Legal Aspects of Radiography and Radiology

Author: Bridgit C. Dimond
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470680180
Format: PDF
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Practical and jargon-free, this book is aimed at the non-lawyer and includes an extensive glossary of terms. It emphasises the legal issues encountered by those working in diagnostic radiography, radiotherapy and radiology and includes examples of legal dilemmas taken from these disciplines as well as exploring current issues.

Medico legal Radiology

Author: William S. C. Hare
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
ISBN: 9780729538312
Format: PDF, ePub
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Radiologists are sued for all sorts of reasons - but particularly when diagnoses are missed - and in compensation cases their reports can be critical in determining the outcome. Medico-Legal Radiology describes over 100 cases from the author's personal experience as an expert witness, and makes suggestions for reducing risk and tailoring report-writing to the legal environment. The legal issues in radiological practice and medical defence The radiologist as a witness How to write a legal opinion How to write reports with possible litigation in mind Detailed discussions of cases relating to each body system

Gastrointestinal Tract Imaging E Book

Author: Julie Nightingale
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702045497
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book offers a unique insight into the rapidly changing radiology service, and offers introductory chapters which provide the fundamental underpinning knowledge required for safe and effective GI practice. Subsequent chapters discuss the evidence base related to a range of imaging procedures suitable for investigation of upper and lower GI symptoms, supported by key pathology chapters. The book also explores the range of treatments available for the more common GI tract pathology. Multi professional authorship. Detailed evidence-informed explanations of a range of individual GI procedures, including suggestions for problem solving and adaptation of technique. With extensive illustrations, medical images, boxes and tables. References and further reading. /ul>

Textbook of Oral Radiology

Author: Anil Govindrao Ghom
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 813124024X
Format: PDF
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The second edition of oral radiology serves for the purpose of helping the students to understand the topics as well as to prepare them thoroughly to face examinations. New chapters have been added on Periosteal Reaction, Lamina dura and CBCT Chapters extensibly revised to include recent advances and new and better quality photographs added for better understanding of the subject At the end of each chapter, a short summary of the topic has been introduced for fast revision of the topics MCQs, SAQs and LAQs are provided in each chapter Appendices section contains useful topics like Pathogenesis of Radiological Appearances in Orofacial Lesions, Radiological Differential Diagnosis of Lesion, Periosteal Bone Reactions and its Diagnostic Significance, Glossary, and Quick Review

An Introduction to Radiography E Book

Author: Suzanne Easton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0080982492
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides an overview of all aspects of radiography for the practitioner. It is written to address the areas of practice of assistant practitioners and practitioners within the clinical environment. Areas covered range from ethics and communication, through to the physics of radiography and x-ray production, and specialist techniques. Anatomy, physiology and pathology are also covered, ensuring the text is a complete introduction to radiography. Each chapter covers key points and provides revision questions (with answers) and recommended reading for exploring the chapter topic in more depth. Very structured text with clear headings and relevance to practice indicated throughout Chapter style will enable students to dip into text to find relevant information as an aid to revision Set of revision questions at end of each chapter All contributors currently teach Assistant Practitioners and student radiographers

Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology E Book

Author: Eric Whaites
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702040371
Format: PDF, Docs
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This is the 4th edition of this classic textbook, which is used in nearly all dental schools in the UK and in many other countries. The book covers both radiography (producing the image) and radiology (interpreting the image) and presents the subjects in an accessible format. This new edition has been revised with all new line drawings. Covers all the radiology and radiography topics usually examined at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Highly illustrated, with short paragraphs, bulleted lists and flow diagrams present the subject in an accessible format. Clear line diagrams help the student understand the different topics and interpret the radiographs. Starts from basics - simple enough for basic students needs, but contains enough material for the revising postgraduate. Digital imaging updated and treated as part of mainstream dental radiography New section on cone Beam CT Updated throughout including recent classification changes and more examples of advanced imaging Emphasis of chapters on maxillary antra and temporomandibular joint changes to reflect more modern approaches to investigation All line diagrams redrawn

Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals E BOOK

Author: Eric Whaites
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702047996
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The second edition of this successful textbook offers support for learners and continues to provide a significant reference text suitable for all Dental Care Professionals. Offering a clear, easy-to-follow, comprehensive account of all aspects of dental radiography essential to this group of professionals, this book is an important resource that renders it essential reading, particularly for those undertaking examinations in Dental Radiography. Presents the subject in an accessible format - highly illustrated, with short paragraphs, bulleted lists and flow diagrams Clear line diagrams help readers learn to interpret the radiographs Contains what the dental care professional needs to know and no more, i.e. basic principles of background science, practical details of radiography and an elementary account of radiological interpretation Written by the best known UK textbook author in the subject area, who has been heavily involved in the British Dental Association's highly successful on-line course in dental radiography dental nurses Digital imaging techniques are embedded in the main text and a short chapter on Cone Beam CT has been added to render the book fully compatible with recent changes in practice

Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care

Author: Ronald W. Scott
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780834216303
Format: PDF, Docs
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This Second Edition Of Our Easy-To-Use Reference Takes A Risk Management Approach To Patient Care Documentation. It Shows Clinicians From A Wide Variety Of Disciplines How To Be Objective, Precise, Unambiguous, And Timely When Documenting Treatment-Related Matters. The Content Is Written In Straightforward Lay Language And Includes Sample Documentation Forms. The New Edition Includes Information On Computerized Documentation; Coverage Of Telehealth Issues; Updates On JCAHO, CARF, And NCQA Accreditation; And Documentation Problems Specific To Non-Hospital And Managed Care Settings.

Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care for Rehabilitation Professionals

Author: Ronald W. Scott
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763730468
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Because communication among healthcare professionals can mean the difference between patient life and death, clear and effective patient care documentation is as important as the delivery of care itself. The rehabilitation professional faces formidable documentation responsibilities. Patient care documentation created by the rehabilitation professional must be accurate, comprehensive, concise, objective, timely, and expeditiously communicated to other professionals on the health care team. Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care for Rehabilitation Professionals, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of legal issues related to everyday patient care clinical documentation. This text presents extensive coverage of the electronic medical record, the HIPAA Privacy Rule and incident reporting, among other focused topics.

Legal Aspects of Physiotherapy

Author: Bridgit Dimond
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
ISBN: 9780632051083
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Because physiotherapists must work within the context of the law, this requires a sound understanding of the law relating to their practice. This practical text is written for those who have no legal knowledge and clearly sets out the principles of law that apply to the practical situations that they encounter on a daily basis. The issue of accountability is a hugely contentious one, as is the moving and handling of patients and the question of the limit of professional practice versus complementary medicine.