Radiologic Science for Technologists

Radiologic Science for Technologists Author Stewart C. Bushong
ISBN-10 9780323429429
Release 2016-11-10
Pages 688
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Develop the skills you need to safely and effectively produce high-quality medical images with Radiologic Science for Technologists: Physics, Biology, and Protection, 11th Edition. Reorganized and updated with the latest advances in the field, this new edition aligns with the ASRT curriculum to strengthen your understanding of key concepts, and prepare you for success on the ARRT certification exam and in clinical practice. Firmly established as a core resource for medical imaging technology courses, this text gives you a strong foundation in the study and practice of radiologic physics, imaging and exposure, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more. Expanded coverage of radiologic science topics, including radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more, allows this text to be used over several semesters. Chapter introductions, summaries, outlines, objectives, and key terms help you to organize and pinpoint the most important information. Formulas, conversion tables, and abbreviations are highlighted for easy access to frequently used information. "Penguin" boxes recap the most vital chapter information. End-of-chapter questions include definition exercises, matching, short answer, and calculations to help you review material. Key terms and expanded glossary enable you to easily reference and study content. Highlighted math formulas call attention to key mathematical information for special focus. NEW! Chapters on Radiography/Fluoroscopy Patient Radiation Dose and Computed Tomography Patient Radiation Dose equip you to use the most current patient dosing technology. NEW! Streamlined physics and math sections ensure you’re prepared to take the ARRT exam and succeed in the clinical setting.



Workbook for Radiologic Science for Technologists

Workbook for Radiologic Science for Technologists Author Stewart C. Bushong
ISBN-10 0323375103
Release 2016-10-01
Pages 288
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Sharpen your radiographic skills and reinforce what you've learned in Bushong's Radiologic Science for Technologists, 11th Edition. Corresponding to the chapters in the textbook, this workbook utilizes worksheets, crossword puzzles and math exercises to help you master the information in your reading. Plus, a math tutor section helps you brush up on your math skills. By using this workbook you'll gain the scientific understanding and practical experience needed to become an informed, confident radiographer. Comprehensive and in-depth coverage lets users review and apply all of the major concepts in the text. Over 100 worksheets make it easy to review specific topics, and are numbered according to textbook chapter. Penguin boxes summarize relevant information from the textbook, making it easier to review major concepts and do worksheet exercises. Math Tutor worksheets provide a great refresher or extra practice with decimal and fractional timers, fraction/decimal conversion, solving for desired mAs, and technique adjustments. NEW! Chapters on radiography/fluoroscopy patient radiation dose and computed tomography patient radiation dose provide up-to-date information on the challenges of digital imaging that will be encountered in the clinical setting. NEW! Closer correlation to the textbook simplifies review. NEW! Worksheets on radiography/fluoroscopy patient radiation dose and computed tomography patient radiation dose offer an excellent review of the new textbook chapters.



Radiologic Science for Technologists

Radiologic Science for Technologists Author Stewart C. Bushong
ISBN-10 9780323292078
Release 2013-12-27
Pages 672
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Develop the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions regarding technical factors and diagnostic imaging quality with the vibrantly illustrated Radiologic Science for Technologists, 10th Edition. Updated with the latest advances in the field, this full-color and highly detailed edition addresses a broad range of radiologic disciplines and provides 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 prepare you for success on the ARRT certification exam and in clinical practice. Broad coverage of radiologic science topics — including radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more — allows you to use the text over several semesters. Highlighted math formulas call attention to mathematical information for special focus. Important Concept boxes recap the most important chapter information. Colored page tabs for formulas, conversion tables, abbreviations, and other data provide easy access to frequently used information. End-of-chapter questions include definition exercises, short answer, and calculations to help you review material. Key terms and expanded glossary enable you to easily reference and study content. Chapter introductions, summaries, objectives, and outlines help you organize and pinpoint the most important information. NEW! Chapters on digital radiographic technique and digital image display prepare you to use today’s technology. NEW! Streamlined physics and math sections ensure you are prepared to take the ARRT exam and succeed in the clinical setting.



Workbook for Radiologic Science for Technologists

Workbook for Radiologic Science for Technologists Author Stewart C. Bushong
ISBN-10 9780323292085
Release 2013-12-27
Pages 288
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Sharpen your radiographic skills and reinforce what you've learned in Bushong's Radiologic Science for Technologists, 10th Edition. Corresponding to the chapters in the textbook, this workbook helps you learn by doing worksheets, crossword puzzles, and math exercises. A Math Tutor section helps you brush up on your math skills. You'll gain the scientific understanding and practical experience necessary to become an informed, confident radiographer. In-depth coverage lets you review and apply all of the major concepts from the text. Over 100 worksheets make it easy to review specific topics, and are numbered according to textbook chapter. Math Tutor exercises provide a great refresher for beginning students or extra practice with decimal and fractional timers, fraction/decimal conversion, solving for desired mAs, and technique adjustments. Penguin boxes summarize relevant information from the textbook, making it easier to review major concepts and do worksheet exercises. New worksheets on digital radiographic technique and the digital image display provide an excellent review of the new textbook chapters. Closer correlation to the textbook simplifies your review.



