Category Archives: General Radiology

Bone density scans: how they work and why they matter

The simple, noninvasive procedure helps protect against osteoporosis and fracture.

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X-Ray Safety for Patients & Medical Imaging Workers

There has been a lot of discussion about the safety of medical imaging procedures and how large of a dosage should be used. X-ray technology has become an indispensable tool for physicians to use when diagnosing illnesses. It

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115th Anniversary of the X-Ray

Today marks the 115th anniversary of the x-ray, which was discovered by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895. He was awarded the nobel prize for physics in 1901 for the discovery. The discovery was accidental as he was actually studying how electrical

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How To Prepare for an Ultrasound Program

Many people decide they want to become a Sonographer because they have heard it is a good career and pays well. This may be true, but in order to be successful and know Ultrasound is the right career for you

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Radiology Technician or Technologist? Job Titles in Radiology

For those who know nothing about the world of radiology, the terminology can be daunting, especially when it comes to using the correct job titles. So, I am going to try to explain what these titles mean: Radiology

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Common Procedures in Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology involves learning how to perform from a variety of invasive procedures using radiologic technology for image guidance. Invasive refers to the fact that small devices are inserted into the body in order to capture images and assist

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OBSTETRIC ULTRASOUND JOB DESCRIPTION

Obstetric Ultrasound is the use of ultrasound scans in pregnancy. Ultrasound and ultrasonography was introduced in the late 1950's and has become a very useful diagnostic tool in obstetrics. Currently used equipment, known as real time scanners, take continuous

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Picking the Best Radiology Schools

Wondering how to go about picking the best radiology schools? Finding the best radiology school starts with a clear picture of what your career road map looks like in the world of medical imaging. Are you simply looking

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Why a Radiology Associates Degree is a Popular Choice

If you are browsing through the many options online, trying to figure out your best entry point into radiology, you will notice that there are three main options: certificates (or diplomas), associates, and bachelors degrees. By far, the

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Radiology-Schools.com In The News

Radiology-Schools.com is proud to announce that we have been named as "Featured Link" on well know Radiology website, Dave's Places In Radiology. Thank you Dave for recognizing us and for sharing our resource with members of the radiology

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