Computed Tomography

Paperback | May 25, 2000

byStewart Bushong

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Here's everything students must know about computed tomography to excel in the classroom, score big on the ARRT exams, and thrive in clinical practice. Covers the full range of topics--ultrasound interaction with tissue, the ultrasound beam and image, quality control, the biological effects of ultrasound, image artifacts, and more.

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Here's everything students must know about computed tomography to excel in the classroom, score big on the ARRT exams, and thrive in clinical practice. Covers the full range of topics--ultrasound interaction with tissue, the ultrasound beam and image, quality control, the biological effects of ultrasound, image artifacts, and more.

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If you’ve ever used a highlighter to identify key facts, phrases, concepts, and equations in your study, you’ll appreciate the format of McGraw-Hill’s Essentials of Medical Imaging Series.This guide gives you the essentials of computed tomography--without the extraneous material. In an easy-to-absorb format, it provides everything you...

Stewart C. Bushong, Sc.D., is Professor of Radiologic Science, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 10.9 × 8.4 × 0.5 inPublished:May 25, 2000Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071343547

ISBN - 13:9780071343541

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Historical Perspective

Chapter 2: Operational Modes

Chapter 3: The CT Gantry

Chapter 4: Image Reconstruction

Chapter 5: Spiral CT

Chapter 6: Special Imaging Techniques

Chapter 7: Image Quality

Chapter 8: Image Artifacts

Chapter 9: Radiation Safety

Chapter 10: Quality Control

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: Additional Resources

Appendix C: Answers to Practice Questions

Editorial Reviews

"A quite welcome addition to the slim canon of materials available...The design of the pages cannot be praised enough; the handwritten tables and illustrations are inviting, rather than forbidding....This handbook fills a gap on the CT bookshelf."--Radiologic Technology