Workbook for Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures / Edition 12

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You already have the most comprehensive and authoritative radiography text available — now make sure you're getting the most out of it! The Workbook for Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures, 12th Edition, provides plenty of practice and review of concepts presented in the atlas, helping you learn faster and retain essential information. Authors Eugene Frank, Bruce Long, Barbara Smith, and Jeannean Hall Rollins concentrate on the essential terminology, anatomy, and positioning information needed to ensure that you'll be ready to take the ARRT exam and be thoroughly prepared for the clinical environment.

Retains the features that have made this workbook so popular with Merrill's users: anatomy labeling exercises, short-answer and multiple-choice questions, matching exercises, true-false, fill-in-the-blanks, identifying structures on radiographs, identifying proper patient positioning, and self-tests.
Provides a thorough review of osteology, anatomy, physiology, and radiographic procedures — all in close correlation with Merrill's Atlas for optimum learning support.
Offers a wide variety of exercises and other opportunities to interact with the content.
Ensures that you can recognize anatomical structures on actual radiographs with an abundance of labeling exercises.
• Helps you understand which projections will best demonstrate various pathologies.
Contains a comprehensive self-test at the end of every chapter, so you can accurately gauge your understanding of the material and measure your own progress.

Features exercises that support new digital positioning content in the Atlas.
Prepares you for evaluating radiographs in clinical situations with new exercises on identifying errors on radiographs.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Kyle Theine, MBA (Froedtert Hospital)
Description: Designed to supplement the main textbook (Elsevier, 2011), this workbook is a wonderful tool to help radiology technologist students visualize proper techniques for best imaging practices.
Purpose: Through the use of clear illustrations and relevant self-tests and exercises, the workbook helps students get a better grasp of radiology procedures and practices.
Audience: It is intended for students pursuing a degree in the radiologic sciences. The authors are certified in multiple radiology modalities.
Features: The workbook is a great educational tool that helps interns learn the proper positioning and challenges them to determine what errors had been made during a procedure based on the resultant images.
Assessment: With its excellent illustrations and challenging exercises, this is a wonderful addition to any radiology intern's collection.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323073240
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/8/2011
  • Edition description: Workbook
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 736
  • Sales rank: 614,401
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Assistant Professor Emeritus, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN; Program Director, Radiography, Riverland Community College, Austin, MN, USA

Director, Radiologic Sciences Program, Department of Radiologic Science, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Instructor, Radiologic Technology, Portland Community College, Portland, OR, USA

Associate Professor, Radiologic Sciences, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Radiography

2. Compensating Filters

3. Anatomy and Positioning Terminology

4. Upper Limb

5. Shoulder Girdle

6. Lower Limb

7. Pelvis and Upper Femora

8. Vertebral Column

9. Bony Thorax

10. Thoracic Viscera

11. Long Bone Measurement

12. Contrast Arthrography

13. Trauma Radiography

14. Mouth and Salivary Glands

15. Anterior Part of Neck

16. Abdomen

17. Digestive System: Alimentary Tract

18. Urinary System and Venipuncture

19. Reproductive System

20. Skull

21. Facial Bones

22. Paranasal Sinuses

23. Mammography

24. Central Nervous System

25. Vascular, Cardiac and Interventional Radiography

26. Pediatric Imaging

27. Geriatric Radiography

28. Mobile Radiography

29. Surgical Radiography

30. Sectional Anatomy for Radiographers

31. Computed Tomography

Answers to Exercises

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