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cover image - Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323872225
Publication Date: 10-11-2022
Page Count: 448
Imprint: Saunders
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Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Arlene M. Adler, MEd, R.T.(R), FAEIRS, Richard R. Carlton, MS, R.T.(R)(CV), FAEIRS and Kori L. Stewart, Ph.D., R.T.(R)(CT)(ARRT), CIIP

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323872225
Publication Date: 10-11-2022
Page Count: 448
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $76.99
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Using a clear and concise format, Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care, 8th Edition familiarizes students with the imaging sciences and covers the patient care skills necessary for clinical practice. It offers current, comprehensive content that meets the relevant standards set by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Curriculum Guide and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Task List for certification examinations. This edition includes updates on current digital imaging and instrumentation, providing students with the essential information and tools needed to master any introduction to radiologic sciences or patient care class. Chapter review questions and lab activities, available online and on tear sheets in the text, give students easy access to study materials for on-the-go learning. In addition to helping students prepare for certification, the content provides useful and practical information that is essential for professional practice and clinical competency. For those programs that introduce imaging sciences along with patient care in the same course, this text is the perfect choice!

    • Expanded and updated career content addresses professional development and advancement.
    • Patient care content includes information on biomechanics and ergonomics of the radiologic and imaging sciences professional.
    • Information management coverage provides an overview of health informatics for the radiologic and imaging sciences professional.
    • Step-by-step procedures presented in boxed lists throughout the text supply you with easy-to-follow steps for clinical success.
    • Back-of-book review questions and questions to ponder provide opportunities for further review and greater challenge.
    • More than 300 photos and line drawings help you understand and visualize patient-care procedures.
    • Strong pedagogy, including chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, and summaries organize information and ensure you understand what is most important in every chapter.
    • NEW! Comprehensive coverage encompasses the greater breadth and depth of all primary modalities of the radiologic and imaging sciences as they relate to patient care.
  • Working Table of Contents – some contributors may change

    PART I: The Profession of Radiologic Technology

    1. Introduction to Imaging and Radiologic Sciences
    2. Arlene M. Adler, MEd, RT(R), FAEIRS

      Richard R. Carlton, MS, RT(R)(CV), FAEIRS

    3. Professional Organizations
    4. Richard R. Carlton, MS, RT(R)(CV), FAEIRS

      Arlene M. Adler, MEd, RT(R), FAEIRS

    5. Educational Survival Skills
    6. Arlene M. Adler, MEd, RT(R), FAEIRS

      Richard R. Carlton, MS, RT(R)(CV), FAEIRS

    7. Critical-Thinking and Problem-Solving Strategies
    8. Tracy Herrmann, MEd, RT(R)

      Angie Arnold, MEd, RT(R)

      PART II: Introduction to the Clinical Environment

    9. Introduction to Clinical Education
    10. Sarah S. Baker, EdD, RT(R), FASRT

    11. Radiology Administration
    12. Luann Culbreth, M.Ed., MBA, RT(R)(MR)(QM) CRA FMSRT, FAHRA

    13. Radiographic Imaging
    14. Vesna Balac, MS,RT (R(MR))

    15. Radiographic and Fluoroscopic Equipment
    16. Randy Griswold, MPA, RT(R)

    17. Basic Radiation Protection and Radiobiology
    18. Thomas Sandridge, MS, RT(R)

    19. Human Diversity
    20. Bettye G. Wilson, MAEd, RT(R)(CT), ARRT, RDMS, FASRT

      PART III: Patient Care

    21. Patient Interactions
    22. Bettye G. Wilson, MAEd, RT(R)(CT), ARRT, RDMS, FASRT

    23. History Taking
    24. Richard R. Carlton, MS, RT(R)(CV), FAEIRS

      Arlene M. Adler, MEd, RT(R), FAEIRS

    25. Safe Patient Movement and Handling Techniques
    26. Jan Bruckner, PhD, PT

    27. Immobilization Techniques
    28. Robin Jones, MS, RT(R)

    29. Vital Signs, Oxygen, Chest Tubes, and Lines
    30. Denise E. Moore, MS, RT(R)

    31. Basic Cardiac Monitoring: The Electrocardiogram
    32. Denise E. Moore, MS, RT(R)

    33. Infection Control
    34. Jody L. Ellis, MMS, PA-C, RT(R)

    35. Aseptic Techniques
    36. Lynn Carlton MS, RDMS, RT(R)(M)

    37. Nonaseptic Techniques
    38. Lynn Carlton MS, RDMS, RT(R)(M)

    39. Medical Emergencies
    40. Joanne S. Greathouse, EdS, RT(R), FASRT, FAEIRS

    41. Pharmacology
    42. Samuel L. Gurevitz, RPh, PharmD, CGP

    43. Principles of Drug Administration
    44. Kenya Haugen, DM, MS, RT(R)

    45. Contrast Media and Introduction to Radiopharmaceuticals
    46. Norman E. Bolus, MPH, CNMT

      PART IV: Ethical and Legal Issues

    47. Professional Ethics
    48. Kevin L. Rush, MHA, RT (R)(T) FASRT

    49. Health Records and Health Information Management
    50. Linda C. Galocy, RHIA

    51. Medical Law

    Ann M. Obergfell, JD, RT(R)

    Appendices

    1. The Practice Standards for Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy
  • Arlene M. Adler, MEd, R.T.(R), FAEIRS, Professor and Director, Radiologic Sciences Programs, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, Indiana, Richard R. Carlton, MS, R.T.(R)(CV), FAEIRS, Director, Radiologic Sciences, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan and Kori L. Stewart, Ph.D., R.T.(R)(CT)(ARRT), CIIP, Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging School of Health Sciences Quinnipiac University North Haven, Connecticut
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