CAT Scan

Victoria, Tess, Abigail, Alvin

Computerized Axial Tomography

What is it made of?

Made of data, metal, electronics and technology.

Who and where was it invented?

Wilhelm Roentgen invented it in EMI Laboratories, London.

How has it impacted the way people use their resource?

The doctor may use their resources to figure out disease.

How has it impacted the way people interact with others?

Having CAT Scan with other imaging methods can often help the doctor make a diagnosis.

How has impacted where people are able to live?

It has impacted on how people live by getting a cat scan it can show if there is something wrong with your bones, tissues, and organs. So it's helps by getting a heads up before something gets worse.

How does it work?

CAT scans create a cross-sectional image that is greater than an x-Ray. They can be viewed on a computer monitor, printed, or transferred on a cd or DVD. Some different kinds of technology help make CAT scans so in depth. They can make an image of every type of body structure at once. This specialized equipment can see dangerous problems such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, etc.

What is its impact on society?

The impact CAT scans have had on society is health. It lets people catch tumors, cancer, diseases earlier so it's getting cured/caught earlier instead of getting worse.

What is its impact on globalization?

Globally, people have used this type of technology. They want to either have them or be able to use one to help with their health. It's being more well known because scientists are finding more and more diseases that cannot be seen without this.