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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.

Digital Radiography

Digital Radiography

Author: J.G. Kereiakes

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781468450682

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Digital radiography is a general term describing any projection radiological system in which the image exists in digital form at some stage between acquisition and viewing. In an earlier form, radiographic films were dig itized in an attempt to enhance and redisplay information of interest. The field has evolved to its current state, in which X-ray signals are detected electronically, converted to digital form, and processed prior to being recorded and displayed. A primary goal of digital radiography is the re moval of interfering effects from secondary structures in an image, so that clinically significant details can be displayed with enhanced visibility. The achievement of this goal involves many parameters, including con trast agents, subtraction techniques, processing techniques, filtering tech niques, system noise, and quantitative aspects. It is the purpose of this book to present material by noted individuals in the field covering several of the above topics. The authors acknowledge the secretarial and editorial assistance of Mrs. Helen Taylor and the editorial assistance of Mrs. Ruth McDevitt. James G. Kereiakes Stephen R. Thomas Cincinnati, Ohio Colin G. Orton Detroit, Michigan ix Contents 1. DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY: OVERVIEW B. A. Arnold, 1. G. Kereiakes, and S. R. Thomas 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . 1 2. Point-Scanned Detector Systems 3 3. Line-Scanned Detector Systems 4 4. Area Detector Systems 5 4.1. Stimulable Phosphors 5 4.2. Selenium Detectors .

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

Category:

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.

The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging

The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging

Author: Jerrold T. Bushberg

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780683301182

Category: Medical

Page: 933

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Developed from the authors' highly successful annual imaging physics review course, this new Second Edition gives readers a clear, fundamental understanding of the theory and applications of physics in radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiobiology. The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, Second Edition provides key coverage of the clinical implications of technical principles--making this book great for board review. Highlights of this new edition include completely updated and expanded chapters and more than 960 illustrations. Major sections cover basic concepts, diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation protection, dosimetry, and biology. A Brandon-Hill recommended title.

Equipment for Diagnostic Radiography

Equipment for Diagnostic Radiography

Author: E. Forster

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0852009283

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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I hope this book, which covers the Equipment section of With the help of the Superintendent find out which quality the DCR and HDCR syllabuses, will be of help not only assurance tests are carried out on the equipment and ask to those students preparing for these examinations, but for permission to participate in the procedures. also for those taking the modular HDCR to be introduced Remember, radiography is a practical subject - learning sometime in the near future, and indeed to those returning from books is of little value unless you apply it to the to radiography after a break in service. work you are doing - unless of course you are preparing In addition to reading a wide range of technical litera for a change of job or promotion! ture, I would hope that students will relate this knowledge Finally, whether you are using this book to refresh your to the equipment they use in the Department. For example knowledge prior to returning to radiography after a break what type of equipment are they using? Who was the in service, or as part of your preparation for the DCR or manufacturer? What sort of generator is it? What inter HDCR, or indeed if you are using it in conjunction with locks are present? What is the maximum loading of the a distanced learning course, may I wish you good luck and tube? Is it a falling load generator? success in your endeavours.

Practical Radiography

Practical Radiography

Author: Peter Hertrich

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3895782106

Category: Medical

Page: 316

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This book provides radiological technicians, radiologists, technicians, developers and sales engineers with a unique display of the methods and applications used in radiography. Building on the physical basis and the quality and effects of X-rays, the book describes X-ray systems for diagnostics and interventions, the technique behind a radiographic image, image quality, patient data management including data archiving and communication with PACS in the hospital as well as between a physician's practice and hospitals. All descriptions are in accordance with the technical and diagnostic requirements to be met by modern, frequently digital radiographic as well as image processing methods and systems.

Filmless Radiology

Filmless Radiology

Author: Robert M. Kolodner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387953906

Category: Medical

Page: 460

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This book examines the use of state-of-the-art technology to achieve filmless radiology, describing its impact on healthcare systems and providing valuable insights into reengineering healthcare. Sharing expertise developed in implementing Picture Archival and Communications System (PACS) technology capable of supporting filmless radiology, it relates experiences at the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC), the first site to have a fully operational filmless radiology system. The book will provide an overview of filmless radiology with advice on acquiring PAC systems. Also included are sections on its impact on the practice of radiology and the delivery of health care (filmless radiology is central to teleradiology), clinical uses of computed radiography, technological issues, and case studies from both inside and outside the VA system.

Digital (R)Evolution in Radiology

Digital (R)Evolution in Radiology

Author: Walter Hruby

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783709137079

Category: Medical

Page: 349

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The book describes the current state of digital radiology. It does not merely report single experiences, but readers will benefit from the systematic recommendations given. The book describes the development of digital radiology and networking from the late eighties up to now and outlines future perspectives. It gives readers an easy, nonetheless comprehensive overview and also how-to-do guidance for their own activities when implementing a digital radiology system. The book is a synthesis of the editors own 10 years' experience in planning and working with a fully digital, large-scale radiology department and the contributions of internationally well-known experts in the field of digital radiology.

Dental Radiography - E-Book

Dental Radiography - E-Book

Author: Joen Iannucci

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323695510

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Master the skills required for safe, effective dental imaging! Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques, 6th Edition provides a solid foundation in the radiation and technique basics that dental assistants and dental hygienists need to know. Clear, comprehensive coverage includes detailed, step-by-step procedures, illustrations of oral anatomy and photos of new equipment, digital and three-dimensional imaging, a guide to image interpretation, and National Board Dental Hygiene Examination-style case scenarios. Written by noted educators Joen M. Iannucci and Laura Jansen Howerton, Elsevier’s bestselling text on dental radiography prepares you for success in the classroom, on your CDA or NBDHE exam, and in clinical practice. Comprehensive coverage provides a solid foundation for the safe, effective use of radiation in the dental office. Step-by-step procedures support clear instructions with anatomical drawings, positioning photos, and radiographs, helping you confidently and accurately perform specific techniques and minimize radiation exposure to the patient. Application to Practice and Helpful Hint features highlight common clinical encounters and provide a checklist with the dos and don’ts of imaging procedures. Summary tables and boxes recap the key points of text discussions and serve as useful review and study tools. End-of-chapter quiz questions assess your understanding of important content. Evolve companion website supplements the print book with case studies, interactive exercises, review questions, and more. NEW! Expanded content addresses the areas of digital imaging, radiographic interpretation, dental materials, and dental X-ray equipment. NEW! Updated illustrations include detailed equipment photos and new photos of techniques. NEW! Procedure videos on the Evolve website demonstrate techniques used for intraoral exposures, and include an interactive Q&A on the video material. NEW! Canadian Content Corner on Evolve provides information specific to dental radiography in Canada.

Principles of Radiographic Imaging (Book Only)

Principles of Radiographic Imaging (Book Only)

Author: Richard R. Carlton

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285226033

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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