Key Features

  • A variety of exercises and activities help readers review key concepts.
  • The interactive approach provides a fun new way to study this sometimes difficult subject.
  • Mnemonics, hints, tips, and key points help readers with memory and recall for exam success.
  • Includes diagrams and radiographs that users can annotate to reinforce learning.

Table of Contents

1. Basic Physics

2. Electromagnetic Spectrum

3. X-ray Tube

4. X-ray Production

5. Exposure Factors

6. X-ray Film

7. Intensifying Screens, Cassettes and Grids

8. Processing Cycle

9. Processors and the Darkroom

10. Image Quality

11. Film Faults

12. Radiation Safety

13. Principles of Radiographic Positioning

14. Radiography of the Forelimb

15. Radiography of the Hind Limb

16. Radiography of the Axial Skeleton, Chest and Abdomen

17. Contrast Studies

18. Alternative Imaging Modalities

Useful Reading

Answers to Exercises

Details

No. of pages:
132
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780702032486
Print ISBN:
9780750688383

About the author

Suzanne Easton

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England, UK