What do you need to be a medical diagnostic sonographer?

Answer Ultrasound imaging is a relatively safe way to look inside your body because it involves sound waves and not radiation. However, for proper use, it does require the expertise of a medical diagnosti... Read More »

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What Would a Medical Sonographer Do in a Medical or Diagnostic Laboratory?

Sonography is probably best known in the general population for its use in obstetrics. However, it has a variety of additional applications in the diagnosis and treatment of other diseases, accordi... Read More »

What is the average yearly income for a diagnostic medical sonographer?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in May 2008, a diagnostic medical sonographer earned an average salary of $61,980. The lowest diagnostic medical sonographer salary in 2008 was $43,600 ... Read More »

What is the differnce between an ultrasound technician and a diagnostic medical sonographer?

You cannot diagnose a patient, unless you are a doctor. A radiologist is a medical doctor who will interpert the ultrasound (and x-rays and MRI and CT scans etc) images, that are taken by a sonogr... Read More »

Job Description for a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer?

Diagnostic medical sonographers are responsible for using sound waves to help diagnose diseases. For this reason, they are also known as ultrasound technologists. Usually, diagnostic medical sonogr... Read More »