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Develop the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions regarding technical factors and diagnostic imaging quality with the vibrantly illustrated Radiologic Science for Technologists, 10th Edition. Updated with the latest advances in the field, this full-color and highly detailed edition addresses a broad range of radiologic disciplines and provides a strong foundation in the study and practice of radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more. Unique learning tools strengthen your understanding of key concepts and prepare you for success on the ARRT certification exam and in clinical practice. Broad coverage of radiologic science topics - including radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more - allows you to use the text over several semesters. Highlighted math formulas call attention to mathematical information for special focus. Important Concept boxes recap the most important chapter information. Colored page tabs for formulas, conversion tables, abbreviations, and other data provide easy access to frequently used information. End-of-chapter questions include definition exercises, short answer, and calculations to help you review material. Key terms and expanded glossary enable you to easily reference and study content. Chapter introductions, summaries, objectives, and outlines help you organize and pinpoint the most important information. NEW! Chapters on digital radiographic technique and digital image display prepare you to use today's technology. NEW! Streamlined physics and math sections ensure you are prepared to take the ARRT exam and succeed in the clinical setting.
Table of Contents
|Essential Concepts of Radiologic Science|
|The Structure of Matter|
|Electricity, Magnetism, and Electromagnetism|
|The X-ray Imaging System|
|The X-ray Tube|
|X-ray Interaction with Matter|
|The Radiographic Image|
|Concepts of Image Quality|
|Control of Scatter Radiation|
|Screen-Film Radiographic Technique|
|The Digital Radiographic Image|
|Introduction to Computer Science|
|Digital Radiographic Technique - NEW|
|Image Artifacts And Quality Control|
|Screen-Film Radiographic Artifacts|
|Screen-Film Radiographic Quality Control|
|Digital Radiographic Artifacts|
|Digital Radiographic Quality Control|
|Advanced X-Ray Imaging|
|Mammography Quality Control|
|Viewing The Digital Image|
|Features of the Digital Image|
|The Digital Image Display - NEW|
|Viewing the Digital Image|
|Digital Display Device Quality Control|
|Fundamental Principles of Radiobiology|
|Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology|
|Deterministic Effects of Radiation Exposure|
|Stochastic Effects of Radiation Exposure|
|Designing for Radiation Protection|
|Patient Radiation Dose Management|
|Occupational Radiation Dose Management|
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