What is Sonography?

Sonography is beginning to be an important but great source of technology in the medical field. “Sonography is a diagnostic medical procedure that uses high frequency sound waves to produce dynamic visual images of organs, tissues, or blood flow in the body (Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography).” Sonographers use ultrasounds to monitor many things in … Read more

The origin of Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology is mostly originated from the Latin and Greek languages. When the Romans conquered Greece, around 400, the knowledge and language of both cultures merged, resulting in new medical concepts regarding disease treatment and containment. Medical records were written by hand. Much of the medical terminology we use today came from Hippocrates, who is … Read more

How Medicine Is Really Practiced In America In “How We Do Harm” by Dr. Otis Brawley

In his book How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks about Being Sick in America, Otis Brawley illustrates the battle between honest medical practice based on ethics and evidence-based science and corrupt medical practice that seeks greed, clinical experiments that cause harm and inadequate standards. Ethical importance encompasses: to do all things reasonable to … Read more

Beneficence vs. Non-maleficence

Beneficence and Non-maleficence are two interrelated concepts which consist of bringing no harm to others. Although the two are interrelated, there is a big difference between the two. Beneficence refers to the act of helping others whereas non-maleficence refers to not doing any harm. Therefore, the main difference between the two is that beneficence asks … Read more

What is Sonography?

Sonography is beginning to be an important but great source of technology in the medical field. “Sonography is a diagnostic medical procedure that uses high frequency sound waves to produce dynamic visual images of organs, tissues, or blood flow in the body (Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography).” Sonographers use ultrasounds to monitor many things in … Read more