Key Features

  • Pocket-sized to enable it to be carried in the pocket of a uniform.
  • Alphabetical presentation allows for a speedy search facility with cross-referencing to related techniques.
  • Diagrams provide visual assistance with patient position, surface anatomy and three dimensional planes of the body.
  • Medical prefixes and suffixes will help trace the derivation of unknown words.
  • Abbreviations listed to provide familiarity and help with the interpretation of related procedures.


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About the authors

Alanah Kirby

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer and Radiography Undergraduate Programmes Leader, School of Health Sciences Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh

Margaret Cockbain

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh