9780721675527

Radiography in Veterinary Technology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780721675527

  • ISBN10:

    0721675522

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/1/1998
  • Publisher: Saunders
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Summary

Written by a veterinary technician for veterinary technicians, this complete and comprehensive text is a practical, readable guide to both radiographic theory and positioning in a concise, easy-to-follow format. Addresses domestic small and large animals and exotics and birds. The 2nd Edition covers all areas of radiographic technique from patient handling, preparation, and positioning to technical evaluation. Includes a new chapter on alternate imaging technology.

Table of Contents

Part 1 RADIOGRAPHIC THEORY AND EQUIPMENT 3(140)
1. X-Ray Production
3(4)
2. Anatomy of the X-Ray Machine
7(14)
3. Radiation Safety
21(14)
4. Exposure Factors
35(6)
5. Radiographic Quality
41(16)
6. Image Receptors
57(14)
7. Film Processing
71(16)
8. Radiographic Technique Evaluation
87(8)
9. Developing a Technique Chart
95(8)
10. Quality Assurance/Quality Control
103(20)
Susan L. McClanahan
11. Technical Artifacts and Errors: Case Studies
123(20)
Part 2 RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONING 143(180)
12. General Principles of Positioning
143(6)
13. Small Animal Forelimb
149(20)
14. Small Animal Pelvis and Hind Limb
169(20)
15. Small Animal Skull
189(16)
16. Small Animal Spine
205(16)
17. Small Animal Soft Tissue
221(10)
18. Special Procedures
231(20)
19. Large Animal Radiography
251(38)
20. Avian and Exotic Radiography
289(18)
21. Alternative Imaging Technologies
307(16)
Patricia A. Walter
Index 323

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