Medicine Is Not Only A Science

2404 WordsMay 24, 201610 Pages
“Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.” –Paracelsus. Medicine is the secret to understanding the human recovery. Everything about us is related in some way to medicine, it is a powerful thing. However, it’s only as advanced as we are. At times we require assistance. MRI scans help physicians diagnose health problems. I became interested in this field of study because as a kid, I always wanted to help other people. I was very interested in the lives of these doctors that one day, even I hoped to become one. MRI’s aren’t as complicated as I used to think they were when I was a child. I now know that MRI’s are used to capture and project images from inside your body, onto a screen so that physicians can examine it. MRI’s are highly expensive and use high powered radio waves in order to get a high definition image of the inside. CT scans are in a way the same as MRI’s in that they also project images from inside the body but I believe they are less accurate, but cost a fortune less. In my opinion, I am very fascinated by the reading and analysis of a medical scan and I hope to do so by learning how an MRI and a CT scan operate. Personally, I’ve never been in an MRI/CT scan before and am really curious to find out how it is like to be projected with those radio waves. I assume that any unordinary
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