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Radiography in Veterinary Technology

Radiography in Veterinary Technology - 4th edition

Radiography in Veterinary Technology - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9781416031895

ISBN10: 1416031898

Radiography in Veterinary Technology by Lisa Lavin - ISBN 9781416031895
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
International: No
Radiography in Veterinary Technology by Lisa Lavin - ISBN 9781416031895

ISBN13: 9781416031895

ISBN10: 1416031898

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 07

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Written by a veterinary technician for veterinary technicians, students, and veterinary practice application, this concise, step-by-step text will help users consistently produce excellent radiographic images. It covers the physics of radiography, the origin of film artifacts, and positioning and restraint of small, large, avian, and exotic animals. It discusses everything from patient preparation, handling, and positioning to technical evaluation of the finished product.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part One Radiographic Theory and Equipment

1. X-ray production
2. Anatomy of the x-ray machine
3. Radiation safety
4. Exposure factors
5. Radiographic quality
6. Image receptors
7. Film processing
8. Radiographic technique evaluation
9. Developing a technique chart
10. Quality assurance/quality control
11. Technical artifacts and errors: case studies

Part Two Radiographic Positioning

12. General principles of positioning
13. Small animal forelimb
14. Small animal pelvis and hind limb
15. Small animal skull
16. Small animal spine
17. Small animal soft tissue
18. Special procedures
19. Large animal radiography
20. Avian and exotic radiography
21. Alternative imaging technologies
22. Digital veterinary radiography

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