Radiology Review

1st Edition

Radiologic Physics

Author:

  • Edward Nickoloff
    • Print ISBN 9781416022602

    Key Features

    • Examines the complete range of topics readers need to understand today, based on a careful review of Radiology Board recalls from the past ten years.
    • Features multiple-choice review questions in every chapter, with answers and explanations -- more than 550 questions in all.
    • Illustrated with more than 100 diagrams and illustrations.

    Table of Contents

    1. Properties of X-rays

    2. The X-ray Tube

    3. X-ray Tube Heat Loading Characteristics

    4. X-ray Production

    5. X-ray Equipment Electronics

    6. X-ray Interactions with Matter

    7. X-ray Filters

    8. Collimators & Grids

    9. Intensifying Screens

    10. Film Characteristics, Film Processing & Film Quality Control

    11. Computers in Radiology

    12. CR, DR and PACS

    13. Image Quality

    14. Radiation Doses & Safety

    15. Radiation Biology Summary

    16. Fluoroscopy Systems

    17. Mammography

    18. CT Scanners

    19. Ultrasound

    20. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    21. Nuclear Medicine Physics

    Details

    No. of pages:
    272
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416022602

    About the author

    Edward Nickoloff

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Clinical Radiology and Chief Hospital Physicist, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons