Essentials of Radiologic Science.
Essentials of Radiologic Science
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Publication Date: 2011
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781775540

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is proud to introduce Essentials of Radiologic Science, a core, comprehensive textbook for radiologic technology students. Focusing on the crucial components and minimizing extraneous content, this text will help prepare students for success on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Examination in Radiography and beyond into practice. Topics covered include radiation protection, equipment operation and quality control, image production and evaluation, and patient care. This is a key and crucial resource for radiologic technology programs, focusing on the most relevant information and offering tools and resources to students of multiple learning types. These include a full suite of ancillary products, a variety of pedagogical features embedded in the text, and a strong focus on the practical application of the concepts presented.
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  • A concise comprehensive textbook focusing on what is necessary for the student without wasting valuable time on extraneous information.
  • A focus on practical application, including in-text Case Studies with Critical Thinking Questions and Critical Thinking Boxes, to help students understand the relevancy and importance of each objective, and how to handle common situations they will encounter in practice.
  • Components that appeal to the visual learner, including video and animation call outs.
  • Key pedagogical features to help students succeed and understand their progress, including Chapter Objectives, Key Terms, Chapter Summaries, and Chapter Review Questions
  • Full-color design to help the content come alive for students 
Denise Orth MS, RT (R)(M),
Assistant Professor, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Robert A. Fosbinder BA, RT(R)
Former Radiography Program Director, Radiologic Sciences Programs, University of New Mexico Health Science Center, School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM


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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781775540
Product Format: Hardbound
Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
Pages: 392
Pub Date: 2011
Weight: 2.85
PART I BASIC PHYSICS
Chapter 1 Radiation Units, Atoms and Atomic Structure
Chapter 2 Electricity, Magnetism and Electromagnetic Radiation
Chapter 3 Electric Currents
Chapter 4 Circuits, Transformers, and Automatic Exposure Control (AEC)

PART II CIRCUITS AND X-RAY PRODUCTION
Chapter 5 X-Ray Tubes
Chapter 6 X-Ray Production
Chapter 7 X-Ray Interactions

PART III IMAGE FORMATION
Chapter 8 Intensifying Screens
Chapter 9 Film and Processing
Chapter 10 Density and Contrast
Chapter 11 Image Formation
Chapter 12 Grids and Scatter Reduction

PART IV SPECIAL IMAGING TECHNIQUES
Chapter 13 Fluoroscopy, Conventional and Digital
Chapter 14 Digital Imaging
Chapter 15 Quality Control
Chapter 16 Mammography
Chapter 17 Computed Tomography
Chapter 18 Magnetic Resonance Imaging

PART V RADIATION PROTECTION
Chapter 19 Radiation Biology
Chapter 20 Radiation Protection and Regulations
Chapter 21 Minimizing Patient Exposure and Personnel Exposure

PART VI PATIENT CARE
Chapter 22 Patient Care and Medical Ethics
Chapter 23 Patient Care, Medications, Vital Signs, and Body Mechanics
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