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From The CriticsReviewer: (Froedtert Hospital)
Description: This is a thorough handbook to help mammographers perform their vital skills with precision. The book incorporates the many different aspects of mammography, from patient concerns to quality control.
Purpose: One of the main purposes is to provide mammographers with unique ideas to help them perform their job with ease, without compromising quality. Many possible scenarios are expounded upon, helping the technologist to have a better critical thought process for those patients who may prove extra challenging. The book also discusses the latest special procedures for the changing environment of mammography.
Audience: Any person interested in mammography would benefit from reading this book. It is evident that the authors have a love of their role in the lives of the women they meet each day. This book is especially helpful to mammographers as a comprehensive guide. It will help them to become excellent and confident healthcare providers for each woman they encounter.
Features: The book begins with the history of mammography and how it has evolved. Patient considerations are discussed and the technical aspects of mammography are explained in detail, as are the latest technologic advances. The most comprehensive section of the book is about the mammogram itself. These chapters have many helpful hints to better ones skills as a mammographer. Each section is comprehensive and carefully planned. Many photos and diagrams are included.
Assessment: This book should be in all mammography departments as a practical guide for mammographers to follow.