Principles of Radiographic Imaging (Book Only) / Edition 5

Principles of Radiographic Imaging (Book Only) / Edition 5

by Richard R. Carlton, Arlene McKenna Adler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111320543

ISBN-13: 9781111320546

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 text ties

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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 text ties lessons together visually and conceptually in a student-friendly and thorough presentation of radiographic exposure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111320546
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/13/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
832
Sales rank:
889,340
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(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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