Radiology is the branch of medicine concerned with
the use of X-Rays and other forms of radiation and
radioactive substances to diagnose conditions and
This is one of the most modern branches of medicine,
and one of the most closely associated with the
traditional discipline of physics (as opposed to
the chemical basis of some other medical disciplines).
More about Radiology:
A medical specialist in the field of radiology
is called a radiologist. Radiologists interpret
X-Rays and other medical images. The adjective used
to refer to radiology is "radiological".
Practitioners who operate X-Ray equipment to take
X-Ray images of patients are radiographers
(strictly "diagnostic radiographers").
A Radiographer is not necessarily a medical doctor,
the career structures for these disciplines being
separate. However, some radiographers go on to also
train and qualify as medical doctors, hence it is
possible that an individual may have both sets of