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Doody's Review ServiceReviewer: Rochell Olive-Harmon, MS (Froedtert Hospital)
Description: This three-volume radiographic imaging textbook teaches anatomy and positioning for each bone group or organ system and includes a section on radiation protection and terminology. The previous edition was published in 2007.
Purpose: The purpose is to teach students the required anatomy and positioning skills needed for all areas of radiographic imaging. This is a necessary component of the library of those practicing in radiology.
Audience: The book is intended for radiology students and practicing imaging professionals, and it is an excellent resource for students learning and perfecting their positioning skills. The authors have many years of teaching experience in the field of radiology.
Features: It covers both commonly and not so commonly requested radiologic projections. This edition adds material on digital radiography and how to position obese patients. The updated photos are wonderful for teaching the next generation of imaging professionals.
Assessment: This is a must for any student or practicing imaging professional. It has all the information necessary to enable radiology students to learn and perfect their imaging skills.