Practical Diagnostic Imaging for the Veterinary Technician book cover

Practical Diagnostic Imaging for the Veterinary Technician

A complete and practical guide, this text describes how to produce high-quality radiographic and ultrasound images. The first half of the book covers equipment, safety, and technique — all major responsibilities of the veterinary technician. The second half details radiographic positioning for small animals, large animals, and exotics. Reflecting the major role of ultrasonography in veterinary practice, the book concludes with an expanded chapter on diagnostic ultrasound.

Book, 304 Pages

Published: August 2004

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09227-2

Contents

  • PART ONE: RADIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUE AND EQUIPMENT
    1. X-ray Generation
    2. Achieving Radiographic Quality
    3. Exposure Variables
    4. Recording the Image
    5. X-ray Equipment
    6. Darkroom Techniques
    7. Radiation Safety
    8. Developing a Small Animal Radiographic Technique Chart
    9. Radiographic Artifacts
    PART TWO: RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONING
    10. Small Animal Radiography
    11. Basic Small Animal Dental Radiography
    12. Contrast Studies
    13. Exotic Animal Radiography
    14. Large Animal Radiography
    15. Diagnostic Ultrasound

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