Computed Tomography for Technologists

Computed Tomography for Technologists Author Lois E. Romans
ISBN-10 9780781777964
Release 2010-02-01
Pages 182
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Leveraging the organization and focus on exam preparation found in the comprehensive text, this Exam Review will help any student to successfully complete the ARRT General Radiography and Computed Tomography exams. The book includes a bulleted format review of content, Registry-style questions with answers and rationales, and a mock exam following the ARRT format. The companion website offers an online testing simulation engine.



Mosby s Exam Review for Computed Tomography

Mosby   s Exam Review for Computed Tomography Author Daniel N. DeMaio
ISBN-10 9780323065894
Release 2010-04-19
Pages 224
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This study tool has everything you need to prepare for the ARRT CT exam! Written in outline format, Mosby's Exam Review for Computed Tomography, 2nd Edition serves as both a study guide and an in-depth review. It covers the three content areas on the CT advanced certification examination: patient care, imaging procedures, and physics/instrumentation. Developed by Daniel N. DeMaio, BS, RT(R) (CT), the book simulates the Registry exam with three 165-question mock exams. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Review questions with answers help you prepare for the ARRT exam and identify areas that need additional study. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers provide you with the information you need to make the most out of the Q&A sections. A thorough, outline-format review covers the three content areas on the computed tomography advanced certification exam: patient care, imaging procedures, and physics/instrumentation.



Computed Tomography for Technologists Textbook and Exam Review Package

Computed Tomography for Technologists  Textbook and Exam Review Package Author Lois E. Romans
ISBN-10 0781778018
Release 2010-02
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Written by a computed tomography technologist, Computed Tomography for Technologists: A Comprehensive Text is the only comprehensive CT text geared to technologists. It is ideally suited for CT courses in radiologic technology programs and for stand-alone CT programs and offers excellent preparation for the CT certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Student-friendly features of the book include highlighted key terms, Key Concepts boxes, Clinical Application boxes, chapter review questions, and suggested readings. Computed Tomography for Technologists: Exam Review is intended to be used as a companion toComputed Tomography for Technologists: A Comprehensive Text. This resource offers excellent preparation for the CT certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists as well as the CT portion of the general radiography exam from the ARRT. The book includes a bulleted- format review of content, Registry-style questions with answers and rationales, and a mock exam following the ARRT format. This package contains (9780781777513) Computed Tomography for Technologists: A Comprehensive Text and (9780781777964) Computed Tomography for Technologists: Exam Review.



Introduction to Sectional Anatomy

Introduction to Sectional Anatomy Author Michael E. Madden
ISBN-10 0781763428
Release 2008
Pages 640
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Featuring all the latest imaging modalities—including ultrasound, MR, and PET/CT—this Second Edition text provides a solid understanding of sectional anatomy and its applications in clinical imaging. Chapters on each body region include patient CT and MR images shown in sequence through multiple planes, followed by clinical cases centered on CT, MR, ultrasound, and PET/CT images. By comparing images from different patients, readers learn to distinguish normal anatomic variations from variations that indicate disease or injury. This edition includes new clinical cases and has a new layout that makes it easier to compare images from several patients. Each chapter ends with clinical application questions.



LANGE Review Computed Tomography Examination

LANGE Review  Computed Tomography Examination Author Sharlene M. Snowdon
ISBN-10 9780071847506
Release 2016-04-22
Pages 253
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO ACE THE ARRT® COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY EXAM (CT) EXAM IN ONE COMPLETE PACKAGE! Written by an experienced program director who knows what it takes to excel, LANGE Review: Computed Tomography Examination is designed to boost confidence, test-taking skills, and knowledge for anyone preparing for the exam. Bolstered by nearly 500 registry-style questions with detailed answer explanations, this essential guide also includes valuable background material – covering everything from eligibility requirements to test-taking tips. You will also find two comprehensive practice exams within the text and online. It all adds up to the single-best way to increase your chance of success on the CT Exam. · A thorough review of patient care, imaging procedures, and physics and instrumentation distills core concepts on the registry exam · Chapter-ending practice questions assess your knowledge of essential concepts · Two comprehensive practice exams —in the book and online--to improve your confidence · Includes 495 registry-style questions with complete explanations for each answer · Informative introduction includes test taking tips, clinical experience requirements, content specifications, and certification eligibility requirements



Review of Radiologic Physics

Review of Radiologic Physics Author Walter Huda
ISBN-10 9781496347374
Release 2016-01-20
Pages 336
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Now revised to reflect the new, clinically-focused certification exams, Review of Radiological Physics, Fourth Edition, offers a complete review for radiology residents and radiologic technologists preparing for certification. . This new edition covers x-ray production and interactions, projection and tomographic imaging, image quality, radiobiology, radiation protection, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance – all of the important physics information you need to understand the factors that improve or degrade image quality. Each chapter is followed by 20 questions for immediate self-assessment, and two end-of-book practice exams, each with 100 additional questions, offer a comprehensive review of the full range of topics.



MDCT

MDCT Author Mannudeep K. Kalra
ISBN-10 884700831X
Release 2008-07-09
Pages 411
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"MDCT: From Protocols to Practice" tackles contemporary and topical issues in MDCT technology and applications. As an updated edition of MDCT: A Practical Approach, this volume offers new content as well as revised chapters from the previous volume. New chapters discuss important topics such as imaging of children and obese subjects, the use of contrast medium in pregnant women, coronary MDCT angiography, and PET/CT in abdominal and pelvic malignancies. Furthermore an Appendix with over 50 updated MDCT scanning protocols completes this publication. The book emphasizes the practical aspects of MDCT, making it an invaluable source of information for radiologists, residents, medical physicists, and radiology technologists in everyday clinical practice.



The Skillful Teacher

The Skillful Teacher Author Stephen D. Brookfield
ISBN-10 9781119019862
Release 2015-02-05
Pages 336
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Energize your classrooms with these key techniques for college teaching Students say the best teachers get them excited about learning, stretch their thinking, and keep them actively involved in class. But with increasingly diverse classrooms and constantly changing technology, each semester throws up new challenges for engaging students. Discover how to keep your teaching, and your students, energized with The Skillful Teacher, a practical guide to effective techniques, approaches, and methods for today's college classrooms. Providing insights, reflections, and advice from his four decades of college teaching, Stephen Brookfield now adapts his successful methods to teaching online, working with diverse student populations, and making classrooms truly inclusive. As well as being completely revised, updated, and rewritten, this edition adds six brand new chapters on: Teaching critical thinking Using play and creativity in the classroom Teaching in teams Helping students take responsibility for learning Teaching about racism Exercising teacher power responsibly Readers will delve into what learning feels like from a student's perspective, as well as absorb the wisdom of veteran college faculty with whom the author has worked. Themes from the bestselling previous editions remain, but are revisited and expanded with the perspective of an additional decade in the classroom. This authoritative guide is now even more comprehensive to better serve teachers looking to improve. Whether you are new to the classroom or are looking to rise to new challenges, The Skillful Teacher will provide answers, expand your repertoire of techniques, and invigorate your teaching and your classrooms.



Fundamentals of Sectional Anatomy An Imaging Approach

Fundamentals of Sectional Anatomy  An Imaging Approach Author Denise L. Lazo
ISBN-10 9781305176492
Release 2014-02-11
Pages 464
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The second edition of Fundamentals of Sectional Anatomy: An Imaging Approach is the ideal introductory text for new radiography students, seasoned students preparing for the CT and MRI exams, or anyone interested in learning about human anatomy. Chapters address the fundamentals of sectional anatomy, starting at the vertex of the skull and descending to the symphysis pubis, with additional in-depth coverage of the vertical column, major joints of the upper and lower extremities, and separate chapters on the facial bones and sinuses. This systematic approach to the organization of the book provides students with the most complete presentation and realistic exposure to sectional anatomy available. Numerous line drawings and two complete sets of fully labeled images complement each section of the text to strengthen the learning experience, while end-of-chapter summaries and review questions challenge readers to assess their understanding of important topics. Building upon its reputation for an uncluttered presentation and clearly labeled images, this new edition presents more than 200 new MR images, dozens of CT images, and new complex illustrations—transporting this already fascinating book into the modern age of radiography. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



