Radiologic Science for Technologists

Radiologic Science for Technologists Author Stewart C. Bushong
ISBN-10 9780323429429
Release 2016-11-10
Pages 688
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Develop the skills you need to safely and effectively produce high-quality medical images with Radiologic Science for Technologists: Physics, Biology, and Protection, 11th Edition. Reorganized and updated with the latest advances in the field, this new edition aligns with the ASRT curriculum to strengthen your understanding of key concepts, and prepare you for success on the ARRT certification exam and in clinical practice. Firmly established as a core resource for medical imaging technology courses, this text gives you a strong foundation in the study and practice of radiologic physics, imaging and exposure, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more. Expanded coverage of radiologic science topics, including radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more, allows this text to be used over several semesters. Chapter introductions, summaries, outlines, objectives, and key terms help you to organize and pinpoint the most important information. Formulas, conversion tables, and abbreviations are highlighted for easy access to frequently used information. "Penguin" boxes recap the most vital chapter information. End-of-chapter questions include definition exercises, matching, short answer, and calculations to help you review material. Key terms and expanded glossary enable you to easily reference and study content. Highlighted math formulas call attention to key mathematical information for special focus. NEW! Chapters on Radiography/Fluoroscopy Patient Radiation Dose and Computed Tomography Patient Radiation Dose equip you to use the most current patient dosing technology. NEW! Streamlined physics and math sections ensure you’re prepared to take the ARRT exam and succeed in the clinical setting.



Workbook for Radiologic Science for Technologists 10th Edition

Workbook for Radiologic Science for Technologists  10th Edition Author Stewart Carlyle Bushong
ISBN-10 0323081371
Release 2012-06-22
Pages 271
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Sharpen your radiographic skills and reinforce what you've learned in Bushong's Radiologic Science for Technologists, 10th Edition. Corresponding to the chapters in the textbook, this workbook helps you learn by doing worksheets, crossword puzzles, and math exercises. A Math Tutor section helps you brush up on your math skills. You'll gain the scientific understanding and practical experience necessary to become an informed, confident radiographer. In-depth coverage lets you review and apply all of the major concepts from the text. Over 100 worksheets make it easy to review specific topics, and are numbered according to textbook chapter. Math Tutor exercises provide a great refresher for beginning students or extra practice with decimal and fractional timers, fraction/decimal conversion, solving for desired mAs, and technique adjustments. Penguin boxes summarize relevant information from the textbook, making it easier to review major concepts and do worksheet exercises. New worksheets on digital radiographic technique and the digital image display provide an excellent review of the new textbook chapters. Closer correlation to the textbook simplifies your review.



Workbook for Radiologic Science for Technologists

Workbook for Radiologic Science for Technologists Author Stewart C. Bushong
ISBN-10 9780323429382
Release 2016-09-23
Pages 288
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Sharpen your radiographic skills and reinforce what you've learned in Bushong’s Radiologic Science for Technologists, 11th Edition. Corresponding to the chapters in the textbook, this workbook utilizes worksheets, crossword puzzles and math exercises to help you master the information in your reading. Plus, a math tutor section helps you brush up on your math skills. By using this workbook you’ll gain the scientific understanding and practical experience needed to become an informed, confident radiographer. Comprehensive and in-depth coverage lets users review and apply all of the major concepts in the text. Over 100 worksheets make it easy to review specific topics, and are numbered according to textbook chapter. Penguin boxes summarize relevant information from the textbook, making it easier to review major concepts and do worksheet exercises. Math Tutor worksheets provide a great refresher or extra practice with decimal and fractional timers, fraction/decimal conversion, solving for desired mAs, and technique adjustments. NEW! Chapters on radiography/fluoroscopy patient radiation dose and computed tomography patient radiation dose provide up-to-date information on the challenges of digital imaging that will be encountered in the clinical setting. NEW! Closer correlation to the textbook simplifies review. NEW! Worksheets on radiography/fluoroscopy patient radiation dose and computed tomography patient radiation dose offer an excellent review of the new textbook chapters.



Digital Radiography and PACS E Book

Digital Radiography and PACS   E Book Author Christi Carter
ISBN-10 9780323277525
Release 2013-09-12
Pages 272
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Written with the radiography student in mind, Digital Radiography and PACS, 2nd Edition provides the latest information on digital imaging systems, including 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. Coverage of digital imaging and PACS is at just the right level for student radiographers and practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. Chapter outlines, learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter orient readers to the chapter content and assist with organizing study and comprehension. Bulleted summaries recap the main points of the chapter, ensuring you focus on the most important concepts conveyed by the chapter. Review questions at the end of each chapter are linked to the chapter objectives. The latest on CR and DR function and image enhancement and processing based on recently published research keeps you current with today’s imaging requirements. Complete coverage of PACS workstations, archiving solutions and system architectures provides a sound basis for understanding how individual systems work. Comprehensive quality control and management guidelines for PACS, CR and DR prepare you for on the job success. Careful alignment with digital imaging information required by the ASRT Core Curriculum ensures you are current with today’s procedures and modalities.



Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Radiologic Science for Technologists

Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Radiologic Science for Technologists Author Stewart Carlyle Bushong
ISBN-10 0323048382
Release 2008
Pages 454
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Sharpen your skills and reinforce what you've learned with this engaging companion to the latest edition of RADIOLOGIC SCIENCE FOR TECHNOLOGISTS. Whether used for homework or in-class assignments, this valuable resource is your perfect study and practice guide. A variety of unique worksheets, crossword puzzles, lab experiments, and mathematic exercises help you learn by doing and provide the scientific understanding and practical experience necessary to become an informed, confident radiographer. More than 100 detailed worksheets enhance your understanding of key concepts in radiologic physics, the x-ray beam, the radiograph, advanced x-ray imaging, digital imaging, radiobiology, and radiation protection. Concise "Penguin" boxes summarize important textbook information for fast, easy review relevant to worksheet exercises. Math Tutor worksheets refresh your calculation skills with decimal and fraction timers, fraction/decimal conversion, solving for desired mAs, and technique adjustments. Laboratory Experiments provide a practical framework for applying textbook concepts in the lab setting through hands-on experience. Answers to worksheet exercises and laboratory experiments help you assess your strengths and weaknesses. New worksheets strengthen your grasp of new textbook content on the digital image and viewing the digital image.



Radiographic Imaging and Exposure

Radiographic Imaging and Exposure Author Terri L. Fauber
ISBN-10 9780323443913
Release 2016-05-05
Pages 352
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Get a head start in producing quality images and fewer repeat radiographs with Fauber’s Radiographic Imaging and Exposure, 5th Edition. Covering both digital radiography and film-screen radiography, this practical text is the key to mastering the fundamentals of imaging, passing the ARRT certification exam, and becoming a successful radiography professional. Along with the radiography protection alerts, mathematical applications, and concise writing style retained from the last edition, this new edition features updated content reflecting the latest ARRT and ASRT content, expanded coverage of digital fluoroscopy, and enhanced content on problem-solving in situations of poor-quality radiographs. Extensive digital radiography coverage helps readers learn to acquire, process, and display digital images while discussing the advantages and limitations of digital vs. film processes. Concentration on imaging and exposure lays the groundwork for becoming a competent radiographer. Radiation Protection alerts highlight the variables that impact patient exposure and how radiographers can control them. Important Relationships sections recap the relationships among concepts being discussed, calling attention to how they relate to one another. Mathematical Applications sections show how mathematical concepts and formulas are applied in the clinical setting. Straightforward and concise writing style makes the content understandable and accessible. Review questions are provided for every chapter with answers in the back of book. Bulleted summaries at the ends of chapters offer a quick review of the key concepts just covered in the chapter. Appendices provide an easy-to-use format for quick reference and studying important concepts and formulas. Glossary of key terms serves as a quick reference for key terms covered throughout the book. NEW! Expanded coverage of digital fluoroscopy including up-to-date information on LCD and Plasma displays provide a better understanding of the latest professional equipment. NEW! Revised content on image evaluation covers both film and digital along with problem-solving scenarios for poor quality and recommendations for improvement. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest content outlined by the ARRT and ASRT.



Ball and Moore s Essential Physics for Radiographers

Ball and Moore s Essential Physics for Radiographers Author John L. Ball
ISBN-10 9781118574201
Release 2012-10-11
Pages 424
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Since its first edition in 1980, Essential Physics for Radiographers has earned an international reputation as a clear and straightforward introduction to the physics of radiography. Now in its fourth edition, this book remains a core textbook for student radiographers. The authors have retained the pragmatic approach of earlier editions and continue to target the book particularly at those students who find physics a difficult subject to grasp. The fourth edition builds on the major revisions introduced in the third edition. The content has been updated to reflect recent advances in imaging technology. The chapter on Radiation Safety has been completely rewritten in the light of the latest changes in relevant legislation, and a re-examination of the physical principles underpinning magnetic resonance imaging forms the basis of a new chapter. Worked examples and calculations again feature strongly, and the innovative and popular Maths Help File, guides readers gently through the mathematical steps and concepts involved. The reference citations have been updated and now include Internet sources.



Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging

Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging Author James Johnston
ISBN-10 9780323339667
Release 2015-11-04
Pages 288
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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. NEW! Updated content reflects the newest curriculum standards outlined by the ARRT and ASRT, providing you with the information you need to pass the boards. NEW! Critical Thinking Questions at the end of every chapter offer opportunity for review and greater challenge. NEW! Chapter Review Questions at the end of every chapter allow you to evaluate how well you have mastered the material in each chapter. NEW! Increased coverage of radiation protection principles helps you understand the ethical obligations to minimize radiation dosages, shielding, time and distance, how to limit the field of exposure and what that does to minimize dose, and technical factors and how they represent the quantity and quality of radiation. NEW! Conversion examples and sample math problems give you the practice needed to understand complex concepts. NEW! More images highlighting key concepts help you visualize the material. NEW! Expansion of digital image coverage and ample discussion on differentiating between digital and film ensures you are prepared to succeed on your exams. NEW! All-new section on manual vs. AEC use in Chapter 13 keeps you in the know. NEW and UPDATED! Expanded digital fluoroscopy section, including up-to-date information on LCD and Plasma displays, familiarizes you with the equipment you will encounter. NEW! Online chapter quizzes on Evolve feature 5-10 questions each and reinforce key concepts. NEW! PowerPoint presentations with new lecture notes on Evolve and in-depth information in the notes section of each slide make presenting quick and easy for instructors.



Principles of Radiographic Imaging An Art and A Science

Principles of Radiographic Imaging  An Art and A Science Author Richard R. Carlton
ISBN-10 9781285226033
Release 2012-01-13
Pages 864
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An overview of imaging modalities, PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART & A SCIENCE, 5th Edition delivers essential information on radiographic contrast, density, detail, and distortion, as well as the latest instrumentation and technology used in the imaging sciences. Building logically from the simplest concepts to the more complex, the text ties lessons together visually and conceptually in a student-friendly and thorough presentation of radiographic exposure. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Lange Q A Radiography Examination Eighth Edition

Lange Q A Radiography Examination  Eighth Edition Author D. A. Saia
ISBN-10 9780071741095
Release 2011-04-02
Pages 480
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1400+ Q&As and a test-simulating CD deliver unmatched preparation for the radiography certification/recertification exam 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is an excellent resource for radiography student interns to use to prepare for the national registry. It poses a series of questions from each integral portion of radiography and covers all the units thoroughly....This is a wonderful resource for students to use to fully prepare for the exam....This is the best book around to prepare interns for the exam."--Doody's Review Service LANGE Q&A: Radiography Examination, 8th Edition provides radiography students and recertifying radiographers with more than 1,400 registry-style questions with detailed answer explanations. Questions are organized by topic area for focused study and the book also includes two comprehensive practice exams. This new eighth edition includes the ARRT examination content to be implemented in January 2012. Also new is coverage of computed tomography (CT) technology within the chapters on radiation protection, equipment, procedures, and CT imaging. Also included is an exam-simulating CD containing two complete practice exams. Features Sections include Patient Care, Radiographic Procedures, Radiation Protection, Image Production and Evaluation, and Equipment Operation and Maintenance Written by an author with more than 35 years teaching experience Each question includes detailed explanation of correct and incorrect answer options Companion CD features one complete practice exam



Bontrager s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques

Bontrager s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques Author Kenneth L. Bontrager
ISBN-10 9780323172035
Release 2013-03-25
Pages 336
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"The various components contained in this handbook are presented in seamless combination and with a clarity becoming of a much larger work. The book is worthy of recommendation for all those interested in the strenghtening and honing of their core radiographic skills." Reviewed by: RAD Magazine, Barry K Denton, acting radiology services manager, Hywel Dda University Health Board, Wales Date: July 2014



Introduction to Sectional Anatomy

Introduction to Sectional Anatomy Author Michael E. Madden
ISBN-10 0781763428
Release 2008
Pages 640
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Featuring all the latest imaging modalities—including ultrasound, MR, and PET/CT—this Second Edition text provides a solid understanding of sectional anatomy and its applications in clinical imaging. Chapters on each body region include patient CT and MR images shown in sequence through multiple planes, followed by clinical cases centered on CT, MR, ultrasound, and PET/CT images. By comparing images from different patients, readers learn to distinguish normal anatomic variations from variations that indicate disease or injury. This edition includes new clinical cases and has a new layout that makes it easier to compare images from several patients. Each chapter ends with clinical application questions.



