Veterinary Radiography

A Workbook for Students

By

  • Suzanne Easton, MSc, BSc, Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England, UK

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.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2006
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-8838-3


Table of 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