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Principles of Radiographic Imaging An Art and A Science

Principles of Radiographic Imaging  An Art and A Science Author Richard R. Carlton
ISBN-10 9781439058725
Release 2012-01-13
Pages 864
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An overview of imaging modalities, PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART & A SCIENCE, 5th Edition delivers essential information on radiographic contrast, density, detail, and distortion, as well as the latest instrumentation and technology used in the imaging sciences. Building logically from the simplest concepts to the more complex, the text ties lessons together visually and conceptually in a student-friendly and thorough presentation of radiographic exposure. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Principles of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures Pocket Guide

Principles of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures Pocket Guide Author Richard Carlton
ISBN-10 9781133712756
Release 2013-05-22
Pages 496
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Now in its third edition, PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONING AND PROCEDURES POCKET GUIDE gives radiography professionals a handy resource for use on the go. Pocket-sized and comprehensive, the book's quick reference sections for positioning procedures and radiation protection standards puts critical details within reach while working with patients. Other helpful features include a space for recording technical exposure factors, the practical technique system guide, descriptions of basic procedural details, typical technical considerations, and appropriate modifications for 165 common procedures. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care

Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care Author Arlene McKenna Adler
ISBN-10 1437716466
Release 2011-02-14
Pages 369
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Learn the professional and patient care skills you need for clinical practice! A clear, concise introduction to the imaging sciences, Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care meets the standards set by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Curriculum Guide and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Task List for certification examinations. Covering the big picture, expert authors Arlene M. Adler and Richard R. Carlton provide a complete overview of the radiologic sciences professions and of all aspects of patient care. More than 300 photos and line drawings clearly demonstrate patient care procedures. Step-by-step procedures make it easy to follow learn skills and prepare for clinicals. Chapter outlines and objectives help you master key concepts. Key Terms with definitions are presented at the beginning of each chapter. Up-to-date references are provided at the end of each chapter. Appendices prepare you for the practice environment by including practice standards, professional organizations, state licensing agencies, the ARRT code of ethics, and patient's rights information. 100 new photos and 160 new full-color line drawings show patient care procedures. Updates ensure that you are current with the Fundamentals and Patient Care sections of the ASRT core curriculum guidelines. New and expanded coverage is added to the chapters on critical thinking, radiographic imaging, vital signs, professional ethics, and medical law. Student resources on a companion Evolve website help you master procedures with patient care lab activities and review questions along with 40 patient care videos.



Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging

Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging Author James Johnston
ISBN-10 9780323339667
Release 2015-11-04
Pages 288
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Written by radiographers for radiographers, Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging, 2nd Edition follows the ASRT recommended curriculum and focuses on what the radiographer needs to understand to safely and competently perform radiographic examinations. This comprehensive radiologic physics and imaging text links the two subjects together so that you understand how they relate to each other - and to clinical practice. Prepare for success on the ARRT exam and the job with just the right amount of information on radiation production and characteristics, imaging equipment, film screen image acquisition and processing, digital image acquisition and display, image analysis, and the basic principles of computed tomography. 345 photos and line drawings encourage you to visualize important concepts. Strong pedagogy, including chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, bulleted chapter summaries, and specialty boxes, help you organize information and focus on what is most important in each chapter. Make the Physics Connection and Make the Imaging Connection boxes link physics and imaging concepts so you fully appreciate the importance of both subjects. Educator resources on Evolve, including lesson plans, an image collection, PowerPoint presentations, and a test bank, provide additional resources for instructors to teach the topics presented in the text. Theory to Practice boxes succinctly explain the application of concepts and describe how to use the information in clinical practice. Critical Concept boxes further explain and emphasize key points in the chapters. Math Application boxes use examples to show how mathematical concepts and formulas are applied in the clinical setting. An emphasis on the practical information highlights just what you need to know to ace the ARRT exam and become a competent practitioner. Numerous critique exercises teach you how to evaluate the quality of radiographic images and determine which factors produce poor images. A glossary of key terms serves as a handy reference. NEW! Updated content reflects the newest curriculum standards outlined by the ARRT and ASRT, providing you with the information you need to pass the boards. NEW! Critical Thinking Questions at the end of every chapter offer opportunity for review and greater challenge. NEW! Chapter Review Questions at the end of every chapter allow you to evaluate how well you have mastered the material in each chapter. NEW! Increased coverage of radiation protection principles helps you understand the ethical obligations to minimize radiation dosages, shielding, time and distance, how to limit the field of exposure and what that does to minimize dose, and technical factors and how they represent the quantity and quality of radiation. NEW! Conversion examples and sample math problems give you the practice needed to understand complex concepts. NEW! More images highlighting key concepts help you visualize the material. NEW! Expansion of digital image coverage and ample discussion on differentiating between digital and film ensures you are prepared to succeed on your exams. NEW! All-new section on manual vs. AEC use in Chapter 13 keeps you in the know. NEW and UPDATED! Expanded digital fluoroscopy section, including up-to-date information on LCD and Plasma displays, familiarizes you with the equipment you will encounter. NEW! Online chapter quizzes on Evolve feature 5-10 questions each and reinforce key concepts. NEW! PowerPoint presentations with new lecture notes on Evolve and in-depth information in the notes section of each slide make presenting quick and easy for instructors.



