Merrill s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures

Author: Bruce W. Long
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323263410
Format: PDF, Mobi
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'Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning & Procedures' remains the gold standard of radiographic positioning texts. This comprehensive resource is designed to be both an excellent textbook and also a superb clinical reference for practicing radiographers and physicians. You'll learn how to properly position the patient so that the resulting radiograph provides the information needed to reach an accurate diagnosis. Complete information is included for the most common projections, as well as for those less commonly requested.-- From publisher's description.

Merrill s Atlas of Radiographic Positions and Radiologic Procedures

Author: Philip W. Ballinger
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323016087
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Covers preliminary steps in radiography, radiation projection, and terminolgy. It then teaches anatomy and positioning for each bone group or organ system. The student learns to position the patient properly so that the resulting radiography provides the information the physician needs to correctly diagnose the patient's problem. This book also provides basic information about a variety of special imaging modalities, such as mobile, surgical, geriatrics, computed tomography, and cardiac catherization.

Merrill s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures

Author: Bruce W. Long
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323319653
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More than 400 projections make it easier to learn anatomy, properly position the patient, set exposures, and take high-quality radiographs! With Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning & Procedures, 13th Edition, you will develop the skills to produce clear radiographic images to help physicians make accurate diagnoses. It separates anatomy and positioning information by bone groups — using full-color illustrations to show anatomical anatomy, and CT scans and MRI images to help you learn cross-section anatomy. Written by radiologic imaging experts Bruce Long, Jeannean Hall Rollins, and Barbara Smith, Merrill's Atlas is not just the gold standard in radiographic positioning references, and the most widely used, but also an excellent review in preparing for ARRT and certification exams! Comprehensive, full-color coverage of anatomy and positioning makes Merrill's Atlas the most in-depth text and reference available for radiography students and practitioners. Frequently performed projections are identified with a special icon to help you focus on what you need to know as an entry-level radiographer. Numerous CT and MRI images enhance your comprehension of cross-sectional anatomy and help you prepare for the Registry examination. UNIQUE! Collimation sizes and other key information are provided for each relevant projection. Bulleted lists provide clear instructions on how to correctly position the patient and body part when performing procedures. Summary tables provide quick access to projection overviews, guides to anatomy, pathology tables for bone groups and body systems, and exposure technique charts. NEW! Coverage of the latest advances in digital imaging also includes more digital radiographs with greater contrast resolution of pertinent anatomy. NEW positioning photos show current digital imaging equipment and technology.

Merrill s Atlas of Radiographic Positions and Radiologic Procedures

Author: Philip W. Ballinger
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323044820
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This convenient, money-saving package is a must-have for students training for a career in radiologic technology. It includes Mosby's Radiography Online: Anatomy and Positioning for Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positions & Radiologic Procedures, Revised 10th edition; Merril's Atlas 3-volume set; and the accompanying Student Workbooks. For further information on each individual product, please click on the link provided below. http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com/product.jsp?isbn=0323044824 New modules are added to cover all areas of the body, and some online support is provided for all chapters in Volumes 1 and 2 of Merrill's Atlas. Problem-based learning promotes critical thinking skills that will be needed in the clinical setting. A wide range of auditory and visual elements amplify text content, synthesize concepts presented in the text, provide multiple activities for reinforcement of learning, and demonstrate the practical application of anatomy and positioning. Animations and slide shows with audio narration demonstrate positioning procedures. Course management tools provide real-time chat, class calendar, e-mail connections, bulletin board, digital dropbox, discussion boards, instructor syllabus, gradebook, etc. Exams are automatically graded and reported to instructor's gradebook. Unique interactive exercises reinforce learning with case studies, film evaluations, and a variety of interactive exercises, including matching, multiple choice with rationales, labeling, and short answer. Anatomy and articulation review includes assigned readings from the text, followed by self-assessment labeling exercises. Pre- and post-testing feature offers self-assessment quiz for students to evaluate their own learning needs before taking the exam. Special Situations cover unique situations frequently encountered in the clinical environment, including both routine and special projections, with narrated animations, slide shows, and clinical situations requiring student response. Image Evaluations present radiographic images showing positioning and technical errors, with questions for the student to answer online plus a discussion board. Learning Links direct students to related sites on the Internet, then pose related questions. Capstone module provides an excellent review tool, pulling information presented in the other modules and providing a series of interactive case scenarios involving multiple regions of the body for the student to assess, evaluate, and solve. Available on Evolve, Angel, Blackboard, and WebCT platforms. Designed to be used in a variety of learning environments: as a supplement to traditional lecture-format classroom learning with the instructor assigning particular portions for review and completion outside of class for distance learning for self-study with students logging on, completing lessons, and taking quizzes and exams online with results recorded for the instructor Modules 1, 2, and 3 present an introduction to positioning and radiation protection, plus anatomy and positioning terminology. Modules 4-24 cover radiography of various bone groups and areas of the body. Each module is organized as follows: Introduction and Objectives Pre-test with 25 questions Reading assignments from the text Anatomy and Articulation Review Routine Projections Overview Routine Projections Review Special Situations - highlights imaging challenges presented by certain injuries and diseases Image Evaluations Exam with 40 questions Module 25 Capstone is a summative module.

