Global Health Management Journal
Vol 1, No 1 (2017)

The design of radiology viewing box using light emitting diode and potentiometer


Diartama, Anak Agung Aris, Suswaty, Susy, Priantoro, Win, Sugiyanto, Sugiyanto, Sudiyono, Sudiyono, Anwar, M. Choiroel, Latifah, Leny, Santjaka, Aris, Amri, Faisal, Mulyantoro, Donny Kristanto



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Publish Date
22 Jun 2017

Abstract

Background: In the process of work to gain the maximum results, a radiologist needs a viewing box tool to read radiographs. Therefore, the authors want to develop a viewing box tool, which in general the work if this tool resembles the factory manufactured tool. The viewing tool box made can adjust the intensity of the light produced.Objective: to create a viewing box tool by using a potentiometer system.Methods: This study used applied research method by creating and using the design of viewing box tool by using a potentiometer system and testing the viewing box tool created by using a Lux meter and 15 respondents consisting of five radiologists and 10 radiographers who should fulfill the questionnaire form.Results: The mean of viewing box illumination reached 220 lux. The results of the questionnaire showed that 100% radiologist gave an A (excellent) and expressed that the viewing box tool created could be used properly and 90% radiographers provided an A (excellent) and expressed that the viewing box tool created could be used properly, while 10% radiographer gave a value of B (moderate).Conclusion: viewing box tool created could be used properly and obtained optimal results as a tool in reading radiographs. Potentiometer system contained in the viewing box was very helpful in reading radiographs because it allowed to adjust the light intensity according to user needs.Keywords       :  Viewing box, Potentiometer Bibliography   : 1980-2011


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ghmj

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Education Health Professions Medicine & Pharmacology Nursing Public Health

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GLOBAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (GHMJ) focuses on health field with strong preference (but not limited) on public health in general, maternal and child health, nursing, midwifery, sexual and reproductive health, public health nutrition, environmental health, occupational health and safety, health ...