Essays Tagged: "X-ray"

Chron's disease

ron'sin diagnosing Crohn's disease is often done through an Upper and Lower GI series as well as an x-ray after the patient has had a barium enema.What Is the Treatment for Crohn's Disease?Treatment f ...

(1 pages) 65 1 1.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

How Have The Following Factors Influenced Changes In Surgery.

g about changes in surgery. One of these would definitely be Marie Curie's research into a portable x-ray machine. This was particularly effective because at the time this was discovered World War 1 w ... ered World War 1 was taking place and everyday soldiers were being wounded by gunshot. The portable x-ray machine helped because it meant that bullets and pieces of shrapnel could be found in the body ...

(8 pages) 65 1 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Computed Tomography Imaging.

uted Axial Tomography) is a invaluable medical diagnostic imaging tool, which Uses a combination of X-rays and computer technology. A series of X-ray beams from many different angles are used to creat ... , bones, and tissues in great detail.The CT scanner consists of a large donut-shaped machine and an X-ray table. The Patient will lie on the table and be slowly moved into the large opening as a serie ...

(8 pages) 137 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Search For Dark Matter in the Universe.

teries of the stars, dust clouds and other matter visible to radio, infrared, optical, ultraviolet, X-ray, or gamma-ray telescopes. What is not readily apparent through these mediums is even more myst ... earch. The search for dark matter, Physics World: January 2000Mystery. Dark Matter Mystery, Chandra X-Ray Observatory Field GuideMOND. Dark Matter or Different Gravity?White Dwarfs. Astronomers Glimps ...

(6 pages) 108 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Observing Stars.

omagnetic spectrum, which includes waves in the visible, ultra-violet, infra-red, microwave, radio, X-ray and gamma-ray regions. The scale of the spectrum is so large that no region is distinct, sever ... rged particles from the sun ionise gas molecules: this is photo-ionisation. Ultra-violet radiation, X-rays and gamma-rays are also absorbed at this layer. Absorption of the electromagnetic spectrum at ...

(11 pages) 97 1 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Globalization in Business -An Overview of Globalization in Business

ated systems of equipment and software for treating cancer with radiation as well as cost-effective x-ray tubes for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and replacement x-ray tubes and imaging subs ... and imaging subsystems. The Company's operations involve two primary segments: Oncology Systems and X-Ray Products. Oncology Systems designs, manufactures, sells and services hardware and software pro ...

(4 pages) 929 2 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Radioactive substances spontaneously emit rays that are similar to X-rays, however these rays are generated from the actual substances. These continual emissions can l ... are found in small quantities throughout the interior of the earth.Soon after the discovery of the X-ray, Henry Becquerel the effects of radioactive substances in 1896. When uranium salts affected a ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Iceman of the Italian Alps that was 5,300 years old named Otzi

man was caught in a storm and froze to death.In July 2001, scientists in Italy used a sophisticated X-ray technique to scan the iceman's body. They found an arrowhead beneath the Iceman's upper left s ...

(1 pages) 27 3 4.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Observing essay "KIng Of the Third Grade"

" thanks." Sitting on my bed, I gazed at my new pack of unopened football cards as if I had x-ray vision. My palms sweaty, my heart racing, I sat with intensipation. Hoping that the new Joe Mo ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The day and life of an er doctor

It was not a pretty sight. After Dr. Susan and Dr. StAmant did their best to stop the bleeding, an x-ray was done on each patient. The motorcyclist had a broken leg and needed many stitches; and the ... e them out. Though this was a hilarious misconception by the old man, Dr. Susan reluctantly took an x-ray. She also wanted to make sure he hadn't actually swallowed something else. She read the x-ray, ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Analyse the benefits and problems associated with the use of Radioisotopes in identified industries

(6hours), minimises damage to tissues. The patient's total exposure to radiation is less than in an X-ray. So far, there have been no reported side effects.But use of radiation on the human body can c ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A Proper Root Canal

y a porcelain crown is made for the tooth.To begin a root canal the first thing to be done is an x-ray. Next the root is measured to insure an accurate removal of the nerve. Then the patient is med ...

(4 pages) 20 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The U.S. is and overweight country.

calories than he or she burns. A person's body fat is weighed by being put underwater or to use and X-ray test called dual energy X-ray absorptiometry. Other ways are by measuring the thickness of the ...

(5 pages) 169 1 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Is Stanley Yelnats in "The Holes" adaptable?

n he made some friends in the camp. For example, Stanley agreed that he'd give anything he finds to X-Ray, even though he knows he might get a day off for it, he still gives the chance to X-Ray withou ... right away. Another example for Stanley learning the rules quickly is that he noticed the fact that X-Ray is the leader of the group. "If he was going to survive at Camp Green Lake, it was far more im ...

(3 pages) 13 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The role James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin had in finding the structure of DNA

he work of the four scientists was formed by several scientific breakthroughs: the progress made by X-ray crystallographers in studying organic macromolecules; the growing evidence supplied by genetic ... re Centrale des Services Chimiques de l'Etat in Paris, where she was introduced to the technique of X-ray crystallography and rapidly became a respected authority in this field. In 1951 she returned t ...

(7 pages) 44 1 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

I wrote this for an assignment on the History of the Laser

suffix, to be used with an appropriate prefix for the spectrum of light emitted by the device (e.g. X-ray laser = xaser, UltraViolet laser = uvaser). None of the other terms became popular, although " ...

(1 pages) 2446 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

X-ray Interaction with matter

a medium due to absorption or to scatteringor to both.-Absorption; the transfer of energy from the x-ray beam to the medium through which it passes.-Scattering; a change in the direction of a photon ... tion with the medium, this can occur with or without the loss of energy from the photon.-4 types of x-ray interaction withn matter occur; rayleigh scatter, Compton scatter, photoelectric absorptoion a ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.5 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Electromagnetic Radiation Assignment: X-Rays - The history of x-rays, how they can help health services + science, why they exist, how to detect x-rays.

X-rays, the savior of hospitals, the scientific interest of many. In October 1895 a German physicist ... pe of invisible rays must be coming out of the Crooke's tube. Roentgen named these 'invisible rays' x-rays, x being the unknown.One place x-rays are being used in society is in dental clinics and hosp ... being the unknown.One place x-rays are being used in society is in dental clinics and hospitals. An x-ray picture, or a radiograph is used to take pictures of limbs, bones and organs, they go through ...

(7 pages) 57 0 3.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


Radiographers produce x-rays films of parts of the overall human body to find medical problems. They prepare patients for ... ents for examinations by explaining the procedure, removing articles such as jewelry, through which x-rays cannot pass, and positioning patients so that the correct parts of the body can be radiograph ... remove the film and develop it.About 75% of all general radiographs are employed in hospitals. The x-ray mobile equipment allows the radiographer to work in the emergency room, operating room, and al ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Essay On Sprained Ankles

been completed successfully.Suggested Treatment Short Term: I have recommended for Leslie to get a x-ray. This will make sure no structural damage has occurred in the ankle. If nothing comes up I urg ...

(3 pages) 4728 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays