Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 2
Lecture:Laboratory, Pathology, Radiology, and Ancillary Services
Slide content:Radiology Services - 3 Diagnostic radiology Computerized Tomography (CT) scans Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans Ultrasound Mammography Bone density tests Nuclear medicine tests 9
Slide notes:Techniques of diagnostic radiology have advanced considerably since Wilhelm Rntgen took his first x-ray picture. Now, clinicians use techniques such as computerized tomography, or CT scans; magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI scans; positron emission tomography, or PET scans; ultrasound; mammography; bone density tests; and nuclear medicine tests to diagnose diseases in patients. 9