Clark's Pocket Handbook for Radiographers, Second Edition

Author: A. Stewart Whitley,Charles Sloane,Gail Jefferson,Ken Holmes,Craig Anderson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315353296

Category: Medical

Page: 252

View: 5554

Drawn from the bestselling Clark's Positioning in Radiography, this pocket handbook provides clear and practical advice to help radiographers in their day-to-day work. Designed for rapid reference, it covers how to position the patient and the central ray, describes the essential image characteristics and illustrates each radiographic projection with a positioning photograph and a radiograph.

Positioning in Radiography

Author: Kathleen Clara Clark,James McInnes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Radiography, Medical

Page: N.A

View: 2592

Clark's Essential Physics in Imaging for Radiographers

Author: Ken Holmes,Marcus Elkington,Phil Harris

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444165038

Category: Medical

Page: 214

View: 4515

It is essential that any practitioner working in an imaging department and using ionizing radiation has a sound knowledge base. In order to understand the various factors affecting the production of diagnostic images, practitioners must demonstrate a grasp of the fundamental definitions of physics and how these principles may be applied to radiography. The easy-to-understand, portable format of Clark’s Essential Physics in Imaging for Radiographers makes it an invaluable tool for students, assistant practitioners, and radiographers. The book opens with chapters providing an overview of image production, basic mathematics, and physics relevant to medical imaging, which are followed by detailed chapters on physics relevant to producing diagnostic images using x-rays. Each chapter features clear learning objectives and a series of multiple choice questions to test these learning outcomes, and diagrams and photographs support the text.

Bones and Joints - E-book

A Guide for Students

Author: Chris Gunn

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049468

Category: Medical

Page: 270

View: 7532

This book is a clear, concise introduction to the subject which covers all the major bones and joints in the body in a logical and systematic way to aid understanding. The three generic chapters at the start of the book, covering an overview of bone, joints and pathology, provide the basic information required to ensure that the student is able to gain the most benefit from the subsequent area-specific chapters. The text is written in note form and the drawings are as clear and simple as possible so that they can be easily reproduced by students. In this edition a number of the radiographic images have been improved and replaced and the number of imaging techniques has increased by including PET and SPECT images New to this edition Improved clarity of the joint images A number of new radiographic images Insight Boxes Inclusion of PET and SPECT colour images Bones and Joints may be used as part of a self-directed learning programme by students examining and studying the real bones of the skeleton along with the images. It can also be used as part of a revision programme or as a reference text. It is aimed at all health care students who needs a good understanding of the skeletal system.

Physics for Diagnostic Radiology, Third Edition

Author: Philip Palin Dendy,Brian Heaton

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420083155

Category: Science

Page: 720

View: 6722

With every chapter revised and updated, Physics for Diagnostic Radiology, Third Edition continues to emphasise the importance of physics education as a critical component of radiology training. This bestselling text helps readers understand how various imaging techniques work, from planar analogue and digital radiology to computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, and positron emission tomography (PET) to ultrasound imaging and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). New to the Third Edition Material on digital receptors Emphasis on the differences between analogue and digital images Coverage of multi-slice CT and three-dimensional resolution, dual energy applications, and cone beam CT Special radiographic techniques, including subtraction techniques and interventional radiology New chapter on PET, with discussion of multi-modality imaging (PET/CT) Additional material on radiation doses and risks to patients New chapter covering picture archiving and communication system (PACS), teleradiology, networks, archiving, and related factors A summary of the main teaching points at the beginning of each chapter After an introductory chapter on basic physics, the book follows the x-ray imaging process: production of x-rays, interaction with the patient, radiation measurement, the image receptor, the radiological image, and image quality assessment. It then covers more advanced x-ray techniques as well as imaging with radioactive materials. The text also focuses on radiobiology, risk and radiation protection, and imaging with non-ionising radiation. The final chapter discusses data handling in a modern, electronic radiology department.

