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Principles of Radiographic Imaging : An Art and a Science,9780766813014
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Principles of Radiographic Imaging : An Art and a Science

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3rd
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9780766813014

ISBN10:
0766813010
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/8/2000
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

This Workbook enhances the text's introduction to the principles and techniques of radiographic imaging. The worksheet exercises and laboratories provide opportunities to increase understanding and application of the basic physics principles that are the foundation of radiography. These activities help the student achieve a higher level of theory comprehension and provide numerous opportunities for the analysis of data. The Workbook contains 26 worksheet exercises and 73 laboratories correlated with the text chapters.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments x
Exposure Technique Factors x
Laboratory Equipment and Materials xi
UNIT I CREATING THE BEAM
Basic Mathematics Review
1(4)
Units of Measurement
5(2)
Basic Atomic Theory
7(2)
Electromagnetic Radiation
9(2)
Laws of Electrostatics and Electrodynamics
11(2)
Ohm's Law and Resistance
13(4)
Laws of Magnetism and Magnetic Induction
17(4)
Electromagnetic Induction
21(2)
Generators, Motors, and Alternating and Direct Current
23(2)
Transformers, Autotransformers, and Capacitors
25(2)
Rectification
27(2)
A Basic X-Ray Circuit
29(2)
Generators
31(2)
X-Ray Tubes
33(2)
Rating Charts and Cooling Charts
35(4)
X-Ray Production
39(4)
UNIT II PROTECTING PATIENTS AND PERSONNEL
Using Dosimetry Equipment
43(2)
Units and Measurements Used in Radiation Protection
45(2)
Basic Radiation Protection, Detection, and Measurement
47(4)
Effects of Filtration
51(2)
Half-Value Layer Determination
53(2)
Calculating Prime Factors
55(2)
Effects of mAs, kVp, and SID on X-Ray Emission
57(2)
X-Ray Interactions
59(2)
Estimating Patient Entrance Skin Exposure
61(2)
UNIT III CREATING THE IMAGE
Thinking Three-Dimensionally
63(2)
Beam Restriction
65(2)
Effect of Subject on Attenuation and Scatter
67(4)
The Effect of Pathology on Image Quality
71(2)
Grid Comparisons and Conversions
73(2)
Grid Errors
75(2)
The Air Gap Technique
77(2)
Radiographic Film
79(2)
Latent Image Formation
81(2)
Radiographic Film Handling and Storage
83(2)
Radiographic Duplication and Lightening Techniques
85(2)
Substraction Techniques
87(2)
Automatic Film Processing Chemistry
89(4)
Film Processing Time and Temperature
93(2)
Automatic Film Processor
95(4)
Radiographic Film Characteristics
99(4)
Intensifying Screen Emission Spectra
103(2)
Cassette and Film Handling
105(2)
Evaluating Radiographic Film/Screen Combinations
107(4)
UNIT IV ANALYZING THE IMAGE
Evaluating Acceptance Limits
111(2)
The Effect of mA and Time on Density
113(4)
The Effect of kVp on Density---The 15% Rule
117(2)
Determining Adequate Penetration
119(2)
The Effect of Distance on Density---The Density Maintenance Formula
121(2)
The Effect of Film/Screen Combinations on Density
123(2)
The Effect of Subject Density and Contrast on Density
125(2)
The Effect of kVp on Contrast
127(2)
The Effect of Film/Screen Combinations on Contrast
129(2)
The Effect of Subject Density and Contrast on Contrast
131(2)
The Effect of Exposure Latitude on Contrast
133(2)
The Effect of Grids on Contrast
135(2)
The Effect of Distance on Recorded Detail
137(2)
The Effect of Focal Spot Size on Recorded Detail
139(2)
The Effect of Film/Screen Combinations on Recorded Detail
141(2)
The Effect of Motion on Recorded Detail
143(2)
The Effect of Distance on Size Distortion
145(4)
The Effect of Alignment and Angulation on Shape Distortion
149(4)
Film Critique: Assessing Density, Contrast, Recorded Detail, and Distortion
153(2)
Processor Sensitometric Monitoring Charts
155(4)
Estimating Focal Spot Size
159(2)
Evaluating Collimator, Central Ray, and Bucky Tray Alignment
161(4)
Evaluating Distance, Centering, and Angulator Accuracy
165(2)
Evaluating Kilovoltage Accuracy
167(4)
Evaluating Timer Accuracy
171(4)
Evaluating Exposure Reproducibility, mA Linearity, and mR/mAs
175(4)
Radiographic Cassette Quality Control
179(2)
Evaluating View Box Uniformity
181(4)
Repeat Film Studies
185(2)
Darkroom Safelight Test
187(2)
UNIT V COMPARING EXPOSURE SYSTEMS
Comparing Exposure Systems
189(2)
Establishing a Technique Chart
191(2)
Developing a Fixed kVp Technique Chart
193(2)
Developing a Variable kVp Technique Chart
195(2)
Using the Du Point Bit System
197(2)
Using the Siemens Point System
199(2)
Using Proportional Anatomy Constants
201(2)
Determining and Controlling Ion Chamber Configurations
203(2)
The Effect of Positioning on Automatic Exposure Control
205(2)
The Effect of Collimation on Automatic Exposure Control
207(2)
Evaluating Automatic Exposure Controls
209(2)
Solving Multiple Effects Problems
211(2)
UNIT VI SPECIAL IMAGING SYSTEMS
The Effect of Alignment and Distance on Mobile Radiographic Image Quality
213(2)
Operating Fluroscopic Spot Filming Systems
215(2)
Fluroscopic Automatic Brightness Controls
217(2)
Tomographic Depth and Thickness
219(2)
Tomographic Motion
221(2)
Mammography Equipment
223(2)
Vascular Imaging Equipment
225(2)
Digital Image Processing
227(4)
Controlling and Evaluating Digital Images
231(2)
Computed Radiography
233(2)
Evaluating Computed Tomographic Images
235(2)
Safety Precuations for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems
237(2)
Evaluating Magnetic Resonance Images
239


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