Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

Volume 1

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; With more than 400 projections presented, Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures remains the gold standard of radiographic positioning texts. Authors Eugene Frank, Bruce Long, and Barbara Smith have designed this comprehensive resource to be both an excellent textbook and also a superb clinical reference for practicing radiographers and physicians. You'll learn how to properly position the patient so that the resulting radiograph provides the information needed to reach an accurate diagnosis. Complete information is included for the most common projections, as well as for those less commonly requested.


Published: March 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09540-2



    1. Introduction to Radiography

    2. Compensating Filters

    3. Anatomy and Positioning Terminology

    4. Upper Limb

    5. Shoulder Girdle

    6. Lower Limb

    7. Pelvis and Upper Femora

    8. Vertebral Column

    9. Bony Thorax

    10. Thoracic Viscera

    Addendum A: Summary of Abbreviations


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