9780323081351

Radiologic Science for Technologists: Physics, Biology, and Protection

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323081351

  • ISBN10:

    0323081355

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/1/2012
  • Publisher: MOSBY-YEAR BOOK INC
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Summary

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

Radiologic Physics
Essential Concepts of Radiologic Science
The Structure of Matter
Electromagnetic Energy
Electricity, Magnetism, and Electromagnetism
X-Radiation
The X-ray Imaging System
The X-ray Tube
X-ray Production
X-ray Emission
X-ray Interaction with Matter
The Radiographic Image
Concepts of Image Quality
Control of Scatter Radiation
Screen-Film Radiography
Screen-Film Radiographic Technique
The Digital Radiographic Image
Introduction to Computer Science
Computed Radiography
Digital Radiography
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
Mammography Quality Control
Fluoroscopy
Digital Fluoroscopy
Interventional Radiography
Computed Tomography
Viewing The Digital Image
Features of the Digital Image
The Digital Image Display - NEW
Viewing the Digital Image
Digital Display Device Quality Control
RADIOBIOLOGY
Human Biology
Fundamental Principles of Radiobiology
Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology
Deterministic Effects of Radiation Exposure
Stochastic Effects of Radiation Exposure
Radiation Protection
Health Physics
Designing for Radiation Protection
Patient Radiation Dose Management
Occupational Radiation Dose Management
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