Radiologic Science for Technologists Access Code

Radiologic Science for Technologists Access Code Author Stewart C. Bushong
ISBN-10 0323112838
Release 2013-02-08
Pages 4
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Reinforce your understanding of diagnostic imaging and protection with Mosby's Radiography Online! Corresponding to the content in" Radiologic Science for Technologists: Physics, Biology and Protection, 10th Edition, " this online course helps you develop the critical thinking skills you need to produce diagnostic-quality radiographs safely and effectively. Narrated animations and slide shows clarify difficult concepts, and interactive exercises provide review and allow you to assess your knowledge. From well-known radiography author and lecturer Stewart Bushong, MRO makes it easier to learn, apply, and master the concepts in your textbook.



Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Radiologic Science for Technologists

Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Radiologic Science for Technologists Author Stewart Carlyle Bushong
ISBN-10 0323048382
Release 2008
Pages 454
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Sharpen your skills and reinforce what you've learned with this engaging companion to the latest edition of RADIOLOGIC SCIENCE FOR TECHNOLOGISTS. Whether used for homework or in-class assignments, this valuable resource is your perfect study and practice guide. A variety of unique worksheets, crossword puzzles, lab experiments, and mathematic exercises help you learn by doing and provide the scientific understanding and practical experience necessary to become an informed, confident radiographer. More than 100 detailed worksheets enhance your understanding of key concepts in radiologic physics, the x-ray beam, the radiograph, advanced x-ray imaging, digital imaging, radiobiology, and radiation protection. Concise "Penguin" boxes summarize important textbook information for fast, easy review relevant to worksheet exercises. Math Tutor worksheets refresh your calculation skills with decimal and fraction timers, fraction/decimal conversion, solving for desired mAs, and technique adjustments. Laboratory Experiments provide a practical framework for applying textbook concepts in the lab setting through hands-on experience. Answers to worksheet exercises and laboratory experiments help you assess your strengths and weaknesses. New worksheets strengthen your grasp of new textbook content on the digital image and viewing the digital image.



Digital Radiography and PACS E Book

Digital Radiography and PACS   E Book Author Christi Carter
ISBN-10 9780323277525
Release 2013-09-12
Pages 272
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Written with the radiography student in mind, Digital Radiography and PACS, 2nd Edition provides the latest information on digital imaging systems, including computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) as well as the data required by practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. Coverage of digital imaging and PACS is at just the right level for student radiographers and practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. Chapter outlines, learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter orient readers to the chapter content and assist with organizing study and comprehension. Bulleted summaries recap the main points of the chapter, ensuring you focus on the most important concepts conveyed by the chapter. Review questions at the end of each chapter are linked to the chapter objectives. The latest on CR and DR function and image enhancement and processing based on recently published research keeps you current with today’s imaging requirements. Complete coverage of PACS workstations, archiving solutions and system architectures provides a sound basis for understanding how individual systems work. Comprehensive quality control and management guidelines for PACS, CR and DR prepare you for on the job success. Careful alignment with digital imaging information required by the ASRT Core Curriculum ensures you are current with today’s procedures and modalities.



A Patient s Guide to Medical Imaging

A Patient s Guide to Medical Imaging Author Ronald Eisenberg, JD, MD, FACR
ISBN-10 0199780994
Release 2010-12-31
Pages 256
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Medical imaging now plays a major role in diagnosis, choice of therapy, and follow-up. However, patients are often intimidated by the multiple imaging modalities available, the indications for their use, the imposing equipment, what the examinations are like and how long they last, and the advantages and disadvantages of various procedures. This book is designed to provide explanations for these and other issues in order to relieve some of the anxiety related to medical imaging studies.



Radiation Protection in Diagnostic X Ray Imaging

Radiation Protection in Diagnostic X Ray Imaging Author Euclid Seeram
ISBN-10 9781284117714
Release 2016-01-15
Pages
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Radiation Protection in Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging covers the recent developments that have been introduced to address the increasing dose to the patient, and new assessment tools for use in dose optimization studies. Based on material from ASRT, ARRT and CAMRT, as well as Current Concepts of Radiation Protection. Content is mapped to the ARRT Radiation Protection Examination Specifications and ASRT Radiation Protection Objectives. In addition to topics prescribed by the ARRT for the certification examination, this book includes topics for advanced study. Some electronic and eBook versions do not include access to Navigate 2 Advantage resources.



