Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Radiography

Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Radiography Author William J. Callaway
ISBN-10 0323354238
Release 2016-05-13
Pages 312
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Prepare for success on the ARRT certification exam! Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Radiography: The Complete Study Guide & Career Planner, 7th Edition offers a complete, outline-style review of the major subject areas covered on the ARRT exam in radiography. Each review section is followed by a set of questions testing your knowledge of that subject area. Two mock ARRT exams are included in the book, and over 1,400 online review questions may be randomly combined to generate a virtually limitless number of practice exams. From noted radiography educator and lecturer William J. Callaway, this book is also an ideal study guide for the classroom and an expert resource for use in launching your career. Over 2,400 review questions are provided in the book and online, offering practice in a multiple-choice format similar to the ARRT exam. Outline-style review covers the major subject areas covered on the ARRT exam, and helps you focus on the most important information. Coverage of digital imaging reflects the increased emphasis of this topic on the Registry exam. Career planning advice includes examples of resumes and cover letters, interviewing tips, a look at what employers expect, online submission of applications, salary negotiation, career advancement, and continuing education requirements. Online mock exams let you answer more than 1,400 questions in study mode - with immediate feedback after each question, or in exam mode - with feedback only after you complete the entire test. Key Review Points are included in every chapter, highlighting the 'need to know' content for exam and clinical success. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers are included in the appendix. Electronic flashcards are available online, to help you memorize formulas, key terms, and other key information. Online test scores are date-stamped and stored, making it easy to track your progress. UPDATES reflect the latest ARRT exam changes, providing the content that you need to know in order to pass the exam. NEW! Image labeling exercises prepare you for the labeling questions on the ARRT exam. NEW! Colorful design highlights essential information and makes the text easier to read.



Radiography PREP Program Review and Examination Preparation Sixth Edition

Radiography PREP  Program Review and Examination Preparation   Sixth Edition Author D. A. Saia
ISBN-10 0071741070
Release 2011-01-28
Pages 592
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Ace the ARRT certification exam with the field’s most trusted review Maximize your study time -- and your grade -- by focusing on the most important and frequently tested topics 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This update is once again a highlight in the review book section for preparing for the registry exam in radiography. Using a compilation of noteworthy sources, the author once again provides students with a complete and valuable guide for registry exam review. This is a must-have book for any future radiographer."--Doody's Review Service The entire radiography curriculum summarized in a concise, readable narrative makes it easy to understand and memorize key concepts 860+ registry-style questions, including a 200-question practice test, prepare you for the exam Answers with detailed explanations and references to major textbooks More than 400 illustrations and clinical images Written by an experienced educator and radiography program director who knows exactly what it takes to pass Essential for certification or recertification An author with 35+ years of teaching experience provides everything you need to excel on the exam coursework Summary boxes provide a convenient overview of must-know information The inside covers feature important formulae, radiation protection facts, conversion factors, body surface landmarks, digital imaging facts, acronyms and abbreviations, radiation quality factors, and minimum filtration requirements Coverage of the latest developments, including digital and electronic imaging A complete 200-question practice exam 440+ chapter-ending questions



Lange Q A Radiography Examination 9 E EBOOK

Lange Q A Radiography Examination 9 E  EBOOK Author D. A. Saia
ISBN-10 9780071801898
Release 2012-03-23
Pages 454
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1400+ Q&As and a test-simulating CD deliver unmatched preparation for the radiography certification/recertification exam 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is an excellent resource for radiography student interns to use to prepare for the national registry. It poses a series of questions from each integral portion of radiography and covers all the units thoroughly....This is a wonderful resource for students to use to fully prepare for the exam....This is the best book around to prepare interns for the exam."--Doody's Review Service LANGE Q&A: Radiography Examination, 9e provides radiography students and recertifying radiographers with more than 1,400 registry-style questions with detailed answer explanations. Questions are organized by topic area for focused study and the book also includes two comprehensive practice exams. This ninth edition includes the ARRT examination content to be implemented in January 2012. Also new is coverage of computed tomography (CT) technology within the chapters on radiation protection, equipment, procedures, and CT imaging. Also included is an exam-simulating CD containing two complete practice exams. Features Sections include Patient Care, Radiographic Procedures, Radiation Protection, Image Production and Evaluation, and Equipment Operation and Maintenance Written by an author with more than 35 years teaching experience Each question includes detailed explanation of correct and incorrect answer options Companion CD features one complete practice exam



