Tag: digital radiography

5 keys for Digital Radiography


Computed Radiography (CR) and Direct Radiography (DR) are now the standard imaging technologies in many hospitals and imaging centers. These digital systems mark a significant evolution in the field of medical imaging. X-ray technicians must grasp several critical concepts to effectively utilize these technologies. Familiarity with the functionalities, advantages, and specific operational aspects of both CR and DR systems is essential for maximizing image quality and ensuring patient safety. Each system has unique applications and demands specific skills and knowledge for effective management. Learn more about the capabilities and applications of digital radiography systems here.

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Radiography Shielding Tips

Inadiquate patient shielding during radiography can contribute to increased patient dose. For radiologic technologists, shielding is particularly important to protect anatomic areas of the patient near the exposure field, but should not interfere with obtaining diagnostic information.

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