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FC: The Progress of OGBYN Doctors

1: Weir, Andre Block 4 The Workplace, yesterday, today, and tomorrow

2: Technology Ultrasound Machine

3: In the early 1920's the ultrasound machines were used for therapy. | http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/history1.html

4: The idea of using ultrasonics for medicine had progressively matured in the 40's. Doctors used it to treat rheumatic arthritis in patients. Later on the ultrasound machine was use as a diagnose tool. As the uses for the equipment advance, doctors had to be skilled with the machine which means more doctors were needed. | http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/history1.html

5: http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/history1.html | In the 50's the machine was capable of detecting tumors in the body that can cause brain or breast cancer. As the economy grew, technology grew along with it. Doctors in this field were expanding because of the new technology the medical field was requiring. More demand for doctors with this skill was essential which led to better pay.

6: Ultrasound technology began to develop rapidly in the 1960s for use in obstetrics and gynecology. The first real-time ultrasound scanner was created in 1965. Pregnant women can now see their unborn babies in their womb. OGBYN doctors came into more use because they specialized in this type of machinery. The pay for these doctors were increasing because demand was rising in technology. | http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/history1.html

7: In the mid 80's the first 3-D ultrasound machine was created. This created better pictures when patients wanted to view their unborn baby. Skills were needed in oder to operate this equipment. Doctors had to learn how to handle and use these machines in the medical fields. Some doctors even had to go back for training to use these machines | http://goldenviewultrasound.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/3d-ultrasound-22-weeks-2-days1.jpg | http://www.aium.org/images/timeline/1980_1e.jpg

8: The occupation of the OGBYN had grown during the years. By the 90's and even now the ultrasound machines has been advancing rapidly creating more jobs for doctors. The advance of this machine has created endless possibilities, like detecting tumors easier, being able to see an unborn child in 3d, and many other advantages. Now when a student goes into the medical field, they don't only learn about medicine and the body but about the equipment and the uses. Since technology is growing everyday doctors must be comfortable with the equipment. Because of this progress the demands of doctors are increasing making their salaries more beneficial. The economy will always need doctors because people will always get sick. This is a main reason why the medical field has grown so much during the years and the technology advancing along with it. | http://www.kentmedicalimaging.co.uk/images/ATL-Ultrasound-machine.jpg | http://www.omega-imaging.com/ultrasoundMachine.jpg

9: Essential Products and their prices over the years

10: 1930-$600.00-1940-$850.00-1950-$1,510.00 1960-$2,600.00-1970-$3,450.00 -1980-$7,200.00 1990-$16,950.00 -2008-$27,958.00 | Average price for new Cars 1930-2008 | The prices for cars were reasonable at the time and doctors were able to afford new cars based on their salaries. As time began to pass the automobile industry started to increase. It was not until the 70's prices of cars went up dramatically. Despite this, this was the time period doctors were getting better pay and more benefits. http://farm1.static.flickr.com/81/248486734_46e3718060.jpg http://www.gotbroken.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/2008-ford-mustang-shelby-gt-convertible-picture-1.jpg

11: Average Gas prices/gallon 1930-2009 | 1930-00.10 1940-00.11 1950-00.18 1960 00.25 1970 00.36 1980-$1.19 1990-$1.34 2009-$2.051 | http://www.texasescapes.com/TexasGasStations/200SABrnHbGSt38MBrn.jpg | The gas prices were affordable for majority of people who owned a car. As wages went up for careers, especially in the medical field, the gas prices began to increase. | http://www.autoloandaily.com/images/stories/shellgasstation.jpg

12: 1930-00.09 1940-00.10 1950-12 cents 1960-00.22 1970-00.25 1980-00.50 1990-00.70 2008-$2.79 , | Average Price for a loaf of bread 1930-2008 | http://www.authentichistory.com/diversity/african/products/1950sc_Lindy_Lou_Southern_Style_Dark_BreadTN.jpg | Bread was and still treated as an essential food product for families. Wages for doctors made it reasonable to buy food such as bread and meat. Meat was sold at similar prices but by the pound. As jobs for doctors increased, along with the salary, food products prices went up over the years.

13: Household products 1900's - present | Soap-(00.17 for 3 bars - $1.57) Toothpaste-(00.27 - $1.87) Tide soap powder-(00.36 - $12.85) Toilet paper-(00.05 - $7.99) Clorox Bleach-(0.38-$4.52) | To be able to afford some of these item depended on the product. Some products slowly increased as the economy grew while others dramatically increased making it somewhat difficult for some workers to compete. | http://www.the-forum.com/advert/images/ivory2.JPG | http://www.batonrougetoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/crest-toothpaste.jpg | http://www.coupondad.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Tide_Detergent.png | http://www.confessionsofacheapskate.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/white-green-clorox.gif

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