LANGE Review: Computed Tomography Examination

Author: Sharlene M. Snowdon

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071847502

Category: Medical

Page: 253

View: 7849

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

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

Author: Daniel N. DeMaio

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323544932

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 7299

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

Computed Tomography for Technologists

Exam Review

Author: Lois E. Romans

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781777968

Category: Medical

Page: 182

View: 1460

Leveraging the organization and focus on exam preparation found in the comprehensive text, this Exam Review will help any student to successfully complete the ARRT General Radiography and Computed Tomography exams. The book includes a bulleted format review of content, Registry-style questions with answers and rationales, and a mock exam following the ARRT format. The companion website offers an online testing simulation engine.

Lange Q&A Radiography Examination 9/E (EBOOK)

Author: D. A. Saia

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071801898

Category: Medical

Page: 454

View: 8864

1400+ Q&As and a test-simulating CD deliver unmatched preparation for the radiography certification/recertification exam 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is an excellent resource for radiography student interns to use to prepare for the national registry. It poses a series of questions from each integral portion of radiography and covers all the units thoroughly....This is a wonderful resource for students to use to fully prepare for the exam....This is the best book around to prepare interns for the exam."--Doody's Review Service LANGE Q&A: Radiography Examination, 9e provides radiography students and recertifying radiographers with more than 1,400 registry-style questions with detailed answer explanations. Questions are organized by topic area for focused study and the book also includes two comprehensive practice exams. This ninth edition includes the ARRT examination content to be implemented in January 2012. Also new is coverage of computed tomography (CT) technology within the chapters on radiation protection, equipment, procedures, and CT imaging. Also included is an exam-simulating CD containing two complete practice exams. Features Sections include Patient Care, Radiographic Procedures, Radiation Protection, Image Production and Evaluation, and Equipment Operation and Maintenance Written by an author with more than 35 years teaching experience Each question includes detailed explanation of correct and incorrect answer options Companion CD features one complete practice exam

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: 3944

***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...

Body CT Secrets

Author: John G. Strang,Vikram Dogra

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 405

View: 4825

The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again! This volume presents guidelines for performing and interpreting CT studies. You'll find all of the features you rely on Secrets Series®-such as a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors. No matter what questions arise, Body CT Secrets, has the answers you need. Offers a new, two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites. A smaller, more portable size lets you carry it anywhere Adds a chapter containing the "Top 100 Secrets" in computed tomography

Computed Tomography

Author: Stewart C. Bushong

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071343541

Category: Medical

Page: 162

View: 3774

If you've e ver used a highlighther to identify key facts, phrases, concepts and equations in your study, you'll appreciate the format of McGraw-Hill's Essentials of Medical Imaging Series. Each book in the series features only these highlighted facts in an easy-to-use, bulleted format that makes study quick, efficient, and enjoyable. Because each author is a top flight instructor from the world of radiologic science, readers can count on coverage that's thorough and battle-tested in the classroom. Interesting and entertaining illustrations and boxed material help to master and remember important concepts. Plus, practice questions at the end of each chapter reinforce understanding of key points. The EMI Series presents the full range of topics in radiologic science that must be known to succeed in the classroom, excel on ARRT exams, and flourish in clinical practice

Appleton and Lange Review of Surgery

Author: Simon Wapnick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071378147

Category: Medical

Page: 297

View: 7070

The new edition of this popular guide provides students with a solid review of surgery for the USMLE Step 2 and residency training exams. The Fourth Edition includes over 1,000 exam-type questions and answers, a paragraph-length explanation of each answer, and a 100-question practice test for self-assessment.

