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Top 5 Difficult Questions from Patients

We as technologists know the limitations to our scope of practice. Radiography Students, while learning, should be familiar with them as well because it can be very easy to cross the line if it is not well defined. Patients (particularly those with no formal medical background of any kind) will not always be able to determine who in a hospital is a doctor, nurse, radiologic technologist, or lab technician. We are simply one more person in scrubs who has information about their health. In order to stay within our scope of practice and maintain excellent standards of patient care, we must know how to handle some difficult questions with tact.


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 Top 5 Difficult Questions from Patients

We are simply one more person in scrubs who has information about their health. In order to stay within our scope of practice and maintain excellent standards of patient care, we must know how to handle some difficult questions with tact. Here are 5 typical questions requiring some forethought:

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The Radiologic Technologist

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Inside Radiology

“InsideRadiology” provides consumers and health professionals with free and easily accessible accurate, up to date, credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures.


The website ranks #1 on Google for "learning radiology." There are thousands of links to material on this site from Google alone including hundreds of university programs in radiology, emergency medicine, internal medicine, physician assistant, emergency medical technician and radiologic technologist programs.

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This award-winning bimonthly Journal covers all disciplines and specialties within medical imaging, including radiography, mammography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine imaging, sonography and cardiovascular-interventional radiography.

Radiology Assistant

Welcome to the Radiology Assistant...The Educational site of the Radiological Society of the Netherlands

Radiology Business

ImagingBiz, founded by longtime industry veteran Curtis Kauffman-Pickelle, includes a portfolio of specialized publications delivering business intelligence for hospitals, imaging centers, and radiology practices. This education and information portal offers a wealth of expertise on the rapidly changing world of medical imaging. provides radiology directory and custom search services to radiologists and professionals in the medical imaging industry.

RadiologyInfo was established to inform and educate the public about radiologic procedures and the role of radiologists in healthcare, and to improve communications between physicians and their patients.

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The international community for Radiology professionals. Grow your professional network, get help for your daily practice, prepare for the boards and more...

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Radiology and medical imaging professional network for building relationships in clinical practice, education, career, research and industry.

Sumer's Radiology Blog

Dr. Sethi is Editor-in-Chief of Internet Journal of Radiology. He has a keen interest in Web 2.0 technologies and in maintaining his famous radiology blog, which has been featured in multiple international journals.

Topics in Radiography

I often get asked, "How did you get to where you are in Radiography?" It's a funny question to me because I have relatively little experience in the field compared to many of the technologists I have worked with and learned from. While I ride the wake of their pathways, I can fill you in on what brought me to this point in my career.


Welcome to wikiRadiography - A free website for Radiographers, Sonographers and students

Xray Tech Humor

Good collection from Jodie Borruano. provides the first comprehensive community Internet site for radiologists and related professionals in the medical imaging industry. AuntMinnie provides a forum for radiologists, business managers, technologists, members of organized medicine, and industry to meet, transact, research, and collaborate on topics within the field of radiology with the ease and speed that only the Internet can provide.

Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging is an online publication that informs and engages radiologists and other medical imaging professionals with the latest news and commentary in medical imaging.

Health Imaging

Health Imaging is the leading news, business, and technology magazine for medical imaging, healthcare executives, and health IT professionals looking for practical tools to boost workflow, reduce costs, and manage their departments and facilities more efficiently.

Martindale's The 'Virtual' Medical Center

The Radiology Center.


Medicalphysic is the number one online resource for medical physicists. Our remit is to major on in-depth news, analysis and commentary about the fundamental research, emerging technologies and clinical applications that underpin the core disciplines of medical physics: diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine and biomedical optics.

Multi Detector Computed Tomography

To be the leading national and international organisation representing the practice of CT Radiographers and Radiologic Technicians by promoting the highest achievable standards of patient care and professional practice.

OB-GYN Ultrasound Online

An interactive site with Teaching Files (Fetal Congenital Anomalies, Gynecology, Artifacts and Pitfalls, Abstracts and Commentary of the Current Literature, Tables, Charts, Important Links and Bulletin Board.

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Guide to Obstetric Ultrasonography with pictures of fetal development.

The Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Medicine Podcast

This podcast is for nuclear medicine professionals and PET professionals This is one of the worlds longest running medical podcasts. (3 weeks from being the oldest!)

UK Imaging Informatics Group

This forum is open to all healthcare imaging professionals — radiologists, radiographers, health informatics professionals, project managers, physicists, imaging industry employees etc. interested in PACS, teleradiology and other related IT & imaging developments.

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is the world’s largest credentialing organization that seeks to ensure high quality patient care in medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation therapy. We test and certify technologists and administer continuing education and ethics requirements for their annual registration.

American Society of Radiologic Technologists

The mission of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is to foster the professional growth of radiologic technologists by expanding knowledge through education, research and analysis; and promoting exceptional leadership and service.

Association of Educators in Radiological Sciences

AEIRS is one of the largest organizations for imaging and radiologic science educators, representing educators from the United States, Canada as well as countries abroad.

Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists is Canada''s national certifying body and professional association for medical radiation technologists and therapists across the country.

Certification Board of Radiology Practitioner Assistants

Welcome to the Certification Board of Radiology Practitioner Assistants (CBRPA) website! CBRPA is your leading source for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding the educational, professional and certification practices of the Radiology Practitioner Assistant.

International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists

ISRRT is the only global organization representing over 300,000 medical imaging practitioners (called Radiographers in this document) in more than 85 countries .In many of the more developed countries regulation and licensure ensures a critical standard of practice. This includes the effective and efficient use of radiation.

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

The JRCERT is the only agency recognized by the United States Department of Education(USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), for the accreditation of traditional and distance delivery educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, and medical dosimetry.

MedPage Today

Radiology Information Center from MedPage Today, the only service for physicians that provides a clinical perspective on the breaking medical news that their patients are reading.

National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists

The objective of the NRRPT is to encourage and promote the education and training of radiation protection technologists and, by so doing, promote and advance the science of health physics.

New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologists Board

The Medical Radiation Technologists Board (the Board) is one of sixteen New Zealand health registration authorities appointed by the Minister under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (the Act). The Board is responsible for the administration of the Act in regard to the profession of medical radiation technology.

Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board

The NMTCB is the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board, formed for the purpose of creating and maintaining examinations for nuclear medicine technologists(NMTs). Since 1978, the NMTCB has offered a high-quality certification exam for NMTs.


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