radiographer

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radiographer

 [ra″de-og´rah-fer]
a radiologic technologist whose work is the making of diagnostic radiographs. Duties include positioning patients for radiologic examinations; determining the proper voltage, current, and exposure time for each radiograph and adjusting the x-ray equipment; the production of radiographs as requested; developing the x-ray film; and assisting the radiologist in special procedures and in preparation of radiopaque contrast media. Graduates of approved programs who pass the certifying examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists are designated (ARRT), Registered Technologist.

ra·di·og·ra·pher

(rā'dē-og'ră-fĕr),
A technician trained to position patients and take radiographs or perform other radiodiagnostic procedures.

ra·di·og·ra·pher

(rā'dē-og'ră-fĕr)
A technologist trained to position patients and take radiographs or perform other radiodiagnostic procedures.

ra·di·og·ra·pher

(rā'dē-og'ră-fĕr)
A technician trained to position patients and take radiographs or perform other radiodiagnostic procedures.