Radiographic Pathology for Technologists E Book

Radiographic Pathology for Technologists   E Book Author Nina Kowalczyk
ISBN-10 9780323292504
Release 2014-04-16
Pages 472
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Radiographic Pathology for Technologists, 6th Edition concisely covers the injuries and abnormalities most frequently diagnosed using medical imaging to prepare you for what you are most likely to encounter on the job. This essential text also features background discussions of key anatomy and physiology principles, along with imaging considerations for each disease categorized by type followed by a description of its radiographic appearance, signs and symptoms, and treatment. Concise coverage presents approximately 150 injuries and abnormalities most frequently diagnosed using medical imaging to keep you focused on what you are most likely to encounter in practice. Correlative and differential diagnosis discussions explain the diagnostic process and demonstrate the importance of high quality images. Chapter outlines and objectives, key terms, and multiple choice and discussion questions for each chapter with answers provided in the back of the text highlight the most important concepts within each chapter. Summary tables at the end of each chapter list pathologies covered and the preferred imaging modalities for diagnosis. Trauma chapter emphasizes the multi-system implications of traumatic injuries. NEW! Replacement images and illustrations reflect current practice for general radiography and alternative modalities, such as CT, MR, and fusion imaging. NEW! Updated coverage of digital radiography gives you the most up-to-date information on 3-D reconstructions, PET imaging, molecular imaging, monoclonal antibody technology, advances in cardiac imaging, and fusion technologies. NEW! Information on the Human Genome Project in introductory chapter reflects advances in molecular medical leading to more personalized treatment of disease. NEW! Virtual endoscopic images in GI chapter illustrate the latest in endoscopic imaging techniques. NEW! Coverage of interventional procedures in hepatobiliary and urinary systems help you diagnose and treat patients using the least invasive techniques. NEW! Expansion of neoplastic disease content in respiratory system chapter highlights the important role radiographic pathology plays in diagnosis and treatment.



Appleton Lange Review for the Radiography Exam

Appleton   Lange Review for the Radiography Exam Author Dorothy A. Saia
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822033003799
Release 2003
Pages 420
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This anxiety-alleviating review uses helpful question and answer format to pinpoint what students need to know to pass the ARRT exam. Over 1400 exam type questions reflect what is on the real test.



F A Davis s Practice Guide for the Radiography Examination

F  A  Davis s Practice Guide for the Radiography Examination Author Jennifer Thomas
ISBN-10 0803604602
Release 1999-12
Pages 267
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This comprehensive book/CD-ROM package contains a total of 2,220 review questions. The text contains 1,000 review questions in 5 practice examinations to help identify areas of weakness and improve test-taking performance. The CD-ROM with its 1,000-question, randomly organized test bank and 220-question model exam provides students with the best opportunity to practice taking computerized exams. Includes information on preparing for the examination, followed by test-taking tips and exam strategies and a review of radiographic equations and applied principles



Radiation Biology of Medical Imaging

Radiation Biology of Medical Imaging Author Charles A. Kelsey
ISBN-10 9781118517130
Release 2013-12-18
Pages 320
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This book provides a thorough yet concise introduction to quantitative radiobiology and radiation physics, particularly the practical and medical application. Beginning with a discussion of the basic science of radiobiology, the book explains the fast processes that initiate damage in irradiated tissue and the kinetic patterns in which such damage is expressed at the cellular level. The final section is presented in a highly practical handbook style and offers application-based discussions in radiation oncology, fractionated radiotherapy, and protracted radiation among others. The text is also supplemented by a Web site.



