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.