Mosby s Exam Review for Computed Tomography E Book

Author: Daniel N. DeMaio
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323544931
Release Date: 2017-10-22
Genre: Medical

Make sure you’re prepared for the ARRT CT exam for computed tomography exam. The thoroughly updated Mosby’s Exam Review for Computed Tomography, 3rd Edition serves as both a study guide and an in-depth review. Written in outline format this easy-to-follow text covers the three content areas on the exam: patient care, imaging procedures, and physics/instrumentation. Three 160-question mock exams are included in the book along with an online test bank of more than 600 questions that can be randomly sampled to create unlimited variations. You will never take the same test twice! For additional remediation, all questions have rationales that can be viewed in quiz mode. A thorough, outline-format review covers the three content areas on the computed tomography advanced certification exam: patient care, imaging procedures, and physics/instrumentation. Mock exams in the book and on the Evolve website prepare students for the ARRT exam, with three 160-question mock exams in the book and more than 600 questions on Evolve that may be randomly accessed for an unlimited number of exam variations. Online study aids allow students to bookmark questions for later study, see rationales for correct and incorrect answers, get test tips for different questions, and record and date-stamp your test scores Review questions with answers help students prepare for the ARRT exam and identify areas that need additional study. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers provide students with the information they need to make the most out of the Q&A sections. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest ARRT CT exam specifications NEW! Technological focus on reducing patient radiation exposure includes the latest dose-related guidelines. NEW! 50 new CT images demonstrate need-to-know pathologies in detail NEW! Thoroughly revised and updated information detail the major technological advances in the field of Computed Tomography

Computed Tomography for Technologists

Author: Lois E. Romans
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781777964
Release Date: 2010-02-01
Genre: Medical

Leveraging the organization and focus on exam preparation found in the comprehensive text, this Exam Review will help any student to successfully complete the ARRT General Radiography and Computed Tomography exams. The book includes a bulleted format review of content, Registry-style questions with answers and rationales, and a mock exam following the ARRT format. The companion website offers an online testing simulation engine.

Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals E Book

Author: Lorrie L. Kelley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323277600
Release Date: 2013-08-07
Genre: Medical

An ideal resource for the classroom or the clinical setting, Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals, 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive, easy-to-understand approach to the sectional anatomy of the entire body. Side-by-side presentations of actual diagnostic images from both MRI and CT modalities and corresponding anatomic line drawings illustrate the planes of anatomy most commonly demonstrated by diagnostic imaging. Concise descriptions detail the location and function of the anatomy, and clearly labeled images help you confidently identify anatomic structures during clinical examinations and produce the best possible diagnostic images. Side-by-side presentation of anatomy illustrations and corresponding CT and MRI images clarifies the location and structure of sectional anatomy. More than 1,500 high-quality images detail sectional anatomy for every body plane commonly imaged in the clinical setting. Pathology boxes help you connect commonly encountered pathologies to related anatomy for greater diagnostic accuracy. Anatomy summary tables provide quick access to muscle information, points of origin and insertion, and muscle function for each muscle group. Reference drawings and corresponding scanning planes accompany actual images to help you recognize the correlation between the two. NEW! 150 new scans and 30 new line drawings familiarize you with the latest 3D and vascular imaging technology. NEW! Chapter objectives help you concentrate on the most important chapter content and study more efficiently. NEW! Full labels on all scans provide greater diagnostic detail at a glance.

Computed Tomography Exam Secrets

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1609715853
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Computed Tomography Exam Secrets helps you ace the Computed Tomography Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Computed Tomography Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Computed Tomography Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Computed Tomography Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Concepts review including: Detector Efficiency, Collimation, Intracranial Bleeding, Kerma, Metal Artifacts, Photoconductor, Kilovolt, Spatial Frequency, Pulmonary Arteriography, Axial Plane, Hounsfield Unit Epidural Hematoma, Consent, Pediatric Dose Reduction, Immobilization, Spiral CT, Automatic Injection, Region of Interest Low Osmolity Contrast Media, Convolution Filters Quantum Theory, Signal to Noise Ratio, Linearity, Isotonic, Third Generation CT Imager, Display Field of View, Fan Beam, CT Regarding Stroke, Helical CT Angiography, Detector Array, Ray Sum, Electron Beam CT Contrast Materials -- IV and Oral, Vital Signs, Blood Flow, Metformin, Spiral CTkVp, CT vs. MRI, Brain CT Scanning, Contraindications, Edge Gradient, and much more...

