cover image - Fundamentals of Special Radiographic Procedures - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9781416067702
Page Count: 488
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $79.95

Fundamentals of Special Radiographic Procedures - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

by Albert M. Snopek, BS, RT(R)(CV)(M)(QM)
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Fundamentals of Special Radiographic Procedures - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9781416067702
Page Count: 488
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $79.95
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Presenting the information a technologist needs to know to perform advanced diagnostic and interventional special procedures, this text provides complete coverage of topics such as angiography, cardiac catheterization, and vascular interventions. A general overview includes room design, image recording systems, injection devices, contrast media, and catheters. Coverage of specific imaging procedures includes anatomy, indications and contraindications, procedures, contrast media, patient care, equipment, and patient positioning. Discussions of cardiac and vascular interventional procedures help practicing radiographers prepare for the ARRT advanced certification exams.
    • Special tables for equipment tray setup list the items needed for each procedure.
    • Chapter summaries recap the most important information and provide a quick review.
    • Key terms are bolded throughout chapters.
    • Special boxes draw attention to important information in the chapter.
    • List of pharmaceutical resources is included in new appendix.
    • End-of-chapter questions include 10 multiple-choice questions for self-assessment.
    • Chapter objectives focus on the most important information to be learned.
    • Updated art program includes new line drawings, diagnostic images, and equipment photographs.
    • New content includes:
    • Positron emission tomography
    • MR angiography
    • Peripheral angiography and venography
    • Left heart cardiac catheterization
    • Monitoring procedures and equipment during cardiac catheterization
    • Extensive additions to the vascular procedures sections, including:
    • Revascularization
    • Thrombolytic therapy
    • Ablation
    • Embolization
    • Transcatheter biopsy
    • Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts
    • Inferior vena cava filters
    • Information abut HIPAA
  • Part 1 Design & Equipment

    Chapter 1 Design Elements for Advanced Procedures

    Chapter 2 Image Capture – Analog & Digital

    Chapter 3 Automatic Injection Device

    Chapter 4 Instrumentation and Accessories

    Part 2 Basic Pharmacology

    Chapter 5 Introduction to Pharmacology

    Chapter 6 Contrast Media

    Part 3 Patient Communication and Care

    Chapter 7 Principles of Patient Care

    Chapter 8 Principles of Angiography

    Part 4 Special Modalities

    Chapter 9 Computed Tomography

    Chapter 10 Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Chapter 11 Nuclear Medicine — SPECT, PET, and Fusion Imaging

    Part 5 Diagnostic Vascular Procedures

    Chapter 12 Cardiac and Thoracic Procedures

    Chapter 13 Genitourinary Procedures

    Chapter 14 Visceral Angiography

    Chapter 15 Peripheral Vascular Procedures

    Chapter 16 Neurologic Vascular Procedures

    Part 6 Interventional Techniques

    Chapter 17 Vascular Interventional Procedures

    Chapter 18 Cardiac Interventional Procedures

    Chapter 19 Non Vascular Interventional Techniques

    Part 7 Other Special Procedures

    Chapter 20 Hysterosalpingography

    Chapter 21 Myelography

    Chapter 22 Sialography

    Chapter 23 Arthrography

    Appendix 1 Custom Formation of Catheters

    Appendix 2 Reference Sources for Pharmaceutical Information


  • Albert M. Snopek, BS, RT(R)(CV)(M)(QM), Chairman and Assistant Professor, Radiography Education Department, Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ
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