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Computed Tomography for Technologists: A Comprehensive Text
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Computed Tomography for Technologists: A Comprehensive Text

by Lois Romans
 

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ISBN-10: 0781777518

ISBN-13: 9780781777513

Pub. Date: 02/01/2010

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


Ideally suited for CT courses in radiologic technology programs, or for stand-alone CT programs, this text prepares students both for mastery of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) General Radiography and Computed Tomography exams. The text also includes features and resources to ease the transition into actual clinical setting. Organized

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Ideally suited for CT courses in radiologic technology programs, or for stand-alone CT programs, this text prepares students both for mastery of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) General Radiography and Computed Tomography exams. The text also includes features and resources to ease the transition into actual clinical setting. Organized around the three major ARRT content categories, Romans incorporates student-friendly Clinical Application boxes to add real-world relevance. Highlighted key terms, Key Concept boxes, and chapter review questions, suggested reading, and other features help to ensure mastery of the topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781777513
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
55,505
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Physics and Instrumentation

  1. Basic Principles of CT
  2. Data Acquisition
  3. Image Reconstruction
  4. Image Display
  5. Methods of Data Acquisition
  6. Image Quality
  7. Quality Assurance
  8. Post-Processing Techniques
  9. Data Management
  10. Section II: Patient Care

  11. Patient Communication
  12. Patient Preparation
  13. Contrast Agents
  14. Injection Techniques
  15. Radiation Dosimetry in CT
  16. Section III: Cross Sectional Anatomy

  17. Neuroanatomy
  18. Thoracic Anatomy
  19. Abdominopelvic Anatomy
  20. Musculoskeletal Anatomy
  21. Section IV: Imaging Procedures and Protocols

  22. Neurological Imaging Procedures
  23. Thoracic Imaging Procedures
  24. Abdomen and Pelvis Imaging Procedures
  25. Musculoskeletal Imaging Procedures
  26. Interventional CT and CT Fluoroscopy
  27. PET/CT Fusion Imaging

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