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** New revised second edition now available, with errors corrected and content fully updated **
The second edition of the classic text has been revised and extended to meet the needs of today’s practising and training MRI technologists who intend to sit for the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) examination. It provides Q&As on topics listed in the content specifications offered by the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists (AART) and offers the user with a comprehensive review of the principles and applications of MRI to prepare them for the examination.
Table of Contents
Part A Patient Care in MRI
Bioeffects, Safety, and Patient Care 1
General patient care
1. Legal and ethical principles
2. Patient assessment, monitoring, and management
3. Interpersonal communications
4. Infection control
Special contributions to General Patient Care category have been provided by: Joy M. Fox, BSRT (R)(M)(QM)(CT) Faculty, Imaging Education Associates
1. Bioeffects of MR system components
2. MRI screening and safety
Part A: Questions 7
Part A: Answers 44
Part B Imaging Procedures
Clinical Applications, Enhancement Agents, Cross-Sectional Anatomy 61
1. Head and neck
Part B: Questions 64
Part B: Answers 209
Part C Data Acquisition and Processing
Image Parameters, Pulse Sequences, Spatial Localization, and Image Quality 245
1. Pulse sequences
2. Data manipulation
3. Special procedures
4. Sequence parameters and options
Part C: Questions 248
Part C: Answers 284
Part D Physical Principles of Image Formation
MR Physics, Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Physics, Tissue Characteristics, Image Quality, and Types of MR Magnets, Coils, and Peripheral Equipment 299
4. Quality control
Part D: Questions 302
Part D: Answers 330
MRI calculations 000
Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations 343