Radiographic Imaging and Exposure - 3rd Edition

Radiographic Imaging and Exposure

3rd Edition

Authors: Terri Fauber Terri Fauber
Imprint: Mosby

Table of Contents

1. Radiation and Its Discovery

2. The X-Ray Beam

3. Radiographic Image Formation

4. Radiographic Image Quality: Photographic Properties

5. Radiographic Image Quality: Geometric Properties

6. Scatter Control

7. Image Receptors

8. Radiographic Film Processing

9. Sensitometry

10. Exposure Factor Selection

11. Automatic Exposure Control

12. Digital Imaging

Appendices

A. Summary of Important Relationships

B. Summary of Mathematical Applications

C. Summary of Practical Tips

D. Summary of Patient Protection Tips

E. Film Critique Interpretations

Answer Key

Glossary

Description

With an integrated presentation of digital radiography and conventional film-screen radiography, RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING AND EXPOSURE, 3rd Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the fundamental principles of imaging you need to know to produce the highest-quality images and reduce the number of repeated radiographs. This practical text also includes Patient Protection Alerts, Practical Tips, Important Relationships, and Mathematical Solutions features throughout to provide helpful information every step of the way.

Key Features

  • An emphasis on practical information focuses on imaging and exposure topics essential to becoming a competent radiographer.
  • UNIQUE! Integrated digital radiography coverage and a separate digital chapter include information on how to acquire, process, and display digital images.
  • UNIQUE! Practical Tips boxes demonstrate how to apply concepts and use information in clinical practice.
  • UNIQUE! Important Relationships boxes call attention to the fundamentals of radiographic imaging and exposure.
  • UNIQUE! Mathematical Applications boxes familiarize you with the mathematical formulas needed in the clinical setting.
  • UNIQUE! Sections on Film Critique and interpretations in the appendices teach you how to evaluate the quality of radiographic images and determine which factors contributed to poor images.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323063289

About the Authors

Terri Fauber Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and Radiography Program Director, Department of Radiation Sciences, School of Allied Health Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Terri Fauber Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and Radiography Program Director, Department of Radiation Sciences, School of Allied Health Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA