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cover image - Radiologic Science for Technologists - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,11th Edition
ISBN: 9780323429443
Publication Date: 12-15-2016
Page Count: 688
Imprint: Mosby
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Radiologic Science for Technologists - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 11th Edition

by Stewart C. Bushong, ScD, FAAPM, FACR

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323429443
Publication Date: 12-15-2016
Page Count: 688
Imprint: Mosby
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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.
  • PART I: RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS
    1. Essential Concepts of Radiologic Science
    2. The Structure of Matter
    3. Electromagnetic Energy
    4. Electricity, Magnetism, and Electromagnetism
    PART II: X-RADIATION
    5. The X-ray Imaging System
    6. The X-ray Tube
    7. X-ray Production
    8. X-ray Emission
    9. X-ray Interaction with Matter
    PART III: THE RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE
    10. Radiologic Image Quality
    11. Scatter Radiation
    12. Screen-Film Radiography
    13. Screen-Film Radiographic Technique
    PART IV: THE DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE
    14. Medical Imaging Computer Science
    15. Computed Radiography
    16. Digital Radiography
    17. Digital Radiographic Technique
    18. Viewing the Digital Image
    PART V: RADIOGRAPHIC QUALITY ASSESSMENT
    19. Screen-Film Radiographic Artifacts
    20. Screen-Film Radiographic Quality Control
    21. Digital Radiographic Artifacts
    22. Digital Radiographic Quality Control
    PART VI: ADVANCED X-RAY IMAGING
    23. Mammography
    24. Mammography Quality Control
    25. Fluoroscopy
    26. Digital Fluoroscopy
    27. Interventional Radiography
    28. Computed Tomography
    PART VII: RADIOBIOLOGY
    29. Human Biology
    30. Fundamental Principles of Radiobiology
    31. Molecular Radiobiology
    32.  Cellular Radiobiology
    33. Deterministic Effects of Radiation
    34. Stochastic Effects of Radiation
    PART VIII: RADIATION PROTECTION
    35. Health Physics
    36. Designing for Radiation Protection
    37. NEW! Radiography/Fluoroscopy Patient Radiation Dose
    38. NEW! Computed Tomography Patient Radiation Dose
    39. Patient Radiation Dose Management
    40. Occupational Radiation Dose Management
  • Stewart C. Bushong, ScD, FAAPM, FACR, Professor of Radiologic Science, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
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