Fundamentals of Special Radiographic Procedures

Fundamentals of Special Radiographic Procedures Author Albert M. Snopek
ISBN-10 9780323277754
Release 2013-08-13
Pages 488
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Presenting the information a technologist needs to know to perform advanced diagnostic and interventional special procedures, this text provides complete coverage of topics such as angiography, cardiac catheterization, and vascular interventions. A general overview includes room design, image recording systems, injection devices, contrast media, and catheters. Coverage of specific imaging procedures includes anatomy, indications and contraindications, procedures, contrast media, patient care, equipment, and patient positioning. Discussions of cardiac and vascular interventional procedures help practicing radiographers prepare for the ARRT advanced certification exams. Special tables for equipment tray setup list the items needed for each procedure. Chapter summaries recap the most important information and provide a quick review. Key terms are bolded throughout chapters. Special boxes draw attention to important information in the chapter. List of pharmaceutical resources is included in new appendix. End-of-chapter questions include 10 multiple-choice questions for self-assessment. Chapter objectives focus on the most important information to be learned. Updated art program includes new line drawings, diagnostic images, and equipment photographs. New content includes: Positron emission tomography MR angiography Peripheral angiography and venography Left heart cardiac catheterization Monitoring procedures and equipment during cardiac catheterization Extensive additions to the vascular procedures sections, including: Revascularization Thrombolytic therapy Ablation Embolization Transcatheter biopsy Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts Inferior vena cava filters Information abut HIPAA



LANGE Radiography Review Flashcards

LANGE Radiography Review Flashcards Author D.A. Saia
ISBN-10 0071834621
Release 2015-02-12
Pages 296
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Improve your knowledge of every aspect of radiologic technology with these high-yield flashcards! 294 flashcards offer a fun, fast, and effective way to prepare for the ARRT examination Learn about every key area of radiography with more than 1,000 questions and answers covering: Patient protection Equipment operation and quality control Image acquisition and evaluation Imaging procedures Patient care and education From the author of LANGE Q&A Radiography Exam and LANGE Radiography Prep Study on-the-go, quiz yourself, or brush up before the exam ARRT is a registered trademark of The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Inc.



Quality Management in the Imaging Sciences

Quality Management in the Imaging Sciences Author Jeffrey Papp
ISBN-10 9780323286824
Release 2014-09-30
Pages 392
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Say hello to the one resource that gives you access to both quality management and quality control information for all major imaging modalities. Updated with new legislative content, advances in imaging technology, and current ACR accreditation requirements, Papp s Quality Management in the Imaging Sciences, 5th Edition features step-by-step QM procedures complete with full-size evaluation forms and instructions on how to evaluate equipment and document results. It is a great tool to help you for the ARRT Advanced Level Examination in Quality Management. "...the book does give a good overview of quality in imaging and to physicists performing controls it will be a valuable handbook." Reviewed by Jonn Terje Geitung on behalf of Journal of Acta Radiologica, April 2015 Special icon identifies federal standards throughout the text to alert you to government regulations important to quality management. Updated material reflects content changes in the ARRT Quality Management Examination and better prepares you to pass the ARRT Advanced Level Examination in Quality Management. Includes QM for all imaging sciences so you can access QM information for all imaging modalities with just one resource. Step-by-step QM procedures offer instructions on how to evaluate equipment, and full-sized sample evaluation forms offer practice in documenting results. Strong pedagogy aids in comprehension. A practice exam on Evolve includes 200 randomizable practice exam questions for the ARRT advanced certification examination in QM, and includes answers with rationales. Student experiments on Evolve let you complete lab assignments and print out answers on a computer, and save instructors time because they do not have to create their own lab assignments. Instructor resources on Evolve make the text easier than ever for instructors to use. NEW! Updated quality management tools and procedures offer current practice guidelines and information. NEW! Coverage of new technologies, like cassette-based and cassette-less digital systems and wireless DR systems, helps improve familiarity with technological advances in radiography. UPDATED! Renovated Digital Image Receptors and Advanced Imaging Equipment chapter presents material more efficiently and includes the most current technology and practices. EXPANDED! Digital artifacts content increases familiarity with technological advances and adherence to necessary accreditation standards. UPDATED! Renovated Mammographic Quality Standard chapter reflects changes in technology and provides an overview of the latest technological practices. NEW! Content on CT exposure and the Image Gently program emphasizes safe and necessary imaging practices. NEW! Legislative content on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), ICD-10 Coding, Health Information Exchanges, the Affordable Care Act, and MIPPA provides updates for legislative and relevant industry practices and concerns. NEW! Updated ACR accreditation requirements in CT and MRI improve practice compliance and understanding of necessary ACR accreditation requirement changes.



