Essentials Of Radiographic Physics And Imaging by James Johnston

Essentials Of Radiographic Physics And Imaging

byJames Johnston, Terri L. FauberEditorJames Johnston

Hardcover | November 4, 2015

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Written by radiographers for radiographers,Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging, 2ndEdition follows the ASRT recommended curriculum and focuses on what the radiographer needs to understand to safely and competently perform radiographic examinations. This comprehensive radiologic physics and imaging text links the two subjects together so that you understand how they relate to each other and to clinical practice. Prepare for success on the ARRT exam and the job with just the right amount of information on radiation production and characteristics, imaging equipment, film screen image acquisition and processing, digital image acquisition and display, image analysis, and the basic principles of computed tomography.

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Title:Essentials Of Radiographic Physics And ImagingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 4, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323339662

ISBN - 13:9780323339667

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Imaging Sciences
Section I: Principles of Radiation Physics
2. Structure of the Atom
3. Electromagnetic and Particulate Radiation
4. The X-ray Circuit
5. The X-Ray Tube
6. X-Ray Production
7. X-Ray Interactions with Matter
Section II: Image Production and Evaluation
8. Image Production
9. Image Quality and Characteristics
10. Radiographic Exposure Technique
11. Scatter Control
12. Image Receptors
Section III: Specialized Radiographic Equipment
13. Exposure Technique Selection
14. Image Intensified Fluoroscopy
15. Additional Equipment
16. Computed Tomography
Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions