Chapter 23

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Radiology

What is a branch of medicine that uses radiant energy to diagnose and treat patients?

Diagnostic Ultrasound, Radiation Oncology

The CPT manual divides the Radiology section into subsections of Radiologic Guidance, Breast Mammorgraphy, bone/Joint Studies, Diagnostic Radiology, _________________, _________________, and Nuclear Medicine.

Separate Procedure

What type of procedure is "performed independently of, and is not immediaately related to, other services"?

100

One Gray equals how many rads?

-26

The modifier used to indicate the Professional Component is____________

Supervision, Interpretation

Two words that mean supervising the taking of the x-rays and reading/reporting the results of the films are __________and______________.

Diagnostic Ultrasound or Echography

The name for the use of high-frequency sound waves in an imaging process that isused to diagnose patient illness is __________________.

Type

The Radiation Oncology section of the CPT manual is divided into subsections based on the ___________of service provided to the patient.

Dosimetry

The scientific calculation of the radiation emitted from various radioactive sources is

Physics

The scientific study of energy is____________.

energy

Radiation treatment delivery codes are based on the treatment area involved and further divided based on levels of what?____________

Megaelectron volts

MeV stands for?______________

5

Radiation Treatment Management is reported in units of _____________fractions.

Tracer

Nuclear Medicine usess these to image organs for diagnosis and treatment ____________.

15-median; 16-horizontal or transverse; 17-frontal

See text page 687 and identify the planes of the body listed as 15, 16, and 17.

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