Dental Materials

Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

Author: Carol Dixon Hatrick,W. Stephan Eakle

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455773859

Category: Medical

Page: 370

View: 1501

With Dental Materials: Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists, 3rd Edition, you will learn the most current methods of placing - or assisting in the placement - of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient's course of treatment. The multidisciplinary author team enhances this edition with new chapters on preventive and desensitizing materials, tooth whitening, and preventive and corrective oral appliances, with new clinical photos throughout. An Evolve website provides new chapter quizzes for classroom and board exam preparation! An emphasis on application shows how dental materials are used in day-to-day clinical practice. Step-by-step procedure boxes list detailed equipment/supplies and instructions on how to perform more than 30 key procedures, with icons indicating specific guidelines or precautions. Chapter review questions help you assess your understanding of the content and prepare for classroom and board examinations. Clinical tips and precautions are provided in summary boxes, focusing on theDo's and Don'ts in clinical practice and patient care. Case-based discussions include scenarios that apply dental materials content to daily practice, encourage critical thinking, and reinforce proper patient education. An Evolve companion website offers practice quizzes, interactive exercises, competency skill worksheets, and vocabulary practice. NEW! Chapters on preventive and desensitizing materials, tooth whitening, and preventive and corrective oral appliances expand and reorganize this material to keep pace with dynamic areas. NEW! Cutting-edge content reflects the latest advances in areas such as nano-glass ionomer cements, dental implants, and fluoride varnishes. NEW! Clinical photographs throughout (more than 550 total) show dental materials being used and applied. NEW online quizzes provide even more practice for test-taking confidence, and include rationales and page references for remediation.

Skeletal Radiography

Author: Sheila Bull

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780407002784

Category: Medical

Page: 223

View: 1177

An Introduction to Radiography E-Book

Author: Suzanne Easton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982492

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 6589

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

Medical Imaging - E-Book

Techniques, Reflection and Evaluation

Author: Elizabeth Carver,Barry Carver

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702052019

Category: Medical

Page: 560

View: 5614

Medical Imaging has been revised and updated to reflect the current role and responsibilities of the radiographer, a role that continues to extend as the 21st century progresses. This comprehensive book covers the full range of medical imaging methods/techniques which all students and professionals must understand, and discusses them related to imaging principles, radiation dose, patient condition, body area and pathologies. There is comprehensive, up-to-date, referencing for all chapters, with full image evaluation criteria and a systematic approach to fault recognition for all radiographic projections. Highly respected editors, Elizabeth and Barry Carver, have brought together an impressive team of contributing authors, comprising academic, radiographer and radiologist clinical experts. NEW TO THIS EDITION Full colour, including approximately 200 new colour photographs All techniques have been updated to reflect the use of digital image receptors All chapters have been updated to reflect current practice, eg CT colonoscopy is now included as part of GI imaging; the nuclear medicine chapter now introduces hybrid imaging; the genitourinary chapter now reflects the use of ultrasound and CT 'The authors have been comprehensive, thorough and innovative. This well-presented book should be adopted by Schools of Diagnostic Imaging in Europe and elsewhere and be a constant companion to the reflective radiographic practitioner.' From the foreword to the first edition by Patrick Brennan. Medical Imaging has been revised and updated to reflect the current role and responsibilities of the radiographer, a role that continues to extend as the 21st century progresses. This comprehensive book covers the full range of medical imaging methods/techniques which all students and professionals must understand, and discusses them related to imaging principles, radiation dose, patient condition, body area and pathologies. There is comprehensive, up-to-date, referencing for all chapters, with full image evaluation criteria and a systematic approach to fault recognition for all radiographic projections. Highly respected editors, Elizabeth and Barry Carver, have brought together an impressive team of contributing authors, comprising academic, radiographer and radiologist clinical experts. Full colour, including approximately 200 new colour photographs.All techniques have been updated to reflect the use of digital image receptors. All chapters have been updated to reflect current practice, eg CT colonoscopy is now included as part of GI imaging; the nuclear medicine chapter now introduces hybrid imaging; the genitourinary chapter now reflects the use of ultrasound and CT.

Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide E-Book

Author: Nigel Raby,Laurence Berman,Simon Morley,Gerald de Lacey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050318

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 974

Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any given image. Common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty are highlighted. Prevent mistakes. Pitfalls and associated abnormalities are emphasized throughout. Avoid misdiagnoses. Normal anatomy is outlined alongside schemes for detecting variants of the norm. Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points. Will provide a useful overview of the most important features in diagnosis and interpretation. Easily grasp difficult anatomical concepts. Radiographs accompanied by clear, explanatory line-drawings. Spend less time searching with an improved layout and design with succinct, easy-to-follow text. A templated chapter approach helps you access key information quickly. Each chapter includes key points summary, basic radiographs, normal anatomy, guidance on analyzing the radiographs, common injuries, rare but important injuries, pitfalls, regularly overlooked injuries, examples, and references. Grasp the nuances of key diagnostic details. Updated and expanded information, new radiographs, and new explanatory line drawings reinforce the book’s aim of providing clear, practical advice in diagnosis. Avoid pitfalls in the detection of abnormalities that are most commonly overlooked or misinterpreted.

Ball and Moore's Essential Physics for Radiographers

Author: John L. Ball,Adrian D. Moore,Steve Turner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118574206

Category: Medical

Page: 424

View: 9835

Since its first edition in 1980, Essential Physics for Radiographers has earned an international reputation as a clear and straightforward introduction to the physics of radiography. Now in its fourth edition, this book remains a core textbook for student radiographers. The authors have retained the pragmatic approach of earlier editions and continue to target the book particularly at those students who find physics a difficult subject to grasp. The fourth edition builds on the major revisions introduced in the third edition. The content has been updated to reflect recent advances in imaging technology. The chapter on Radiation Safety has been completely rewritten in the light of the latest changes in relevant legislation, and a re-examination of the physical principles underpinning magnetic resonance imaging forms the basis of a new chapter. Worked examples and calculations again feature strongly, and the innovative and popular Maths Help File, guides readers gently through the mathematical steps and concepts involved. The reference citations have been updated and now include Internet sources.

Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics

Author: Donald Graham

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780702052156

Category: Medical

Page: 378

View: 9847

Rev. ed. of: Principles of radiological physics / Donald T. Graham, Paul Cloke, Martin Vosper. 5th ed. 2007.

Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals & Applications

Author: Beth Vanhorn,Robert Clark

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435453875

Category: Science

Page: 960

View: 5904

Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals and Applications provides a well-rounded, complete approach to learning the skills required in the field of veterinary assisting. Beginning with basic skills such as veterinary medical terminology and office procedures, the book progresses to more advanced skills such as nursing care and radiology. There is a section on animal production and management covering companion animals, large animals, and exotic animals. Clinical scenarios are provided in each chapter to help demonstrate application of the skills to real world practice. Robust instructor support materials are also provided including an instructor's guide, presentations on PowerPoint, and a testbank. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Hand Bone Age

A Digital Atlas of Skeletal Maturity

Author: Vicente Gilsanz,Osman Ratib

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642237621

Category: Medical

Page: 96

View: 6236

In the past, determination of bone maturity relied on visual evaluation of skeletal development in the hand and wrist, most commonly using the Greulich and Pyle atlas. The Gilsanz and Ratib digital atlas takes advantage of digital imaging and provides a more effective and objective approach to assessment of skeletal maturity. The atlas integrates the key morphological features of ossification in the bones of the hand and wrist and provides idealized, sex- and age-specific images of skeletal development New to this revised second edition is a description and user manual for Bone Age for iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®, which can be purchased and used separately from this book. The App can be easily employed to calculate the deviation of the patient’s age from the normal range and to predict a possible growth delay. This easy-to-use atlas and the related App will be invaluable for radiologists, endocrinologists, and pediatricians and also relevant to forensic physicians.

Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynaecology E-Book

Author: Barry O'Reilly,Cecilia Bottomley,Janice Rymer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051241

Category: Medical

Page: 8

View: 4046

Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynaecology The perfect clinical companion; fully revised and updated for this new edition. Concise Evidence-based Focussed on the core curriculum Comprehensive coverage sign-posted by clear, consistent headings, from definition, aetiology, pathophysiology, history taking, general advice, clinical features, investigations, management, treatment, prognosis and assessment to risk factors and differential diagnoses. Includes self-assessment, emergency procedures and normal values. The perfect clinical companion; fully revised and updated for this new edition. Concise Evidence-based Focussed on the core curriculum Comprehensive coverage sign-posted by clear, consistent headings, from definition, aetiology, pathophysiology, history taking, general advice, clinical features, investigations, management, treatment, prognosis and assessment to risk factors and differential diagnoses. Includes self-assessment, emergency procedures and normal values.

