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I am 21 years old what is a good medical job for me? my mom is a radiology x-ray tech. what about nuclear medicine? i also have high functioningautism

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Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 37 years experience
Medical technology: Laboratory work requires professionalism and focus it may allow you to bring your diagnosis to work as a plus. Look into it. It is not like xr as typically patient contact is limited.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
Suggestions: Computer science is good choice because it is very likely that many of the best programmers have either asperger's syndrome or some of its traits. Most medical areas including medical imaging include computer areas such as informatics, picture archiving and digital communication which and require many workers with computer science background.Laboratory jobs in pathology, chemistry, and imaging.
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Last updated Nov 7, 2014

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