Merrill s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning Procedures

Author: Eugene D. Frank
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323042154
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Practice and review the concepts presented in Merrill's Atlas! This popular workbook set includes anatomy labeling exercises, positioning exercises, self-tests, and an answer key. Types of exercises include matching, labeling and identifying anatomy, short-answer and multiple-choice questions, crosswords, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, identifying structures on radiographs, and identifying proper patient positioning. A must-have for radiography students! Exercises correspond to chapters in Merrill's Atlas, providing strong support for teaching and learning. Essential projections are those most frequently performed and determined to be necessary knowledge for entry-level competency. Anatomy and positioning exercises provide balanced coverage of both topics. Film evaluation exercises include radiographs with accompanying questions on why an image is inadequate, leading to fewer repeat exams in the practice environment. A wide variety of review exercises are used to cover different kinds of information. An abundance of labeling exercises include about 600 illustrations for labeling practice, ensuring that students recognize anatomical structures on actual radiographs, not just on line drawings. Comprehensive self-tests end each chapter, so that students can accurately gauge their comprehension of the material and measure their own progress. Pathology exercises help radiographers understand which projections will best demonstrate various pathologies. Additional exercises covering all chapters in Merrill's Atlas Volumes 1 and 2 and some in Volume 3, including: Compensating Filters Geriatric and Pediatric Radiography Mobile Radiography Surgical Radiography Computed Tomography Exercises to review abbreviations Exercises on aspects of digital imaging related to positioning and procedures

Merrills Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1497037085
Format: PDF, Docs
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Merrills Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures, Volume 1-3. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Pocket Guide to Radiography

Author: Philip W. Ballinger
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323016032
Format: PDF, ePub
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This handy pocket companion concisely presents radiographic essentials in a quick reference format ideal for the clinical setting. Bulleted, step-by-step explanations illustrate how to position the patient for 190 of the most common radiographic projections. Unique to this pocket guide is the inclusion of computed radiography information. The guide leaves space for the user to make notes needed for easy access in the practice setting. Each projection is presented on a two-page spread, ideal for quick reference in the clinical setting. Information on patient positioning is bulleted for at-a-glance, step-by-step reference. Uses an eye-catching icon to remind users of the special positioning needs of computed radiography. Includes an exposure technique chart for each projection. Allows space for writing in both manual and AEC techniques. Illustrates the most common mobile projections. Now includes a number of additional mobile projections. Presents radiographs for each projection spread. Offers information on computed radiography (CR). A special icon alerts users to the special positioning adjustments needed for CR.

Radiologic Science for Technologists

Author: Stewart C. Bushong
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323429424
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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.

Principles of Radiographic Imaging An Art and A Science

Author: Richard R. Carlton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285226038
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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An overview of imaging modalities, PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART & A SCIENCE, 5th Edition delivers essential information on radiographic contrast, density, detail, and distortion, as well as the latest instrumentation and technology used in the imaging sciences. Building logically from the simplest concepts to the more complex, the text ties lessons together visually and conceptually in a student-friendly and thorough presentation of radiographic exposure. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.