Computed Tomography for Technologists: Exam Review

Author: Lois Romans

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496377273

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 9682

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Computed Tomography for Technologists: Exam Review, Second Edition, is intended to be used as a companion to Computed Tomography for Technologists: A Comprehensive Text, Second Edition, and as a review of computed tomography on its own. This is an excellent resource for students preparing to take the advanced level certification exam offered by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Computed Tomography for Technologists: Exam Review

Author: Lois Romans

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496377273

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 3469

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Computed Tomography for Technologists: Exam Review, Second Edition, is intended to be used as a companion to Computed Tomography for Technologists: A Comprehensive Text, Second Edition, and as a review of computed tomography on its own. This is an excellent resource for students preparing to take the advanced level certification exam offered by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Mosby’s Exam Review for Computed Tomography - E-Book

Author: Daniel N. DeMaio

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323544932

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 4709

Make sure you’re prepared for the ARRT CT exam for computed tomography exam. The thoroughly updated Mosby’s Exam Review for Computed Tomography, 3rd Edition serves as both a study guide and an in-depth review. Written in outline format this easy-to-follow text covers the four content areas on the exam: patient care, safety, imaging procedures, and CT image production. Three 160-question mock exams are included in the book along with an online test bank of 700 questions that can be randomly sampled to create unlimited variations. You will never take the same test twice! For additional remediation, all questions have rationales that can be viewed in quiz mode. A thorough, outline-format review covers the four content areas on the computed tomography advanced certification exam: patient care, safety, imaging procedures, and CT image production. Mock exams in the book and on the Evolve website prepare students for the ARRT exam, with three 160-question mock exams in the book and 700 questions on Evolve that may be randomly accessed for an unlimited number of exam variations. Online study aids allow students to bookmark questions for later study, see rationales for correct and incorrect answers, get test tips for different questions, and record and date-stamp your test scores Review questions with answers help students prepare for the ARRT exam and identify areas that need additional study. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers provide students with the information they need to make the most out of the Q&A sections. NEW! Technological focus on reducing patient radiation exposure includes the latest dose-related guidelines. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest ARRT CT exam specifications NEW! 50 new CT images demonstrate need-to-know pathologies in detail NEW! Thoroughly revised and updated information detail the major technological advances in the field of Computed Tomography

Introduction to Sectional Anatomy

Author: Michael E. Madden

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781763424

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 5617

Featuring all the latest imaging modalities—including ultrasound, MR, and PET/CT—this Second Edition text provides a solid understanding of sectional anatomy and its applications in clinical imaging. Chapters on each body region include patient CT and MR images shown in sequence through multiple planes, followed by clinical cases centered on CT, MR, ultrasound, and PET/CT images. By comparing images from different patients, readers learn to distinguish normal anatomic variations from variations that indicate disease or injury. This edition includes new clinical cases and has a new layout that makes it easier to compare images from several patients. Each chapter ends with clinical application questions.

Computed Tomography

Physical Principles, Clinical Applications, and Quality Control

Author: Euclid Seeram

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323312882

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 2988

Build the foundation necessary for the practice of CT scanning with Computed Tomography: Physical Principles, Clinical Applications, and Quality Control, 4th Edition.Written to meet the varied requirements of radiography students and practitioners, this two-color text provides comprehensive coverage of the physical principles of CT and its clinical applications. Its clear, straightforward approach is designed to improve your understanding of sectional anatomic images as they relate to CT - and facilitate communication between CT technologists and other medical personnel. Comprehensively covers CT at just the right depth for technologists - going beyond superficial treatment to accommodate all the major advances in CT. One complete CT resource covers what you need to know! The latest information on advances in CT imaging, including: advances in volume CT scanning; CT fluoroscopy; multi-slice applications like 3-D imaging, CT angiography, and virtual reality imaging (endoscopy) - all with excellent coverage of state-of-the-art principles, instrumentation, clinical applications, and quality control. More than 600 photos and line drawings help students understand and visualize concepts. Chapter outlines show you what is most important in every chapter. Strong ancillary package on Evolve facilitates instructor preparation and provides a full complement of support for teaching and learning with the text NEW! Highlights recent technical developments in CT, such as: the iterative reconstruction; detector updates; x-ray tube innovations; radiation dose optimization; hardware and software developments; and the introduction of a new scanner from Toshiba. NEW! Learning Objectives and Key Terms at the beginning of every chapter and a Glossary at the end of the book help you organize and focus on key information. NEW! End-of-Chapter Questions provide opportunity for review and greater challenge. NEW! An added second color aids in helping you read and retain pertinent information