Lange Q&A MRI Examination

Author: Barry Southers,Tiffany Roman,Richard H. Weening,Cynthia Gibbs,Maureen Hood

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

ISBN: 9780071843690

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 8815

Spiral and Multislice Computed Tomography of the Body

Author: Mathias Prokop,Michael Galanski

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131607114

Category: Medical

Page: 498

View: 2723

Whole body computed tomography has developed at a rapid pace in the past decade, spurred on by the introduction of spiral and multislice scanning. These new technologies have not only improved diagnostic accuracy, but also made new applications possible that were previously accessible only through more complex or invasive techniques.This new book expertly fills a gap in the literature by combining the practically relevant technical background with the clinical information required for correctly performing and interpreting CT examinations. The book presents the state-of-the-art capabilities and requirements of CT as a key diagnostic and interventional tool, with special emphasis on the role of spiral and multi-slice CT. You will find a thorough introduction to CT technology from scanner design to 3D image reconstruction, useful practical hints on how to optimize your examination protocols and how to keep the radiation exposure of your patients to a minimum, as well as an extensive clinical section in which symptoms, pathology and CT morphology are integrated to provide you withthe basis for subtle interpretation of CT findings using the most modern CT techniques.Highlights include:- Full coverage of single-slice, 4-slice and 16-slice scanning techniques- Introduction to extended CT applications including cardiac CT,CT fluoroscopy,and 3D image processing- Organ-specific protocols for scanning and contrast administration- Practical guidelines for maximizing image quality and minimizing radiation exposure- Useful suggestions for image interpretation and for avoiding pitfalls and errors- Convenient format by organ systemand disease entity- Full discussion of organ-specific pathology and CT morphology- CT indications integrated with other imaging modalitiesAt a time when CT examinations are becoming more technically demanding and complex, with an increasing number of scan parameters and advances in 3D reconstructions, this book is an essential professional tool. Experienced practitioners will find their diagnostic and technical skills improved by reading the book, and beginners will enjoy the clear, systematic approach that will help them use the technique with confidence.

Radiology of Chest Diseases

Author: Sebastian Lange,Geraldine Walsh (FRCR.)

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9780865776371

Category: Medical

Page: 372

View: 9365

This revised second edition covers all aspects of modern thoracic radiology, & includes important new sections on computed tomography & cardiac imaging. The reader will find useful descriptions of a wide range of thoracic conditions, as well as guidelines for key differential diagnoses.

Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals

Author: Lorrie L. Kelley,Connie M. Petersen

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323082600

Category: Medical

Page: 768

View: 7395

This book covers the sectional anatomy of the entire body. The text presents actual diagnostic images from both MRI and CT modalities side-by-side with corresponding anatomic line drawings to illustrate the planes of anatomy most commonly demonstrated by diagnostic imaging.

Computed Tomography

Physical Principles, Clinical Applications, and Quality Control

Author: Euclid Seeram

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323312882

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 6734

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

Differential Diagnosis in Computed Tomography

Author: Francis A. Burgener,Christopher Herzog

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131502819

Category: Medical

Page: 868

View: 9569

Differential Diagnosis in Computed Tomography, 2nd edition, is an invaluable reference aid in the evaluation of CT images to help confidently gain a general diagnostic impression and a reasonable differential diagnosis. In contrast to disease-oriented radiology texts, this book is organized by CT findings, enabling the reader to quickly match the appropriate differential diagnosis to CT results. Special features of the second edition: Continuation of the successful Burgener concept: Comprehensive tables describe the imaging patterns of the various diseases that may present on CT, along with other characteristically associated imaging findings and pertinent physiopathologic, pathologic, and clinical data Over 2,000 detailed, high-quality images demonstrating a wide range of common and uncommon CT findings Chapters organized according to anatomic regions, from the brain to the pelvis and the musculoskeletal system, with new chapters on meningeal and calvarian lesions and on trauma Updated and revised sections reflecting the latest advances in CT technology and indications, including accurate staging of intra-articular and spinal fractures and evaluation of vascular diseases Extensive index systematically cross-references diseases and CT findings for optimal access to information Recognizing the central role that CT plays in the field of modern medical imaging, this book is essential for physicians who want to strengthen their diagnostic acumen and CT interpretation skills: radiologists in practice; residents preparing for board exams; and any other physician charged with understanding and interpreting CT images.

