Radiologic Science for Technologists

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-03-04
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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Develop the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions regarding technical factors and diagnostic imaging quality with this highly detailed, vibrantly illustrated, full-color resource. Updated with the latest advances in radiologic science, this new edition addresses a broad range of radiologic disciplines, providing 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 challenging review exercises help you prepare for success on the ARRT certification exam and in the workplace. Quick-reference guides printed on colored end sheets provide easy access to frequently used formulas, conversion tables, abbreviations, and more. Special Math Formulas boxes and Important Concepts boxes emphasize key chapter content. A full-color design highlights important information and clarifies concepts. Objectives, key terms, outlines, introductions, and summaries for every chapter help you organize material and identify vital information. Challenge Questions at the end of each chapter test your understanding of terms, concepts, and formulas with a variety of definition exercises, short answer questions, and calculations. Significant chapter updates help you ensure success on the ARRT exam and keep you current with the latest practices in mammography, interventional radiology, multislice spiral computed tomography, and radiation protection. A new chapter on The Digital Image identifies the benefits and challenges of working with digital imaging and familiarizes you with technology youll encounter in the clinical setting. A new Viewing the Digital Image chapter guides you through the most up-to-date viewing practices to ensure an accurate understanding. An expanded glossary introduces important new terms common to todays practice settings.

Table of Contents

Radiologic Physics
Concepts of Radiologic Science
Fundamentals of Radiologic Science
The Structure of Matter
Electromagnetic Energy
Electricity, Magnetism and Electromagnetism
The X-ray Beam
The X-ray Imaging System
The X-ray Tube
X-ray Production
X-ray Emission
X-ray Interaction with Matter
The Radiograph
Radiographic Film
Processing the Latent Image
Radiographic Intensifying Screens
Control of Scatter Radiation
Radiographic Technique
Image Quality
Image Artifacts
Quality Control
Advanced X-ray Imaging
Mammography Quality Control
Interventional Radiology
Multislice Spiral Computed Tomography
Digital Imaging
Computer Science
Computed Radiography
Digital Radiography
Digital Fluoroscopy
The Digital Image - NEW!
Viewing the Digital Image - NEW!
Digital Display Quality Control
Digital Image Artifacts
Human Biology
Fundamental Principles of Radiobiology
Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology
Early Effects of Radiation
Late Effects of Radiation
Radiation Protection
Health Physics
Designing for Radiation Protection
Patient Radiation Dose Management
Occupational Radiation Dose Management
Illustration Credits
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Cheaptextbooks January 18, 2011
This book explained the topics better than any other book I read. Also this price is extremely cheap! I could not find a price like this anywhere else!
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