This proven, easy-to-understand text is designed to help radiographic technology students succeed in the radiographic pathology course and prepare for the AART radiography exam. The only pathology textbook available today that adheres directly to newest ARRT and ASRT curriculum guidelines, this book concentrates on crucial components and minimizes extraneous information to ensure that study time is focused on what’s important. Packed with high-quality images relevant to a radiographic technology career, this text helps students:
o Lay the foundation for correctly identifying pathologies on X-Rays and other imaging modalities, including CT, MRI, Ultrasound, and PET.
o Understand the clinical relevance of good images with Case Studies that provide real-life applicability to obtaining and evaluating images of pathologic conditions
o Prepare for clinical challenges with end-of-chapter Clinical and Radiographic Characteristics of Common Pathologies charts that provide an “at a glance” overview of common diseases.
o Master key information and prepare for tests with built-in learning aids, including Goals and Objectives, Key Terms, Critical Thinking Discussion Questions, and Chapter Recaps, which are bulleted chapter summaries.To further ensure success, the book is accompanied by a set of FREE ancillaries, including Image Bank, Student PowerPoints, and Chapter Outlines. A Workbook is also available for extra practice.