Nevertheless, patients, family members, and the ultrasonographer
and physicians in the communities seem to think this is a high-quality, safe program that makes it easier for patients to access health care.
We are grateful to the midwives, obstetricians, gynecologists, ultrasonographers
, pediatricians, and families who participated in the study.
(3) However, in their analysis, they only included those studies where the ultrasound was performed and interpreted by ultrasonographers
and radiologists experienced in ultrasonography.
A learning curve of 10 measurements with 3 abnormal scans is proposed for physicians with experience in ultrasound, and 25 scans may be adequate for a non-experienced ultrasonographer
This difference in time of detection of conceptus by trans-abdominal transducer varies with breed, quality of machine, frequency of transducer and experience of the ultrasonographer
This skill has a steep learning curve, and the more experience the ultrasonographer
has, the greater the likelihood the results will be meaningful.
(NM) was an experienced certified professional with a graduate qualification in diagnostic ultrasound.
Appropriate judgment in nodule selection can be learned by working in parallel with an experienced ultrasonographer
(technologist) or with another trained radiologist or pathologist.
The second examiner is a RDMC (Registered diagnostic Medical sonographer) ultrasonographer
who has also received specialized training in high-risk obstetric ultrasounds.
Rachel Geritz said: "We are delighted to be able to provide this new service at James Cook.
Participants were required to wear shorts or a skirt for the measurements, without any leg coverings, to enable the ultrasonographer
sufficient access to the popliteal fossa for probe positioning.
All the examinations were carried out and analyzed by one experienced pediatric vascular ultrasonographer
(AH), who was blinded to the participants' cardiovascular risk factor status.