An Introduction to Radiography E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 23, 2009 - Medical - 376 pages
This book provides an overview of all aspects of radiography for the practitioner. It is written to address the areas of practice of assistant practitioners and practitioners within the clinical environment. Areas covered range from ethics and communication, through to the physics of radiography and x-ray production, and specialist techniques. Anatomy, physiology and pathology are also covered, ensuring the text is a complete introduction to radiography. Each chapter covers key points and provides revision questions (with answers) and recommended reading for exploring the chapter topic in more depth.
  • Very structured text with clear headings and relevance to practice indicated throughout
  • Chapter style will enable students to dip into text to find relevant information as an aid to revision
  • Set of revision questions at end of each chapter
  • All contributors currently teach Assistant Practitioners and student radiographers
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    Contents

    Patient care
    41
    Clinical skills for preparation of the patient and clinical environment
    53
    Procedures in radiography
    67
    Physics of radiography
    83
    The Xray tube
    93
    Production of Xrays
    103
    Effects of radiation
    111
    Diagnostic equipment
    121
    Computed tomography
    227
    Magnetic resonance imaging
    237
    Anatomy and physiology
    255
    Pathology
    289
    Trolley settings for radiographic
    313
    Patient pathways in nuclear medicine
    317
    Computed tomography protocols
    323
    Multicle choice questions
    329

    Films cassettes intensifying screens and processing
    135
    Digital radiography
    153
    Image quality
    161
    Mammography
    173
    Nuclear medicine
    193
    Introduction to ultrasound
    209
    Short questions
    339
    Answers to multiple choice questions
    345
    Answers to short questions
    347
    Index
    355
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