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cover image - Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323872232
Publication Date: 10-14-2022
Page Count: 448
Imprint: Saunders
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Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 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

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cover image - Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323872232
Publication Date: 10-14-2022
Page Count: 448
Imprint: Saunders
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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.
  • PART I The Profession of Radiologic and Imaging Sciences
    1 Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences
    2 Professional Organizations, Development,and Advancement
    3 Educational Survival Skills
    4 Critical-Thinking and Problem-Solving Strategies
    PART II Introduction to the Clinical Environment
    5 Introduction to Clinical Education
    6 Radiology Administration
    7 Radiographic Imaging
    8 Medical Imaging Equipment
    9 Basic Radiation Protection and Radiobiology
    10 Human Diversity
    PART III Patient Care
    11 Patient Interactions
    12 History Taking
    13 Biomechanics and Ergonomics
    14 Immobilization Techniques
    15 Vital Signs, Oxygen, Chest Tubes, and Lines
    16 Basic Cardiac Monitoring: The Electrocardiogram
    17 Infection Control
    18 Aseptic Techniques
    19 Nonaseptic Techniques
    20 Medical Emergencies
    21 Pharmacology
    22 Principles of Drug Administration
    23 Contrast Media and Introduction to Radiopharmaceuticals
    PART IV Ethical and Legal Issues
    24 Professional Ethics for Medical Imaging Personnel
    25 Health Informatics and Information Management
    26 Medical Law
    Appendix A: The ASRT Practice Standards for Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy
    Appendix B: Professional Organizations
    Appendix C: Code of Ethics
    Appendix D: Code of Ethics for the Profession of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    Appendix E: Commonly Used Drugs by Brand and Generic Names
    Review Questions
    Student Labs
  • 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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