Key Features

  • Very structured text with clear headings and relevance to practice indicated throughout

  • Chapter style will enable students to dip into text to find relevant information as an aid to revision

  • Set of revision questions at end of each chapter

  • All contributors currently teach Assistant Practitioners and student radiographers
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors. Chapter 1 - An introduction to ethics (Julie Woodley). Chapter 2 - The law at work (Simon Messer). Chapter 3 - Communication (Gillian Springett and Karen Dunmall). Chapter 4 - Patient care (Sarah Fearn). Chapter 5 - Clinical skills for preparation of the patient and clinical environment (Karen Dunmall). Chapter 6 - Procedures in radiography (Karen Dunmall). Chapter 7 - Physics of radiography (Marc Griffiths and Ken Holmes). Chapter 8 - The x-ray tube (Nick Oldnall). Chapter 9 - Production of x-rays (Patty Ward). Chapter 10 - Effects of radiation (Sally Perry). Chapter 11 - Diagnostic equipment (Marc Griffiths and Ken Holmes). Chapter 12 - Films, cassettes, intensifying screens and processing (Brian Channon). Chapter 13 - Digital radiography (Fiona Chamberlain). Chapter 14 - Image quality (Ken Holmes). Chapter 15 - Mammography (Karen Dunmall). Chapter 16 - Nuclear Medicine (Vicki Major and Marc Griffiths). Chapter 17 - Ultrasound (Rita Phillips). Chapter 18 - Computerised tomography (Sophia Beale and Catriona Todd). Chapter 19 - Magnetic resonance imaging (Juliet C. Semple). Chapter 20 - Anatomy and Physiology (Aarthi Ramlaul). Chapter 21 - Pathology (Stuart Grange). Appendix 1 - Trolley settings for radiographic procedures. Appendix 2 - Patient pathways in nuclear medicine. Appendix 3 - Computerised tomography protocols. Multiple Choice Questions. Short questions and answers. Index.


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    About the author

    Suzanne Easton

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England, UK