Introduction to Radiologic Technology / Edition 4

Introduction to Radiologic Technology / Edition 4

by LaVerne Tolley Gurley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815139845

ISBN-13: 9780815139843

Pub. Date: 06/28/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Now in its fifth edition, INTRODUCTION TO RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY continues to give readers an excellent foundation on which to build a career in the imaging sciences. It introduces the profession of radiologic technology and presents an overview of the body of knowledge that students will acquire in future radiography courses. They will also learn what to expect from a…  See more details below

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Now in its fifth edition, INTRODUCTION TO RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY continues to give readers an excellent foundation on which to build a career in the imaging sciences. It introduces the profession of radiologic technology and presents an overview of the body of knowledge that students will acquire in future radiography courses. They will also learn what to expect from a career in radiologic technology, what will be required of them as practicing radiographers, and what options they will have for advancement. The book opens with chapters on learning skills and a historical overview of medicine and radiology. Subsequent chapters cover essential topics in radiography such as patient care, ethics, medicolegal considerations, quality assurance, and radiation safety. This revised edition features a new chapter on critical thinking skills as well as significant content updates throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815139843
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
394

Table of Contents

1Introduction to Quality Customer Service3
2Personal Adjustment of the Radiologic Technology Student20
3Dynamics of Learning30
4Memorization - a Key to Learning38
5The History of Medicine51
6Radiology: a Historical Perspective68
7Radiography Education: From Classroom to Clinic81
8The Language of Medicine98
9Imaging Equipment107
10Radiographic Examinations: Diagnosing Disease and Injury116
11Imaging: Life Cycle and Quality127
12Ethics and Professionalism in Radiologic Technology155
13Patient Care and Management165
14Medicolegal Considerations174
15Organization and Operation of the Radiology Department187
16Economics of Radiology199
17Quality Assurance in Radiology207
18Radiation Safety and Protective Measures225
19Allied Health Professions249
20The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists261
21The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology272
22Professional Associations291
23Specialization in Radiologic Technology305
24Professional Development and Career Advancement329
25Continuing Education for the Radiologic Technologist347
26Status of Health Care Delivery356
Appendix Answers to Review Questions371
Glossary375
Index385

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