Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 15th Edition
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This handy guide puts frequently requested radiographic projections at students’ fingertips! Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography, 15th Edition summarizes essential information for more than 150 radiography projections in a spiral-bound format designed for quick reference in the clinical environment. Clear instructions explain how to position patients and body parts, and an optimal radiograph is included for each projection. A portable, easy-to-carry companion to the three-volume Merrill’s Atlas, this book provides guidelines for everything from perfect positioning to perfect exposures.
- Bulleted step-by-step instructions show how to position the patient and body part for frequently requested radiography projections.
- More than 150 projections are each presented in a two-page spread, and include information on patient position, part position, central ray angulation, collimation, KVp values, and a photograph of a properly positioned patient.
- Diagnostic-quality radiograph for each projection demonstrates the result the radiographer is trying to achieve.
- Computed Radiography information allows the radiographer to make the subtle adjustments necessary to obtaining optimal CR results.
- Exposure technique chart for every projection helps reduce the need for repeat radiographs and improves overall image quality.
- Abbreviations and external landmarks are listed on the inside front cover and inside back cover for quick reference.
- Compensating filter information is included for those projections where filters are used.
- Section dividers with tabs make it easier to find the beginning of each section.
- NEW! Updated digital radiographs provide greater contrast resolution for improved visualization of pertinent anatomy.
- NEW! Thoroughly revised content reflects the latest American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) standards.
- NEW! Updated positioning photos show current digital imaging equipment and technology.
- NEW! Full-color design emphasizes the key points on each page, enhancing your study of radiographic positioning and procedures.
Chapter 1 – Preliminary Steps in Radiography Chapter 2 –General Anatomy and Radiographic Positioning Terminology General Anatomy and Radiographic Positioning Terminology Chapter 3- Thoracic Viscera: Chest and Upper Airway Chapter 4 – Abdomen Chapter 5 – Upper Limb Chapter 6 – Shoulder Girdle Chapter 7 – Lower Limb Chapter 8 – Pelvis and Hip Chapter 9 – Vertebral Column Chapter 10 – Bony Thorax Chapter 11 –Skull, Facial Bones, and Paranasal Sinuses Chapter 12 – Trauma Radiography Chapter 13-Contrast Arthrography Chapter 14 – Myelography and other Central Nervous System Imaging Chapter 15 – Digestive System: Salivary Glands, Alimentary Canal and Biliary System Chapter 16 - Urinary System and Venipuncture Chapter 17 – Reproductive System Chapter 18 – Mammography Chapter 19 – Bone Densitometry Chapter 20- Mobile Radiography Chapter 21 – Surgical Radiography Chapter 22 – Pediatrics Imaging Chapter 23 – Geriatric Radiography Chapter 24 – Sectional Anatomy for Radiographers Chapter 25 – Computed Tomography Chapter 26 – Magnetic Resonance Imaging Chapter 27 – Vascular, Cardiac, and Interventional Radiography Chapter 28 – Diagnostic Medical Sonography Chapter 29 – Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Chapter 30 – Radiation Oncology
Jeannean Hall Rollins, M.R.C., R.T. (R)(CV)(M)(ARRT), Associate Professor Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, Mammography Program Coordinator,Arkansas State University, Jonesboro,AR