MDCT Physics

MDCT Physics Author Mahadevappa Mahesh
ISBN-10 9780781768115
Release 2009
Pages 196
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Written by the chief physicist at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, this easy-to-read short textbook explains the physics behind multi-detector CT technology, particularly newer, more complex technology. The focus is on principles of physics, effects of scan parameters on image quality, and optimum radiation dosage. The book includes numerous key points summaries and questions to assist in exam preparation.



Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals E Book

Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals   E Book Author Lorrie L. Kelley
ISBN-10 9780323277600
Release 2013-08-07
Pages 752
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An ideal resource for the classroom or the clinical setting, Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals, 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive, easy-to-understand approach to the sectional anatomy of the entire body. Side-by-side presentations of actual diagnostic images from both MRI and CT modalities and corresponding anatomic line drawings illustrate the planes of anatomy most commonly demonstrated by diagnostic imaging. Concise descriptions detail the location and function of the anatomy, and clearly labeled images help you confidently identify anatomic structures during clinical examinations and produce the best possible diagnostic images. Side-by-side presentation of anatomy illustrations and corresponding CT and MRI images clarifies the location and structure of sectional anatomy. More than 1,500 high-quality images detail sectional anatomy for every body plane commonly imaged in the clinical setting. Pathology boxes help you connect commonly encountered pathologies to related anatomy for greater diagnostic accuracy. Anatomy summary tables provide quick access to muscle information, points of origin and insertion, and muscle function for each muscle group. Reference drawings and corresponding scanning planes accompany actual images to help you recognize the correlation between the two. NEW! 150 new scans and 30 new line drawings familiarize you with the latest 3D and vascular imaging technology. NEW! Chapter objectives help you concentrate on the most important chapter content and study more efficiently. NEW! Full labels on all scans provide greater diagnostic detail at a glance.



Fundamentals of Special Radiographic Procedures

Fundamentals of Special Radiographic Procedures Author Albert M. Snopek
ISBN-10 9780323277754
Release 2013-08-13
Pages 488
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Presenting the information a technologist needs to know to perform advanced diagnostic and interventional special procedures, this text provides complete coverage of topics such as angiography, cardiac catheterization, and vascular interventions. A general overview includes room design, image recording systems, injection devices, contrast media, and catheters. Coverage of specific imaging procedures includes anatomy, indications and contraindications, procedures, contrast media, patient care, equipment, and patient positioning. Discussions of cardiac and vascular interventional procedures help practicing radiographers prepare for the ARRT advanced certification exams. Special tables for equipment tray setup list the items needed for each procedure. Chapter summaries recap the most important information and provide a quick review. Key terms are bolded throughout chapters. Special boxes draw attention to important information in the chapter. List of pharmaceutical resources is included in new appendix. End-of-chapter questions include 10 multiple-choice questions for self-assessment. Chapter objectives focus on the most important information to be learned. Updated art program includes new line drawings, diagnostic images, and equipment photographs. New content includes: Positron emission tomography MR angiography Peripheral angiography and venography Left heart cardiac catheterization Monitoring procedures and equipment during cardiac catheterization Extensive additions to the vascular procedures sections, including: Revascularization Thrombolytic therapy Ablation Embolization Transcatheter biopsy Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts Inferior vena cava filters Information abut HIPAA



Cross Sectional Anatomy CT and MRI

Cross Sectional Anatomy CT and MRI Author Govind B. Chavhan
ISBN-10 9789350250464
Release 2011-04-30
Pages 300
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Cross sectional anatomy is now a normal and vital part of the diagnostic process. This atlas of cross sectional CT and MRI images is written to give the medical student and trainee radiologist a thorough knowledge of normal anatomy in cross section. The book features clearly labelled images taken in all three planes, accompanied by anatomical diagrams to enhance understanding.



