Patient Care in Radiography / Edition 5 available in Paperback
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
Truly a complete revision, PATIENT CARE IN RADIOGRAPHY, 5th Edition, helps imaging technology students acquire both the technical and the interpersonal skills needed to provide good patient care in the clinical environment. An excellent orientation to clinical work for the beginning student, this text serves as an up-to-date reference on patient care. Excellent pedagogy includes objectives, vocabulary lists and study questions. Use of photo essays to describe procedures has been continued from previous editions and expanded as a learning tool.
NEW TO THIS EDITION: * Full coverage of introductory topics includes the history of radiography, department organization, ethics, clinical environment, job opportunities and radiation protection. * New design features the addition of a second color to line drawings, new photographs and a second color for openers, headings, boxes and tables. * Expanded coverage includes cultural implications and development of transcultural communication skills, pharmacology, new information on ostomies, special treatment situations, health care delivery systems, subspecialty certification, new information about contrast media, normal vs. abnormal ECGs and lead placement. * Fully revised material is presented throughout the text such as patient assessment, types of infection, death, dying, hospice, most recent code of ethics, updated ICU and trauma radiography, updated medication administration information and accreditation of radiography programs. * New glossary of key terms has been compiled for easy access in an appendix. * New infection control information includes updated medication administration information, standard precautions, emerging diseases, basic microbiology and tuberculosis to provide timely information for a changing environment. * Integration of patient care with procedural skills emphasizes the importance of patient care. * Multiple study aids include objectives, study questions, vocabulary lists and appendices.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.61(d)|
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Radiography 2. The Professional Radiographer 3. Professional Communication and Attitudes 4. Safety, Transfer and Positioning 5. Assessing Patient Needs 6. Infection Control 7. Medications and Their Administration 8. Dealing with Acute Situations 9. Preparation and Examination of the Gastrointestinal Tract 10. Contrast Media and Special Imaging Techniques 11. Bedside Radiography and Fluoroscopy: Special Conditions and Environments