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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, November 12, 1998 5 Announces New Imaging Services .-h. Jefferson Memorial Hospital's diagnostic imaging depart- ment recently announced the addition of two new patient imaging services. Through a mobile service shared with three other hospitals in the region, the hospital now offers nuclear medicine and bone densitometry services in Jeffer- son County each Thursday. BECKY HILL AND THE NOT FROM CLEVELAND BAND AT BLUEMONT Bluemont's popular series of old-time country dances continues Saturday, November 21 with the Not From Cleveland Band and Becky Hill, figure caller from Cleveland, Ohio. The dance be- gins at 8 p.m. with a beginner's workshop at 7:30 at the Old Blue- " moRt Community Center in Blue- moRt, Va. "These are nice, old-fashioned evenings," says Peter Dunning, president of the Bluemont Concert Series. "Instruction and calling are provided throughout each dance; families and single dancers are welcome." Everyone is encour- just off Route 7 on the east slope of the Blue Ridge. From Route 7, exit at Bluemont on Route 760; proceed 200 yards to the T inter- section with Route 734 at the Snickersville Country Store; turn left, Bluemont Community Center is 1/4 mile on left. VALLEY CAR WASH "T eSpa For Your C r!" aged to bring something for the potluck refreshments. Admission "+i- | + + is $5 per person; $3 for Bluemont ~ -~,Becky Hill, the figure caller for Hanson WV *.~: / friends. All are welcome. 603 N Mildred St i ~ (I ~ ~ the evening, is currently on an ?,' east coast dance tour. L~Jn uta Koute v) "~;i~ ~'~ Directions: Bluemont is lo- 725-2586 :i ;i:"~--~- ----~-+++ ~ cited in western Loudoun County l Memorial Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Manager Radiologic Technologist Randy Aavado and Dr. Joseph McCabe, medical director of Jefferson Memorial Hospital's t, RT and Nuclear Medicine Technologist Randy diagnostic imaging department, are shown performing qual- ! Would You Trust Your Family's are shown in front of the nuclear medicine test- ity control testing on the hospital's new bone densitometry te mobile unit arrived at Jefferson Memorial Hos- lUrsday for a preview open house. Todaymarks equipment. This type of scan is used to determine bone den- I Medicatio~,'~s +2Iust A~'~ybody? [or patient testing, signifying the official start of sity, a test most commonly used in diagnosing osteoporosis. Vice atJeffers nl~em ria-l][-I spitaL " ~ ~+"f"-" ~ i~A-~. ~-~m" STUCK & Cu N" -. 1 gl.c Te hn 1 gy r 2" t B ; PHARMACY, INC. 10 0 C O O -a Mobile SPECT Ira, l 114 w. Washington st. kBelng Ob d me i Bone, A,al i! 1 Charles Town I ",X -'r 725-2621 serve i ', ::i I HOURS: t ":: i ! I+ i. Monday-Friday it that an image Dia ostic medical son+aphy - I - 3 1 8:ao m.tol:OOP.m. rt In the world of is the application of high-ere- I ]] Saturdaye:3OKM.te5:OOP.M. ~e:hheelp save lives quency s und waves t create in" " ~ I ~~/ . -ray to MRIternal images of the body. Like Sunday12 noon to 1:00 P.M. ran.ages allow spe- MRI, sonography is effective for I / ==---22"-r.=n=.mrpo. ~lth professionals viewing softer structures with L e body to deter- varying densities. Sonograms are I ! I DELIVERY us. National Ha- most commonly experienced in the )logy Week No- form of an ultrasound or sonogram honors those image of an unborn child. BABYSITTING CLASS ~sionals - the ra-Nuclear medicine is another Jefferson County Chapter - who pro- discipline of radiologic technology American Red Cross is sponsoring ~hat enable pRy- now offered at Jefferson Memorial a Babysitting Class Saturday, No- and treat dis- Hospital. Nuclear medicine pro-vember 14, and Saturday, Novem- vides another means to look inside ber 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m at the ,re are more than the body, but in a very different Bardane Service Center. You radiologic sci- way. Usually, a patient is given a must be 11 years of age to register his working in hos- shot of radiopharmaceutical at-for the class and preregistration is offices, clinics tached to a tracer-like drug that required. centers around thegoes to a specific location in the Call the Red Cross Office at members of the body. The tracer drug acts like a 725-5015 for more information. radiologic tech- carrier pigeon, delivering the The Red Cross is a participant of the elements of a radiopharmaceutical to a targetthe United Way Agency. fields, from area. Upon arriving at its destina- care to working tion, the radiopharmaceutical be- computer- haves like an internal x-ray tube, technolo- emitting energy that can be cap- ~al tort of the tured by sophisticated receptors to tie to- surrounding the imaging site. of patient The radiologic technologists ra- play a key role in the application Jef- of each of these disciplines. It is Diag- the radiologic technologists who ager Dan operate the imaging equipment, Less are radiology, like the x-ray or CT Scanner, medicine and working directly with the patients Jefferson Me- to produce the images to help the all of these disci- physicians diagnose and treat in- radiation therapy,juries and diseases. Few people realize the extent Uses ionizing ra- radiologic technology plays in images of tis- modern health care. 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