Ultrasound Technology Program
Learn about the Diagnostic Ultrasound program offered at BC. This page provides information on that classes that you will take during this two year, 8 quarter program. This is a highly selective program.
This site from the National Library of Medicine provides information on all types of diagnostic imaging including ultrasound. Check out the ultrasound interactive tutorial to see what and ultrasound is like and how the technology works. The site also links to research in the field and provides information on how diagnostic imaging is used for specific conditions and with children.
MedLine Medical Encyclopedia: Ultrasound
This medical dictionary from MedLine/The National Library of Medicine provides a definition of ultrasound as well as why the test is used, what normal results are and what abnormal results could possibly mean. Written for patients rather than professionals.
Written from the patient perspective, this site from RadiologyInfo provides an overview of ultrasound technology and what to expect when you have an ultrasound. There is also mention of the limitations of ultrasound technology and risks that have been associated with ultrasound.
Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
"The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography was founded in 1970 to promote, advance, and educate its members and the medical community in the science of Diagnostic Medical Sonography." The site states that its core purpose is "to enhance the art and science of medicine by advancing medical sonography."
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April 25, 2012