BS Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Diagnostic medical sonographers work closely with the doctors to produce dynamic visual images of organs, tissues and blood flow inside the body. Sonographers work closely with physicians by providing diagnostic images and a summary of technical findings to aid in reaching a medical diagnosis in any patient, from unborn babies to elderly.
Scope and Role:
A sonographer may provide this service in a variety of medical settings where the physician is responsible for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures. Sonographers assist physicians in gathering sonographic data necessary to reach diagnostic decisions. The diagnostic medical sonographer is able to:
Obtain, review, and integrate pertinent patient history and supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results.
Perform appropriate procedures and record anatomical, pathological, and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician.
Record and process sonographic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician.
Exercise critical thinking and judgment in the performance of sonographic services.
Provide patient education related to medical ultrasound and promote principles of good health.
50% marks in HSSC (Pre-Medical or Equivalent).