ISBN: 9781416069195
Page Count: 656
Imprint: Saunders
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Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Bruce W. Long, MS, RT(R)(CV), FASRT, Eugene D. Frank and Ruth Ann Ehrlich, RT(R)
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9781416069195
Page Count: 656
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $63.95
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Master the essentials of basic radiographic procedures and understand your role as a limited practitioner. Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice, Third Edition, covers all the content areas mandated by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) curriculum, including x-ray technology and techniques, anatomy, pathology and positioning, radiation safety, patient care, and other clinical skills you may be required to perform. This easy-to-read text will help you prepare for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Limited Scope Exam and build a foundation for success in clinical practice.
    • Concise coverage of all content mandated by the ASRT Core Curriculum for Limited X-ray Machine Operators and the ARRT Limited Scope Exam
    • Step-by-step, easy-to-understand instructions for positioning the patient
    • More than 1,000 anatomy illustrations, positioning photos, and x-rays
    • Newest information from the ASRT on limited radiography terminology and each state’s requirements for licensure
    • Standardized anatomy and positioning terminology
    • Simplified physics and math concepts
    • Learning objectives, key terms, glossary, and summaries in each chapter
    • Workbook with exercises to review and reinforce your knowledge (available separately)
    • Bone densitometry chapter provides all the information you need to perform bone densitometry exams.
    • New and updated content on digital imaging, the most common podiatric positioning, cultural issues, confidentiality of health records, electronic medical records, and nosocomial infections
  • Part 1 - Introduction to Limited Radiography

    Chapter 1 - Role of the Limited X-ray Machine Operator

    Chapter 2 - Introduction to Radiographic Equipment

    Chapter 3 - Basic Mathematics for Limited Operators

    Part 2 - X-Ray Science

    Chapter 4 - Basic Physics for Radiography

    Chapter 5 - X-ray Production

    Chapter 6 - X-ray Circuit and Tube Heat Management

    Chapter 7 - Principles of Exposure and Image Quality

    Chapter 8 - Screen/Film Image Receptor Systems

    Chapter 9 - Digital Image Receptor Systems

    Chapter 10 - X-ray Darkroom and Film Processing

    Chapter 11 - Scatter Radiation and Its Control

    Chapter 12 - Formulating X-ray Techniques

    Chapter 13 - Radiobiology and Radiation Safety

    Part 3 - Radiographic Anatomy, Positioning, and Pathology

    Chapter 14 - Introduction to Anatomy, Positioning, and Pathology

    Chapter 15 - Upper Extremity and Shoulder Girdle

    Chapter 16 - Lower Extremity and Pelvis

    Chapter 17 - Spine

    Chapter 18 - Bony Thorax, Chest, and Abdomen

    Chapter 19 - Skull, Facial Bones, and Paranasal Sinuses

    Chapter 20 - Radiography of Pediatric and Geriatric Patients

    Chapter 21 - Film Critique

    Part 4 - Professionalism and Patient Care

    Chapter 22 - Ethics, Legal Considerations, and Professionalism

    Chapter 23 - Safety and Infection Control

    Chapter 24 - Assessing Patients and Managing Acute Situations

    Part 5 - Ancillary Clinical Skills

    Chapter 25 – Medications and Their Administration

    Chapter 26 – Medical Laboratory Skills

    Chapter 27 – Additional Procedures for Assessment and Diagnosis

    Chapter 28 – Bone Densitometry – NEW!


    Appendix A - State Licensing Information and Addresses

    Appendix B - Sample Manual X-ray Technique Charts

    Appendix C - Optimum Kilovoltage (kVp) Ranges

    Appendix D - mAs Table

    Appendix E - Nomogram for Determining Patient Skin Dose from X-ray Exposure

    Appendix F - Usual Projections for Basic Examinations

    Appendix G - Critique of Sample Images from Chapter 20

    Appendix H - The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Rules of Ethics

    Appendix I - Charting Terms and Abbreviations

    Appendix J - Solutions to Practice Problems in Chapter 3
  • Bruce W. Long, MS, RT(R)(CV), FASRT, Director and Associate Professor, Radiologic Imaging and Sciences Programs, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA, Eugene D. Frank, MA, RT(R), FASRT, FAERS; Director, Radiography Program, Riverland Community College, Austin, Minnesota; Retired, Assistant Professor of Radiology,
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota and Ruth Ann Ehrlich, RT(R), Radiology Faculty (Retired), Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, OR; Adjunct Faculty, Portland Community College, Portland, OR
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