Digital Radiography

Author: Euclid Seeram
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 1401889999
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

Digital Radiography: An Introduction for Technologists, presents the physical principles and technical description of digital radiography imaging systems and associated technologies. This book functions as both a primary source for introductory digital imaging courses and as a reference for radiologic technologists and other imaging personnel. The book begins by exploring the many digital image acquisition imaging modalities such as computed radiography (CR), flat-panel digital radiography, digital fluoroscopy, and digital mammography systems in detail, followed by an outline of the essential elements of digital image processing. Associated technologies such as picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and medical imaging informatics (MII) are also outlined. Finally, the book concludes with a description of quality control procedures for digital radiography.

Digital Radiography and PACS E Book

Author: Christi Carter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323547598
Release Date: 2018-08-01
Genre: Medical

Written with the radiography student in mind, Digital Radiography and PACS, 3rd Edition addresses today’s digital imaging systems, including computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS). This new edition incorporates the latest technical terminology and has been updated to reflect the 2017 ASRT Core Curriculum guidelines. It includes tips on acquiring, processing, and producing clear radiographic images, performing advanced image processing and manipulation functions on CR/DR workstations, storing images with PACS workstations, and a guide to quality control and management. Coauthored by radiography educators Christi Carter and Beth Veale, this text is designed to help you produce clear radiographic images and learn to provide safe archiving solutions. Coverage of digital imaging and PACS is provided at the right level for student radiographers and for practicing technologists transitioning to digital imaging. Chapter outlines, learning objectives, and key terms at the beginning of each chapter introduce the chapter content, and help you organize study and boost comprehension. Bulleted summaries recap the main points of each chapter, ensuring that you focus on the most important concepts. Review questions at the end of the chapters are linked to the chapter objectives and help you assess your understanding of the material. NEW! Latest information on digital imaging systems includes computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) as well as the data required by practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. NEW! Updated guidelines reflect the 2017 ASRT Core Curriculum. NEW! Latest technical terminology incorporated throughout the text. NEW! Streamlined technical concepts help you understand and digest complicated material. NEW! Chapter focuses specifically on medical informatics in radiography

Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging

Author: James Johnston
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323339674
Release Date: 2015-10-09
Genre: Medical

Written by radiographers for radiographers, Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging, 2nd Edition follows the ASRT recommended curriculum and focuses on what the radiographer needs to understand to safely and competently perform radiographic examinations. This comprehensive radiologic physics and imaging text links the two subjects together so that you understand how they relate to each other — and to clinical practice. Prepare for success on the ARRT exam and the job with just the right amount of information on radiation production and characteristics, imaging equipment, film screen image acquisition and processing, digital image acquisition and display, image analysis, and the basic principles of computed tomography. 345 photos and line drawings encourage you to visualize important concepts. Strong pedagogy, including chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, bulleted chapter summaries, and specialty boxes, help you organize information and focus on what is most important in each chapter. Make the Physics Connection and Make the Imaging Connection boxes link physics and imaging concepts so you fully appreciate the importance of both subjects. Educator resources on Evolve, including lesson plans, an image collection, PowerPoint presentations, and a test bank, provide additional resources for instructors to teach the topics presented in the text. Theory to Practice boxes succinctly explain the application of concepts and describe how to use the information in clinical practice. Critical Concept boxes further explain and emphasize key points in the chapters. Math Application boxes use examples to show how mathematical concepts and formulas are applied in the clinical setting. An emphasis on the practical information highlights just what you need to know to ace the ARRT exam and become a competent practitioner. Numerous critique exercises teach you how to evaluate the quality of radiographic images and determine which factors produce poor images. A glossary of key terms serves as a handy reference.

Introduction to Radiologic Technology E Book

Author: La Verne Tolley Gurley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323277686
Release Date: 2013-08-13
Genre: Medical

Here’s everything a beginning radiography student needs to know! Introduction to Radiologic Technology, 7th Edition offers a solid overview of your exciting career as a radiologic technologist. After covering basic learning skills, this guide provides a historical perspective on radiology and insight into key topics such as the language of medicine, digital and conventional imaging, patient care, and radiation safety. Expert authors LaVerne T. Gurley and William J. Callaway describe the classes you will take in your radiography program, the latest changes in the Registry exam, what will be required in the practice setting, and your opportunities for advancement throughout your career. An introduction to radiologic technology includes a concise overview of what to expect in your coursework. Critical thinking skills are highlighted, with four important steps to take in assessing situations and making informed decisions. Career guidelines discuss customer service, ethics and professionalism, how to join professional organizations, and how to keep up with continuing education requirements after graduation. A clear, easy-to-read style does not assume you have prior knowledge of the subject matter. New photographs accurately depict current equipment and practice standards. An increased focus on digital imaging keeps you on the cutting edge of technology. Updates include: Positioning terminology Program accreditations Demographic information for better communication with culturally diverse patients A closer alignment of the book's topics with ASRT Core Curriculum's section on fundamentals.

Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Radiography E Book

Author: William J. Callaway
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323170284
Release Date: 2012-10-14
Genre: Medical

A complete review for the Registry exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Radiography: The Complete Study Guide and Career Planner, 6th Edition covers the five major subject areas of the ARRT exam in radiography. It is also an effective study guide for many radiography courses! Written in outline format, each review of a subject is followed by questions related specifically to that area. Two mock ARRT exams are included in the book, and online exams include a pool of over 1,400 review questions that may be randomly combined to generate a virtually limitless number of mock ARRT exams. From noted radiography educator William J. Callaway, this edition also provides advice on writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing, employer expectations, and continuing education requirements to help you make the transition to a successful career. Review of the five major subject areas covered on the ARRT exam, in an outline format, helps you concentrate on the most important information. Over 2,400 review questions in the book and online offer practice with a multiple-choice format similar to the ARRT exam. Thorough coverage of digital and computed radiography reflects the increased emphasis of these topics on the Registry exam. Online mock exams let you practice in tutorial mode -- with immediate feedback after each question -- or in exam mode, with feedback only after you complete the entire test. Online study tools include study tips for difficult questions and electronic flashcards with formulas, key terms, and important topics. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers are included in the appendix. Career preparation advice includes writing resumes and cover letters, tips for interviewing, a look at what employers expect, career advancement, basic financial planning, and continuing education requirements. Updates reflect the latest ARRT exam changes with expanded coverage of computed and direct radiography, a review of computed tomography along with questions, and an additional 200-question exam in the Review Activities and Challenge Tests chapter. Online access to mock exams. Job search preparation includes tips on how to submit online applications and resumes.

Clark s Positioning in Radiography 12Ed

Author: A. Stewart Whitley
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781444114607
Release Date: 2005-08-26
Genre: Medical

First published in 1939, this is the definitive text on patient positioning for the diagnostic radiography student and practitioner. The experienced author team appreciates that there is no substitute for a good understanding of basic skills in patient positioning and an accurate knowledge of anatomy to ensure good radiographic practice. This 12th edition retains the book’s pre-eminence in the field, with hundreds of positioning photographs and explanatory line diagrams, a clearly defined and easy-to-follow structure, and international applicability. The book presents the essentials of radiographic techniques in a practical way, avoiding unnecessary technical complexity and ensuring that the student and practitioner can find quickly the information that they require regarding particular positions. All the standard positioning is included, accompanied by supplementary positions where relevant and illustrations of pathology where appropriate. Common errors in positioning are also discussed.

Radiologic Science for Technologists E Book

Author: Stewart C. Bushong
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323292078
Release Date: 2013-12-27
Genre: Medical

Develop the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions regarding technical factors and diagnostic imaging quality with the vibrantly illustrated Radiologic Science for Technologists, 10th Edition. Updated with the latest advances in the field, this full-color and highly detailed edition addresses a broad range of radiologic disciplines and provides a strong foundation in the study and practice of radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more. Unique learning tools strengthen your understanding of key concepts and prepare you for success on the ARRT certification exam and in clinical practice. Broad coverage of radiologic science topics — including radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more — allows you to use the text over several semesters. Highlighted math formulas call attention to mathematical information for special focus. Important Concept boxes recap the most important chapter information. Colored page tabs for formulas, conversion tables, abbreviations, and other data provide easy access to frequently used information. End-of-chapter questions include definition exercises, short answer, and calculations to help you review material. Key terms and expanded glossary enable you to easily reference and study content. Chapter introductions, summaries, objectives, and outlines help you organize and pinpoint the most important information. NEW! Chapters on digital radiographic technique and digital image display prepare you to use today’s technology. NEW! Streamlined physics and math sections ensure you are prepared to take the ARRT exam and succeed in the clinical setting.

Limited Radiography

Author: Frances Campeau
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305584754
Release Date: 2016-03-09
Genre: Medical

LIMITED RADIOGRAPHY, 4e is an ideal resource for beginning radiography students and limited radiographer training. Presenting both core radiographic theory and radiographic anatomy and positioning, the text teaches students theory as well as the skills they will need to know as professionals. Each chapter begins with an explanation of its correlation to the Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography Examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), while end-of-chapter Review Questions help students test their own knowledge. A comprehensive resource for limited radiographers, the fourth edition features a new full-color design, more than 400 new images, and five all-new chapters providing step-by-step instructions and images for radiographic positioning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Radiography PREP Program Review and Examination Preparation Sixth Edition

Author: D. A. Saia
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071741070
Release Date: 2011-01-28
Genre: Medical