Computed Tomography

Author: Euclid Seeram
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 0323312888
Release Date: 2015-10-01
Genre: Medical

Build the foundation necessary for the practice of CT scanning with Computed Tomography: Physical Principles, Clinical Applications, and Quality Control, 4th Edition.Written to meet the varied requirements of radiography students and practitioners, this two-color text provides comprehensive coverage of the physical principles of CT and its clinical applications. Its clear, straightforward approach is designed to improve your understanding of sectional anatomic images as they relate to CT - and facilitate communication between CT technologists and other medical personnel. Comprehensively covers CT at just the right depth for technologists - going beyond superficial treatment to accommodate all the major advances in CT. One complete CT resource covers what you need to know! The latest information on advances in CT imaging, including: advances in volume CT scanning; CT fluoroscopy; multi-slice applications like 3-D imaging, CT angiography, and virtual reality imaging (endoscopy) - all with excellent coverage of state-of-the-art principles, instrumentation, clinical applications, and quality control. More than 600 photos and line drawings help students understand and visualize concepts. Chapter outlines show you what is most important in every chapter. Strong ancillary package on Evolve facilitates instructor preparation and provides a full complement of support for teaching and learning with the text NEW! Highlights recent technical developments in CT, such as: the iterative reconstruction; detector updates; x-ray tube innovations; radiation dose optimization; hardware and software developments; and the introduction of a new scanner from Toshiba. NEW! Learning Objectives and Key Terms at the beginning of every chapter and a Glossary at the end of the book help you organize and focus on key information. NEW! End-of-Chapter Questions provide opportunity for review and greater challenge. NEW! An added second color aids in helping you read and retain pertinent information

Body CT Secrets

Author: John G. Strang
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: UCSD:31822035429059
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again! This volume presents guidelines for performing and interpreting CT studies. You'll find all of the features you rely on Secrets Series®-such as a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors. No matter what questions arise, Body CT Secrets, has the answers you need. Offers a new, two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites. A smaller, more portable size lets you carry it anywhere Adds a chapter containing the "Top 100 Secrets" in computed tomography

Computed Tomography

Author: Stewart C. Bushong
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071343547
Release Date: 2000-05-04
Genre: Medical

If you've e ver used a highlighther to identify key facts, phrases, concepts and equations in your study, you'll appreciate the format of McGraw-Hill's Essentials of Medical Imaging Series. Each book in the series features only these highlighted facts in an easy-to-use, bulleted format that makes study quick, efficient, and enjoyable. Because each author is a top flight instructor from the world of radiologic science, readers can count on coverage that's thorough and battle-tested in the classroom. Interesting and entertaining illustrations and boxed material help to master and remember important concepts. Plus, practice questions at the end of each chapter reinforce understanding of key points. The EMI Series presents the full range of topics in radiologic science that must be known to succeed in the classroom, excel on ARRT exams, and flourish in clinical practice

Ferri s Best Test

Author: Fred F. Ferri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323078610
Release Date: 2009-04-14
Genre: Medical

