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ISBN: 9780323072960
Page Count: 256
Imprint: Mosby
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Digital Radiography and PACS Revised Reprint - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

by Christi Carter, MSRS, RT(R) and Beth Veale, BSRS, MEd, RT(R)(QM)

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323072960
Page Count: 256
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $57.95
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Practical and comprehensive, this resource offers up-to-date coverage of computed radiography, digital radiography, and PACS. It explores the differences between conventional and digital imaging systems and how computed and digital radiography systems fit within the radiology department. State-of-the art information on image acquisition, exposure guidelines, and quality control help you obtain the best possible radiographs. You'll also learn about PACS workstations, archiving, film digitization, image printing, and more. For this revised reprint, we have updated Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, and 12. In Chapter 4, revisions have been made to the Digitizing the Signal and Speed Class sections. In Chapter 5, revisions have been made to the Imaging Plate Selection, Grid Selection, and Automatic Data Recognition sections. In Chapter 6, the Indirect Conversion, CsI Detectors, Detective Quantum Efficiency, and Spatial Resolution sections have been revised. In Chapter 12, the Quality Control Standards section has been revised.
    • Discusses the similarities and differences between conventional and digital systems.
    • Introduces basic computer components and networking concepts for a solid foundation in the principles of computing.
    • Provides balanced coverage of computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and PACS systems.
    • Includes step-by-step guidance for acquiring, processing, and producing radiographic images using CR/DR technologies.
    • Explores the CR/DR quality workstation, as well as advanced image processing and manipulation functions available on many of the latest CR/DR workstations.
    • Offers complete coverage of PACS workstations, archiving solutions, and system architectures, including information on film digitization, printing images, and preparing image files.
    • Provides comprehensive quality control and management guidelines for PACS, CR, and DR.
    • Chapter objectives, chapter summaries, key terms, and review questions reinforce key concepts and help you retain and recall important information.
  • Part I Introduction
    Ch 1 Comparison of conventional and digital systems

    Part II Basic Principles
    Ch 2 Basic Computer Concepts
    Ch 3 Networking Basics

    Part III Digital Radiographic Image Acquisition and Processing
    Ch 4 Cassette-based Equipment
    Ch 5 Cassette-based Image Acquisition
    Ch 6 Cassetteless Equipment and Image Acquisition
    Ch 7 Digital Radiographic Image Processing and Manupulation

    Part IV PACS
    Ch 8 PACS Workstations
    Ch 9 Image Archiving Solutions
    Ch 10 Digitizing, Printing and Burning

    Part V Quality Control and Quality Management
    Ch 11 Ensuring Quality in PACS
    Ch 12 Total Quality Management

    Abbreviation Table
  • Christi Carter, MSRS, RT(R), Faculty Director, Radiologic Science, Brookhaven College, Texas and Beth Veale, BSRS, MEd, RT(R)(QM), Associate Professor, Radiologic Sciences, Midwestern State University, Texas
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