CT and MR Angiography

Comprehensive Vascular Assessment

Author: Geoffrey D. Rubin,Neil M. Rofsky

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469801833

Category: Medical

Page: 1316

View: 4360

Written by world-renowned experts in both CT angiography and MR angiography, this landmark work is the first comprehensive text on vascular imaging using CT and MR. It provides a balanced view of the capabilities of these modalities and practical guidelines for obtaining and interpreting images. More than 2,200 illustrations complement the text. Chapters co-authored by CT and MR authorities cover imaging of all coronary and non-coronary arteries and veins. Each chapter details indications, imaging strategies, normal and variant anatomy, diseases, surgical management, and pitfalls. The authors compare the utility of CT and MR in specific clinical situations and discuss the role of conventional angiography and ultrasound where appropriate.

LANGE Review: Computed Tomography Examination

Author: Sharlene M. Snowdon

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071847502

Category: Medical

Page: 253

View: 6399

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO ACE THE ARRT® COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY EXAM (CT) EXAM IN ONE COMPLETE PACKAGE! Written by an experienced program director who knows what it takes to excel, LANGE Review: Computed Tomography Examination is designed to boost confidence, test-taking skills, and knowledge for anyone preparing for the exam. Bolstered by nearly 500 registry-style questions with detailed answer explanations, this essential guide also includes valuable background material – covering everything from eligibility requirements to test-taking tips. You will also find two comprehensive practice exams within the text and online. It all adds up to the single-best way to increase your chance of success on the CT Exam. · A thorough review of patient care, imaging procedures, and physics and instrumentation distills core concepts on the registry exam · Chapter-ending practice questions assess your knowledge of essential concepts · Two comprehensive practice exams —in the book and online--to improve your confidence · Includes 495 registry-style questions with complete explanations for each answer · Informative introduction includes test taking tips, clinical experience requirements, content specifications, and certification eligibility requirements

Computed Tomography Exam Secrets

CT Test Review for the Computed Tomography Exam

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 9781609715854

Category: Medical

Page: 143

View: 9699

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Computed Tomography Exam Secrets helps you ace the Computed Tomography Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Computed Tomography Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Computed Tomography Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Computed Tomography Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Concepts review including: Detector Efficiency, Collimation, Intracranial Bleeding, Kerma, Metal Artifacts, Photoconductor, Kilovolt, Spatial Frequency, Pulmonary Arteriography, Axial Plane, Hounsfield Unit Epidural Hematoma, Consent, Pediatric Dose Reduction, Immobilization, Spiral CT, Automatic Injection, Region of Interest Low Osmolity Contrast Media, Convolution Filters Quantum Theory, Signal to Noise Ratio, Linearity, Isotonic, Third Generation CT Imager, Display Field of View, Fan Beam, CT Regarding Stroke, Helical CT Angiography, Detector Array, Ray Sum, Electron Beam CT Contrast Materials -- IV and Oral, Vital Signs, Blood Flow, Metformin, Spiral CTkVp, CT vs. MRI, Brain CT Scanning, Contraindications, Edge Gradient, and much more...

