Red Dot In Radiography

The red dot system was first devised back in 1981 at the Ealing Hospital, London, and soon after at Northwick Park Hospital. It’s used by radiographers as a system for detecting abnormalities on an X-ray. When it was unveiled, radiographers were able to show where any abnormalities were by attaching a small circular red dot (a sticker) on to an X-ray. Essentially, it not only made abnormalities easier to detect and communicate, but it also…

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