A primer of chest radiology, this edition reflects imaging approaches and terminology. It features images and diagrams and multiple-choice review questions. An accompanying CD-ROM includes additional images and self-assessment tests representing three different levels of difficulty.
Covers various content areas mandated by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists 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 book has established itself as the leading textbook for the study of movement by occupational therapists. Two senior tutors in occupational therapy act as consultants on this new third edition. The early chapters provide a foundation for the study of movement with the complexity of detail increasing as the book progresses.
A reference to plain radiological examinations and commonly performed contrast studies. It intends to aid decision-making by providing information on the advantages and relevance of various techniques, and by indicating any additional modalities being used.
This is a "how-to" guide to techniques used in radiography and ultrasonography for small and large animals. It provides a comprehensive explanation of radiograph and ultrasound machine use, with descriptions of correct patient positioning.
A useful reference tool for students and practitioners alike, this textbook presents fundamental concepts in nuclear medicine such as math, statistics, and physics, as well as information on instrumentation, computer and laboratory sciences, and radiochemistry. It reflects the material covered in the nuclear medicine technology program curriculum.
Presents a useful case selection for sharpening diagnostic skills in this subspecialty area. This title emphasizes on differential diagnoses and pertinent radiological findings, and also covers the relevant clinical points. It contains many images, and is cross-referenced to "GU Radiology: The Requisites, 2e".
Suitable for accompanying "Textbook of Diagnostic Ultrasonography, 6th Edition", this workbook provides a comprehensive review of the material in the text. Activities include image identification, anatomy identification and labelling, definitions, transducer selection and manipulation exercises, sonographic techniques, and positioning exercises.
Part of the "Case Review" series, this resource challenges readers' mastery of the knowledge in pediatric diagnostic imaging. It features case studies and review questions, that cover a range of pediatric imaging topics from a multi-modality perspective - with a focus on differential diagnoses, pertinent radiologic findings, and clinical points.
Includes the positioning and projection information you need to know. This text features positioning photos, radiographic images, and anatomical images, along with projection and positioning information that help you visualize anatomy and produce the accurate images. It provides over 200 of the most commonly requested projections.
Presents the information on radiation protection and biology. This book also presents radiation physics, cell structure, effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, regulatory and advisory limits for human exposure to radiation, and the implementation of patient and personnel radiation protection practices.
Covers five major subject areas of the ARRT exam in radiography. This title provides advice on writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing, employer expectations, and continuing education requirements to help you make the transition to a successful career.
Aims to provide the entire range of radiographic positioning and techniques - the fundamental concepts of radiography which all students and professionals must understand. This work combines this core knowledge with a reflective approach.
Covers various aspects of imaging technology, including the use of computers and lasers and the traditional imaging techniques. This book adopts a practical approach, explaining tests and looking at the application of techniques.
Covers the different skills needed to x-ray children successfully - radiographic positioning, choice and number of views, patient communication with child and parents, achieving patient co-operation, and immobilization. This title also includes discussions on IRMER, and advice on setting up a pediatric x-ray room in a general department.
Provides comprehensive coverage of various principles of physics that undergraduate diagnostic radiography students need to know in order to operate diagnostic equipment more easily, effectively and safely. This book covers the basic physics that therapeutic radiographers require in order to provide optimal treatment to their patients.
Provides an introduction to the subject, covering the major bones and joints in the body in a logical and systematic way to aid understanding. This book offers an overview of bone, joints and pathology, and includes basic information.
A practical guide to the variety of radiographic projections commonly encountered in a clinical environment. It provides advice on how to approach radiographic positioning and technique, both efficiently and effectively. It emphasises on the importance of achieving the best possible image with the minimum exposure.
The perfect way to assess your knowledge for the USMLE Step 1 and neuroscience course exams! Neuroscience: PreTest features 500 USMLE-format questions, answers, and concise but comprehensive explanations of correct and incorrect answer options.
Aims to summarises all the knowledge on the management of the upper limb in tetraplegics. This book gives coverage of the process of patient evaluation, outlines spinal cord injuries in relation to the upper limb, and reviews both surgical and non-surgical rehabilitation in many types of patient, from the very weak to the strong.
