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A is for Aorta Ultrasound

Breaking down the Abdominal Aorta

The abdominal aorta for the purpose of ultrasound is classified by anatomical compartment below the diaphragm muscle.  After leaving the heart, the aorta is shaped like a curvaceous candy cane with lots of branches.   469 more words


PARENTAL ADVICE: Let Your Child Fly, Okay?

Son: Mom, I want to be a sonographer

Mom: photographer? You want to be like Absalom your uncle?
Son: No, mom. I want to be a sonographer which is in medicine… 128 more words

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Mindful Medical Imaging

I was invited to Leigh Infirmary this weekend to take a Self Care Skills Study Day for 10 sonographers who work in the Wigan, Wrightington and Leigh NHS Trust. 449 more words

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About Me

I am a newly graduated Sonographer who has recently started the real life struggles of scanning independently. After realizing there is not much support online for new Sonographers, I decided to start my own blog in the hopes of sharing some of my struggles, hardships, and hopefully future successes with fellow newbies in the field.  Let the scanning begin…

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Save Our Sonographers! #SOS

This really is an SOS!

Did you know that

  • 85% of sonographers have RSI symptoms
  • 1 in 5 injuries are career ending
  • 40% of staff have been off sick in the last year with RSI…
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Catching Up

We last left off at our 15 week 6 day ultrasound…the day we found out that we are expecting two precious boys! That was at the end of August, so we have a little catching up to do… 608 more words


Is Ultrasound Damaging Your Health?

There’s a question!

This very question was the title of a study day sponsored by Siemens Healthcare and held at Fairfield General Hospital Education Centre last Saturday 8th November 2014.   623 more words

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