Intro to radiologic technology

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German physicist who discovered x-rays

Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen

Date x-rays were discovered

Nov. 8, 1895

Length of first x-ray n of what?

15mins of wives hand

President of CCMC

Patrick Gavin

CCMC's administrative director of radiology

Sharon Dargay

DCMH's administrative director of radiology

Liz Robinson

Medical director of Radiology for CCMC

Dr. Joseph Stock

Medical director of Radiology for DCMH

Dr. Diliberto

Responsibilities of the Administrative Director of Radiology

-participates in medical staff activities, establishes a working relationship w/ medical staff, developed medical procedures, quality n appropriateness of radiology services, advises on equipment needs, purchases n utilizations, keeps department operational in a set financial budget.

Chief technologist of CCMC

Janet Henderson

Chief technologist of DCMH

Kathy Christy

Out patient supervisor at DCMH

Joanne Reid

Primary role of Radiographer

one who makes x-ray images

Diagnostic Radiology

use of xray technology to determine cause of pt symptoms.

Cat Scan

Radiographic cross sectional electronically created image using a small beam of radiation

Ultrasound

Deep structures of the body are imaged by recording the reflections or echoes of sound waves directed in the tissues

Nuclear medicine

Diagnosis of disease by the administration of a radiographic material (isotope)

Mammography

X-ray of the breast

MRI

a technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce computer-generated images that distinguish among different types of soft tissue; allows us to see structures within the brain

Special procedures

Radiographic evaluation of the circulatiry system. use of contrast media to study areas such as the vascular and nervous systems (IR)

Radiation therapy

(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to radiation from a radioactive substance, using high doses of ionizing radiation.

Pet Scan

Positromemission Tomography utilizes an injection of a radio nuclide combined w/ sugar. Used often w/ CT. Used for cancer staging.

Computed Radiology

Digital image stored on an imaging plate rather than film. Images then transfer via computer

Direct radiography

Converts x-ray directly into a digital image. No imaging plate necessary.

PACS

Picture archive communication system where you house all the digital images.

Radiographic technology

We aide physicians in their efforts to diagnose n treat disease by providing them w/ timely n reliable info from radiographic exams. Provide radiology services to meet the patients needs conveniently and professionally.

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