Principles of Radiographic Imaging: An Art and A Science

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2012 - Medical - 864 pages
An overview of imaging modalities, PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART & A SCIENCE, 5th Edition delivers essential information on radiographic contrast, density, detail, and distortion, as well as the latest instrumentation and technology used in the imaging sciences. Building logically from the simplest concepts to the more complex, the text ties lessons together visually and conceptually in a student-friendly and thorough presentation of radiographic exposure.
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Amazing first year book radiology students.Covers Equipment for radio diagnosis module in full including brief introduction to radiation therapy.

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Contents

Creating the Beam
1
Protecting Patients and Personnel
139
Creating the Image
219
Analyzing the Image
373
Comparing Exposure Systems
485
Special Imaging Systems and Modalities
521
On a New Kind of Rays
745
Answers to Case Studies
750
Epigraph Sources and Credits
752
Glossary
754
Index
774
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Richard Carlton is an Associate Professor and former Director of Radiologic and Imaging Sciences at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Previously, he taught Radiography at Arkansas State University, City College of San Francisco and Lima Technical College, and worked as a Clinical Coordinator at Wilbur Wright Community College. A Charter Fellow and past president of A.E.I.R.S., Mr. Carlton gives presentations around the world and founded Lambda Nu, the national honor society for radiologic and imaging sciences. He has written 36 books, started two professional journals and served as a J.R.C.E.R.T. site visitor for forty years. Mr. Carlton earned an M.S. from National Louis University, a B.S. from The Chicago Medical School and an A.A.S. from Illinois Central College. He is A.R.R.T. certified in C.V. and radiography and continues to train residents at West Michigan Regional Laboratory in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Arlene Adler served four decades as a Professor in the Radiologic Sciences Programs at Indiana University Northwest. Now Professor Emerita, Ms. Adler authored several articles and textbooks on the radiologic sciences during her career. A member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and Fellow of the Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences (A.E.I.R.S.), she earned her B.S. in Radiologic Sciences from the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School and an M.S. in Education from the University of Illinois.

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