Patient Care in Radiography With an Introduction to Medical Imaging

ISBN-10: 0323080650

ISBN-13: 9780323080651

Edition: 8th 2012

Authors: Ruth Ann Ehrlich

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With clear, step-by-step instructions and more than 400 detailed full-color illustrations, Patient Care in Radiography, 8th Edition helps you develop the technical and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively care for radiography patients in the clinical environment. Current, comprehensive coverage aligned with ASRT curriculum guidelines helps you connect concepts to clinical applications and confidently master essential procedures and techniques for safety, transfer, positioning, infection control, assessment, and more.Integrated patient care tips and procedure descriptions help you ensure high-quality patient care as well as technical proficiency.Infection control content helps you prevent the spread of diseases.Special coverage familiarizes you with appropriate patient care for a wide range of imaging modalities.Procedure photo-essays walk you through essential techniques.Case studies help you build the critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address situations you may encounter on the job.Chapter outlines, objectives, key terms, summaries, review questions, and critical thinking activities highlight the most important chapter content and help you retain information more effectively.NEW! Updated content reflects the latest advances in:Patient comfort measuresPatient care relative to patient ageAssisting patients with dressing and undressingAssessment of extremities in castsAssessments of pediatric patients for evidence of potential child abuseAssessment of geriatric patients for evidence of potential elder abuseDescriptions and precautions for pediatric IV medication administrationInformation on pulmonary embolismInformation on Jackson-Pratt and Penrose drainsNEW! Full-color illustrations and photographs clarify techniques and clinical details.NEW! Safety boxes with warning icons alert you to common safety concerns youÕll encounter in practice.NEW! Real-world scenarios throughout the text help you understand the practical application of chapter concepts.NEW! Simplified organization makes complex content more accessible and helps you study more efficiently. 
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Book details

List price: $80.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.892

Introduction to Radiography
Introduction to Radiography
Image Quality Factors
Radiation Effects and Safety
The Healthcare Delivery System
Professional Roles and Behaviors
Patient Care
Professional Attitudes and Communications
Safety
Infection Control Concepts
Preventing Disease Transmission
Response to Patients' Personal and Physical Needs
Patient Assessment
Patient Transfer
Medication Information
Medication Administration
Emergency Response
Dealing With Acute Situations
Patient Care in Specific Procedures and Environments
Preparation and Examination of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Surgical Asepsis
Contrast Media and Special Radiographic Techniques
Bedside Radiography: Special Conditions and Environments
Radiography in Surgery
Special Imaging Modalities
Glossary
Index
Resources on Evolve
Appendices
Radiography Practice Standards
Informed Consent Form
Accepted Abbreviations and Descriptive Terms for Charting
Incident Report Form
Abbreviated List of Useful Clinical Phrases in Spanish and French
Radiology Department Infection Control Procedures
Isolation Guidelines
Urine Collection
Two- And Three-Person Lift
lodinated Contrast Media Products for Radiography
Catheterization Technique
Illustration Credits
Bibliography
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