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    The photo on the right shows a medical technician using an ultrasound machine to diagnose appendicitis to a patient, without the use of x-rays. The ultrasound imaging technique involves using high frequency sound waves and their echoes. The machine transmits high-frequency sound pulses into the patient’s body using a probe. In the image, the technician presses and moves the probe along the patient’s body. This photo was taken in the St. Louis Children’s Hospital. A wave is a traveling disturbance

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    Paediatric Ultrasound

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    Academy of Paediatrics , Society of American Emergency Medicine, American College of Emergency Physicians and the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound. providing a framework for point of care ultrasound development within paediatric emergency departments. There is no specific reference to the use of point of care ultrasound for paediatric patients on the Royal College of Emergency Medicine website although guidance was published in March 2017 on minimising the use of WBCT. No reference

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    Ultrasound History

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    It first started as a tub full of water, and now Ultrasounds are machines smaller in size, easily portable, and even used in ambulances. The most widely known use of Ultrasounds is for pregnant women, as a way of monitoring the fetus. These machines are also used for imaging the inside of a person's’ body, and acts as a guide while doctors perform surgery. Doctors are now able to assist a patient better, make a diagnosis quicker and know if further medical attention is required. Time was once deadly

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    Modality In Ultrasound

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    Originally ultrasound in physical therapy was used mainly for treatment of soft tissue injuries, acceleration of wound healing, and resolution of edema as well as softening of scar tissue (Haar, 2007, p. 113). However, with ultrasound being one of the most popular therapeutic modalities, more research has been conducted into what else the modality could be beneficial towards. In recent years there has been research done on ultrasound being used for things such as bone healing and enhancement of drug

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    Feminist Ultrasound

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    proven that ultrasound is a safe modality there are still issues that sonographers encounter on the daily basis. There is the need for a chaperone for certain procedures and especially if it is done by a male sonographer. According to goggle dictionary a chaperone is a person who accompanies and looks after another person or group of people. DMHC (Dartmouth-Hitchcock medical center hospital) Department of Radiology states on their policy that intracavitary, transperineal and breast ultrasound examinations

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    Ultrasound

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    Ultrasound For our project we researched ultrasound which is also commonly known as a Sonogram. The definition of ultrasound is energy that is generated by sound waves of 20,000 or greater vibrations per second. Ultrasound is used in many different arrays. It is most often used in the medical field. Ultrasound uses sound waves that are too high to be heard by the human ear. A part of the ultrasound machine called the transducer is placed on the body part and sound waves are emitted from the transducer

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    Ultrasound Essay

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    For nearly half a century ultrasound has been used in the clinical setting for medical diagnosis. It is the most common imaging modality of obstetrics and gynecology and to this day, there has been no evidence showing harmful effects of ultrasound at the clinical exposure levels. There has been research into the possible biological effects of ultrasound and while ultrasound is still generally seen as a safer form of diagnostic imaging, it is still important to understand what those biological effects

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    Ultrasound Imaging

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    Ultrasound imaging including fetal echocardiograms have only been used for about forty years.1 Although this technology is newer, they have learned much between the time that it was developed and now. With this newer technology, there are many benefits, but there are also risks, which we need to know how to limit. We need to know what this technology is, what the benefits and risks are, and how we are to limit those risks. To completely understand the benefits and risks, we need to know what this

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    When asked what is ultrasound many people may give answers such as, “Oh that’s when they scan women who are pregnant to see the baby”, but little do people know that ultrasound is much more then that. Not only do people misunderstand the job description but also the salary that comes along with the career. Both job description and salary are based on the specialty you choose to pursue. Ultrasound is a very diverse field with many different specialties to choose from within the field and each specialty

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    What is an ultrasound? An ultrasound is also referred to as a sonogram. It uses a high frequency sound waves to create images of the inside of the body. Why Would You Need An Ultrasound? Ultrasound imaging has many uses in medicine, from confirming and dating a pregnancy to diagnosing certain conditions and guiding doctors through precise medical procedures There are hundreds of different reasons why people need ultrasounds • How Do I Get An Ultrasound? • An appointment is required and will be

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