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Radiologic Science for Technologists

Physics, Biology, and Protection

Develop the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions regarding technical factors and diagnostic imaging quality with the vibrantly illustrated Radiologic Science for Technologists, 10th Edition. Updated with the latest advances in the field, this full-color and highly detailed edition addresses a broad range of radiologic disciplines and provides a strong foundation in the study and practice of radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more. Unique learning tools strengthen your understanding of key concepts and prepare you for success on the ARRT certification exam and in clinical practice.

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Published: June 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-13640-2

Contents

  • PART I: RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS

    1. Essential Concepts of Radiologic Science

    2. The Structure of Matter

    3. Electromagnetic Energy

    4. Electricity, Magnetism, and Electromagnetism

    PART II: X-RADIATION

    5. The X-ray Imaging System

    6. The X-ray Tube

    7. X-ray Production

    8. X-ray Emission

    9. X-ray Interaction with Matter

    PART III: THE RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE

    10. Concepts of Image Quality

    11. Control of Scatter Radiation

    12. Screen-Film Radiography

    13.  Screen-Film Radiographic Technique

    PART IV: THE DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE

    14. Introduction to Computer Science

    15. Computed Radiography

    16. Digital Radiography

    17. Digital Radiographic Technique - NEW

    PART V: IMAGE ARTIFACTS AND QUALITY CONTROL

    18. Screen-Film Radiographic Artifacts

    19. Screen-Film Radiographic Quality Control

    20. Digital Radiographic Artifacts

    21. Digital Radiographic Quality Control

    PART VI: ADVANCED X-RAY IMAGING

    22. Mammography

    23. Mammography Quality Control

    24. Fluoroscopy

    25. Digital Fluoroscopy

    26. Interventional Radiography

    27. Computed Tomography

    PART VII: VIEWING THE DIGITAL IMAGE

    28. Features of the Digital Image

    29. The Digital Image Display - NEW

    30. Viewing the Digital Image

    31. Digital Display Device Quality Control

    PART VIII: RADIOBIOLOGY

    32. Human Biology

    33. Fundamental Principles of Radiobiology

    34. Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology

    35. Deterministic Effects of Radiation Exposure

    36. Stochastic Effects of Radiation Exposure

    PART IX: RADIATION PROTECTION

    37. Health Physics

    38. Designing for Radiation Protection

    39. Patient Radiation Dose Management

    40. Occupational Radiation Dose Management

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