LANGE Q&A: Mammography Examination, 3rd Edition

Author: Olive Peart

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071833935

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 9158

Everything you need to ace the ARRT Mammography Exam in one complete study package! This comprehensive study guide for the ARRT’s Mammography Examination summarizes the mammography curriculum in a concise, readable format and includes 450 ARRT-style questions plus two complete practice exams to give radiographic technicians the practice they need to pass the registry examination with flying colors. This powerful study aid also includes summaries of all must-know facts and concepts and more than 100 illustrations and radiographs illustrating pathology, film comparison, and various types of lesions. Coverage has been updated to include the latest in digital imaging technology, digital quality assurance standards, special patient situations, breast pathology, treatment options, and breast reconstruction. Follows latest ARRT mammography exam blueprint NEW! Online faculty resources: PowerPoint® lesson plans include objectives, teaching points, review questions and images/illustrations for each chapter to support classroom use .

Pulmonary Disease Examination and Board Review

Author: Ronald Go

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071845305

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 8733

800 Q&A deliver a rigorous review for pulmonary board certification Part of the acclaimed McGraw-Hill Education Specialty Board Review series, this well-illustrated review is essential for pulmonary medicine physicians preparing for board certification or recertification. The coverage mirrors the board exam outline of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), focusing specifically on the most commonly tested topics in obstructive lung disease, critical care, diffuse parenchymal lung disease, sleep medicine, infections, and neoplasms. Offering more illustrations than similar reviews, Pulmonary Disease Examination and Board Review delivers authoritative coverage of the key concepts tested on the certification exam, including: making a diagnosis, test ordering and interpretation, treatment recommendations, understanding epidemiologic studies, understanding pathophysiology, and applying basic science knowledge to clinical situations. Case-based presentation mirrors the exam format Includes numerous high-quality images, including: x-rays, CT scans, and electrocardiograms Excellent as clinical refresher in pulmonary medicine

CT Teaching Manual

A Systematic Approach to CT Reading

Author: Matthias Hofer

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9781588905819

Category: Medical

Page: 223

View: 5984

Ideal for radiographers and radiologic technologists, this concise manual is the perfect introduction to the practice and interpretation of computed tomography. Designed as a systematic learning tool, it introduces the use CT scanners for all organs, and includes positioning, use of contrast media, representative CT scans of normal and pathological findings, explanatory drawings with keyed anatomic structures, and an overview of the most important measurement data. Finally, self-assessment quizzes - including answers - at the end of each chapter help the reader monitor progress and evaluate knowledge gained. The third edition includes 64-slice technology with sagittal and coronal MRP reconstructions, and dual-source CT.

Practical Nuclear Medicine

Author: Peter F. Sharp,Howard G. Gemmell,Alison D. Murray

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1846280184

Category: Medical

Page: 382

View: 4571

This book is an essential guide for all practitioners. The emphasis throughout is on the practice of nuclear medicine. Primarily aimed at the radiologist, physician, physicist or technologist starting in nuclear medicine, it will also appeal to more experienced practitioners who are keen to stay up-to-date. The practical approach with tables as "recipes" for acquisition protocols means it is essential for any departmental shelf. 3rd edition expanded - now covering areas of development in nuclear medicine, such as PET and other methods of tumour imaging, data processing. All illustrations are up-to-date to reflect current standards of image quality.

Medical Management of Vulnerable & Underserved Patients: Principles, Practice, Population

Author: Talmadge E. King,Margaret B. Wheeler,Alicia Fernandez,Dean Schillinger,Andrew B. Bindman,Kevin Grumbach,Teresa J. Villela

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071781390

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 4369

No other book on the subject Chronic diseases, especially those associated with poor nutrition, obesity, and addiction have grown to epidemic proportion in many poor and minority populations Covers all essential topics, including Navigating Language Barriers, Understanding Disability, Patient Education, Substance Abusers, the Care of Gay and Lesbian Patients, Reproductive Issues in Poor Women, and much more