Bontrager's Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy - 10th Edition - ISBN: 9780323653671, 9780323696548

Bontrager's Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy

10th Edition

Authors: John Lampignano Leslie Kendrick
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323749565
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323653671
eBook ISBN: 9780323696548
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 2nd November 2020
Page Count: 856
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Description

Get the information and guidance you need to become proficient in positioning with Bontrager’s Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy, 10th Edition. With a very easy-to-follow organization, this comprehensive text focuses on nearly 200 of the most commonly requested projections to ensure you master what’s expected of an entry-level practitioner. And with Bontrager’s user-friendly format featuring one projection per page — with bulleted information on the left side of the page and positioning photos, radiographic images, and anatomical drawings aligned on the right — you’ll be able to quickly and easily visualize anatomy and master positioning.

Key Features

  • Labeled radiographs (radiographic overlays) identify key radiographic anatomy and landmarks to help students recognize anatomy and determine if they have captured the correct diagnostic information on images.
  • Positioning chapters organized with one projection per page present a manageable amount of information in an easily accessible format.
  • Unique page layout with positioning photos, radiographic images, and radiographic overlays is presented side-by-side with the text explanation of each procedure to facilitate comprehension and retention.
  • Clinical Indications features list and define pathologies most likely to be encountered during procedures to help students understand the whole patient and improve their ability to produce radiographs that make diagnosis easy for the physician.
  • Evaluation Criteria content on positioning pages describes the evaluation/critique process that should be completed for each radiographic image.
  • Pediatric, Geriatric, and Bariatric Patient Considerations are provided to prepare technologists to accommodate unique patient needs.
  • Emphasis on radiation safety practices provides recommendations important for clinical practice.

Table of Contents

1. Terminology, Imaging, and Positioning Principles
2. Chest
3. Abdomen
4. Upper Limb
5. Humerus and Shoulder Girdle
6. Lower Limb
7. Femur and Pelvic Girdle
8. Cervical and Thoracic Spine
9. Lumbar Spine, Sacrum, and Coccyx
10. Bony Thorax—Sternum and Ribs
11. Cranium, Facial Bones, and Paranasal Sinuses
12. Biliary Tract and Upper Gastrointestinal System
13. Lower Gastrointestinal System
14. Urinary System and Venipuncture
15. Trauma, Mobile, and Surgical Radiography
16. Pediatric Radiography
17. Angiography and Interventional Procedures
18. Computed Tomography
19. Special Radiographic Procedures
20. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities

References
Additional Resources
Index

Details

No. of pages:
856
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2021
Published:
2nd November 2020
Imprint:
Mosby
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323749565
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323653671
eBook ISBN:
9780323696548

About the Authors

John Lampignano

John Lampignano, MEd, RT(R) (CT), Gateway Community College, Phoenix, AZ

Affiliations and Expertise

Gateway Community College, Phoenix, AZ

Leslie Kendrick

Affiliations and Expertise

Department Chair, Diagnostic Radiography Program Director, Department of Radiologic Sciences, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho