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Digital Radiography and PACS

Digital Radiography and PACS

Author: Beth Veale

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 0323547583

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Page: 272

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Written with the radiography student in mind, Digital Radiography and PACS, 3rd Edition addresses today's digital imaging systems, including computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS). This new edition incorporates the latest technical terminology and has been updated to reflect the 2017 ASRT Core Curriculum guidelines. It includes tips on acquiring, processing, and producing clear radiographic images, performing advanced image processing and manipulation functions on CR/DR workstations, storing images with PACS workstations, and a guide to quality control and management. Coauthored by radiography educators Christi Carter and Beth Veale, this text is designed to help you produce clear radiographic images and learn to provide safe archiving solutions. Coverage of digital imaging and PACS is provided at the right level for student radiographers and for practicing technologists transitioning to digital imaging. Chapter outlines, learning objectives, and key terms at the beginning of each chapter introduce the chapter content, and help you organize study and boost comprehension. Bulleted summaries recap the main points of each chapter, ensuring that you focus on the most important concepts. Review questions at the end of the chapters are linked to the chapter objectives and help you assess your understanding of the material. NEW! Latest information on digital imaging systems includes computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) as well as the data required by practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. NEW! Updated guidelines reflect the 2017 ASRT Core Curriculum. NEW! Latest technical terminology incorporated throughout the text. NEW! Streamlined technical concepts help you understand and digest complicated material. NEW! Chapter focuses specifically on medical informatics in radiography

Digital Radiography and PACS E-Book

Digital Radiography and PACS E-Book

Author: Christi Carter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323547598

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Written with the radiography student in mind, Digital Radiography and PACS, 3rd Edition addresses today’s digital imaging systems, including computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS). This new edition incorporates the latest technical terminology and has been updated to reflect the 2017 ASRT Core Curriculum guidelines. It includes tips on acquiring, processing, and producing clear radiographic images, performing advanced image processing and manipulation functions on CR/DR workstations, storing images with PACS workstations, and a guide to quality control and management. Coauthored by radiography educators Christi Carter and Beth Veale, this text is designed to help you produce clear radiographic images and learn to provide safe archiving solutions. Coverage of digital imaging and PACS is provided at the right level for student radiographers and for practicing technologists transitioning to digital imaging. Chapter outlines, learning objectives, and key terms at the beginning of each chapter introduce the chapter content, and help you organize study and boost comprehension. Bulleted summaries recap the main points of each chapter, ensuring that you focus on the most important concepts. Review questions at the end of the chapters are linked to the chapter objectives and help you assess your understanding of the material. NEW! Latest information on digital imaging systems includes computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) as well as the data required by practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. NEW! Updated guidelines reflect the 2017 ASRT Core Curriculum. NEW! Latest technical terminology incorporated throughout the text. NEW! Streamlined technical concepts help you understand and digest complicated material. NEW! Chapter focuses specifically on medical informatics in radiography

Digital Radiography and PACS - E-Book

Digital Radiography and PACS - E-Book

Author: Christi Carter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323277525

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Written with the radiography student in mind, Digital Radiography and PACS, 2nd Edition provides the latest information on digital imaging systems, including computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) as well as the data required by practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. Coverage of digital imaging and PACS is at just the right level for student radiographers and practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. Chapter outlines, learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter orient readers to the chapter content and assist with organizing study and comprehension. Bulleted summaries recap the main points of the chapter, ensuring you focus on the most important concepts conveyed by the chapter. Review questions at the end of each chapter are linked to the chapter objectives. The latest on CR and DR function and image enhancement and processing based on recently published research keeps you current with today’s imaging requirements. Complete coverage of PACS workstations, archiving solutions and system architectures provides a sound basis for understanding how individual systems work. Comprehensive quality control and management guidelines for PACS, CR and DR prepare you for on the job success. Careful alignment with digital imaging information required by the ASRT Core Curriculum ensures you are current with today’s procedures and modalities.

Digital Radiography and Pacs E-Book

Digital Radiography and Pacs E-Book

Author: Christi Carter, Msrs Rt(r)

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323827010

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Page: 226

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Gain a full understanding of the basic principles and techniques of digital imaging! Using an easy-to-understand format and style, Digital Radiography and PACS, 4th Edition provides the latest information on digital imaging systems. It offers tips on producing clear radiographic images, and helps you build skills in computed radiography (CR) and digital radiography (DR), as well as picture archiving and communications systems (PACS). Coverage also includes quality control and management guidelines for PACS, CR, and DR. Written by noted educators Christi Carter and Beth Veale, this book provides excellent preparation for the ARRT credentialing exam and for success as a practicing radiographer or technologist. Coverage of digital imaging and PACS is provided at the right level for student radiographers and for practicing technologists transitioning to digital imaging. Chapter outlines, learning objectives, and key terms at the beginning of each chapter introduce the chapter content, and help students organize study and boost their comprehension. More than 200 photographs and illustrations help to illuminate digital imaging concepts. Practical information addresses topics such as working with CR/DR workstations, including advanced image processing and manipulation functions; PACS workstations, archiving solutions, and system architectures; and effective techniques for digitizing film, printing images, and preparing image files. Bulleted summaries recap the main points of each chapter, ensuring that students focus on the most important concepts. Review questions at the end of chapters are linked to the chapter objectives and help students assess their understanding of the material, with answers provided to instructors on the Evolve website. NEW! Latest information on digital imaging systems includes computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS), as well as the data required by practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. NEW! Updates reflect the latest ARRT and ASRT content specifications. NEW! Full-color design is added to this edition.