Radiographic Imaging and Exposure

Radiographic Imaging and Exposure Author Terri L. Fauber
ISBN-10 0323096395
Release 2012-02-15
Pages
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With an integrated presentation of digital radiography and conventional film-screen radiography, RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING AND EXPOSURE, 3rd Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the fundamental principles of imaging you need to know to produce the highest-quality images and reduce the number of repeated radiographs. This practical text also includes Patient Protection Alerts, Practical Tips, Important Relationships, and Mathematical Solutions features throughout to provide helpful information every step of the way. An emphasis on practical information focuses on imaging and exposure topics essential to becoming a competent radiographer. UNIQUE! Integrated digital radiography coverage and a separate digital chapter include information on how to acquire, process, and display digital images. UNIQUE! Practical Tips boxes demonstrate how to apply concepts and use information in clinical practice. UNIQUE! Important Relationships boxes call attention to the fundamentals of radiographic imaging and exposure. UNIQUE! Mathematical Applications boxes familiarize you with the mathematical formulas needed in the clinical setting. UNIQUE! Sections on Film Critique and interpretations in the appendices teach you how to evaluate the quality of radiographic images and determine which factors contributed to poor images. Expanded information and useful tables on quality control tests help you ensure that you get the best image possible every time. Patient Protection Alerts discuss how certain variables can impact patient exposure with tips on how to control them. Radiographic Film Processing chapter now includes more information on image artifacts for a more comprehensive look at radiographic film. Added information on computers and the types of digital imaging, with new illustrations in the Digital Radiography chapter, keeps you up-to-date with the latest digital techniques. Bulleted summaries at the end of each chapter provide a quick review to ensure your understanding. A comprehensive glossary provides definitions for the terms in the book to help you become familiar with the language of radiographic imaging.



Bontrager s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques

Bontrager s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques Author Kenneth L. Bontrager
ISBN-10 9780323172035
Release 2013-03-25
Pages 336
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"The various components contained in this handbook are presented in seamless combination and with a clarity becoming of a much larger work. The book is worthy of recommendation for all those interested in the strenghtening and honing of their core radiographic skills." Reviewed by: RAD Magazine, Barry K Denton, acting radiology services manager, Hywel Dda University Health Board, Wales Date: July 2014



The Radiography Procedure and Competency Manual

The Radiography Procedure and Competency Manual Author Anita Biedrzycki
ISBN-10 9780803674776
Release 2017-08-14
Pages 545
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Be prepared to meet the ARRT competency requirements! These procedure checklists make it easy. To qualify for your certification exam, you must demonstrate your competency in all 36 mandatory procedures and in at least 15 of the 30 elective procedures—and your instructors must verify your proficiencies. First, you can use the checklists to review the procedures in preparation for the exam and to develop decision-making skills that will produce the highest quality radiographs while considering the needs and limitations of the patient. Then, your instructors can use them to record their evaluation of your competency for each procedure. And, finally, program directors can use them to verify to the ARRT that the you have demonstrated the required competencies and proficiencies.



Patient Centered Care in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy

Patient Centered Care in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Author Aarthi Ramlaul
ISBN-10 9780702055232
Release 2013-03-26
Pages 328
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Health investigation and treatment have moved from a clinician-centred approach to a patient-centred approach during the past few decades. Patients are now rightly regarded as empowered and informed users of health services, not passive recipients. Motivated by this philosophical shift, this new book identifies the key issues underpinning the complete delivery of ‘good’ patient care and considers their application in the medical radiation sciences. Taking a UK/European perspective, the authors examine how a holistic approach is related to legislation, human rights and perceived patient needs. Medical imaging and radiotherapy are front line services experienced by vast numbers of patients with acute and chronic medical conditions, including trauma and cancer. The book includes coverage of behavioural science and health psychology together with practical applications such as safe manual handling, infection control and radiation safety. This provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of what contributes to the patient’s experience in diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy. It also considers other aspects of the patient experience, such as inter-professional team working, disability, communication, clinical procedures and practice.



