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Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography

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This is the 12th edition with a publication date of 2/10/2011.
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Highly recommended!  April 18, 2011

First year radiography student and have found this to be a very helpful resource! I carry it around in my scrubs pocket and refer to it as needed! Small enough to be portable but large enough to not have to strain to read it! It's a great learning tool; I call it my little bible. Wouldn't be without it! You can just take a quick peek in the guide to find different positions and there are also charts for you to write what techniques those work for you. I received it within days. Seller was good; I give my highest recommendation for you to buy this cheap and invaluable textbook.

Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography: 5 out of 5 stars based on 1 user reviews.


Designed for quick reference in the clinical environment, Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography is a pocket-sized companion to Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures, 12th Edition. This handy resource summarizes essential information for 170 of the most frequently requested projections you'll encounter. Authors Eugene Frank, Barbara Smith, and Bruce Long concisely present just the information you'll need for quick reference -- keep it with you and keep Merrill's close at hand!

-Diagnostic-quality radiographs demonstrate desired imaging results.

-Key positioning information is formatted for quick and easy access.

-Each procedure is presented in a two-color, two-page spread with bulleted, step-by-step procedures and accompanying images on the top page; and a chart with spaces to fill in the specific techniques used for a particular projection on the bottom page.

-Section dividers with tabs offer quick access to each section.

-Computed radiography information allows you to make the subtle adjustments necessary to obtain optimal results with CR.

-Exposure technique chart for every projection helps reduce the number of repeat radiographs and improves overall image quality.

-Abbreviations and external landmark charts on the inside covers provide quick access to frequently needed information.

-kVp values are included for each projection.

-Compensating filter information included for those projections where filters are used.

-New exposure index column for use with digital imaging systems

-Specific collimation settings for all projections done using DR Systems

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