Digital Radiography

Digital Radiography

Author: Euclid Seeram

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789811332449

Category: Medical

Page: 227

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This is the second edition of a well-received book that enriches the understanding of radiographers and radiologic technologists across the globe, and is designed to meet the needs of courses (units) on radiographic imaging equipment, procedures, production, and exposure. The book also serves as a supplement for courses that address digital imaging techniques, such as radiologic physics, radiographic equipment and quality control. In a broader sense, the purpose of the book is to meet readers’ needs in connection with the change from film-based imaging to film-less or digital imaging; today, all radiographic imaging worldwide is based on digital imaging technologies. The book covers a wide range of topics to address the needs of members of various professional radiologic technology associations, such as the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists, the College of Radiographers in the UK, and the Australian and New Zealand Societies for Radiographers.

Radiographic Imaging and Exposure - E-Book

Radiographic Imaging and Exposure - E-Book

Author: Terri L. Fauber

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323673075

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Master the radiography skills needed to produce high-quality images every time! With straightforward coverage of imaging principles, Radiographic Imaging and Exposure, 6th Edition describes exposure techniques and how to acquire, process, and display digital images. Not only does this book help you reduce the need for repeat images, it includes problem-solving guidelines for troubleshooting situations. Written by noted educator Terri L. Fauber, this book also provides the essential knowledge needed to pass the ARRT certification exam. Extensive digital radiography coverage explains how to acquire, process, and display digital images, along with important aspects of data management. Straightforward focus on imaging and exposure provides the knowledge you need to become a competent radiographer. Concise, easy-to-understand writing style makes the content easily accessible. Patient Protection Alerts highlight the variables that impact patient exposure and how radiographers can control them. Relationships sections summarize the connections between radiographic concepts, calling attention to how they relate to one another. Mathematical Applications sections show how mathematical concepts and formulas are applied in the clinical setting. Bulleted summaries at the ends of chapters offer a quick review of key concepts. Review questions are provided in every chapter, with answers in the back of the book. Convenient appendixes include Important Relationships, Mathematical Applications, and Patient Protection Alerts, providing a quick reference to important concepts and formulas. Glossary of key terms defines need-to-know terminology covered throughout the book. NEW! Coverage of digital imaging includes two chapters with expanded image processing and new content on data management. NEW! Updated content reflects the newest curriculum standards outlined by the ARRT and ASRT, and provides everything you need to prepare for the boards and for clinical success. NEW! Additional digital images are included in the digital imaging chapters, as well as the Scatter Control and Exposure Technique Selection chapters. NEW! Expanded coverage of digital fluoroscopy includes a thorough explanation of fluoroscopic operational features that impact the patient dose in Dynamic Imaging: Fluoroscopy chapter.

Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography - E-Book

Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography - E-Book

Author: Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323825047

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Master the basic principles and techniques of radiation safety! Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 9th Edition makes it easy to understand both basic and complex concepts in radiation protection, radiobiology, and radiation physics. Concise, full-color coverage discusses the safe use of ionizing radiation in all imaging modalities, including the effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, regulatory and advisory limits for exposure to radiation, and the implementation of radiation safety practices for patients and personnel. From a team of authors led by radiologic technology educator Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer, this text also prepares you for success on the ARRT certification exam and state licensing exams. Clear and concise writing style covers key concepts in radiation protection, biology, and physics in a building-block approach progressing from basic to more complex. Convenient, easy-to-use features make learning easier with chapter outlines and objectives, listing and highlighting of key terms, and bulleted summaries. Full-color illustrations and photos depict important concepts, and tables make information easy to reference. Timely coverage of radiation protection regulations addresses radiation awareness and education efforts across the globe. Chapter summaries and review questions allow you to assess your comprehension and retention of the most important information, with answers on the Evolve companion website. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest ARRT and ASRT curriculum guidelines. NEW! Updated NCRP and ICRP content includes guidelines, regulations, and radiation quantities and units, explaining the effects of low-level ionizing radiation, demonstrating the link between radiation and cancer and other diseases, and providing the regulatory perspective needed for practice.

Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care - E-Book

Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care - E-Book

Author: Arlene M. Adler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323316002

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Learn the professional and patient care skills you need for clinical practice! Using a clear and concise format, Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care, 6th Edition meets the 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. Updates on current digital imaging and instrumentation provide you with the important information you need for clinical success. Chapter review questions and lab activities available online and on tear sheets in the text give you easy access to on-the-go learning. Step-by-step procedures presented in boxed lists throughout the text ensure you are well prepared for clinical success. More than 300 photos and line drawings help you understand and visualize patient-care procedures. Back of book review questions provide you with an opportunity for review and greater challenge. NEW and UPDATED! Updates on current digital imaging and instrumentation give you the important information you need for clinical success. NEW! Patient care video clips illustrate how to care for patients of any age. NEW! Chapter review questions and lab activities available online and as tear sheets in the text offer easy access to on-the-go chapter review and lab activities. NEW and UPDATED! Appendices containing practice standards, professional organizations, state licensing agencies, the ARRT code of ethics and patient care partnership prepare you for what you will encounter in the practice environment.

Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care - E-Book

Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care - E-Book

Author: Arlene M. Adler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323277693

Category: Medical

Page: 385

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Learn the professional and patient care skills you need for clinical practice! A clear, concise introduction to the imaging sciences, Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care meets the 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. Covering the big picture, expert authors Arlene M. Adler and Richard R. Carlton provide a complete overview of the radiologic sciences professions and of all aspects of patient care. More than 300 photos and line drawings clearly demonstrate patient care procedures. Step-by-step procedures make it easy to follow learn skills and prepare for clinicals. Chapter outlines and objectives help you master key concepts. Key Terms with definitions are presented at the beginning of each chapter. Up-to-date references are provided at the end of each chapter. Appendices prepare you for the practice environment by including practice standards, professional organizations, state licensing agencies, the ARRT code of ethics, and patient's rights information. 100 new photos and 160 new full-color line drawings show patient care procedures. Updates ensure that you are current with the Fundamentals and Patient Care sections of the ASRT core curriculum guidelines. New and expanded coverage is added to the chapters on critical thinking, radiographic imaging, vital signs, professional ethics, and medical law. Student resources on a companion Evolve website help you master procedures with patient care lab activities and review questions along with 40 patient care videos.

Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging E-Book

Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging E-Book

Author: James Johnston

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323594486

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Prepare for success on the ARRT exam and in the practice of radiography! Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging, 3rd Edition follows the ASRT recommended curriculum and focuses on what the radiographer needs to understand to safely and competently perform radiographic examinations. This comprehensive text gives you a foundational understanding of basic physics principles such as atom structure, electricity and magnetism, and electromagnetic radiation. It then covers imaging principles, radiation production and characteristics, digital image quality, imaging equipment, digital image acquisition and display, image analysis, and more- linking physics to the daily practice of radiographers. New for the third edition is updated information on radiation classifications, a shift in focus to SI units, and a thoroughly updated chapter on Fluoroscopic Imaging. UPDATED! Content reflects the newest standards outlined by the ARRT and ASRT, providing you with the information you needed to pass the boards. Chapter Review Questions at the end of every chapter allow you to evaluate how well you have mastered the material in each chapter. Critical Thinking Questions at the end of every chapter offer opportunity for review and greater challenge. Critical Concept boxes further explain and emphasize key points in the chapters. Radiation Protection callout boxes help you understand the ethical obligations to minimize radiation dosages, shielding, time and distance, how to limit the field of exposure and what that does to minimize dose, and technical factors and how they affect the primary beam and image quality. More than 400 photos and line drawings encourage you to visualize important concepts. Strong pedagogy, including chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, bulleted chapter summaries, and specialty boxes, help you to organize information and focus on what is most important in each chapter. An emphasis on the practical information highlights just what you need to know to ace the ARRT exam and become a competent practitioner. Numerous critique exercises teach you how to evaluate the quality of radiographic images and determine which factors produce poor images. NEW! A shift in focus to SI units aligns with international system of measurement. UPDATED Information regarding radiation classifications helps you to understand radiation levels. NEW! Inclusion of advances in digital imaging helps familiarize you with state-of-the-art images. NEW and UPDATED! Expanded Digital Fluoroscopy chapter, familiarizes you with the equipment you will encounter.

An Introduction to Radiography E-Book

An Introduction to Radiography E-Book

Author: Suzanne Easton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780080982496

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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This book provides an overview of all aspects of radiography for the practitioner. It is written to address the areas of practice of assistant practitioners and practitioners within the clinical environment. Areas covered range from ethics and communication, through to the physics of radiography and x-ray production, and specialist techniques. Anatomy, physiology and pathology are also covered, ensuring the text is a complete introduction to radiography. Each chapter covers key points and provides revision questions (with answers) and recommended reading for exploring the chapter topic in more depth. Very structured text with clear headings and relevance to practice indicated throughout Chapter style will enable students to dip into text to find relevant information as an aid to revision Set of revision questions at end of each chapter All contributors currently teach Assistant Practitioners and student radiographers