Veterinary Radiography - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750688383, 9780702032486

Veterinary Radiography

1st Edition

A Workbook for Students

Authors: Suzanne Easton
Print ISBN: 9780750688383
eBook ISBN: 9780702032486
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 16th January 2006
Page Count: 132


This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Radiography can seem a daunting subject to tackle but this book provides an exciting and unique approach to revising a difficult subject. Each chapter introduces its topic with a list of learning objectives clearly pinpointing the essential information. A variety of exercises and activities take the student through a comprehensive revision programme and this book is an excellent complement to the veterinary nursing student's own study programme.

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


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About the Author

Suzanne Easton

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England, UK