Provides a comprehensive but concise view of orthopaedic radiology. This teaching atlas gives examples of the classical appearances of a range of orthopaedic and rheumatological conditions. Each image will be accompanied by key points about the condition such as incidence, characteristic, age, with emphasis on salient features of the imaging used.
Gives a synoptic description of the practical details of how to carry out the common procedures in imaging on which an examination candidate is expected to be familiar. This book provides several techniques, each of which is described under a set of standard headings, such as methods, indications, equipment, patient preparation, and more.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the principles and application of physics for both diagnostic and therapeutic radiography students. This book focuses upon application of physics to reflect various teaching approaches. It features chapters on CT, MRI, ultrasound, PET, RNI, mammography and digital imaging.
Provides 100 important diagnoses in a particular radiological speciality. This title features, for each diagnosis: 2 reproduced images and bulleted summaries of: key facts, imaging, findings, differential diagnosis, clinical issues, pathological features and references.
Explores the 100 most important diagnoses in a particular radiologic specialty. This work features the authorship of a prominent expert in the area. It contains bulleted guidelines and images to instantly confirm or rule out a diagnosis. It is for the radiologists. It is offered in both paperback format and as software.
Presents a pocket-sized diagnostic imaging resource for clinical references. This book explores 100 important diagnoses in a particular radiologic specialty. It provides a source for information radiologists. It features information on specific areas with bulleted guidelines and images to make it easy to instantly confirm or rule out a diagnosis.
A revision series for students on system based and integrated courses. It features hints and tips, and Comprehension Check boxes that are designed to make it student-friendly. It provides a practice exam at the end, which enables students to assess their level of understanding.
In order to treat work-related musculoskeletal disorders, occupational and physical therapists need to do more than take a patient history, examine the worker, and perform laboratory tests. This title provides information needed to understand, assess, and treat these disorders in order to return the worker to the worksite.
Gait analysis, the study of human walking, is used for diagnosis and the planning of treatment in people with medical conditions that affect the way they walk. This book aims to demystify the subject of gait analysis, and is for students and practitioners of physical therapy, orthopaedics, neurology, rheumatology, rehabilitation, bioengineering.
A comprehensive resource for radiography. It includes a reference to appropriate positioning procedures, radiation protection standards, and space for recording technical exposure factors, and a practical technique system guide. It provides the information necessary to remind the radiographer of the basic procedural details.
Following the sucess of the previous editions of this established text, the sixth edition of Chesneysa Radiographic Imaging reflects the advances in radiography education and practice, and the changing role of the radiographer.
The new edition of this established text has been thoroughly revised and updated. It is divided into six parts. The first two parts cover the X--ray tube and X--ray generators. Part three looks at general, multipurpose radiographic equipment.
Gives a combination of insights into the legal, medical and patients' points of view regarding how X-rays are taken, regulated, interpreted and misinterpreted in the context of accident and emergency departments. This textbook emphasises the importance of knowing about normal anatomy and normal variations, and of the enormous scope for error.
An accessible practical guide for non-specialists and specialists alike Provides a clear introduction to essential imaging theory Addresses all aspects of nursing care including patient preparation, imaging procedures, and post-procedure care Explores the role and responsibilities of the nurse Assumes no prior knowledge.
Presents clinical problems in the shape of simple case histories together with the relevant ECG. This title includes detailed answers that concentrate on the clinical interpretation of the results and give advice on what to do.
Allows students and practitioners to quickly develop a better understanding of diagnostic imaging. Covering soft tissue imaging and skeletal imaging, including brain and spinal cord, chest, and abdomen, this title integrates plain film with MRI and CT.
This book provides the reader an understanding of the basic physics underpinning the science of Imaging, what they are expected to learn in each chapter, with MCQs at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning. This book will get the students through their undergaduate exam!
The use of ultrasound in emergency medicine is helpful in answering specific, time-critical questions, such as the presence of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, or of blood in the abdomen after trauma. This book is suitable for specialists and trainees in emergency medicine, surgery and intensive care.
Emphasises on the practice of nuclear medicine. Suitable for the radiologist, physician, physicist or technologist starting in nuclear medicine, this book contains important developments in nuclear medicine.