Encyclopedia of Radiographic Positioning

Encyclopedia of Radiographic Positioning

by Steven B. Dowd, Bettye G. Wilson
     
 

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Here is a comprehensive reference text on radiographic positioning and procedures written from a variety of expert viewpoints. The first section is an introduction containing chapters on universal precautions and radiographic film evaluation. The second section addresses routine radiographic procedures organized according to body areas, and the third section covers

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Here is a comprehensive reference text on radiographic positioning and procedures written from a variety of expert viewpoints. The first section is an introduction containing chapters on universal precautions and radiographic film evaluation. The second section addresses routine radiographic procedures organized according to body areas, and the third section covers a variety of special and contrast procedures, such as mammography and geriatric radiography. Verbal instructions, photos of correct positioning, resultant radiographs, and labeled schematics of radiographic anatomy are included.

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Reviewer: Susan Lura Sanson, MEd, RT (R)(QM)(Concordia University of Wisconsin)
Description: This brand new radiographic positioning and procedures encyclopedia covers current radiographic procedures, including units on geriatrics and CT.
Purpose: It will serve as a reference manual for student radiographers and educators. An educator will find this book useful when teaching introductory radiography courses.
Audience: The book is designed for student radiographers and radiographers.
Features: It includes an "Introduction to Radiography" section that covers topics that the radiographer needs to understand before performing radiographic procedures. In addition, the authors have included more in-depth information relative to the diagnostic rationale for particular examinations to enhance the radiographer's basic knowledge. This reference book is geared toward the expanded role of the radiographer.
Assessment: In this period of health care reform and the potential for increasing the skills of the radiographer, this is an essential text for every radiography program and every progressive radiology department.
Susan Lura Sanson
This brand new radiographic positioning and procedures encyclopedia covers current radiographic procedures, including units on geriatrics and CT. It will serve as a reference manual for student radiographers and educators. An educator will find this book useful when teaching introductory radiography courses. The book is designed for student radiographers and radiographers. It includes an Introduction to Radiography section that covers topics that the radiographer needs to understand before performing radiographic procedures. In addition, the authors have included more in-depth information relative to the diagnostic rationale for particular examinations to enhance the radiographer's basic knowledge. This reference book is geared toward the expanded role of the radiographer. In this period of health care reform and the potential for increasing the skills of the radiographer, this is an essential text for every radiography program and every progressive radiology department.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721642024
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/23/1995
Pages:
1249
Product dimensions:
9.02(w) x 12.01(h) x (d)

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