Author: Daniel N. DeMaio
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2010-04-19
This study tool has everything you need to prepare for the ARRT CT exam! Written in outline format, Mosby's Exam Review for Computed Tomography, 2nd Edition serves as both a study guide and an in-depth review. It covers the three content areas on the CT advanced certification examination: patient care, imaging procedures, and physics/instrumentation. Developed by Daniel N. DeMaio, BS, RT(R) (CT), the book simulates the Registry exam with three 165-question mock exams. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Review questions with answers help you prepare for the ARRT exam and identify areas that need additional study. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers provide you with the information you need to make the most out of the Q&A sections. A thorough, outline-format review covers the three content areas on the computed tomography advanced certification exam: patient care, imaging procedures, and physics/instrumentation.
Author: Lois E. Romans
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2010-02-01
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.
Author: Andrzej Moniuszko
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2012-10-06
The PET and PET/CT Study Guide presents a comprehensive review of nuclear medicine principles and concepts necessary for passing PET specialty board examinations. The practice questions and content are similar to those found on the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) exam, allowing test takers to maximize their chances of success. The book is organized by test sections of increasing difficulty, with over 650 multiple-choice questions covering all areas of positron emission tomography, including radiation safety; radionuclides; instrumentation and quality control; patient care; and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Detailed answers and explanations to the practice questions follow. Supplementary appendices include common formulas, numbers, and abbreviations, along with a glossary of terms for easy access by readers. The PET and PET/CT Study Guide is a valuable reference for nuclear medicine technologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and all other imaging professionals in need of a concise review of the basics of PET and PET/CT imaging.
Doody Rating: 4 stars: This is the 1st edition of the book Cross Sectional Anatomy CT and MRI. The text is comprehensive, updated as per the present day requirements in the subject of radiology. The book has 19 chapters. Each chapter has CT and MRI images in three planes. These images are accompanied by colour diagrams for better understanding of anatomy. Different structures are labelled on these colour images. CT and MRI images of angiography are also included in the book. The first chapter deals with brain. Next 18 chapters deal with different regions of body namely skull, orbit, para nasal sinuses, temporomandibular joint, neck, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, shoulder, upper limb, lower limb and blood vessels of upper and lower limbs. A comprehensive index is given at last.
Author: Sharlene M. Snowdon
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2016-04-22
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
Author: Leia Levy
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2010-10-20
Reinforce your understanding of radiation therapy and prepare for the Registry exam! Mosby's Radiation Therapy Study Guide and Exam Review is both a study companion for Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, by Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, and a superior review for the certification exam offered by the American Registry for Radiologic Technology (ARRT). An easy-to-read format simplifies study by presenting information in concise bullets and tables. Over 1,000 review questions are included. Written by radiation therapy expert Leia Levy, with contributions by other radiation therapy educators and clinicians, this study tool provides everything you need to prepare for the ARRT Radiation Therapy Certification Exam. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Over 1000 multiple-choice questions in Registry format are provided in the text, allowing you to both study and simulate the actual exam experience. Focus questions and key information in tables make it easy to find and remember information for the exam. Review exercises reinforce learning with a variety of question formats to fit different learning styles. Questions are organized by ARRT content categories and are available in study mode with immediate feedback after each question, or in exam mode, which simulates the test-taking experience in a timed environment with ARRT exam-style questions.
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***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...
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
Ideal for radiographers and radiologic technologists, this concise manual is the perfect introduction to the practice and interpretation of computed tomography. Designed as a systematic learning tool, it introduces the use CT scanners for all organs, and includes positioning, use of contrast media, representative CT scans of normal and pathological findings, explanatory drawings with keyed anatomic structures, and an overview of the most important measurement data. Finally, self-assessment quizzes - including answers - at the end of each chapter help the reader monitor progress and evaluate knowledge gained. The third edition includes 64-slice technology with sagittal and coronal MRP reconstructions, and dual-source CT.
Author: Stewart C. Bushong
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2000-05-04
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
Author: John G. Strang
Release Date: 2007
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
Author: Deborah L. Durham
Release Date: 2001-08-16
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.
Author: Fred F. Ferri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2009-04-14
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.
Author: D. Karthikeyan
Publisher: Anshan Pub
Release Date: 2006
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.