Author Archives: Charlotte Martin

The Final Week of my Hospital Placement.

This week I have been producing a scientific poster displaying the method and results of the research I have conducted over the past weeks.  At first I was unsure of the style and content of a typical scientific poster, but … Continue reading

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Third Week of my Hospital Placement.

In the past week I have been reviewing the literature already written on Gastric Emptying Scintigraphy and writing a small report.  I have struggled with access to journal articles but have learnt a great deal on how serious some of … Continue reading

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Fourth and Fifth Weeks of my Hospital Placement.

During these weeks the project moved on from still images to dynamic images which were slightly more difficult to work with.  In dynamic imaging the patient is still scanned for five minutes at each time interval (images produced 0, 30, … Continue reading

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Second Week of my Hospital Placement-The hard work begins!!

This week I have been trying to combine the two still images (anterior and posterior) obtained from gastric emptying scintigraphy into a single, more accurate image that is clearer for the clinician and less affected by the attenuation of the … Continue reading

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First week of my placement at Canterbury and Kent Hospital

On the first day I was introduced to other members of staff and shown the general workings of a nuclear medicine department.  For the next few days we went over lots (and lots!) of health and safety relating to working … Continue reading

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