Diagnostic Medical Sonographers produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians. They also observe screen during scan to ensure that image produced is satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments to equipment as required.
Other tasks include:
Observe and care for patients throughout examinations to ensure their safety and comfort.
Provide sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to physician for use in medical diagnosis.
Select appropriate equipment settings and adjust patient positions to obtain the best sites and angles.
Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of the motion, shape, and composition of blood, organs, tissues, or bodily masses, such as fluid accumulations.
Decide which images to include, looking for differences between healthy and pathological areas.
Prepare patient for exam by explaining procedure, transferring patient to ultrasound table, scrubbing skin and applying gel, and positioning patient properly.
In our clinic in London Ealing you may perform following ultrasound scans:
Abdominal ultrasound, Testicular ultrasound, Thyroid ultrasound.