Digital Radiography and PACS

2nd Edition


  • Christi Carter
  • Beth Veale
    • Print ISBN 9780323086448
    • Electronic ISBN

    Key Features

    • Coverage of digital imaging and PACS is at just the right level for student radiographers and practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging.
    • Chapter outlines, learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter orient readers to the chapter content and assist with organizing study and comprehension.
    • Bulleted summaries recap the main points of the chapter, ensuring you focus on the most important concepts conveyed by the chapter.
    • Review questions at the end of each chapter are linked to the chapter objectives.

    Table of Contents

    Part I: Introduction
    1. Introduction to Digital Radiography and PACS
    Part II: Basic Principles of Digital Radiography
    2. Digital Image Characteristics
    3. Digital Radiographic Image Processing and Manipulation
    Part III: Digital Image Acquisition 
    4. Photostimulable Phosphor Image Capture
    5. Flat Panel Array Image Acquisition
    6. CCD/ CMOS Image Capture
    Part IV: PACS 
    7. Basic Computer Principles
    8. Networking and Communication Basics   
    9. PACS Fundamentals
    10. PACS Archiving and Peripherals  
    Part V: Quality Control and Quality Management
    11. Ensuring Quality in PACS
    12. Quality Acceptance Testing within Digital Projection Imaging


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