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Principles of Radiographic Imaging : An Art and A Science -With CD

Principles of Radiographic Imaging : An Art and A Science -With CD - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1401871949

Cover of Principles of Radiographic Imaging : An Art and A Science -With CD 4TH 06 (ISBN 978-1401871949)
ISBN13: 978-1401871949
ISBN10: 1401871941
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $245.75

Principles of Radiographic Imaging : An Art and A Science -With CD - 4TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-1401871949

Richard R. Carlton and Arlene McKenna Adler

ISBN13: 978-1401871949
ISBN10: 1401871941
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
Publisher: Delmar Learning

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Strength of the book is the writing style, with an approach that builds from the simple to the complex. Principles of Radiographic Imaging presents clear and concise information on radiographic contrast, density, detail and distortion, and ties those concepts together to present an overall picture of radiographic exposure. Radiographic Imaging is a required part of the Radiologic Technology curriculum, so any student who is studying to be a Radiologic Technologist, will need a book such as this to complete the curriculum.

Benefits:

  • Both authors are well-known and respected in the field, both belonging to the AERS (Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences)
  • NEW! A new 4-color design with an expanded and revised art program.
  • NEW! Many new and up-to-date equipment photos
  • NEW! Expanded information on digital radiography is included in unit 3, with a new chapter (26) on Digital Image Management.
  • NEW! A glossary has been added to this edition.
  • The supplement package for this text is comprehensive, with a substantially revised workbook, instructor's manual, Web Tutor, and ECM (which includes PowerPoint, CTB and Image Library)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Creating the Beam

Chapter 1: Basic Mathematics
Chapter 2: Radiation Concepts
Chapter 3: Electricity
Chapter 4: Electromagnetism
Chapter 5: X-Ray Equipment
Chapter 6: The X-Ray Tube
Chapter 7: X-Ray Production

Unit 2: Radiation Protection

Chapter 8: Radiation Protection Concepts and Equipment
Chapter 9: Radiation Protection Procedures for Patients and Personnel
Chapter 10: Filtration
Chapter 11: The Prime Factors
Chapter 12: X-Ray Interactions
Chapter 13: Minimizing Patient Dose

Unit 3: Creating The Image

Chapter 14: Vision and Perception
Chapter 15: Beam Restriction
Chapter 16: The Patient as a Beam Emitter
Chapter 17: The Pathology Problem
Chapter 18: The Grid
Chapter 19: Radiographic Film
Chapter 20: Radiographic Processing
Chapter 21: Sensitometry
Chapter 22: Intensifying Screens
Chapter 23: Film-Screen Combinations
Chapter 24: Digital Imaging AcquisitionProcessingand Analysis
Chapter 25: Digital Radiography
Chapter 26: Digital Image Management

Unit 4: Analyzing The Image

Chapter 27: Establishing Imaging Standards
Chapter 28: Density
Chapter 29: Contrast
Chapter 30: Recorded Detail
Chapter 31: Distortion
Chapter 32: The Art of Image Critique
Chapter 33: Quality Management

Unit 5: Comparing Exposure Systems

Chapter 34: Developing Exposure Charts
Chapter 35: Fixed Kilovoltage Systems
Chapter 36: Variable Kilovoltage Systems
Chapter 37: Automatic Exposure Systems
Chapter 38: Exposure Conversation Problems

Unit 6: Specialized Imaging Systems

Chapter 39: Mobile Radiography
Chapter 40: Fluoroscopy
Chapter 41: Tomography
Chapter 42: Technical Aspects of Mammography
Chapter 43: Vascular Imaging Equipment
Chapter 44: Computed Tomography
Chapter 45: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Glossary - New to the addition
Index

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