Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures - 3-Volume Set

Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures - 3-Volume Set

14th Edition - April 11, 2018
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  • Contributor: Ed Major
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323640404

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The gold-standard in imaging, Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures, 14th Edition, is revised to fit the image of the modern curriculum. This thoroughly updated text has been reorganized to emphasize all procedures found on the ARRT Radiography Exam and in the ASRT Radiography curriculum. Separate chapters for each bone group and organ system enables you to learn cross-section anatomy along with anatomical anatomy - helping you make more accurate diagnoses. All outdated material has been removed and specialized content has been updated and moved to chapters more relevant to modern practice. With more than 400 projections, Merrill’s is not just the most widely used imaging text, but the most comprehensive radiographic positioning product on the market!

Key Features

  • Comprehensive, full-color coverage of anatomy and positioning makes Merrill's Atlas the most in-depth text and reference available for radiography students and practitioners.
  • Frequently performed essential projections identified with a special icon to help you focus on what you need to know as an entry-level radiographer. 
  • Summary of Pathology table now includes common male reproductive system pathologies.
  • Coverage of common and unique positioning procedures includes special chapters on trauma, surgical radiography, geriatrics/pediatrics, and bone densitometry, to help prepare you for the full scope of situations you will encounter.
  • Collimation sizes and other key information are provided for each relevant projection.
  • Numerous CT and MRI images enhance comprehension of cross-sectional anatomy and help in preparing for the Registry examination.
  • UPDATED! Positioning photos show current digital imaging equipment and technology.
  • Summary tables provide quick access to projection overviews, guides to anatomy, pathology tables for bone groups and body systems, and exposure technique charts
  • Bulleted lists provide clear instructions on how to correctly position the patient and body part when performing procedures.

Table of Contents

  • Volume 1
    1. Preliminary Steps in Radiography
    2. General Anatomy and Radiographic Positioning Terminology
    3. Thoracic Viscera: Chest and Upper Airway
    4. Abdomen
    5. Upper Extremity
    6. Shoulder Girdle
    7. Lower Extremity
    8. Pelvis and Hip
    9. Vertebral Column
    10. Bony Thorax

    Volume 2
    11. Cranium
    12. Trauma Radiography
    13. Contrast Arthrography
    14. Myelography and other Central Nervous System Imaging
    15. Digestive System: Salivary Glands, Alimentary Canal and Biliary System
    16. Urinary System and Venipuncture
    17. Reproductive System
    18. Mammography
    19. Bone Densitometry

    Volume 3
    20. Mobile Radiography
    21. Surgical Radiography
    22. Pediatrics Imaging
    23. Geriatric Radiography
    24. Sectional Anatomy for Radiographers
    25. Computed Tomography
    26. Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    27. Vascular, Cardiac, and Interventional Radiography
    28. Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    29. Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
    30. Radiation Oncology

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1664
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2018
  • Published: April 11, 2018
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323640404

About the Authors

Bruce Long

Affiliations and Expertise

Director and Associate Professor (Retired) Radiologic Imaging and Sciences Programs Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis, Indiana

Jeannean Rollins

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences Arkansas State University Jonesboro, AR, USA

Barbara Smith

Affiliations and Expertise

Instructor, Radiologic Technology, Medical Imaging Department, Portland Community College, Portland, OR, USA