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Chapter 23

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"?
One Gray equals how many rads?
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 __________________.
The Radiation Oncology section of the CPT manual is divided into subsections based on the ___________of service provided to the patient.
The scientific calculation of the radiation emitted from various radioactive sources is
The scientific study of energy is____________.
Radiation treatment delivery codes are based on the treatment area involved and further divided based on levels of what?____________
Megaelectron volts
MeV stands for?______________
Radiation Treatment Management is reported in units of _____________fractions.
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.