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what is radiography?

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Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Specializes in Radiology
Xray Imaging: Radiography refers to the use of xrays to image the body. More broadly, this may also include ultrasound, MRI and other modalities.

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Is it safe to have two x-ray's done within two months of each other?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: If for medical reasons at a proper hospital or imaging center, 'yes' for certain.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: radiography?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
Using: X-rays to form an image. See wiki for overview. For medical imaging see radiologyinfo.Org.
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Should I study diagnostic radiography or chiropractic therapy?

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Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
Interventional Radiology 20 years experience
Personal choice: I would recommend "shadowing" a mentor in each field and deciding which is most in line with your interests.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What do you advise if I'm thinking of doing an undergraduate degree in diagnostic radiography?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Radiography: Contact the school and inquire about any affiliations they might have that would allow you to "shadow" a technologist during the workday, so you can get a firsthand idea of what the career entails.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What happens if you do for example a diagnostic radiography course at usyd, does that mean you are a radiologist?

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Dr. Larry Grissom
Radiology 43 years experience
No: A radiologist is a physician with four years of medical school, followed by four years of residency training to become a general radiologist, then one or two additional years if a subspecialty such as neuroradiology, musculoskeletal radiology, breast radiology, is chosen.

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