Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography - 14th Edition - ISBN: 9780323597036, 9780323612142

Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography

14th Edition

Authors: Bruce Long Barbara Smith
eBook ISBN: 9780323612142
eBook ISBN: 9780323612135
eBook ISBN: 9780323612159
Paperback ISBN: 9780323597036
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 27th October 2018
Page Count: 368

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Summarizing essential information, you will encounter in clinical practice, Merrill’s Pocket Guide to Radiography is the perfect companion to Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures, 14th Edition. This handy reference provides bulleted, step-by-step explanations of how to position the patient and body part for approximately 170 commonly requested radiographic projections, including mobile, mammography, and neonatal procedures. Tabbed for easy access to information, this guide is up to date with the latest ARRT standards and includes diagnostic-quality radiographs for reference with each positioning presentation.

Key Features

  • Diagnostic-quality radiographs demonstrate the result the radiographer is trying to achieve.
  • Key positioning information is formatted for quick reference to give you easy access to the information.
  • Bulleted step-by-step instructions for positioning the patient and body part facilitate quick and efficient performance of radiographic exams.
  • Section dividers with tabs provide quick access to sections.
  • Two-color format emphasizes the most important information on the page and helps you to quickly locate and use the information.
  • Exposure technique chart for every projection helps reduce the number of repeat radiographs and improves overall image quality.
  • Abbreviations and external landmarks on the inside covers provide quick reference to frequently needed information.
  • Updated kVp values reflect current theory about what is appropriate to use with digital imaging modalities.
  • Compensating filter information is included for those projections where filters are used.

Table of Contents

1. Upper Extremity
2. Lower Extremity
3. Vertebral Column
4. Thorax
5. Abdomen
6. Cranium
7. Mobile Radiography

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About the Authors

Bruce Long

Affiliations and Expertise

Director and Associate Professor, Radiologic Imaging and Sciences Programs, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Barbara Smith

Affiliations and Expertise

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