Written by Fred F. Ferri, MD, FACP, author of many best-selling books for primary care practice, Ferri’s Best Test, 2nd Edition, equips you to quickly choose the most efficient and cost-effective diagnostic approach, including imaging or lab tests. Updates throughout, including more than 180 new tests...additional diagnostic modalities...and new algorithms...make this unique and user-friendly reference a must for determining which diagnostic tests to order. A portable, pocket-sized format allows for convenient consultation anytime, anywhere. Offers concise, well-organized guidance to the most common lab tests and diagnostic imaging modalities, all in one single resource, that makes reference remarkably fast and easy. Describes the most common imaging studies for each organ system, reviewing their indications, advantages, disadvantages, and approximate costs to simplify your decision-making process. Examines over 384 laboratory tests, describing the normal range of results in adult patients, typical abnormalities (positive tests, increased or decreased values), and the likeliest causes. Explores 231 common diseases and disorders, providing algorithms to help you select the single best test for diagnosing each condition. Features a portable, pocket-sized format that allows for convenient consultation anytime, anywhere. Features 184 new tests in an expanded laboratory test section; 8 additional diagnostic radiological modalities, including computed tomographic colonography, video capsule endoscopy, and intravascular ultrasonography; and 30 new algorithms in an expanded algorithm section, to provide you with the latest options for obtaining optimal diagnostic outcomes. Includes IU units added to all laboratory tests, to make the guidance more useful to clinicians practicing outside of the US.

Mosby s Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests E Book

Author: Kathleen Deska Pagana
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323446648
Release Date: 2017-10-08
Genre: Medical

Writing care plans, understanding and performing tests, and interpreting test results is made easier with Mosby’s Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests, 6th Edition. This essential resource provides clear, concise overage of over 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests. Valuable in academic and clinical settings alike, it is beloved for its full-color design, user-friendly organization, and illustrations that help clarify keep concepts. Updated and streamlined content with new tests ensures you have the most relevant information. A new Diagnostic Testing for the Most Common Diseases section highlights the integration of medical testing as it relates to the top diseases or clinical syndromes. Tests are presented comprehensively and consistently, in a sequence that best simulates priorities in clinical practice. UNIQUE! Clinical Priorities boxes emphasize priorities and procedure considerations specific to understanding and performing tests. UNIQUE! Test Results and Clinical Significance sections describe the significance of the test findings and discuss the pathophysiology of the disease process and how it relates to the test result. UNIQUE! Home Care Responsibilities boxes focus on post-test factors for consideration. UNIQUE! Related Tests sections list additional tests related to the main test — including tests that provide similar information, confirmatory information, and other tests used to evaluate the same organ, disease process, or symptom complex. UNIQUE! Critical Values sections indicate test values of particular significance. UNIQUE! Icons indicate drugs that increase or decrease test values and patient teaching priorities. Age-Related Concerns boxes address pediatric and geriatric priorities. NEW and UPDATED! New tests have been added and outdated tests have been removed to reflect current best practices. NEW! A Diagnostic Testing for the Most Common Diseases section highlights the integration of medical testing as it relates to the top diseases or clinical syndromes.

Complete Phlebotomy Exam Review

Author: Pamela Primrose
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455701575
Release Date: 2010-03-05
Genre: Medical

Complete Phlebotomy Exam Review contains1,000 questions and a wealth of content review to prepare you for the phlebotomy certification exams; a mock certification exam at the end of the book tests your knowledge of necessary information. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Practice questions with rationales explain the correct answer and break the subject matter into manageable areas Mock certification exam gives you a chance to see how well you know the material

Rad Tech s Guide to CT

Author: Deborah L. Durham
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0632044918
Release Date: 2001-08-16
Genre: Medical

Turn to this handy reference to enhance your efficiency and effectiveness in producing a good quality CT examination, and to review topics for examinations quickly and efficiently. The easy-to-follow format will help you navigate and comprehend crucial topics, including laboratory values, drugs and outcomes, protocol selection, contrast administration, and injection rates. Each book in the Rad Tech's Guide Series covers the essential basics for those preparing for their certifying examinations and those already in practice.

LANGE Review Computed Tomography Examination

Author: Sharlene M. Snowdon
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071847506
Release Date: 2016-04-22
Genre: Medical

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO ACE THE ARRT® COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY EXAM (CT) EXAM IN ONE COMPLETE PACKAGE! Written by an experienced program director who knows what it takes to excel, LANGE Review: Computed Tomography Examination is designed to boost confidence, test-taking skills, and knowledge for anyone preparing for the exam. Bolstered by nearly 500 registry-style questions with detailed answer explanations, this essential guide also includes valuable background material – covering everything from eligibility requirements to test-taking tips. You will also find two comprehensive practice exams within the text and online. It all adds up to the single-best way to increase your chance of success on the CT Exam. · A thorough review of patient care, imaging procedures, and physics and instrumentation distills core concepts on the registry exam · Chapter-ending practice questions assess your knowledge of essential concepts · Two comprehensive practice exams —in the book and online--to improve your confidence · Includes 495 registry-style questions with complete explanations for each answer · Informative introduction includes test taking tips, clinical experience requirements, content specifications, and certification eligibility requirements

Step by Step CT Scan

Author: D. Karthikeyan
Publisher: Anshan Pub
ISBN: 1904798810
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

The purpose of this book is to introduce radiography technicians and residents in radiology to the ever growing field of computed tomography i.e. using computer analysis of x-rays to produce cross-sectional images or "slices", both horizontal and vertical, of the body taken at different angles. Other titles on the science of CT go into too much detail for the average reader. This handy-to-use pocket book provides the information necessary to manage a CT scan, covering all the topics involved, and also suggests guidelines for the planning of advanced CT studies. In full colour throughout, and with a free CD Rom containing the 62 figures in the book, "Step by Step CT Scan" is an excellent pocket reference for technicians and radiology residents.

Respiratory Care Exam Review

Author: David H. Persing
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323241519
Release Date: 2015-01-29
Genre: Medical

Prepare yourself for the new 2015 NBRC credentialing examination with the most up-to-date review resource! Respiratory Care Exam Review, 4th Edition contains everything you need to review and prepare for the new Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination that closely aligns with the NBRC’s new testing format, including more analysis-type questions. The accompanying Evolve website offers even more review with a practice Therapist Multiple-Choice Exam to familiarize yourself with the computerized exam format. Twenty clinical simulations that reflect the new quantity of simulations on the actual Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE) are also included on the companion website for additional practice on this very difficult portion of the Registry exam. UNIQUE! Clinical simulations on the Evolve companion site reflect the new quantity of simulations (20) and the newly revised length of these simulations on the actual 2015 Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE). Rationales are provided on the Evolve companion site for every question in the practice exam along with the NBRC code for the difficulty level of the question (recall, application, analysis). UNIQUE! Exam notes are highlighted in special boxes to help you streamline your time better by identifying content specific to the credentialing exam. A practice exam reflecting the new TM-CE is included in the back of the text with the answer key and rationales provided on Evolve. Pre-tests with several multiple-choice questions are formatted like those found on the NBRC TM-CE and begin each chapter to help you determine a base of knowledge and content areas of strength and weakness before studying the chapter. Computerized practice exam on the Evolve companion site available in both study (untimed) and exam (timed) modes to provide an additional opportunity to practice and experience the actual NBRC testing environment in a computerized format. Experienced and test-savvy author, Gary Persing, ensures that critical NBRC TM-CE content is covered thoroughly and accurately. Comprehensive, yet straightforward outline format correlates with the updated 2015 NBRC Detailed Content Outline and exam matrix to keep content current. Open-ended post-chapter study questions end each chapter to reinforce information and help you retain the material. NEW! One Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) practice test aligns with the new 2015 NBRC written exam. NEW! Revised resources on Evolve companion site include the following new features: HTML5 formatting for greater flexibility among platforms 9 additional clinical simulations (for a total of 20) with shortened sections to align with the new 2015 NBRC Clinical Simulation Exam (in both study mode and exam mode) One Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) practice exam for both levels of credentialing to closely align with the new testing format Equation tips providing special hints or instructions for common equations Standard normal range guide featuring standard values of various parameters used in respiratory care assessment. NEW! Additional analysis-type questions have been added to the Pre- and Post-Chapter study questions to align with the changes in the matrix content outlines.