The discipline of Diagnostic Medical Sonography has its own language. Most of the terms are obvious as to their meaning. However, there are words that are used interchangeably, and they can be quite confusing for people who are researching sonography careers in 2016. Is ultrasonography the same as sonography? Does ultrasound mean the same thing […]
This section provides essential ultrasound knowledge a future ultrasound technician ought to know about before deciding whether or not to enter this field. Our list of featured articles explains how ultrasound machines work, ultrasound history, different uses of ultrasound, different types of ultrasound imaging, the known risks and benefits of ultrasound, and the future of this technology within the healthcare field.
Understanding the true nature of a career as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in 2016 and beyond means recognizing the uses for ultrasound are rapidly expanding. Now primarily a diagnostic tool, exciting research is giving sonographers a glimpse into the future of ultrasound as a therapeutic or interventional medicine. The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and […]
There is growing excitement in the field of ultrasound technology as researchers aggressively adapt technology to enable the delivery of efficient and effective remote imaging services. They are working on a variety of technologies that include robot-assisted scanning, pocket-size ultrasound devices, and tools for point-of-care ultrasound. The leading edge capabilities are creating new career opportunities […]
Ultrasound equipment technology is rapidly advancing, producing new devices that generate more accurate images. One of the newest developments was the introduction of hand-held ultrasound machines to be used at the point-of-care for patients. The streamlined equipment started new discussions on the role of ultrasound imaging in the transforming healthcare landscape. It is clear that […]
Not so long ago the mention of “ultrasound imaging” usually first brought to mind fascinating pictures of fetuses still in the womb. The people who understood the greater abilities of sonography imaging were usually studying Diagnostic Medical Sonography or working as sonographers. Over the last decade, ultrasound technology has become increasingly sophisticated, leading researchers pursue […]