Lange Q A

Lange Q A Author D.A. Saia
ISBN-10 9780071643290
Release 2008-05-08
Pages 437
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The perfect study tool for the ARRT exam! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! Every student in a radiology program should purchase this book... The book has three primary sections: topic-by-topic review with 1,000 exam-type questions; two 200-question practice tests with detailed answers and references; and test taking strategies that will aid RT(R) students in successfully passing the examination. -- Doody's Review Service Ace the Registry Exam with the Most Comprehensive and Up-to-Date Study Guide Available! 1,400 ARRT exam-type questions with detailed explanations of why answers are right or wrong Valuable test-taking tips and strategies Two 200-question practice exams that closely follow the ARRT format Situational judgment questions (SJTs) Conveniently organized by topic to help you target your problem areas Written by an experienced educator and Radiography Program Director who knows exactly what it takes to pass The 7th edition includes the latest information on computed and digital imaging and other new technologies and reflects the latest ARRT content specifications.



Advertising and Integrated Brand Promotion

Advertising and Integrated Brand Promotion Author Thomas O'Guinn
ISBN-10 9781305177215
Release 2014-02-17
Pages 432
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Place yourself in the midst of today's fast-paced exhilarating world of advertising with O'Guinn/Allen/Semenik/Close's ADVERTISING AND INTEGRATED BRAND PROMOTION, 7E. This powerful and practical cutting-edge text draws from the authors' vast experiences in the boardroom and classroom to give you intriguing insights into advertising in the real world. With ADVERTISING AND INTEGRATED BRAND PROMOTION, 7E you'll see how good advertising is the result of hard work and careful planning. The comprehensive online companion to the printed text provides integrated discussion of video and other medium heretofore unavailable to be illustrated in traditional print delivery. A leader for its emphasis on integrated brand promotion, this edition combines a solid understanding of advertising strategy and important theory with real-world applications. The book's integrated learning experience gives you hands-on practice putting chapter concepts into action. This clearly written text brings a solid understanding of advertising strategy to life with more dynamic visuals and graphic examples than ever before. Today's most contemporary ads and exhibits combine with coverage of the latest practices and industry developments, including social media, design thinking, and an emphasis on globalization. The book's focus on real advertising practice is reflected in the book's contents that follows the same process as an advertising agency. Trust ADVERTISING AND INTEGRATED BRAND PROMOTION, 7E to equip you with the tools, knowledge, and practice to get results in advertising and business today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Med Surg Success

Med Surg Success Author Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
ISBN-10 9780803657816
Release 2016-08-15
Pages 801
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Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases



Pathology for the Health Professions

Pathology for the Health Professions Author Ivan Damjanov
ISBN-10 9780323417839
Release 2016-07-16
Pages 544
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Damjanov’s Pathology for the Health Professions, 5th Edition is the best resource for clear, concise, and clinically relevant information on general pathology. Praised for its stunning collection of pathology images, this engaging, easy-to-understand text covers the most frequently encountered diseases that today’s healthcare students need to know. This new edition discusses the latest in cerebral palsy, coronary artery bypass, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, Alzheimer’s, and drug therapy for HIV. A unique DEPPiCT approach presents major diseases in a consistent format for Disease, Etiology, Pathogenesis, Pathology, Clinical features, and Therapy or prognosis. UNIQUE! DEPPiCT approach helps you study more efficiently by presenting each major disease in format that includes a Disease description, Etiology, Pathogenesis, Pathology, Clinical features, and a short discussion on Therapy or prognosis. More than 500 high-quality, full-color images reinforce your understanding of disease conditions and general pathology principles. A clear, non-technical writing style makes complex concepts more engaging and easier to understand. Evolve Resources for Students include PowerPoint student lecture notes, Body Spectrum online coloring book, and 30 animations. Learning objectives and review questions help you identify the most important concepts and assess your understanding of essential principles. Key terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and in a comprehensive glossary to help you easily access definitions of terms. Did You Know boxes showcase interesting clinical tidbits and addressing the most relevant health issues of today. Evolve Resources for Instructors include an Instructor’s Manual, test bank, PowerPoint slides, ARQ’s for iClicker, image collection, answer key for end-of-chapter review questions, 30 animations, and web links. UPDATED! All chapters revised to include new data on major diseases and to reflect other changes in guidelines and literature. NEW and UPDATED! Expanded discussion of important tumors, such as: gastrointestinal stromal tumors, testicular tumors, prostatic adenocarcinoma, and lung cancer. UPDATED! Expanded coverage of important disorders, such as: non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, diabetes mellitus, and cardiomyopathies. EXPANDED! Added molecular biology data on important malignant tumors. UPDATED! New terminology for many diseases conforms to clinical usage of these terms (for example, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, sexually transmitted infections, etc.). Did You Know boxes reflect current health care concerns and help you apply content in the book to everyday practice. NEW! Addresses infectious diseases that are important in clinics. EXPANDED! New illustrations help enhance learning. UPDATED! Revised review questions focus on critical issues.