Veterinary Radiography book cover

Veterinary Radiography

A Workbook for Students

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Radiography can seem a daunting subject to tackle but this book provides an exciting and unique approach to revising a difficult subject. Each chapter introduces its topic with a list of learning objectives clearly pinpointing the essential information. A variety of exercises and activities take the student through a comprehensive revision programme and this book is an excellent complement to the veterinary nursing student's own study programme.

Paperback, 132 Pages

Published: January 2006

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-8838-3

Contents

  • 1. Basic Physics

    2. Electromagnetic Spectrum

    3. X-ray Tube

    4. X-ray Production

    5. Exposure Factors

    6. X-ray Film

    7. Intensifying Screens, Cassettes and Grids

    8. Processing Cycle

    9. Processors and the Darkroom

    10. Image Quality

    11. Film Faults

    12. Radiation Safety

    13. Principles of Radiographic Positioning

    14. Radiography of the Forelimb

    15. Radiography of the Hind Limb

    16. Radiography of the Axial Skeleton, Chest and Abdomen

    17. Contrast Studies

    18. Alternative Imaging Modalities

    Useful Reading

    Answers to Exercises

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