Principles of Radiographic Imaging: An Art and A Science / Edition 5

Principles of Radiographic Imaging: An Art and A Science / Edition 5

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by Richard R. Carlton, Arlene McKenna Adler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1439058725

ISBN-13: 9781439058725

Pub. Date: 01/13/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


An overview of imaging modalities, PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART & A SCIENCE, 5th Edition delivers essential information on radiographic contrast, density, detail, and distortion, as well as the latest instrumentation and technology used in the imaging sciences. Building logically from the simplest concepts to the more complex, the book ties…  See more details below

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An overview of imaging modalities, PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART & A SCIENCE, 5th Edition delivers essential information on radiographic contrast, density, detail, and distortion, as well as the latest instrumentation and technology used in the imaging sciences. Building logically from the simplest concepts to the more complex, the book ties topics together visually and conceptually in a thorough presentation of radiographic exposure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439058725
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/13/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
832
Sales rank:
325,134
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents


Unit I: CREATING THE BEAM. 1. Basic Mathematics. 2. Radiation Concepts. 3. Electricity. 4. Electromagnetism. 5. X-Ray Equipment. 6. The X-Ray Tube. 7. X-Ray Production. Unit II: PROTECTING PATIENTS AND PERSONNEL. 8. Radiation Protection Concepts and Equipment. 9. Radiation Protection Procedures for Patients and Personnel. 10. Filtration. 11. The Prime Factors. 12. The X-Ray Interactions. 13. Minimizing Patient Dose. Unit III: Creating the Image. 14. Vision and Perception. 15. Beam Restriction. 16. The Patient as a Beam Emitter. 17. The Pathology Problem. 18. The Grid. 19. Radiographic Film. 20. Film Processing. 21. Film Sensitometry. 22. Intensifying Screens and Film/Screen Combinations. 23. Digital Radiography. 24. Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS). Unit IV: ANALYZING THE IMAGE. 25. The Imaging Process. 26. Density/Image Receptor Exposure. 27. Contrast. 28. Recorded Detail. 29. Distortion. 30. The Art of Image Critique. 31. Quality Management. Unit V: COMPARING EXPOSURE SYSTEMS. 32. Exposure Systems and Charts. 33. Automatic Exposure Controls. 34. Exposure Conversion Problems. Unit VI: SPECIAL IMAGING SYSTEMS AND MODALITIES. 35. Mobile Radiography. 36. Fluoroscopy. 37. Tomography and Digital Tomosynthesis. 38. Mammography. 39. Bone Densitometry. 40. Vascular Imaging Equipment. 41. Computed Tomography. 42. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 43. Nuclear Medicine. 44. Radiation Therapy. 45. Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

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