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Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice -Text Only - 2nd edition

by Bruce Long, Eugene Frank and Ruth Ann Ehrlich

Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice -Text Only (ISBN10: 1416024492; ISBN13: 9781416024491)
ISBN13: 978-1416024491
ISBN10: 1416024492

Summary: With an easier-to-understand, streamlined style, this new edition covers all the content areas needed by limited radiographer practitioners, included x-ray technology, anatomy, pathology and positioning, patient care, and other clinical skills. The introductory chapters explain the role of the limited practitioner and introduce the student to radiographic equipment. The radiologic sciences section covers the basics of physics, x-ray production, exposure technique, pr ...show moreocessing, and radiation safety. The positioning chapters provide instructions for positioning and imaging of the upper and lower extremities, pelvis, spine, chest, abdomen, and head. Other coverage includes legal and ethical concerns, patient care, infection control, and medical emergencies. The ancillary skills section covers procedures such as medication administration, urinalysis, and ECGs.

  • Step-by-step radiographic procedures offer an easy-to-understand, quick-reference. presentation of the different radiographic procedures encountered in limited radiography.
  • Boxes with special icons are used throughout each chapter, reinforcing and reiterating important points in the text.
  • More than 900 anatomy illustrations, positioning photos, and x-rays demonstrate positioning and the resulting x-rays in detail.
  • Learning objectives, key terms, and glossary highlight important information in each chapter.
  • Review questions and answers include short answer and essay questions, focusing the reader on the most important information and providing opportunities for review and self-assessment.
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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