9780815115793

Radiologic Science for Technologists: Physics, Biology, and Protection

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    9780815115793

  • ISBN10:

    0815115792

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/1/1997
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Summary

This new edition of Radiologic Science for Technologists represents the most thorough revision in the history of the text! While retaining its solid presentation of radiologic science, this text offers all-new, full-color illustrations, an easier-to-understand writing style, more examples and analogies, plus new chapter objectives, and updated review questions.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS
Basic Concepts of Radiation Science
3(9)
Radiographic Definitions and Mathematics Review
12(7)
Fundamentals of the Physics of Radiation Science
19(9)
The Atom
28(15)
Electromagnetic Radiation
43(13)
Electricity
56(12)
Magnetism
68(7)
Electromagnetism
75(16)
PART TWO: THE X-RAY BEAM
The X-ray Unit
91(16)
The X-ray Tube
107(19)
X-ray Production
126(13)
X-ray Emission
139(10)
X-ray Interaction with Matter
149(16)
PART THREE: THE RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE
Radiographic Film
165(12)
Processing the Latent Image
177(12)
Intensifying Screens
189(15)
Scatter Radiation and Beam-Restricting Devices
204(10)
The Grid
214(15)
Radiographic Quality
229(22)
Radiographic Exposure
251(7)
Radiographic Technique
258(23)
PART FOUR: SPECIAL X-RAY IMAGING
Alternative Film Procedures
281(12)
Mammography
293(12)
Mammography Quality Control
305(16)
Fluoroscopy
321(12)
Introduction to Angiography and Interventional Radiology
333(8)
Computer Science
341(16)
Digital X-ray Imaging
357(20)
Computed Tomography
377(18)
Spiral Computed Tomography
395(12)
Quality Assurance and Quality Control
407(12)
Film Artifacts
419(10)
PART FIVE: RADIATION PROTECTION
Human Biology
429(12)
Fundamental Principles of Radiobiology
441(8)
Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology
449(14)
Early Effects of Radiation
463(14)
Late Effects of Radiation
477(18)
Health Physics
495(14)
Designing for Radiation Protection
509(14)
Radiation Protection Procedures
523(35)
APPENDICES
A. Sources for Supplementary Teaching Materials
543(1)
B. Important Dates in the Development of Modern Radiology
544(1)
C. Answers to Review Questions
545(13)
Glossary 558(5)
Index 563

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