Merrill s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures

Merrill s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures Author Bruce W. Long
ISBN-10 9780323263412
Release 2015-02-25
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'Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning & Procedures' remains the gold standard of radiographic positioning texts. This comprehensive resource is designed to be both an excellent textbook and also a superb clinical reference for practicing radiographers and physicians. You'll learn how to properly position the patient so that the resulting radiograph provides the information needed to reach an accurate diagnosis. Complete information is included for the most common projections, as well as for those less commonly requested.-- From publisher's description.



Adaptive Radiography with Trauma Image Critique and Critical Thinking

Adaptive Radiography with Trauma  Image Critique and Critical Thinking Author Quinn Carroll
ISBN-10 9781285810522
Release 2013-05-02
Pages 576
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ADAPTIVE RADIOGRAPHY WITH TRAUMA, IMAGE CRITIQUE, AND CRITICAL THINKING, 1st Edition gives you a fresh perspective on radiographic positioning and critiquing in the real world. Unlike most radiography books, which approach topics in terms of the average patient under near ideal conditions, this text offers strategies and helpful tricks of the trade to employ when “the usual” does not apply. Based on developing adaptive thinking skills, the book shows you how to consider the paradigms and rules of radiology, examining and quantifying those that work while challenging those that don’t. Thorough discussions on adapting beam angles, beam divergence, expansion of the light field, and spacial relations in positioning deliver the foundations of radiography and introduce quantifiable, repeatable methods. ADAPTIVE RADIOGRAPHY WITH TRAUMA, IMAGE CRITIQUE, AND CRITICAL THINKING, 1st Edition also addresses trauma and mobile radiography and positioning, changes brought about by the advent of digital radiography, routine and trauma skull positioning, and much more. Real-life case studies and critical thinking questions help you apply methods to a variety of issues and clinical settings, developing the problem-solving skills you need for success in any radiographic field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Digital Radiography and PACS

Digital Radiography and PACS Author Beth Veale
ISBN-10 0323547583
Release 2018-09-17
Pages 272
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Written with the radiography student in mind, Digital Radiography and PACS, 3rd Edition addresses today's digital imaging systems, including computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS). This new edition incorporates the latest technical terminology and has been updated to reflect the 2017 ASRT Core Curriculum guidelines. It includes tips on acquiring, processing, and producing clear radiographic images, performing advanced image processing and manipulation functions on CR/DR workstations, storing images with PACS workstations, and a guide to quality control and management. Coauthored by radiography educators Christi Carter and Beth Veale, this text is designed to help you produce clear radiographic images and learn to provide safe archiving solutions. Coverage of digital imaging and PACS is provided at the right level for student radiographers and for practicing technologists transitioning to digital imaging. Chapter outlines, learning objectives, and key terms at the beginning of each chapter introduce the chapter content, and help you organize study and boost comprehension. Bulleted summaries recap the main points of each chapter, ensuring that you focus on the most important concepts. Review questions at the end of the chapters are linked to the chapter objectives and help you assess your understanding of the material. NEW! Latest information on digital imaging systems includes computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) as well as the data required by practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. NEW! Updated guidelines reflect the 2017 ASRT Core Curriculum. NEW! Latest technical terminology incorporated throughout the text. NEW! Streamlined technical concepts help you understand and digest complicated material. NEW! Chapter focuses specifically on medical informatics in radiography



