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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