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Diana Ross wrote:

> In a message dated 9/16/99 4:30:54 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
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> << I've only seen one tech (he worked for me for a short while a year
>  or so ago, and was one of those I was glad to have leave.)  He scanned
>  sitting adjacent to the patient, and leaned across the patient's chest, or
>  breast, depending on the gender of the patient, and I repeatedly received
>  complaints about his technique (too much pressure, painful pressure, a bit
>  too intimate, too much pressure on the neck, etc.).   >>
>
> After reading all these answers to this question, I think it certainly makes
> a big difference whether the sonographer is a man or a woman.   Women
> sometimes will object to a man's hand across their chest, I think.  As in
> many other areas of sonography, women have more room as to what the patient
> will allow them to do.
>
> For myself, I started out scanning from behind the head, but switched when I
> had to do other kinds of sonograms in the same environment.  I have had to
> make many adjustments to my environments, and, consequently, I can scan with
> either my left or my right hand.  This did not come easily, but now I wonder
> at the fuss I made at the time!!!
>
> The equipment has changed considerably since 1983 also, making it much easier
> to perform the exam from in front of the patient.
>
> For myself, I can see no difference in obtaining any view of any vessel.
>
> Chacun a son gout!!!!
>
> Diana Ross, RT, RDMS

Diana,
Could You send me the address of  The Waves for me please. my computer was broken
and I lost all the sites...thankYou.Dalton from Brazil
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