Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography / Edition 12

Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography / Edition 12

by Eugene D. Frank
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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography / Edition 12

Designed for quick reference in the clinical environment, Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography is a pocket-sized companion to Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures, 12th Edition. This handy resource summarizes essential information for 170 of the most frequently requested projections you'll encounter. Authors Eugene Frank, Barbara Smith, and Bruce Long concisely present just the information you'll need for quick reference — keep it with you and keep Merrill's close at hand!

Diagnostic-quality radiographs demonstrate desired imaging results.
Key positioning information is formatted for quick and easy access.
Each procedure is presented in a two-color, two-page spread with bulleted, step-by-step procedures and accompanying images on the top page; and a chart with spaces to fill in the specific techniques used for a particular projection on the bottom page.
Section dividers with tabs offer quick access to each section.
Computed radiography information allows you to make the subtle adjustments necessary to obtain optimal results with CR.
Exposure technique chart for every projection helps reduce the number of repeat radiographs and improves overall image quality.
Abbreviations and external landmark charts on the inside covers provide quick access to frequently needed information.
kVp values are included for each projection.
Compensating filter information included for those projections where filters are used.

• New exposure index column for use with digital imaging systems
• Specific collimation settings for all projections done using DR Systems

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323073325
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Edition description: Indexed
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 4.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. Upper limb

II. Lower limb

III. Vertebral column

IV. Thorax

V. Abdomen

VI. Cranium

VII. Mobile Radiography


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