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.Medical Imaging Technology

How to Use this Subject Guide

***NOTE: Iris Godwin is on temporary leave through March 11th, 2004.  Please contact librarian Kristin Whitman,, with any questions and she will be happy to help!***


I am Iris Godwin, the librarian for the Oregon Tech Medical Imaging Technology Program. This guide points you toward the best starting points for doing research in this subject area. If you have questions, please let me know at Suggestions for this guide are appreciated.

   Use the tabs on the left to explore different sections of this guide.

   If you have questions or need help with research, visit the Get Help section and/or contact the librarian on this guide.

Best Databases to Try


If a simple search does not retrieve the articles for which you are searching, try PubMed Advanced Search Builder (tutorial video below).

To search by subject in the Libraries Catalog or PubMed, MeSH terms should be used for best results. The following list represents a sample of available headings; to obtain a complete list of relevant subject terms, please use the MeSH database in PubMed, the NIH MeSH Browser or consult with a librarian. 

Aortic diseases
Coronary disease
Echocardiography, Doppler
Echocardiography, Doppler, color
Echocardiography, three dimensional
Echocardiography, transesophageal
Heart defects, congenital
Heart Diseases

MESH headings are used in a number of databases to provide more precise results. The video below explains what they are and how to use them. 

Need images? This database can help you with that.

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