Review of Radiologic Physics

Author: Walter Huda

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496347374

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 1905

Now revised to reflect the new, clinically-focused certification exams, Review of Radiological Physics, Fourth Edition, offers a complete review for radiology residents and radiologic technologists preparing for certification. . This new edition covers x-ray production and interactions, projection and tomographic imaging, image quality, radiobiology, radiation protection, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance – all of the important physics information you need to understand the factors that improve or degrade image quality. Each chapter is followed by 20 questions for immediate self-assessment, and two end-of-book practice exams, each with 100 additional questions, offer a comprehensive review of the full range of topics.

Phlebotomy Exam Review

Author: Ruth E. McCall,Cathee M. Tankersley

Publisher: XYZ editeur/XYZ Publishing

ISBN: 9780781733540

Category: Medical

Page: 326

View: 7950

This exam review, now in its Second Edition, prepares students for the major national certification exams in phlebotomy, including ASCP, NCA, ASPT, NPA, and AMT. In a comprehensive outline format, it includes content review and contains over 800 multiple-choice questions with answers and rationale. Also includes sample exams to encourage a comfort level in the test-taking environment. A CD-ROM with additional 150 sample test questions accompanies this helpful review manual.

MDCT

From Protocols to Practice

Author: Mannudeep K. Kalra,Sanjay Saini,Geoffrey D. Rubin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9788847008328

Category: Medical

Page: 411

View: 7970

"MDCT: From Protocols to Practice" tackles contemporary and topical issues in MDCT technology and applications. As an updated edition of MDCT: A Practical Approach, this volume offers new content as well as revised chapters from the previous volume. New chapters discuss important topics such as imaging of children and obese subjects, the use of contrast medium in pregnant women, coronary MDCT angiography, and PET/CT in abdominal and pelvic malignancies. Furthermore an Appendix with over 50 updated MDCT scanning protocols completes this publication. The book emphasizes the practical aspects of MDCT, making it an invaluable source of information for radiologists, residents, medical physicists, and radiology technologists in everyday clinical practice.

MDCT Physics: The Basics

Technology, Image Quality and Radiation Dose

Author: Mahadevappa Mahesh

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451152825

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 3162

Written by the chief physicist at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, this easy-to-read short textbook explains the physics behind multi-detector CT technology, particularly newer, more complex technology. The focus is on principles of physics, effects of scan parameters on image quality, and optimum radiation dosage. The book includes numerous key points summaries and questions to assist in exam preparation.

Nuclear Medicine Physics: The Basics

Author: Ramesh Chandra,Arman Rahmim

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496381866

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 6693

Part of the renowned The Basics series, Nuclear Medicine Physics helps build foundational knowledge of how and why things happen in the clinical environment. Ideal for board review and reference, the 8th edition provides a practical summary of this complex field, focusing on essential details as well as real-life examples taken from nuclear medicine practice. New full-color illustrations, concise text, essential mathematical equations, key points, review questions, and useful appendices help you quickly master challenging concepts in nuclear medicine physics.

Introduction to Computed Tomography

Author: Lois E. Romans

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 108

View: 3867

Takes technical process of CT scanning and breaks it down to digestible components. Provides technical detail essential to understanding the modality.

Basics of PET Imaging

Physics, Chemistry, and Regulations

Author: Gopal B. Saha

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319164236

Category: Medical

Page: 282

View: 5556

The Third Edition of this classic text presents the basic concepts of PET imaging technology. Topics include basic physics of PET imaging; detectors, scanners and data collection; storage, display, and PACS; PET radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals; reimbursement for PET procedures; and performance of PET studies. This revised edition is thoroughly updated and includes information on new PET scanning detectors and PET/MRI scanners; PET/MRI data acquisition; software packages; recently developed PET radiopharmaceuticals; and new procedures for PET studies. To maximize understanding, the book includes pertinent basic science principles, equations, sample problems and practice questions. Basics of PET Imaging, Third Edition, is an ideal resource for nuclear medicine physicians, residents and technologists.