Mammographic Imaging

Mammographic Imaging Author Valerie Andolina
ISBN-10 9781605470313
Release 2011
Pages 593
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"This publication, the third edition of Mammographic Imaging: A Practical Guide, retains information on analog mammography, builds upon ongoing developments for breast imaging, and introduces new trends in the field of breast imaging. Specifically, thereare five chapters related to digital mammography that address digital technology (machines, image acquisition, image manipulation, and storage), QC, comparisons to imaging with analog mammography, and changes in workflow for the mammography technologist"--Provided by publisher.



Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy E Book

Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy   E Book Author Kenneth L. Bontrager
ISBN-10 9780323277556
Release 2013-08-07
Pages 848
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Focusing on one projection per page, Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy, 8th Edition includes all of the positioning and projection information you need to know in a clear, bulleted format. Positioning photos, radiographs, and anatomical images, along with projection and positioning information, help you visualize anatomy and produce the most accurate images. With over 200 of the most commonly requested projections, this text includes all of the essential information for clinical practice. Lists and definitions of the most common pathologies likely to be encountered during specific procedures helps you understand the whole patient and produce radiographs that will make diagnosis easier for the physician. Labeled radiographs identify key radiographic anatomy and landmarks to help you determine if you have captured the correct diagnostic information on your images. Evaluation Criteria for each projection provide standards for evaluating the quality of each radiograph and help you produce the highest quality images. Clinical Indications sections explain why a projection is needed or what pathology is demonstrated to give you a better understanding of the reasoning behind each projection. Increased emphasis on digital radiography keeps you up to date with the most recent advances in technology. Completely updated content offers expanded coverage of important concepts such as, digital imaging systems, updated CT information and AART exam requirements. More CT procedures with related sectional images, especially for areas such as skull and facial bones, reflect the shift in the field from conventional radiography to CT. Updated art visually demonstrates the latest concepts and procedures with approximately 500 new positioning photos and 150 updated radiographic images. Additional critique images provide valuable experience analyzing images to prepare you to evaluate your own images in the practice environment. Updated Technique and Dose boxes reflect the higher kV now recommended for computed and digital radiography. Imaging Wisely program information from ASRT provides protocols to minimize radiation exposure during digital procedures. The latest standards for computed radiography and digital radiography (CR/DR) from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine ensures you are current with today’s procedures and modalities.



Patient Care in Radiography

Patient Care in Radiography Author Ruth Ann Ehrlich
ISBN-10 9780323080651
Release 2012-02-15
Pages 496
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With clear, step-by-step instructions and more than 400 detailed full-color illustrations, Patient Care in Radiography, 8th Edition helps you develop the technical and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively care for radiography patients in the clinical environment. Current, comprehensive coverage aligned with ASRT curriculum guidelines helps you connect concepts to clinical applications and confidently master essential procedures and techniques for safety, transfer, positioning, infection control, assessment, and more. Integrated patient care tips and procedure descriptions help you ensure high-quality patient care as well as technical proficiency. Infection control content helps you prevent the spread of diseases. Special coverage familiarizes you with appropriate patient care for a wide range of imaging modalities. Procedure photo-essays walk you through essential techniques. Case studies help you build the critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address situations you may encounter on the job. Chapter outlines, objectives, key terms, summaries, review questions, and critical thinking activities highlight the most important chapter content and help you retain information more effectively. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest advances in: Patient comfort measures Patient care relative to patient age Assisting patients with dressing and undressing Assessment of extremities in casts Assessments of pediatric patients for evidence of potential child abuse Assessment of geriatric patients for evidence of potential elder abuse Descriptions and precautions for pediatric IV medication administration Information on pulmonary embolism Information on Jackson-Pratt and Penrose drains NEW! Full-color illustrations and photographs clarify techniques and clinical details. NEW! Safety boxes with warning icons alert you to common safety concerns youÕll encounter in practice. NEW! Real-world scenarios throughout the text help you understand the practical application of chapter concepts. NEW! Simplified organization makes complex content more accessible and helps you study more efficiently.



Med Surg Success

Med Surg Success Author Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
ISBN-10 9780803657816
Release 2016-08-15
Pages 801
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Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases



Barron s TOEIC Practice Exams

Barron s TOEIC Practice Exams Author Lin Lougheed
ISBN-10 1438073992
Release 2014-02-01
Pages 400
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Includes six full-length practice exams, with all questions are answered and explained. Provides extensive practice in the actual test-taking experience. Audio for the TOEIC tests' listening comprehension section is included on the enclosed MP3 CD.