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Use this workbook to learn and review limited radiography concepts! Corresponding to the chapters in Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice, 4th Edition, this practical study tool helps you understand and apply the material you need for limited radiography practice. Exercises include multiple-choice, matching, and labeling of diagrams and anatomy. Written by the textbook's authors, Bruce Long, Eugene Frank, and Ruth Ann Ehrlich, this workbook prepares you to succeed on ARRT exams and as a Limited X-Ray Machine Operator. Exercises reinforce your understanding of important topics, including x-ray science and techniques; radiation safety; radiographic anatomy, pathology, and positioning of upper and lower extremities, spine, chest and head; patient care; and ancillary clinical skills. Over 100 labeling exercises for anatomy and radiographic images help you learn anatomy and gain familiarity with how anatomy appears on radiographic images. Section I offers review and practice of limited radiography topics and concepts. Section II provides a review guide for the ARRT exam with guidelines for exam prep, the ARRT content specifications for the Examination for the Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography, plus a mock exam. Section III is a preparation guide for the ARRT Bone Densitometry Equipment Operators Exam and includes study guidelines, ARRT content specifications, and a mock exam. NEW questions are added to cover new content on digital imaging concepts. NEW drawings, photos, and medical radiographs are added from the textbook. Updated exercises and activities reflect the addition of common podiatric and chiropractic radiography procedures in Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice, 4th Edition, for practitioners working in states that have limited podiatric or chiropractic license categories. UPDATED anatomy and positioning labeling and terminology ensure that you learn standard and accepted radiographic terminology.
Table of Contents
|Role of the Limited X-Ray Machine Operator|
|Introduction to Radiographic Equipment|
|Basic Physics of Radiography|
|X-Ray Circuit and Tube Heat Management|
|Principles of Exposure and Image Quality|
|Digital Image Receptor Systems|
|Scatter Radiation and Its Control|
|Formulating X-Ray Techniques|
|Radiobiology and Radiation Safety|
|Introduction to Anatomy, Positioning, and Pathology|
|Upper Extremity and Shoulder Girdle|
|Lower Extremity and Pelvis|
|Bony Thorax, Chest, and Abdomen|
|Skull, Facial Bones, and Paranasal Sinuses|
|Radiography of Pediatric and Geriatric Patients|
|Ethics, Legal Considerations, and Professionalism|
|Safety and Infection Control|
|Assessing Patients and Managing Acute Situations|
|Medications and Their Administration|
|Medical Laboratory Skills|
|Additional Procedures for Assessment and Diagnosis|
|Preparation Guide for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Examination for the Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography|
|Preparation Guide for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Examination for Bone Densitometry Equipment Operators|
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