The Skillful Teacher

On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom

Author: Stephen D. Brookfield

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118450299

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 5574

Energize your classrooms with these key techniques for college teaching Students say the best teachers get them excited about learning, stretch their thinking, and keep them actively involved in class. But with increasingly diverse classrooms and constantly changing technology, each semester throws up new challenges for engaging students. Discover how to keep your teaching, and your students, energized with The Skillful Teacher, a practical guide to effective techniques, approaches, and methods for today's college classrooms. Providing insights, reflections, and advice from his four decades of college teaching, Stephen Brookfield now adapts his successful methods to teaching online, working with diverse student populations, and making classrooms truly inclusive. As well as being completely revised, updated, and rewritten, this edition adds six brand new chapters on: Teaching critical thinking Using play and creativity in the classroom Teaching in teams Helping students take responsibility for learning Teaching about racism Exercising teacher power responsibly Readers will delve into what learning feels like from a student's perspective, as well as absorb the wisdom of veteran college faculty with whom the author has worked. Themes from the bestselling previous editions remain, but are revisited and expanded with the perspective of an additional decade in the classroom. This authoritative guide is now even more comprehensive to better serve teachers looking to improve. Whether you are new to the classroom or are looking to rise to new challenges, The Skillful Teacher will provide answers, expand your repertoire of techniques, and invigorate your teaching and your classrooms.

Orthopedic Imaging A Practical Approach

A Practical Approach

Author: Adam Greenspan

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469883309

Category: Medical

Page: 1192

View: 9946

Orthopedic Radiology: A Practical Approach has established itself as a standard text in musculoskeletal imaging. Featuring over 4,000 illustrations and unique, effective pedagogy, this is the ideal teaching text on musculoskeletal imaging for radiologists and orthopedists at every level of training. It covers all orthopedic problems and imaging modalities and offers indispensable guidance on selecting cost-effective imaging techniques. Featured are PET-CT’s, CT, three-dimensional CT scans for areas covering trauma, MRI, and musculoskeletal ultrasound. Practical Points to Remember appear at the end of each chapter to outline salient points.

The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging

Author: Jerrold T. Bushberg,J. Anthony Seibert,Edwin M. Leidholdt,John M. Boone

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451153945

Category: Medical

Page: 1048

View: 393

This renowned work is derived from the authors' acclaimed national review course (“Physics of Medical Imaging") at the University of California-Davis for radiology residents. The text is a guide to the fundamental principles of medical imaging physics, radiation protection and radiation biology, with complex topics presented in the clear and concise manner and style for which these authors are known. Coverage includes the production, characteristics and interactions of ionizing radiation used in medical imaging and the imaging modalities in which they are used, including radiography, mammography, fluoroscopy, computed tomography and nuclear medicine. Special attention is paid to optimizing patient dose in each of these modalities. Sections of the book address topics common to all forms of diagnostic imaging, including image quality and medical informatics as well as the non-ionizing medical imaging modalities of MRI and ultrasound. The basic science important to nuclear imaging, including the nature and production of radioactivity, internal dosimetry and radiation detection and measurement, are presented clearly and concisely. Current concepts in the fields of radiation biology and radiation protection relevant to medical imaging, and a number of helpful appendices complete this comprehensive textbook. The text is enhanced by numerous full color charts, tables, images and superb illustrations that reinforce central concepts. The book is ideal for medical imaging professionals, and teachers and students in medical physics and biomedical engineering. Radiology residents will find this text especially useful in bolstering their understanding of imaging physics and related topics prior to board exams.

Practical Vascular Technology

A Comprehensive Laboratory Text

Author: Nathalie Garbani

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1582558094

Category: Medical

Page: 251

View: 1448

This is the first full-color book written as a clinical vascular sonography text for the laboratory portion of a sonography and vascular sonography program or for practicing sonographers. Practical Vascular Technology is an image and feature-rich textbook and reference clearly illustrating the procedures and principles associated with applied vascular sonography. Each chapter includes thoroughly illustrated sections on patient and equipment preparation, the testing sequence, typical results of the test, and interpretation of test results. A companion website includes clinical case studies and a student quiz bank.