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Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice

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ISBN-10: 1455740772

ISBN-13: 9781455740772

Edition: 4th 2013

Authors: Bruce W. Long, Eugene D. Frank, Ruth Ann Ehrlich

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The ONLY textbook written for limited radiography students, this book makes it easy to understand and perform basic procedures. It incorporates all the subjects mandated by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) curriculum, so you will be thoroughly prepared for the ARRT Limited Scope Exam. Coverage includes the latest information on x-ray science and techniques, processing, radiation safety, radiographic anatomy, patient care, and pathology, along with step-by-step instructions for positioning.Thorough preparation for the ARRT Limited Scope Exam and clinical practice is a key focus of this title.Concise coverage incorporates all of the content mandated by the ASRT Core…    
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Book details

List price: $90.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.356
Language: English

Role of the Limited X-Ray Machine Operator
Introduction to Radiographic Equipment
Basic Mathematics
Basic Physics of Radiography
X-Ray Production
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
Film Critique
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
Bone Densitometry
State Licensing Agencies for Radiography
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Rules of Ethics
Solutions to Practice problems in Chapter 23
Sample Manual X-Ray Technique Chart
Optimum Kilovoltage Ranges
mAs Table
Nomogram for Determining Patient Skin Dose from X-Ray Exposure
Screen/Film Image Receptor Systems
X-Ray Darkroom and Film Processing
Usual Projections for Examinations
Critique for Sample Radiographs from Chapter 19
Charting Terms and Abbreviations
Task Inventory for Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography
Illustration Credits