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Interesting Technological Advancements in Ultrasonography

The field of ultrasonography has evolved by leaps and bounds over the last 60 years and this has helped establish the field as much more dependable and accurate than previously. As more digital innovations evolve and have more commonplace in … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Ultrasound

Patients are always commenting to me about how great this “new” technology is that we have to see inside people’s bodies in a non-invasive way. However, what most people do not realize is that Ultrasound has been used for medical … Continue reading

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WAIT! Is Your Ultrasound Program Accredited?

Though I have spoken about school accreditation in previous posts, I would like to dedicate a full post on school accreditation as it pertains to ultrasound programs. Finding the right ultrasound program can be daunting and of course, you want … Continue reading

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What can you see with Ultrasound?

It is a common misconception that Ultrasound, also known as a Sonogram, is only used during pregnancy to see the unborn child. However, Ultrasound is commonly used to assess many areas and organs of the body in both female and … Continue reading

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How to Make the Most of Your Ultrasound Externship

Starting your ultrasound externship can be both exciting and scary at the same time. This is the time when you get a taste of what it’s like to work in the field and apply what you’ve learned in school to … Continue reading

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Becoming a “Registered” Sonographer

So you’ve completed an ultrasound program and your preceptorship/externship – or perhaps you are still in the process, and by now you’ve been told a million times how important it is to become a “Registered” Sonographer. Now you’re wondering, “Where … Continue reading

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4D Ultrasound vs. 3D Ultrasound Pictures: What’s the Difference?

One of the more interesting times in pregnancy is the ultrasound. This technique makes use of sound to construct images of what is going on inside a mother’s uterus. Fetal pictures are produced when the ultrasound waves enter the uterus, … Continue reading

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