Bontrager s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques E BOOK

Bontrager s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques   E BOOK Author Kenneth L. Bontrager
ISBN-10 9780323510929
Release 2017-02-10
Pages 336
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This pocket-sized Handbook for Lampignano and Kendrick’s text has it all: new radiographic images, revised critiques, and more. Bontrager’s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques, 9th Edition provides bulleted instructions, along with photos of properly positioned patients, to help you safely and confidently position for the most-commonly requested radiographic studies. Suggested techniques and critique points offer a quick reference for evaluating your own radiographs, making it an invaluable tool for learning radiographic positioning in clinical settings. Positioning chapters organized with one projection per page to present a snapshot of information in an easily accessible and portable format. Unique page layout — positioning photos and radiographic images are presented on the same page with the text explanation of each procedure — to show you how the patient should be positioned and what the image should look like. Page number references for the text are included at the bottom of each positioning page so you can easily refer to the text for greater detail and explanation concerning a particular position. 217 projections/positions and 4 conversion charts provide the essential information needed for quick reference. Positioning presentations include positioning instructions, as well as: Collimation guidelines for each projection. Suggested starting exposure factors, including kVp, mAs, SID (source-image receptor distance), type and speed of film and screens, use of grids, and large or small focal spot. Suggested AEC (automatic exposure control) pick-up cell location when photo-timed equipment can be used. Space for writing in exposure factors (techniques) for specific equipment being used. This quick review of information before beginning a procedure helps assure you that the exam is being correctly performed with the least possible patient dose. Appendices offer additional quick-reference information on patient dose, abbreviations and acronyms, and various conversion charts, enabling you to locate important information quickly. NEW! Technique chart updates reflect the latest recommendations for computed and digital radiography. UPDATED! New positioning photos reflect the latest equipment and demonstrate proper positioning. UPDATED! New radiographic images and revised critiques provide examples using the latest technology, and ensure that you are ready to evaluate your own images. EXPANDED! New position added on Apical AP axial give you information and photographs on this position.



Trauma and Mobile Radiography

Trauma and Mobile Radiography Author Michael W. Drafke
ISBN-10 080360694X
Release 2000-06-01
Pages 392
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Trauma and Mobile Radiography is a concise introduction to radiographing trauma patients. This easy-to-read guide emphasizes mobile radiography fundamentals since most trauma work is performed using portable units. Its user-friendly style will help students and practicing radiographers produce better images in difficult situations, avoiding "learning by accident" trauma situations. Describes supportive measures for medical emergencies



Chesneys Radiographic Imaging

Chesneys  Radiographic Imaging Author John L. Ball
ISBN-10 0632039019
Release 1995-08-03
Pages 448
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Following the sucess of the previous editions of this established text, the sixth edition of Chesneys' Radiographic Imaging reflects the advances in radiography education and practice, and the changing role of the radiographer. With the needs of the student in mind, the authors have identified the growing need to reference source material wherever possible. Coverage of radiographic imaging processed has been revised and updated throughout. Digital technology has been expanded and new sections on digital picture archiving and communication systems and computed radiography have been introduced. Descriptions of dry silver imaging and receiver operating characteristics have been included. The importance of health and safety in processing areas is also covered. Chesneys' Radiographic Imaging provides a sound knowledge base for students. It will also be of interest to radiographers working in an increasingly demanding workplace with new technology of ever increasing complexity.



Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy

Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy Author Kenneth L. Bontrager
ISBN-10 0323083889
Release 2013-02-07
Pages 826
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Reinforce your knowledge of radiographic positioning and anatomy, and produce quality radiographs! Corresponding to the chapters in this 8th Edition, this practical workbook offers a wide variety of exercises including situation-based questions, film critique questions, laboratory activities, and self-evaluation tests. New to this edition: Updated content matches the revisions to the textbook. Stronger focus on computed and digital radiography in questions includes images from the newest equipment. Expanded coverage of computed tomography reflects changes in practice.



Law and Ethics in Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Radiology

Law and Ethics in Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Radiology Author Ann M. Obergfell
ISBN-10 0721650627
Release 1995
Pages 237
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An overview of ethics, with special emphasis on the Code of Ethics, the law, civil law, medical negligence' documentation, patient's rights and informed consent; employment law; labor law, risk management, safety, equipment safety, whistle blowing and education.