The Human Bone Manual

Author: Tim D. White,Pieter A. Folkens

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080488998

Category: Law

Page: 488

View: 6350

Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens' The Human Bone Manual is intended for use outside the laboratory and classroom, by professional forensic scientists, anthropologists and researchers. The compact volume includes all the key information needed for identification purposes, including hundreds of photographs designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information. Features more than 500 color photographs and illustrations in a portable format; most in 1:1 ratio Provides multiple views of every bone in the human body Includes tips on identifying any human bone or tooth Incorporates up-to-date references for further study

Essential Physics for Radiographers

Author: John Ball,Adrian D. Moore

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632039029

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 7272

Since its initial publication in 1979, Essential Physics for Radiographers has earned an international reputation as a clear and straightforward introduction to the physics of radiography, and remains the core textbook for student radiographers. This third edition reflects the change from diploma to graduated radiography education. Nonetheless, the authors have retained the pragmatic approach of earlier editions and continue to provide a text for those students who find it difficult to grasp the subject of physics. The book has undergone major revisions and the content has been broadened to reflect the recent advances in imaging technology. New topics include magnetic resonance, lasers and alternating current theory. Fundamental physical concepts such as internal energy and post-Bohr atomic theory are more fully discussed in order to stimulate students to find out more information. Terminology has been revised to bring it in line with current educational and scientific practice, and decimal numbering of sections has been introduced. Information sources have been referenced and an extensive bibliography is provided. New diagrams are included, others have been redrawn with greater accuracy, and tables of physical data have been included. Worked examples and calculations feature strongly, and the innovative context-sensitive Maths Help File guides readers gently through the mathematical steps and concepts.

Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Diane Brown,Helen Edwards,Lesley Seaton,Thomas Buckley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729583937

Category: Medical

Page: 1896

View: 8944

Perfect for: • Undergraduate Nursing Students • Postgraduate Specialist Nursing Pathways (Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing) • TAFE Bachelor of Nursing Program Lewis’s Medical–Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 4th Edition is the most comprehensive go-to reference for essential information about all aspects of professional nursing care of patients. Using the nursing process as a framework for practice, the fourth edition has been extensively revised to reflect the rapid changing nature of nursing practice and the increasing focus on key nursing care priorities. Building on the strengths of the third Australian and New Zealand edition and incorporating relevant global nursing research and practice from the prominent US title Medical–Surgical Nursing, 9Th Edition, Lewis’s Medical–Surgical Nursing, 4th Edition is an essential resource for students seeking to understand the role of the professional nurse in the contemporary health environment. 49 expert contributors from Australia and New Zealand Current research data and Australian and New Zealand statistics Focus on evidence-based practice Review questions and clinical reasoning exercises Evolve Resources for instructor and student, including quick quiz’s, test banks, review questions, image gallery and videos. • Chapter on current national patient safety and clinical reasoning • Over 80 new and revised case studies • Chapter on rural and remote area nursing • Fully revised chapter on chronic illness and complex care • Chapter on patient safety and clinical reasoning • Greater emphasis on contemporary health issues, such as obesity and emergency and disaster nursing • Australia and New Zealand sociocultural focus

Clark's Essential PACS, RIS and Imaging Informatics

Author: Alexander Peck

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498763464

Category: Medical

Page: 218

View: 4920

Imaging informatics is a complex and historically rapidly changing field, knowledge of which is central to the practice of all imaging specialists. This convenient pocket guide provides the foundations of knowledge in informatics, allowing radiographers in training and in practice, assistant practitioners and other allied health professionals to understand, use and develop more efficient ways of imaging that will in turn deliver improved patient care.

Pocket Guide for Radiotherapy in Clinical Practice

Author: Lucy Austin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781908625267

Category: Radiotherapy

Page: 56

View: 3488

Written by a recently qualified student, who was the UK Society of Radiographers Student of the Year in 2013, the "Pocket Guide for Radiography in Clinical Practice "is crammed with practical detail to help all students get to grips with their clinical placements.