Principles of Radiological Physics

Author: Donald T. Graham,Paul J. Cloke,Martin Vosper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443101045

Category: Medical

Page: 451

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It provides easy-to-follow and comprehensive coverage of all the essential principles of physics that undergraduate diagnostic radiography students need to know in order to operate diagnostic equipment more easily, effectively and safely. It also covers the basic physics that therapeutic radiographers require in order to provide optimal treatment to their patients. "Aims" at start of each chapter encapsulate chapter contents, and "Summaries" at end of each chapter highlight key points "Insights" and "definitions" throughout text expand and clarify content Self-test questions at end of each chapter and a detailed answer section at the end of the book facilitate learning. New chapter on orthovoltage generators and linear accelerators increases coverage of radiotherapy physics New appendix on PET scanning More comprehensive appendices on ultrasound and CT scanning Chapter on magnetism substantially revised to include MRI Text updated to reflect latest technical changes such as the development of digital techniques with the potential to make greater use of teleradiology About 40 new illustrations to accompany new text

Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics E-Book

Author: Martin Vosper,Donald Graham,Paul Cloke

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046140

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Principles and Application of Radiological Physics 6E provides comprehensive and easy-to-follow coverage of the principles and application of physics for both diagnostic and therapeutic radiography students. Regardless of changes in technology and clinical grading, the most important role of the radiographer remains unchanged - ensuring the production of high quality images and optimal treatment. These should be performed with the minimum of radiation hazard to patients, staff and others. An understanding of physics and the basics of radiographic technology is essential to do this effectively. The book covers all the physics and mathematics required by undergraduate diagnostic and therapeutic radiography students, catering for those who do not have a mathematics qualification as well as for those who do. NEW TO THIS EDITION: A focus upon application of physics to reflect current teaching approaches Completely revised structure, leading from science principles to applications New chapters on CT, MRI, ultrasound, PET, RNI, mammography and digital imaging Electronic learning resources for students, hosted on EVOLVE *Strong links between theory and practice throughout *Clear and concise text Focus on application of physics, as well as principles New, updated 2-colour design New Sections - Equipment for X-ray production, The Radiographic Image and Diagnostic Imaging Technologies Electronic learning resources for students support the text

Oral Radiology

Principles and Interpretation

Author: Stuart C. White,Michael J. Pharoah

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323096336

Category: Medical

Page: 679

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With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation, 7th Edition visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology along with their clinical application. First, you'll gain a solid foundation in radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection. Then you'll learn intraoral and extraoral imaging techniques, including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT. The second half of the book focuses on how to recognize the radiographic features of pathologic conditions and interpret radiographs accurately. This edition also includes new chapters on forensics and cone-beam imaging. Written by oral radiology experts Stuart White and Michael Pharoah, this bestselling book helps you provide state-of-the-art care! An easy-to-follow format simplifies the key radiographic features of each pathologic condition, including location, periphery, shape, internal structure, and effects on surrounding structures - placed in context with clinical features, differential diagnosis, and management.UPDATED information addresses the etiology and diagnosis of diseases and pathologic conditions in the orofacial region.Updated coverage of all aspects of oral radiology includes the entire predoctoral curriculum.A wide array of radiographs including advanced imaging such as MRI and CT.Hundreds of drawings are updated and rendered in full color.Case studies apply imaging concepts to real-world scenarios. Expert contributors include many authors with worldwide reputations.Chapter bibliographies and suggested readings make it easier to conduct further research. NEW chapter on cone-beam imaging keeps you current with emerging field requirements.NEW coverage of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) includes more of the normal anatomy of cross-sectional images of the maxilla and mandible along with variations of normal anatomy.NEW! An eBook version makes the content interactive and portable, and shows radiographs in high resolution.

Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology

Author: Donald E. Thrall

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781455703647

Category: Medical

Page: 847

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Covering the principles of radiographic technique and interpretation for dogs, cats, and horses, Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 6th Edition helps you develop proficiency in diagnostic skills. High-quality radiographic images accompany clear coverage of diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, MRI, and CT, as well as patient positioning, radiographic technique and safety measures, normal and abnormal anatomy, radiographic viewing and interpretation, and alternative imaging modalities. New to this edition is a chapter on MR spinal imaging and updated information on digital imaging. Written by radiology educator and expert Donald E. Thrall, along with a group of highly qualified, board-certified radiologists, this bestselling reference is a one-stop resource for the latest advances in veterinary diagnostic radiology. Clear explanations and a logical format simplify the principles of veterinary diagnostic radiology, including patient positioning, radiographic technique, specific anatomic features of the body part in question, methods of radiographic viewing and interpretation, and assessment and applications of alternative imaging modalities. High-quality radiographic images clarify key concepts and interpretation principles. Up-to-date coverage of the most commonly seen species in private veterinary practices and veterinary teaching hospitals includes the cat, dog, and horse. An atlas of normal radiographic anatomy in each section makes it easier to recognize abnormal radiographic findings. A discussion of radiation safety highlights measures that can protect you from harmful radiation exposure. NEW chapter on MR spinal imaging provides the latest information on the diagnosis of spinal cord disease through the use of CT and MRI. NEW information on digital imaging covers the newest advances in digital imaging. Updated coverage of procedures such as the esophagram, upper GI examination, excretory urography, and cystography helps in determining when and how these procedures are performed in today's practice. Revised chapters on basic interpretation make information easier to find, with in-depth discussions of the principles of image acquisition and interpretation, radiography, radiation safety, and basic coverage of normal variants.