Ace the ARRT certification exam with the field’s most trusted review Maximize your study time -- and your grade -- by focusing on the most important and frequently tested topics 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This update is once again a highlight in the review book section for preparing for the registry exam in radiography. Using a compilation of noteworthy sources, the author once again provides students with a complete and valuable guide for registry exam review. This is a must-have book for any future radiographer."--Doody's Review Service The entire radiography curriculum summarized in a concise, readable narrative makes it easy to understand and memorize key concepts 860+ registry-style questions, including a 200-question practice test, prepare you for the exam Answers with detailed explanations and references to major textbooks More than 400 illustrations and clinical images Written by an experienced educator and radiography program director who knows exactly what it takes to pass Essential for certification or recertification An author with 35+ years of teaching experience provides everything you need to excel on the exam coursework Summary boxes provide a convenient overview of must-know information The inside covers feature important formulae, radiation protection facts, conversion factors, body surface landmarks, digital imaging facts, acronyms and abbreviations, radiation quality factors, and minimum filtration requirements Coverage of the latest developments, including digital and electronic imaging A complete 200-question practice exam 440+ chapter-ending questions

Medical Imaging

Author: Eliot L. Siegel
Publisher: Society of Photo Optical
ISBN: 0819440094
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Picture archiving and communication systems in medicine


Digital Imaging

Author: Jason Oakley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521866197
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Medical

The first book to help the modern radiographer and radiologist to understand how digital imaging, manipulation and storage systems work.

LANGE Q A Radiography Examination Tenth Edition

Author: D. A. Saia
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071833080
Release Date: 2015-11-05
Genre: Medical

Ace the ARRT Certification Exam with the leading name in radiography instruction LANGE Q&A Radiography Examination contains more than 1,400 registry-style questions to get you ready for the licensing exam. Written by a respected radiologist with 35 years of teaching experience, the book reinforces concepts by including explanations for correct and incorrect answer options for each question. From cover to cover, this tried-and-true exam prep tool is filled with everything you need to have an edge on exam day. Now in its tenth edition, LANGE Q&A Radiography Examinationis more indispensable than ever, reflecting content updates from the latest ARRT radiographic examination blueprint. In addition, the book features important coverage of computed tomography (CT) technology within the chapters on radiation protection, equipment, procedures, and CT imaging. Also included with purchase is access to two online practice exams with 400 questions and answers. Packed with over 1,400 Q&As and access to two online practice exams that deliver unmatched preparation for the radiography certification/recertification exam Sections include Patient Care and Education, Imaging Procedures, Radiation Protection, Image Acquisition and Evaluation, and Equipment Operation and Quality Control Covers the latest technologies including digital imaging and computed tomography

Differenzialdiagnosen in der Computertomografie

Author: Francis A. Burgener
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 9783131665324
Release Date: 2012-12-12
Genre: Medical

- Vom radiologischen Bildbefund ausgehend kann die ganze Palette der Differenzialdiagnosen abgerufen und dann anhand der klinischen Erläuterungen die für den speziellen Fall wahrscheinlichste Diagnose herausgefiltert werden - Besonders hilfreich beim Befunden: Strukturierung nach anatomischen Regionen - Überwältigend: Mit über 2000 CT-Abbildungen zum Nachschlagen - Sie nähern sich der Diagnose durch rasches Screenen der Referenzbilder der betreffenden anatomischen Region - Hunderte differenzialdiagnostischer Tabellen mit detaillierten Erklärungen helfen bei der Differenzierung ähnlicher Befunde - Der Zugriff auf die Diagnosen ist dreifach möglich: von der Lokalisation, vom Erscheinungsbild im CT oder von der Verdachtsdiagnose

Adaptive Radiography with Trauma Image Critique and Critical Thinking

Author: Quinn Carroll
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111541200
Release Date: 2013-05-02
Genre: Medical

ADAPTIVE RADIOGRAPHY WITH TRAUMA, IMAGE CRITIQUE, AND CRITICAL THINKING, 1st Edition gives you a fresh perspective on radiographic positioning and critiquing in the real world. Unlike most radiography books, which approach topics in terms of the average patient under near ideal conditions, this text offers strategies and helpful tricks of the trade to employ when “the usual” does not apply. Based on developing adaptive thinking skills, the book shows you how to consider the paradigms and rules of radiology, examining and quantifying those that work while challenging those that don’t. Thorough discussions on adapting beam angles, beam divergence, expansion of the light field, and spacial relations in positioning deliver the foundations of radiography and introduce quantifiable, repeatable methods. ADAPTIVE RADIOGRAPHY WITH TRAUMA, IMAGE CRITIQUE, AND CRITICAL THINKING, 1st Edition also addresses trauma and mobile radiography and positioning, changes brought about by the advent of digital radiography, routine and trauma skull positioning, and much more. Real-life case studies and critical thinking questions help you apply methods to a variety of issues and clinical settings, developing the problem-solving skills you need for success in any radiographic field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Monica M. Tighe
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323171397
Release Date: 2014-06-16
Genre: Medical

Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.