What exactly is an X ray and how does it work

Science

PART 1

1. What exactly is an X-ray and how does it work (explain in detail)? What are they primarily used for? Can they be used in any other ways, if so what are the other uses? (Be sure to do a little additional research to see if you come across other uses that may not be included in your textbook chapter!)

2. What exactly is a MRI and how does it work (explain in detail)? What are they primarily used for? Can they be used in any other ways, if so what are the other uses? (Be sure to do a little additional research to see if you come across other uses that may not be included in your textbook chapter!)

3. What does DXA stand for and what is DXA equipment used for?

PART 2

Common Injuries, Disorders & Disease

The general term “anatomy” can reference various systems within the human body, the muscular, skeletal, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, etc. Lets take a look at a few common disorders that attack some of these systems.

Having a basic, if not in depth, understanding of anatomy could definitely be the difference with treating, rehabilitation and preventing recurrences of an injury, disorder or disease.

4. Answer the following questions for at least 4 of the common injuries, disorders or diseases listed below:

a. Briefly describe the injury, disorder, disease, etc.

b. Which of the systems of the body are predominantly affected by this injury, disorder, disease, etc.?

c. Is any specific group more prone to this injury, disorder or disease?

d. What is/are the most prevalent cause(s) of this injury, disorder or disease?

e. What are the most prevalent symptoms of the injury, disorder or disease?

f. Are there preventative measures that can be used?

g. What treatments, rehabilitation techniques, etc. are used for this injury, disorder or disease?

List of common injuries, disorders or diseases

  • Whiplash
  • Asthma
  • Shin splints
  • Muscle cramps
  • Hypertension
  • Celiac disease
  • ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
  • Concussion
  • Skin Cancer
  • MCL tear
  • Depression

part 3

Compose your 50 word summary of Chapter 1 of naked economics using Word (12 pt. font, double-spaced text).

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