Introduction To Radiologic Sciences And Patient Care

Other | August 13, 2013

byArlene M. Adler, Arlene M. Adler, Richard R. Carlton

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Learn the professional and patient care skills you need for clinical practice! A clear, concise introduction to the imaging sciences,Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Caremeets the standards set by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Curriculum Guide and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Task List for certification examinations. Covering the big picture, expert authors Arlene M. Adler and Richard R. Carlton provide a complete overview of the radiologic sciences professions and of all aspects of patient care.

  • More than 300 photos and line drawingsclearly demonstrate patient care procedures.
  • Step-by-step proceduresmake it easy to follow learn skills and prepare for clinicals.
  • Chapter outlines and objectiveshelp you master key concepts.
  • Key Termswith definitions are presented at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Up-to-date referencesare provided at the end of each chapter.
  • Appendicesprepare you for the practice environment by including practice standards, professional organizations, state licensing agencies, the ARRT code of ethics, and patient's rights information.
  • 100 new photos and 160 new full-color line drawingsshow patient care procedures.
  • Updatesensure that you are current with the Fundamentals and Patient Care sections of the ASRT core curriculum guidelines.
  • New and expanded coverageis added to the chapters on critical thinking, radiographic imaging, vital signs, professional ethics, and medical law.
  • Student resources on a companion Evolve websitehelp you master procedures with patient care lab activities and review questions along with 40 patient care videos.

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Learn the professional and patient care skills you need for clinical practice! A clear, concise introduction to the imaging sciences,Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Caremeets the standards set by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Curriculum Guide and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist...

Format:OtherDimensions:384 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 13, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323277691

ISBN - 13:9780323277693

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Table of Contents

Unit I: The Profession of Radiologic Technology1. Introduction to Radiologic Technology 2. Professional Organizations 3. Educational Survival Skills 4. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving StrategiesUnit II: Introduction to the Clinical Environment5. Introduction to Clinical Education 6. Radiology Administration 7. Radiographic Imaging 8. Radiographic and Fluoroscopic Equipment 9. Basic Radiation Protection and Radiobiology 10. Human DiversityUnit III: Patient Care11. Patient Interactions 12. History Taking 13. Transfer Techniques 14. Immobilization Techniques 15. Vital Signs, Oxygen, Chest Tubes, and Lines 16. Infection Control 17. Aseptic Techniques 18. Nonaseptic Techniques 19. Medical Emergencies 20. Pharmacology 21. Contrast Media and Introduction to RadiopharmaceuticalsUnit IV: Ethical and Legal Issues22. Professional Ethics 23. Health Records and Health Information Management 24. Medical Law Appendix A: Practice Standards for Radiography Appendix B: Professional Organizations Appendix C: State Licensing Agencies Appendix D: The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists¨(ARRT) Code of Ethics Appendix E: The Patient Care Partnership: Understanding Expectations, Rights, and Responsibilities