Farr's Physics for Medical Imaging

Farr's Physics for Medical Imaging

3rd Edition - April 3, 2023

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  • Authors: Alim Yucel-Finn, Fergus Mckiddie, Sarah Prescott, Rachel Bentley
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702083648

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Written by topic experts, this new edition of Farr’s Physics for Medical Imaging is designed specifically for trainee radiologists preparing for the physics component of their FRCR exams. The book effectively explains the principles and techniques behind the most common forms of medical imaging, including X-ray, CT, ultrasound, MRI, nuclear medicine, and fluoroscopy. Trainee radiologists and radiographers will find this an easy to understand and useful adjunct to their exam preparation – even those who haven’t studied physics since school.

Key Features

  • Designed for those studying for their FRCR part 1 exams – covers everything you need to know
  • Easy to read and navigate, suitable for those with varying levels of physics knowledge
  • Written by topic experts - physicists and a radiologist, to make the information more accessible to radiology trainees
  • Clear line drawings and sample images illustrate the principles discussed

Table of Contents

  • 1 Radiation physics

    2 Radiation hazards and protection

    3 Imaging with X-rays

    4 Film-screen radiography (potentially to be deleted or significantly shortened)

    5 Digital radiography

    6 Fluroscopy

    7 Computed tomography

    8 Gamma imaging

    9 Imaging with ultrasound

    10 Magnetic resonance imaging

    Potential new chapters on: Optical imaging and a separate chapter for PET-CT content as will need to be expanded significantly.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 274
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2023
  • Published: April 3, 2023
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702083648

About the Authors

Alim Yucel-Finn

Fergus Mckiddie

Sarah Prescott

Rachel Bentley

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