Principles of Radiographic Imaging: An Art and A Science

Author: Richard R. Carlton,Arlene McKenna Adler

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285226038

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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An overview of imaging modalities, PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART & A SCIENCE, 5th Edition delivers essential information on radiographic contrast, density, detail, and distortion, as well as the latest instrumentation and technology used in the imaging sciences. Building logically from the simplest concepts to the more complex, the text ties lessons together visually and conceptually in a student-friendly and thorough presentation of radiographic exposure. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Physics of Radiation Therapy

Author: Faiz M. Khan

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451149131

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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Dr. Khan's classic textbook on radiation oncology physics is now in its thoroughly revised and updated Fourth Edition. It provides the entire radiation therapy team—radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, and radiation therapists—with a thorough understanding of the physics and practical clinical applications of advanced radiation therapy technologies, including 3D-CRT, stereotactic radiotherapy, HDR, IMRT, IGRT, and proton beam therapy. These technologies are discussed along with the physical concepts underlying treatment planning, treatment delivery, and dosimetry. This Fourth Edition includes brand-new chapters on image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and proton beam therapy. Other chapters have been revised to incorporate the most recent developments in the field. This edition also features more than 100 full-color illustrations throughout. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.

Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging

Author: James Johnston,Terri L. Fauber

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323339662

Category: Diagnostic imaging

Page: 288

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Written by radiographers for radiographers, Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging, 2nd Edition follows the ASRT recommended curriculum and focuses on what the radiographer needs to understand to safely and competently perform radiographic examinations. This comprehensive radiologic physics and imaging text links the two subjects together so that you understand how they relate to each other - and to clinical practice. Prepare for success on the ARRT exam and the job with just the right amount of information on radiation production and characteristics, imaging equipment, film screen image acquisition and processing, digital image acquisition and display, image analysis, and the basic principles of computed tomography. 345 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 organize information and focus on what is most important in each chapter. Make the Physics Connection and Make the Imaging Connection boxes link physics and imaging concepts so you fully appreciate the importance of both subjects. Educator resources on Evolve, including lesson plans, an image collection, PowerPoint presentations, and a test bank, provide additional resources for instructors to teach the topics presented in the text. Theory to Practice boxes succinctly explain the application of concepts and describe how to use the information in clinical practice. Critical Concept boxes further explain and emphasize key points in the chapters. Math Application boxes use examples to show how mathematical concepts and formulas are applied in the clinical setting. 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. A glossary of key terms serves as a handy reference. NEW! Updated content reflects the newest curriculum standards outlined by the ARRT and ASRT, providing you with the information you need to pass the boards. NEW! Critical Thinking Questions at the end of every chapter offer opportunity for review and greater challenge. NEW! Chapter Review Questions at the end of every chapter allow you to evaluate how well you have mastered the material in each chapter. NEW! Increased coverage of radiation protection principles helps 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 represent the quantity and quality of radiation. NEW! Conversion examples and sample math problems give you the practice needed to understand complex concepts. NEW! More images highlighting key concepts help you visualize the material. NEW! Expansion of digital image coverage and ample discussion on differentiating between digital and film ensures you are prepared to succeed on your exams. NEW! All-new section on manual vs. AEC use in Chapter 13 keeps you in the know. NEW and UPDATED! Expanded digital fluoroscopy section, including up-to-date information on LCD and Plasma displays, familiarizes you with the equipment you will encounter. NEW! Online chapter quizzes on Evolve feature 5-10 questions each and reinforce key concepts. NEW! PowerPoint presentations with new lecture notes on Evolve and in-depth information in the notes section of each slide make presenting quick and easy for instructors.

Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Author: Perez,Brady

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781716901

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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A CD-ROM edition of the reference on radiation oncology. It contains the full text and graphics of the third edition, along with instant topic, name and word searches, window features and print capability.

Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences E-Book

Author: Stephen Polgar,Shane A. Thomas

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046698

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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This popular textbook provides a concise, but comprehensive, overview of health research as an integrated, problem-solving process. It bridges the gap between health research methods and evidence-based clinical practice, making it an essential tool for students embarking on research. Practitioners also benefit from guidance on interpreting the ever-expanding published research in clinical and scientific journals, to ensure their practice is up to date and evidence-based and to help patients understand information obtained online. Uses simple language and demystifies research jargon Covers both quantitative and qualitative research methodology, taking a very practical approach Gives examples directly related to the health sciences Each chapter contains a self-assessment test so that the reader can be sure they know all the important points Provides an extensive glossary for better understanding of the language of research Online interactive self-assessment tests: Multiple choice questions True or false questions Short answer questions Log on to evolve.elsevier.com/Polgar/research and register to access the above assets.

Patient Centered Care in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy

Author: Aarthi Ramlaul,Martin Vosper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702055239

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Health investigation and treatment have moved from a clinician-centred approach to a patient-centred approach during the past few decades. Patients are now rightly regarded as empowered and informed users of health services, not passive recipients. Motivated by this philosophical shift, this new book identifies the key issues underpinning the complete delivery of ‘good’ patient care and considers their application in the medical radiation sciences. Taking a UK/European perspective, the authors examine how a holistic approach is related to legislation, human rights and perceived patient needs. Medical imaging and radiotherapy are front line services experienced by vast numbers of patients with acute and chronic medical conditions, including trauma and cancer. The book includes coverage of behavioural science and health psychology together with practical applications such as safe manual handling, infection control and radiation safety. This provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of what contributes to the patient’s experience in diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy. It also considers other aspects of the patient experience, such as inter-professional team working, disability, communication, clinical procedures and practice.

Physics

Principles with Applications

Author: Douglas C. Giancoli

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780321569882

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Key Message: This best-selling algebra-based physics book is known for its elegant writing, engaging biological applications, and exactness. Physics: Principles with Applications Volume 1 with MasteringPhysics™, Sixth Edition retains the careful exposition and precision of previous editions with many interesting new applications and carefully crafted new pedagogy. It was written to give readers the basic concepts of physics in a manner that is accessible and clear. The goal is for readers to view the world through eyes that know physics. The new edition also features MasteringPhysics and an unparalleled suite of media and on-line resources to enhance the physics classroom. Key Topics: Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension, Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Vectors, Motion and Force: Dynamics, Circular Motion; Gravitation, Work and Energy, Linear Momentum, Rotational Motion, Bodies in Equilibrium; Elasticity and Fracture, Fluids, Vibrations and Waves, Sound, Temperature and Kinetic Theory, Heat, The Laws of Thermodynamics, Electric Charge and Electric Field, Electric Potential and Electric Energy; Capacitance, Electric Currents, DC Circuits, Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law; AC Circuits, Electromagnetic Waves, Light: Geometric Optics, The Wave Nature of Light, Optical Instruments, Special Theory of Relativity, Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom, Quantum Mechanics of Atoms, Molecules and Solids, Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity, Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation, Elementary Particles, Astrophysics and Cosmology Market: Intended for anyone interested in learning the basics of physics.

Physics

Principles with Applications Volume I (Chs. 1-15)

Author: Douglas C. Giancoli

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134787730

Category:

Page: 512

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Elegant, engaging, exacting, and concise, Giancoli’s Physics: Principles with Applications , Seventh Edition, helps you view the world through eyes that know physics. Giancoli’s text is a trusted classic, known for its elegant writing, clear presentation, and quality of content. Using concrete observations and experiences you can relate to, the text features an approach that reflects how science is actually practiced: it starts with the specifics, then moves to the great generalizations and the more formal aspects of a topic to show you why we believe what we believe. Written with the goal of giving you a thorough understanding of the basic concepts of physics in all its aspects, the text uses interesting applications to biology, medicine, architecture, and digital technology to show you how useful physics is to your everyday life and in your future profession.

An Introduction to Radiography E-Book

Author: Suzanne Easton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982492

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

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Author: Charles M. Washington

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323287522

Category: Medical

Page: 908

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Learn everything you need to know about radiation therapy with the only comprehensive text written for radiation therapy students by radiation therapists. This book is designed to help you understand cancer management, improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation, and apply complex concepts to treatment planning and delivery. This edition features enhanced learning tools and thoroughly updated content, including three new chapters to inform you of increasingly important technologies and practices. The up-to-date and authoritative coverage of this text make it a resource you'll want to consult throughout your radiation therapy courses and beyond. Complete coverage of radiation therapy provides all introductory content plus the full scope of information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Contributions from a broad range of practitioners bring you the expertise of radiation therapists, physicians, nurses, administrators, and educators who are part of cancer management teams. Chapters on image guided radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, and CT simulation keep you up-to-date with emerging technologies. Color inserts show significant procedures and imaging technologies clearly.

Bones and Joints - E-book

A Guide for Students

Author: Chris Gunn

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049468

Category: Medical

Page: 270

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This book is a clear, concise introduction to the subject which covers all the major bones and joints in the body in a logical and systematic way to aid understanding. The three generic chapters at the start of the book, covering an overview of bone, joints and pathology, provide the basic information required to ensure that the student is able to gain the most benefit from the subsequent area-specific chapters. The text is written in note form and the drawings are as clear and simple as possible so that they can be easily reproduced by students. In this edition a number of the radiographic images have been improved and replaced and the number of imaging techniques has increased by including PET and SPECT images New to this edition Improved clarity of the joint images A number of new radiographic images Insight Boxes Inclusion of PET and SPECT colour images Bones and Joints may be used as part of a self-directed learning programme by students examining and studying the real bones of the skeleton along with the images. It can also be used as part of a revision programme or as a reference text. It is aimed at all health care students who needs a good understanding of the skeletal system.

Interpreting Trauma Radiographs

Author: Jonathan McConnell,Renata Eyres,Julie Nightingale

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047077715X

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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As advanced practices and role extension within the healthcare sector continues unabated, increasingly practitioners seek ways to widen their professional remit and develop and add to their skills. Interpreting Trauma Radiographs provides a unique guide to enable radiographers and trained healthcare professionals to confidently and competently interpret and report on radiographic images. Designed specifically for radiographers, casualty (accident and emergency) medical officers and trainees, and other health professionals who regularly encounter trauma radiography as part of their work, this book brings together expert contributions on the clinical, medical, legal and scientific aspects of radiographic interpretation and reporting, promoting a thorough understanding of both the general framework of reporting and the detail of image interpretation. The book is divided into two sections. The first section deals with the overall framework of image reporting and interpretation: the radiologist’s perspective, the legal aspects, scientific background and the psychological nature of perception and interpretation. The second section focuses on image interpretation of regional anatomy, presented to support both reporting practitioners in training and those more experienced in reporting practice. Interpreting Trauma Radiographs is an invaluable companion for qualified radiographers, radiographers in training, casualty medical officers, and other healthcare professionals, such as nurse practitioners, aspiring to interpret and report on radiographic images.

Clark's Pocket Handbook for Radiographers, Second Edition

Author: A. Stewart Whitley,Charles Sloane,Gail Jefferson,Ken Holmes,Craig Anderson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315353296

Category: Medical

Page: 252

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Drawn from the bestselling Clark's Positioning in Radiography, this pocket handbook provides clear and practical advice to help radiographers in their day-to-day work. Designed for rapid reference, it covers how to position the patient and the central ray, describes the essential image characteristics and illustrates each radiographic projection with a positioning photograph and a radiograph.

Radiologic Science for Technologists

Physics, Biology, and Protection

Author: Stewart C. Bushong

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323429424

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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Develop the skills you need to safely and effectively produce high-quality medical images with Radiologic Science for Technologists: Physics, Biology, and Protection, 11th Edition. Reorganized and updated with the latest advances in the field, this new edition aligns with the ASRT curriculum to strengthen your understanding of key concepts, and prepare you for success on the ARRT certification exam and in clinical practice. Firmly established as a core resource for medical imaging technology courses, this text gives you a strong foundation in the study and practice of radiologic physics, imaging and exposure, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more. Expanded coverage of radiologic science topics, including radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more, allows this text to be used over several semesters. Chapter introductions, summaries, outlines, objectives, and key terms help you to organize and pinpoint the most important information. Formulas, conversion tables, and abbreviations are highlighted for easy access to frequently used information. "Penguin" boxes recap the most vital chapter information. End-of-chapter questions include definition exercises, matching, short answer, and calculations to help you review material. Key terms and expanded glossary enable you to easily reference and study content. Highlighted math formulas call attention to key mathematical information for special focus. NEW! Chapters on Radiography/Fluoroscopy Patient Radiation Dose and Computed Tomography Patient Radiation Dose equip you to use the most current patient dosing technology. NEW! Streamlined physics and math sections ensure you’re prepared to take the ARRT exam and succeed in the clinical setting.

Introduction to Radiological Physics and Radiation Dosimetry

Author: Frank Herbert Attix

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527617140

Category: Medical

Page: 628

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A straightforward presentation of the broad concepts underlying radiological physics and radiation dosimetry for the graduate-level student. Covers photon and neutron attenuation, radiation and charged particle equilibrium, interactions of photons and charged particles with matter, radiotherapy dosimetry, as well as photographic, calorimetric, chemical, and thermoluminescence dosimetry. Includes many new derivations, such as Kramers X-ray spectrum, as well as topics that have not been thoroughly analyzed in other texts, such as broad-beam attenuation and geometrics, and the reciprocity theorem. Subjects are layed out in a logical sequence, making the topics easier for students to follow. Supplemented with numerous diagrams and tables.