Pocket Atlas of Body CT Anatomy

Pocket Atlas of Body CT Anatomy Author W. Richard Webb
ISBN-10 0781736633
Release 2002
Pages 126
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Featuring 229 sharp, new images obtained with state-of-the-art technology, the Second Edition of this popular pocket atlas is a quick, handy guide to interpreting computed tomography body images. It shows readers how to recognize normal anatomic structures on CT scans...and distinguish these structures from artifacts.Chapters cover the neck and larynx, thorax, portal venous phase abdomen, pelvis, arterial phase abdomen, and reconstructions. Each page presents a high-resolution image, with anatomic landmarks clearly labeled. Directly above the image are a key to the labels and a thumbnail illustration that orients the reader to the location and plane of view. This format--sharp images, orienting thumbnails, and clear keys--enables readers to identify features with unprecedented speed and accuracy.



The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging

The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging Author Jerrold T. Bushberg
ISBN-10 9781451153941
Release 2011-12-28
Pages 1048
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This renowned work is derived from the authors' acclaimed national review course (“Physics of Medical Imaging") at the University of California-Davis for radiology residents. The text is a guide to the fundamental principles of medical imaging physics, radiation protection and radiation biology, with complex topics presented in the clear and concise manner and style for which these authors are known. Coverage includes the production, characteristics and interactions of ionizing radiation used in medical imaging and the imaging modalities in which they are used, including radiography, mammography, fluoroscopy, computed tomography and nuclear medicine. Special attention is paid to optimizing patient dose in each of these modalities. Sections of the book address topics common to all forms of diagnostic imaging, including image quality and medical informatics as well as the non-ionizing medical imaging modalities of MRI and ultrasound. The basic science important to nuclear imaging, including the nature and production of radioactivity, internal dosimetry and radiation detection and measurement, are presented clearly and concisely. Current concepts in the fields of radiation biology and radiation protection relevant to medical imaging, and a number of helpful appendices complete this comprehensive textbook. The text is enhanced by numerous full color charts, tables, images and superb illustrations that reinforce central concepts. The book is ideal for medical imaging professionals, and teachers and students in medical physics and biomedical engineering. Radiology residents will find this text especially useful in bolstering their understanding of imaging physics and related topics prior to board exams.



Chest X rays for Medical Students

Chest X rays for Medical Students Author Christopher Clarke
ISBN-10 9781119426721
Release 2017-05-03
Pages 128
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Chest X-rays for Medical Students is a unique teaching and learning resource that offers students, junior doctors, trainee radiologists, nurses, physiotherapists and nurse practitioners a basic understanding of the principles of chest radiology. Provides a memorable way to analyze and present chest radiographs – the unique ‘ABCDE’ system as developed by the authors Explains how to recognize basic radiological signs, pathology and patterns associated with common medical conditions as seen on plain PA and AP chest radiographs Presents each radiograph twice, side by side - once as would be seen in a clinical setting and again with the pathology clearly highlighted Includes a section of self-assessment and presentation exercises to test knowledge and presentation technique Ideal for study and clinical reference, this book will be the ideal companion for any medical student, junior doctor or trainee radiographer.



Basics of PET Imaging

Basics of PET Imaging Author Gopal B. Saha
ISBN-10 1441908056
Release 2010-03-10
Pages 241
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This reference on the basics of PET and PET/CT imaging has been revised with concise chapters on PET fundamentals. The chapters include pertinent basic science plus equations along with sample problems and practice questions.