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Diagnostic Imaging

  • By: Barkha Gurbani
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Diagnostic imaging is the use of X-ray, ultrasound, radioactive isotopes, or magnetic resonance to generate graphical images of the inside of the human body for diagnostic purposes. More than 90 percent of all imaging can be performed using basic X-ray equipment ...

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