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Intro to Radiology
Terms in this set (21)
Discovered x-ray in 1895 and discovered led shielding.
Instituted hand washing
First coed of ethics
Barium- GI studies
Iodine based- Urinary, artho, spine(milo)
is an ongoing video which causes more exposure
CT- images formed in slices. Most common plane is cross sectional. Use is increasing because of the amount of detail provided.
a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays
Bone Density RT(BD)
a measure of bone strength, the degree of mineralization of the bone matrix.
Interventional RT(VI) or RT(CI)
*Diagnose disease (while providing diagnostic information through angiographic procedure.
Primarily images blood vessels.
Radiation Therapy RT(T)
(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to radiation from a radioactive substance Energy level is high
Nuclear Medicine RT(NM)
Branch of medicine in which radioactive materials are used to diagnose and treat diseases. Gamma Radiation released and used for images, PET-CT- focuses on function of organs.
Nonionizing Radiation- MRI RT(MR)
Forms of radiant energy such as radio waves, microwaves, infrared light, and ordinary light that do not have enough energy to cause ionization of atoms in living tissue. Compare ionizing radiation.MRI, Sonography RDMS- register diagnostic medical sonographer
RA- radiology assistant
QM- Quality Management
Medical physicist-performs tests on x-ray equipment.
Register Technichian - Radiology
Official authorization or approval for conforming to a specified standard.
A credential indicating specific training in a career specialty.
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
-Ethic components include personal conduct, cheating, ect...
-annual renewal:CEU 24 every 2 years
-CQR(continue qualification requirements):valid for 10 years
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Required to perform legally in Texas
-Laws very state to state
-Only 39 states have licensure laws
department of social & health services
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