An ultrasound technician, or diagnostic medical sonographer, is a highly-skilled professional who uses specialized equipment to create images of structures inside the human bo…dy that are used by physicians to make a medical diagnosis. (MORE)
You need to book an appointmnet to see the nurse at your local clinic / primary health care joint. They will assign a prenatal midwife to you who will book an appointment to …see a sonographer for the scan. The first 'dating' scan is usually around 12-13 weeks where a nuchal test will also be done to detect for signs of Down's or chomosomal abnornmality. Bloods will also be taken. (MORE)
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ADDED: In medicine its primary use is for diagnostic imaging. Itis also used for destroying kidney and bladder "stones". For twomore, non-medical, fields, Ultrasound is also used fornon-destructive testing in engineering; and at much lower thoughstill "ultra" frequencies, in sonar marine-surveying systems. (MORE)