Manual Image Gently Digital Radiography Safety Checklist - this manual will provide a step by step process for implementation of the CR/DR checklist. (imagegently.org)
  • Various computed radiography vendors have improved digital radiography scanners, phosphor imaging plates, and software programs. (reportlinker.com)
  • From large format flat panel detectors to small form factor DDA's, we have digital radiography inspection solutions for any need. (vmindt.com)
  • Our digital radiography testing solutions are available for manufacturing, in-service, castings, piping corrosion/erosion, and weld quality applications. (vmindt.com)
  • In addition to digital radiography, our office utilizes the dental endoscope. (foundationendodontics.com)
  • While cleaning your pet's teeth we also offer digital dental radiography. (habitatboise.com)
  • In response to this challenge, the Electrical Power Research Institute (EPRI) of the USA sponsored a project to develop and validate a system for in-situ examination of the blades and connections to enable early detection of defects in pinned-finger low-pressure turbine blades using Digital Radiography (DR) techniques. (theiet.org)
  • The Radiography curriculum prepares the graduate to be a radiographer, a skilled health care professional who uses radiation to produce images of the human body. (wilkescc.edu)
  • For everyone who plans to study Radiography in Nigeria , it is important and necessary you know the subjects that are required to becoming a Radiographer in Nigeria. (drugsavant.com)
  • Learn to master radiography patient care with the book that covers it best! (elsevierhealth.com)
  • The industrial computed radiography market was valued at USD 325.6 million in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 505.36 million by 2027 at a CAGR of 7.38% over the forecast period (2022 - 2027). (reportlinker.com)
  • Knowing what's the difference between radiography and radiotherapy treatment is a good place to start in career exploration. (chron.com)
  • Radiography is a best method of diagnostic tools in evaluating the patients before dental implant can be carried on. (who.int)
  • Lakeshore offers the Radiography program in cooperation with Nicolet College and Gateway Technical College. (gotoltc.edu)
  • Lakeshore Technical College's Radiography program prepares students to obtain the required licensure to be employed/practice in the state of Wisconsin. (gotoltc.edu)
  • LTC offers the Radiography program in cooperation with Nicolet College. (gotoltc.edu)
  • Join us for an online information session to learn more about the associate Radiography program in the College for Adults. (stkate.edu)
  • If you are looking for a career in radiography, you should take courses in biology, algebra, and the physical sciences prior to entering the program. (cvcc.edu)
  • The CVCC Radiography program is a five (5) semester, day time program offering the Associate in Applied Science degree. (cvcc.edu)
  • The CCM Radiography Program stands out because of its family environment, caring faculty and emphasis on professionalism. (ccm.edu)
  • Enrollment in the Medical Radiography program begins annually each fall. (emcc.edu)
  • All applicants to Medical Radiography who are offered admission to the program will be required to submit to a national criminal background screening process at their expense within 30 days of acceptance. (emcc.edu)
  • The WCC Radiography program currently has an accreditation award of 5 years. (wilkescc.edu)
  • The mission of the Wilkes Community College Radiography Program is to prepare competent entry-level radiographers for the various aspects of the profession. (wilkescc.edu)
  • Carteret Community College's Radiography Program is dedicated to the delivery of a quality education in radiography through continuous program improvement and actualization of program goals while fostering life-long learning. (carteret.edu)
  • Learn about the Radiography program at IRSC. (irsc.edu)
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS , becoming a radiological technologists typically entails earning an associate degree in radiography. (chron.com)
  • This is a great opportunity for a radiography technologist looking to expand on their career development using MRI imaging. (sunbeltstaffing.com)
  • View what classes you need and when you can take them to complete an Associate Degree of Radiography. (carteret.edu)
  • Skilled full-time and adjunct clinical instructors with over 40 years of experience in the field of Radiography utilize the energized radiography lab on campus, plus seven clinical affiliates for clinical education. (ccm.edu)
  • English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology are required for both JAMB and your O' level if you must study Radiography. (drugsavant.com)
  • Browsing Doctoral Degrees (Physics) by Subject "Breast -- Radiography -- Data processing. (ukzn.ac.za)
  • So, irrespective of the school you want to study in ( UNIBEN, UI, UNILAG, DELSU e.t.c ) these are the subjects you must enroll and pass to be eligible for admission to study Radiography in Nigeria. (drugsavant.com)
  • If you must study Radiography in Nigeria you must first get a minimum of five (5) credits in your O' level (WAEC, NECO or NABTEB) core courses and enroll four (4) subjects in JAMB which you should score at least 220 to increase your chances of admission. (drugsavant.com)
  • The computed radiography technology offers enormous advantages for inspection tasks, and the use of consumables is virtually eliminated, further reducing the time to produce an image. (reportlinker.com)
  • This course provides an overview of the radiography profession and student responsibilities. (wilkescc.edu)
  • Diagnostic radiography is incredibly exciting, challenging, physical, and precise, and I can honestly say that as a mature student who has had a previous career, I have never felt so fulfilled or excited about my future profession. (bcu.ac.uk)
  • Double-exposure dual-energy subtraction radiography helps CR and DR compete with CT by deleting bone and leaving only soft tissue for easier interpretation. (diagnosticimaging.com)
  • Industries use a testing method called "radiography" to check for defects in metal parts and welds to ensure safety /durability in the products in a Non-Destructive manner. (aerb.gov.in)
  • Also, computed radiography applications in aerospace include detecting internal defects in thick and complex shapes, metallic and non-metallic forms, and the quality of critical aerospace components, structures, and assemblies. (reportlinker.com)
  • North America is expected to dominate the global computed radiography market due to the increasing adoption of added radiography equipment coupled with technological advancements in the region. (reportlinker.com)
  • Diagnostic radiography involves the use of sophisticated equipment and techniques to produce medical images of the human body. (unischolars.com)
  • The grand opening held demonstrations of newly purchased equipment including two radiography machines. (lbcommuter.com)
  • Hence, due to the growing demand for NDT in industries, the adoption of computed radiography techniques is also increasing in industrial applications. (reportlinker.com)
  • Pediatric Panoramic Radiography: Techniques, Artifacts, and Interpretation. (bvsalud.org)
  • Additionally, if you are currently enrolled in prerequisite courses and/or Radiography general education courses, make sure the Admissions Committee is aware of the course name, location, and anticipated completion date. (emcc.edu)
  • General Radiography provides x-rays of the body. (albertahealthservices.ca)
  • General Radiography uses x-rays to produce images of the structures inside the body, particularly bones. (albertahealthservices.ca)
  • The curriculum is developed in close consultation with the radiography industry to ensure relevance and graduates' employability. (unischolars.com)
  • No imaging studies other than radiography are indicated in mallet finger. (medscape.com)