Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323566711, 9780323581400

Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care

7th Edition

Authors: Arlene Adler Richard Carlton
Paperback ISBN: 9780323566711
eBook ISBN: 9780323581400
eBook ISBN: 9780323581387
eBook ISBN: 9780323581394
eBook ISBN: 9780323638692
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th October 2018
Page Count: 408
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Description

Using a clear and concise format, Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care, 7th Edition delivers the latest radiologic, imaging science and patient care skills you need to prepare for certification and practice. This new edition includes updates on current digital imaging and instrumentation, providing you with the essential information and tools needed to master any introduction to radiologic sciences class. Chapter review questions and lab activities available online and on tear sheets in the text give you easy access to on-the-go learning. This text not only helps to prepare you for parts of the certification exam, but the content provides useful and practical information that is needed for professional practice and clinical success.

Key Features

  • Step-by-step procedures presented in boxed lists throughout the text supply you with easy to follow steps so you are well prepared for clinical success.
  • Back-of-book review questions provide you with an opportunity for review and greater challenge.
  • More than 300 photos and line drawings help you understand and visualize patient-care procedures.
  • Strong pedagogy, including chapter objectives, key terms, outline and summaries helps you organize information and ensure that you understand what is most important in every chapter.

Table of Contents

PART I: The Profession of Radiologic Technology
1. Introduction to Imaging and Radiologic Sciences
2. Professional Organizations
3. Educational Survival Skills
4. Critical-Thinking and Problem-Solving Strategies

PART II: Introduction to the Clinical Environment
5. Introduction to Clinical Education
6. Radiology Administration
7. Radiographic Imaging
8. Radiographic and Fluoroscopic Equipment
9. Basic Radiation Protection and Radiobiology
10. Human Diversity

PART III: Patient Care
11. Patient Interactions
12. History Taking
13. Safe Patient Movement and Handling Techniques
14. Immobilization Techniques
15. Vital Signs, Oxygen, Chest Tubes, and Lines
16. Basic Cardiac Monitoring: The Electrocardiogram
17. Infection Control
18. Aseptic Techniques
19. Nonaseptic Techniques
20. Medical Emergencies
21. Pharmacology
22. Principles of Drug Administration
23. Contrast Media and Introduction to Radiopharmaceuticals

PART IV: Ethical and Legal Issues
24. Professional Ethics
25. Health Records and Health Information Management
26. Medical Law
Appendices

Details

No. of pages:
408
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2020
Published:
29th October 2018
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9780323566711
eBook ISBN:
9780323581400
eBook ISBN:
9780323581387
eBook ISBN:
9780323581394
eBook ISBN:
9780323638692

About the Authors

Arlene Adler

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Director, Radiologic Sciences Programs, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

Richard Carlton

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Radiologic Sciences, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI