Merrill's Atlas Of Radiographic Positioning And Procedures: Volume 3

Other | August 13, 2013

byEugene D. Frank, Eugene D. Frank, Bruce W. Long...

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With more than 400 projections presented,Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Proceduresremains the gold standard of radiographic positioning texts. Authors Eugene Frank, Bruce Long, and Barbara Smith have designed this comprehensive resource to be both an excellent textbook and also a superb clinical reference for practicing radiographers and physicians. You'll learn how to properly position the patient so that the resulting radiograph provides the information needed to reach an accurate diagnosis. Complete information is included for the most common projections, as well as for those less commonly requested.

  • Comprehensive coverage of anatomy and positioningmakesMerrill's Atlasthe most in-depth text and reference available for radiography students and practitioners.
  • Essential projections that are frequently performedare identified with a special icon to help you focus on what you need to know as an entry-level radiographer.
  • Full-color presentationhelps visually clarify key concepts.
  • Summaries of pathologyare grouped in tables in positioning chapters for quick access to the likely pathologies for each bone group or body system.
  • Special chapters, including trauma, surgical radiography, geriatrics/pediatrics, and bone densitometry help prepare you for the full scope of situations you will encounter.
  • Exposure technique chartsoutline technique factors to use for the various projections in the positioning chapters.
  • Projection summary tablesat the beginning of each procedural chapter offer general chapter overviews and serve as handy study guides.
  • Bulleted listsprovide clear instructions on how to correctly position the patient and body part.
  • Anatomy summary tablesat the beginning of each positioning chapter describe and identify the anatomy you need to know in order to properly position the patient, set exposures, and take high-quality radiographs.
  • Anatomy and positioning information is presented in separate chapters for each bone group or organ system,all heavily illustrated in full-color and augmented with CT scans and MRI images, to help you learn both traditional and cross-sectional anatomy.
  • Includes a unique new section onworking with and positioning obese patients.
  • Offers coverage of onenew compensating filter.
  • Providescollimation sizesand other key information for each relevant projection.
  • Featuresmore CT and MRI imagesto enhance your understanding of cross-sectional anatomy and prepare you for the Registry exam.
  • Offersadditional digital imagesin each chapter, including "stitching" for long-length images of the spine and lower limb.
  • Standardized image receptor sizesuse English measurements with metric in parentheses.
  • Depictsthe newest equipmentwith updated photographs and images.

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With more than 400 projections presented,Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Proceduresremains the gold standard of radiographic positioning texts. Authors Eugene Frank, Bruce Long, and Barbara Smith have designed this comprehensive resource to be both an excellent textbook and also a superb clinical reference for practicin...

Format:OtherDimensions:576 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 13, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323277810

ISBN - 13:9780323277815

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Table of Contents

VOLUME THREE

24. Central Nervous System

25. Circulatory System and Cardiac Catheterization

26. Pediatric Imaging

27. Geriatric Imaging

28. Mobile Radiography

29. Surgical Radiography

30. Sectional Anatomy for Radiographers

31. Computed Tomography

32. Magnetic Resonance Imaging

33. Diagnostic Ultrasound

34. Nuclear Medicine

35. Bone Densitometry

36. Radiation Oncology