Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy E Book

Author: Kenneth L. Bontrager
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323277551
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Focusing on one projection per page, Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy, 8th Edition includes all of the positioning and projection information you need to know in a clear, bulleted format. Positioning photos, radiographs, and anatomical images, along with projection and positioning information, help you visualize anatomy and produce the most accurate images. With over 200 of the most commonly requested projections, this text includes all of the essential information for clinical practice. Lists and definitions of the most common pathologies likely to be encountered during specific procedures helps you understand the whole patient and produce radiographs that will make diagnosis easier for the physician. Labeled radiographs identify key radiographic anatomy and landmarks to help you determine if you have captured the correct diagnostic information on your images. Evaluation Criteria for each projection provide standards for evaluating the quality of each radiograph and help you produce the highest quality images. Clinical Indications sections explain why a projection is needed or what pathology is demonstrated to give you a better understanding of the reasoning behind each projection. Increased emphasis on digital radiography keeps you up to date with the most recent advances in technology. Completely updated content offers expanded coverage of important concepts such as, digital imaging systems, updated CT information and AART exam requirements. More CT procedures with related sectional images, especially for areas such as skull and facial bones, reflect the shift in the field from conventional radiography to CT. Updated art visually demonstrates the latest concepts and procedures with approximately 500 new positioning photos and 150 updated radiographic images. Additional critique images provide valuable experience analyzing images to prepare you to evaluate your own images in the practice environment. Updated Technique and Dose boxes reflect the higher kV now recommended for computed and digital radiography. Imaging Wisely program information from ASRT provides protocols to minimize radiation exposure during digital procedures. The latest standards for computed radiography and digital radiography (CR/DR) from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine ensures you are current with today’s procedures and modalities.

Workbook for Bontrager s Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy

Author: John Lampignano
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323481884
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Master radiographic positioning and produce quality radiographs! Bontrager’s Workbook for Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy, 9th Edition offers opportunities for application to enhance your understanding and retention. This companion Workbook supports and complements Lampignano and Kendrick’s text with a wide variety of exercises including situational questions, laboratory activities, self-evaluation tests, and film critique questions, which describe an improperly positioned radiograph then ask what corrections need to be made to improve the image. A wide variety of exercises include questions on anatomy, positioning critique, and image evaluation, with answers at the end of the workbook, to reinforce concepts and assess learning. Situational questions describe clinical scenarios then ask a related question that requires you to think through and apply positioning info to specific clinical examples. Chapter objectives provide a checklist for completing the workbook activities. Film critique questions describe an improperly positioned radiograph then ask what corrections need to be made to improve the image, preparing you to evaluate the quality of radiographs you take in the clinical setting. Laboratory exercises provide hands-on experience performing radiographs using phantoms, evaluating the images, and practicing positioning. Self-tests at the end of chapters help you assess your learning with multiple choice, labeling, short answer, matching, and true/false questions. Answers are provided on the Evolve site. NEW! Updated content matches the revisions to the textbook, supporting and promoting understanding of complex concepts. NEW and UPDATED! Stronger focus on computed and digital radiography, with images from the newest equipment to accompany related questions, prepares you for the boards and clinical success.

Bontrager s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques E BOOK

Author: Kenneth L. Bontrager
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323510922
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Merrill s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures

Author: Bruce W. Long
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323263410
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Patient Care in Radiography

Author: Ruth Ann Ehrlich
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323080650
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This textbook on radiography and medical imaging covers fundamentals, general patient care, and patient care in specific procedures and environments.

Rad Notes

Author: Rebecca L Shoener
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803629079
Format: PDF, ePub
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Use this guide to quickly reference radiographic patient care procedures, commonly performed radiographic exams, and radiographic image analyses in the clinical setting.

Radiographic Image Analysis E Book

Author: Kathy McQuillen Martensen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323277136
Format: PDF
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This comprehensive guide provides all the tools you need to accurately evaluate radiographic images and make the adjustments needed to acquire the best possible diagnostic quality images. You’ll discover how to evaluate an image, identify any improper positioning or techniques that caused poor quality, and correct the problem. No other text is devoted to equipping you with the critical thinking skills needed to properly position patients for optimal radiographs and help minimize the need for repeat images. Chapter outlines give you an at-a-glance summary of chapter content Labeled images with analysis and correction help you develop your skills for producing optimal images, thus reducing the need for repeat procedures Student workbook provides additional opportunities to apply what you’ve learned in the text Expanded digital radiography content includes advances in digital imaging to keep you up-to-date in the field Chapter objectives help you master key content Quick reference tables highlight significant information More bone photographic images better illustrate difficult-to-evaluate procedures More pediatric and trauma images improve your ability to produce optimal images of different procedures

Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography

Author: Mary Alice Statkiewicz-Sherer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323172202
Format: PDF, Docs
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This full-color resource makes it easy to understand both basic and complex concepts in radiation protection, biology and physics. Concise coverage promotes the safe use of ionizing radiation in all imaging modalities, including the implementation of radiation safety practices for patients and personnel. (Radiological & Ultrasound Technology)

Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice

Author: Bruce W. Long
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323473806
Format: PDF, Docs
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Written exclusively for limited radiography students, Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice, 5th Edition makes it easy to learn and perform basic procedures. This edition has been revised to improve information clarity and reflect changes in practice. It incorporates all the subjects mandated by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) curriculum, so you will be thoroughly prepared for the ARRT Limited Scope Exam. Coverage includes the latest information on x-ray science and techniques, processing, radiation safety, radiographic anatomy, patient care, and pathology, along with updated step-by-step instructions for positioning and procedures. Concise coverage thoroughly prepares you for the ARRT Limited Scope Exam and clinical practice with the latest on x-ray science and techniques, radiation safety, radiographic anatomy, pathology, patient care, ancillary clinical skills, and positioning of upper and lower extremities, spine, chest and head. Step-by-step instructions provide guidance on how to position patients for radiographic procedures performed by limited operators. The latest information on state licensure and limited radiography terminology ensures that you understand the role of the limited practitioner. Math and radiologic physics concepts are presented at an easy-to-understand level. Chapter on Bone Densitometry provides all the information you need to know to for the ARRT exam and clinical practice. NEW! Expanded digital imaging concepts reflect current practice and meet the requirements of the ASRT Limited Scope Content Specifications. NEW! Updated drawings, photos, and medical radiographs enhance your understanding of key concepts and illustrate current technology. NEW! Two-color design helps make complex material easier to comprehend.

Essentials of Radiologic Science Workbook

Author: Robert A. Fosbinder
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780781777322
Format: PDF
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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is proud to introduce Essentials of Radiologic Science, a core, comprehensive textbook for radiologic technology students. Focusing on the crucial components and minimizing extraneous content, this text will help prepare students for success on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Examination in Radiography and beyond into practice. Topics covered include radiation protection, equipment operation and quality control, image production and evaluation, and patient care. This is a key and crucial resource for radiologic technology programs, focusing on the most relevant information and offering tools and resources to students of multiple learning types. These include a full suite of ancillary products, a variety of pedagogical features embedded in the text, and a strong focus on the practical application of the concepts presented. An ideal accompaniment for Essentials of Radiologic Science, this workbook provides the student with additional practice in applying theories covered in the text. Designed to provide students with reinforcement and practice in the topics they've learned, this workbook also serves as preparation for the Registry Exam and includes Registry-style review questions. This is a package of both the textbook and workbook.