Medical Imaging: Techniques, Reflection and Evaluation

Medical Imaging: Techniques, Reflection and Evaluation

by Elizabeth Carver, Barry Carver
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443062129

ISBN-13: 9780443062124

Pub. Date: 07/13/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book provides in one concise volume the entire range of radiographic positioning and techniques - the fundamental concepts of radiography which all students and professionals must understand. Uniquely, it combines this essential core knowledge with a reflective approach. The editors have brought together contributions from radiographers, radiography lecturers,

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This book provides in one concise volume the entire range of radiographic positioning and techniques - the fundamental concepts of radiography which all students and professionals must understand. Uniquely, it combines this essential core knowledge with a reflective approach. The editors have brought together contributions from radiographers, radiography lecturers, radiologists and other experts from the commercial sector of medical imaging, all selected for their clinical and academic expertise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443062124
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/13/2006
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 Imaging principles
1. Film/screen imaging
Susan Penelope Nash
2. Digital imaging
Philip Cosson
3. Density, contrast and unsharpness, exposure factors and dose
Barry Carver
Section 2 Skeletal radiography
4. Introduction to Sections 2 and 3: Skeletal chest and abdominal radiography
Elizabeth Carver and Barry Carver
5. Fingers, hand and wrist
Elizabeth Carver
6. Forearm, elbow and humerus
Elizabeth Carver
7. The shoulder girdle
Linda Williams
8. Foot, toes, ankle, tibia and fibula
Linda Williams
9. Knee and femur
Linda Williams
10. Pelvis and hips
Linda Williams
11. Cervical spine
Barry Carver
12. Thoracic spine
Linda Williams
13. Lumbar spine
Margo McBride
14. Sacrum and coccyx
Elizabeth Carver
15. Thoracic skeleton
Elizabeth Carver
16. Principles of radiography of the head
Elizabeth Carver
17. Basic isocentric radiography
Amanda J. Royle
18. Cranial vault
Barry Carver and Amanda.J. Royle
19. Face (facial bones)
Elizabeth Carver and Amanda J. Royle
20. Paranasal sinuses
Elizabeth Carver and Amanda J. Royle
21. Specialised skull
Elizabeth Carver and Amanda J. Royle
22. Intra-oral dental radiography
Elizabeth Carver
23. Orthopantomography
Elizabeth Carver
24. Cephalometry
Elizabeth Carver
Section 3 Chest and abdomen
25. Chest and thoracic contents
Elizabeth Carver
26. Abdomen
Elizabeth Carver
Section 4 A & E imaging
27. Accident and emergency
Jonathan McConnell and Elizabeth Carver
Section 5 Mammography
28. Mammography: introduction and rationale
Julie Burnage
29. Mammography technique
Julie Burnage
30. Mammography ultrasound
Julie Burnage
31. Mammography localisation
Julie Burnage
Section 6 Paediatric imaging
32. Paediatric imaging
Tim Palarm and Michael Scriven
Section 7 Contrast studies
33. Contrast agents
Susan Cutler
34. Investigations of GI tract
Joanne Rudd and Darren Wood
35. Accessory organs of GI tract
Darren Wood
36. Investigations of genito-urinary tract
Catherine Williams and Elizabeth Carver
37. Cardiovascular system
Mark Cowling
38. Interventional and vascular procedures
Mark Cowling
39. Head and neck
Patricia Fowler and Andrew Layt
Section 8 Comparative imaging
40. CT
Barry Carver
41. MRI
John Talbot
42. Radionuclide imaging
David Jones and Julian Macdonald
43. Ultrasound
Mike Stocksley and Rita Phillips
Index

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