Digital Radiography

Digital Radiography Author Euclid Seeram
ISBN-10 1401889999
Release 2011
Pages 272
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Digital Radiography: An Introduction for Technologists, presents the physical principles and technical description of digital radiography imaging systems and associated technologies. This book functions as both a primary source for introductory digital imaging courses and as a reference for radiologic technologists and other imaging personnel. The book begins by exploring the many digital image acquisition imaging modalities such as computed radiography (CR), flat-panel digital radiography, digital fluoroscopy, and digital mammography systems in detail, followed by an outline of the essential elements of digital image processing. Associated technologies such as picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and medical imaging informatics (MII) are also outlined. Finally, the book concludes with a description of quality control procedures for digital radiography.



Radiation Protection in Diagnostic X Ray Imaging

Radiation Protection in Diagnostic X Ray Imaging Author Euclid Seeram
ISBN-10 9781284117714
Release 2016-01-15
Pages
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Radiation Protection in Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging covers the recent developments that have been introduced to address the increasing dose to the patient, and new assessment tools for use in dose optimization studies. Based on material from ASRT, ARRT and CAMRT, as well as Current Concepts of Radiation Protection. Content is mapped to the ARRT Radiation Protection Examination Specifications and ASRT Radiation Protection Objectives. In addition to topics prescribed by the ARRT for the certification examination, this book includes topics for advanced study. Some electronic and eBook versions do not include access to Navigate 2 Advantage resources.



Radiologic Science for Technologists

Radiologic Science for Technologists Author Stewart C. Bushong
ISBN-10 9780323429429
Release 2016-11-10
Pages 688
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Develop the skills you need to safely and effectively produce high-quality medical images with Radiologic Science for Technologists: Physics, Biology, and Protection, 11th Edition. Reorganized and updated with the latest advances in the field, this new edition aligns with the ASRT curriculum to strengthen your understanding of key concepts, and prepare you for success on the ARRT certification exam and in clinical practice. Firmly established as a core resource for medical imaging technology courses, this text gives you a strong foundation in the study and practice of radiologic physics, imaging and exposure, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more. Expanded coverage of radiologic science topics, including radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more, allows this text to be used over several semesters. Chapter introductions, summaries, outlines, objectives, and key terms help you to organize and pinpoint the most important information. Formulas, conversion tables, and abbreviations are highlighted for easy access to frequently used information. "Penguin" boxes recap the most vital chapter information. End-of-chapter questions include definition exercises, matching, short answer, and calculations to help you review material. Key terms and expanded glossary enable you to easily reference and study content. Highlighted math formulas call attention to key mathematical information for special focus. NEW! Chapters on Radiography/Fluoroscopy Patient Radiation Dose and Computed Tomography Patient Radiation Dose equip you to use the most current patient dosing technology. NEW! Streamlined physics and math sections ensure you’re prepared to take the ARRT exam and succeed in the clinical setting.



Principles of Public Health Practice

Principles of Public Health Practice Author F. Douglas Scutchfield
ISBN-10 0766828433
Release 2003
Pages 556
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Essential for anyone involved in the development of public health systems today and into the future, this book describes the characteristics of local, state and federal public health agencies. Extremely well-referenced, this book can serve as a source book for beginning further education or to help with research topics in public health. In the 2nd edition, 5 new chapters are added to provide state-of-the-art coverage of today’s public health issues. The new chapters include Chapter 3, The last Decade examines public health in the nineties, Chapter 12 Performance Standards, Chapter 16, Public Health Workforce, Chapter 17, Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Effectiveness, and Chapter 28, International Health Features.



A Short Course in Medical Terminology

A Short Course in Medical Terminology Author C. Edward Collins
ISBN-10 9781469835785
Release 2013-11-05
Pages 468
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Providing a quick and easy approach to learning medical terminology, A Short Course in Medical Terminology, 3rd Edition and online resources is perfect for use in a 1- or 2- credit course or as continuing education or self-study. Using a concise mnemonic approach, the book’s consistently formatted chapters and word tables show students how to memorize word parts and use word building to learn medical terminology. The book covers terminology related to structure and function, diseases and disorders, abbreviations, medical specialties (including pharmacology), and health professions. The Third Edition engages students with hundreds of fun and engaging in-text, , and online exercises, including new flashcard and audio pronunciation activities, crossword puzzles, Hangman, medical case record and spelling bee questions, figure labeling exercises, and true/false, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple choice exercises. Terms are reviewed in narrative context, with case study exercises and term review. The updated Third Edition includes new case studies that highlight the role medical terminology plays in communication, new online top 200 pharmacology flash cards with audio pronunciations, new photos, and a wide range of additional visual, kinesthetic, and auditory questions that appeal to a wide variety of learning styles and preferences.