Because movement during the scan can cause inaccurate images, the technologist instructs the patient via an intercom system to hold their breath and not move during the x rays.
A technologist operates the MRI scanner from an adjacent control room that contains a computer system and an intercom system for communicating with the patient during the scan.
All of these centers are staffed with experienced sleep physicians and have bedroom facilities in which you can sleep overnight while being monitored by a sleep technologist.
The x ray technologist positions the patient appropriately, so that the part of the body to be x rayed will be between the x-ray beam and the film plate.
The technologist uses an intercom system to instruct the child to hold their breath or remain still at certain times during the scan.
Vancouver blogger and technologist Darren Barefoot set up a single-page spoof of Second Life, called Get a First Life.
For this reason, the ECMO circuit is constantly monitored by a trained technologist, nurse, or respiratory therapist.
After positioning the child, the technologist inserts an intravenous catheter to inject contrast material.
Once the patient is positioned, the technologist goes to an adjacent control room to operate the scanner.
During scanning, the technologist operates the CT scanner using a computer located in an adjacent room.