Essentials of Radiologic Science

Essentials of Radiologic Science

by Densie Orth
     
 

ISBN-10: 078177554X

ISBN-13: 9780781775540

Pub. Date: 02/24/2011

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781775540
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/24/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
1,450,021
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents


PART I BASIC PHYSICS
Chapter 1 Radiation Units, Atoms and Atomic Structure
Chapter 2 Electricity, Magnetism and Electromagnetic Radiation
Chapter 3 Electric Currents
Chapter 4 Circuits, Transformers, and Automatic Exposure Control (AEC)

PART II CIRCUITS AND X-RAY PRODUCTION
Chapter 5 X-Ray Tubes
Chapter 6 X-Ray Production
Chapter 7 X-Ray Interactions

PART III IMAGE FORMATION
Chapter 8 Intensifying Screens
Chapter 9 Film and Processing
Chapter 10 Density and Contrast
Chapter 11 Image Formation
Chapter 12 Grids and Scatter Reduction

PART IV SPECIAL IMAGING TECHNIQUES
Chapter 13 Fluoroscopy, Conventional and Digital
Chapter 14 Digital Imaging
Chapter 15 Quality Control
Chapter 16 Mammography
Chapter 17 Computed Tomography
Chapter 18 Magnetic Resonance Imaging

PART V RADIATION PROTECTION
Chapter 19 Radiation Biology
Chapter 20 Radiation Protection and Regulations
Chapter 21 Minimizing Patient Exposure and Personnel Exposure

PART VI PATIENT CARE
Chapter 22 Patient Care and Medical Ethics
Chapter 23 Patient Care, Medications, Vital Signs, and Body Mechanics

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