Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice / Edition 3

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Overview

The ONLY textbook written for limited radiography students, this book makes it easy to understand and perform basic procedures. It incorporates all the subjects mandated by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) curriculum, so you will be thoroughly prepared for the ARRT Limited Scope Exam. Coverage includes the latest information on x-ray science and techniques, processing, radiation safety, radiographic anatomy, patient care, and pathology, along with step-by-step instructions for positioning.


• Thorough preparation for the
ARRT Limited Scope Exam and clinical practice is a key focus of this title.
Concise coverage incorporates all of the content mandated by the ASRT Core Curriculum for Limited X-ray Machine Operators.
The latest information on state licensure and limited radiography terminology ensures you understand the role of the limited practitioner.
• Topics include x-ray science and techniques; radiation safety; radiographic anatomy, pathology, and positioning of upper and lower extremities, spine, chest and head; patient care; and ancillary clinical skills.
Over 1,000 anatomy illustrations, positioning photos, and x-rays teach anatomy and demonstrate patient positioning and the resulting x-rays in detail.
Math and radiologic physics concepts are presented in a easy-to-follow way.
Bone densitometry chapter provides all the information needed to perform bone densitometry exams and to pass the ARRT bone densitometry certification exam.
Step-by-step instructions for positioning the patient for the radiographic procedures performed by limited operators.


• EXPANDED! Digital imaging concepts
reflect current practice and meet the requirements of the ASRT Limited Scope Content Specifications.
NEW! The most common podiatric and chiropractic radiography procedures have been added for practitioners working in states that have limited podiatric or chiropractic license categories.
NEW! Updated drawings, photos, and medical radiographs enhance understanding of key concepts and illustrate current technology.
UPDATED! Patient care section now includes discussions of mechanical lifts and safe storage of chemicals, as well as a table of normal pediatric and adult vital signs.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This is a very well put together book with lots of clear illustrations and photographs. It adequately covers the essentials of radiographic practice...Overall, this is a book that students might find useful to dip into in order to clarify issues; educators might find it a useful resource and the small 'limited' practice could easily find it to be a blessing. I liked the book so much that we ae ordering copies for our library, and I will be recommending it to students from the start of the next academic year."

RAD, June 2013

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416057635
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/9/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 2.90 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Role of the Limited X-Ray Machine Operator
  2. Introduction to Radiographic Equipment
  3. Basic Mathematics
  4. Basic Physics of Radiography
  5. X-Ray Production
  6. X-Ray Circuit and Tube Heat Management
  7. Principles of Exposure and Image Quality
  8. Digital Image Receptor Systems
  9. Scatter Radiation and Its Control
  10. Formulating X-Ray Techniques
  11. Radiobiology and Radiation Safety
  12. Introduction to Anatomy, Positioning, and Pathology
  13. Upper Extremity and Shoulder Girdle
  14. Lower Extremity and Pelvis
  15. Spine
  16. Bony Thorax, Chest, and Abdomen
  17. Skull, Facial Bones, and Paranasal Sinuses
  18. Radiography of Pediatric and Geriatric Patients
  19. Film Critique
  20. Ethics, Legal Considerations, and Professionalism
  21. Safety and Infection Control
  22. Assessing Patients and Managing Acute Situations
  23. Medications and Their Administration
  24. Medical Laboratory Skills
  25. Additional Procedures for Assessment and Diagnosis
  26. Bone Densitometry

Appendices

  1. State Licensing Agencies for Radiography
  2. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Rules of Ethics
  3. Solutions to Practice problems in Chapter 23
  4. Sample Manual X-Ray Technique Chart
  5. Optimum Kilovoltage Ranges
  6. mAs Table
  7. Nomogram for Determining Patient Skin Dose from X-Ray Exposure
  8. Screen/Film Image Receptor Systems
  9. X-Ray Darkroom and Film Processing
  10. Usual Projections for Examinations
  11. Critique for Sample Radiographs from Chapter 19
  12. Charting Terms and Abbreviations
  13. Task Inventory for Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography

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  • Posted May 26, 2012

    Too many mistakes

    I took the first half of my radiography class not too long ago and we used this book. As the quarter progressed my professor started noticing mistakes in the book, and even some of the answers for the associated workbook questions were wrong too. Luckily she knew what she was doing and told us the correct way to do things. Make sure your book doesn't have errors in it! This one does!

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