Adaptive Radiography with Trauma Image Critique and Critical Thinking

Adaptive Radiography with Trauma  Image Critique and Critical Thinking Author Quinn Carroll
ISBN-10 9781111541200
Release 2013-04-30
Pages 576
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ADAPTIVE RADIOGRAPHY WITH TRAUMA, IMAGE CRITIQUE, AND CRITICAL THINKING, 1st Edition gives you a fresh perspective on radiographic positioning and critiquing in the real world. Unlike most radiography books, which approach topics in terms of the average patient under near ideal conditions, this text offers strategies and helpful tricks of the trade to employ when “the usual” does not apply. Based on developing adaptive thinking skills, the book shows you how to consider the paradigms and rules of radiology, examining and quantifying those that work while challenging those that don’t. Thorough discussions on adapting beam angles, beam divergence, expansion of the light field, and spacial relations in positioning deliver the foundations of radiography and introduce quantifiable, repeatable methods. ADAPTIVE RADIOGRAPHY WITH TRAUMA, IMAGE CRITIQUE, AND CRITICAL THINKING, 1st Edition also addresses trauma and mobile radiography and positioning, changes brought about by the advent of digital radiography, routine and trauma skull positioning, and much more. Real-life case studies and critical thinking questions help you apply methods to a variety of issues and clinical settings, developing the problem-solving skills you need for success in any radiographic field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Examination Review for Radiography

Examination Review for Radiography Author Shelley Giordano
ISBN-10 1451118716
Release 2013-10-11
Pages 266
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"This review textbook is meant to be used in conjunction with other educational materials in preparation for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination in radiography. Students who have completed or are near completion of a formal radiography program would benefit from this text. This textbook is not meant to be used as a primary resource in an educational program. The content of this book follows the content specifications outlined by the ARRT. The text is dividedinto 6 chapters; the first is the Introduction, which provides information on the examination and study habits and outlines the content specifications for the examination. Chapters 2 to 6 correlate to the content specifications and include the following:Radiation Protection, Equipment Operation and Quality Control, Image Acquisition and Evaluation, Imaging Procedures, and Patient Care and Education. The chapters are structured as both bulleted lists and short paragraphs to allow for quick review and reference of material"--Provided by publisher.



Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography

Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography Author Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer
ISBN-10 9780323292771
Release 2014-04-04
Pages 256
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Enhance your understanding of radiation physics and radiation protection! Corresponding to the chapters in Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 7th Edition, by Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer, this workbook provides a clear, comprehensive review of all the material included in the text. Practical exercises help you apply your knowledge to the practice setting. It is well written and easy to comprehend". Reviewed by: Kirsten Farrell, University of Portsmouth Date: Nov 2014 A comprehensive review includes coverage of all the material included in the text, including x-radiation interaction, radiation quantities, cell biology, radiation biology, radiation effects, dose limits, patient and personnel protection, and radiation monitoring. Chapter highlights call out the most important information with an introductory paragraph and a bulleted summary. A variety of question formats includes multiple choice, matching, short answer, fill-in-the-blank, true-false, labeling, and crossword puzzles. Calculation exercises offer practice in applying the formulas and equations introduced in the text. Answers are provided in the back of the book so you can easily check your work.



Mosby s Comprehensive Review for General Sonography Examinations

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for General Sonography Examinations Author Susanna Ovel
ISBN-10 0323052827
Release 2009
Pages 541
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Be confident that you can answer any and all questions on your registry exams correctly when you prepare with this complete review. Mosby's Comprehensive Review for General Sonography Examinations provides study resources for all three main exams required for general ultrasound practice: physics, abdomen, and ob/gyn. Each chapter is arranged in table and outline format with 50 review questions at the end of the chapter and a mock exam at the end of each section. Access additional mock exams for each subject area on the companion CD or Evolve site. These exams give you experience with timed test taking in an electronic environment that simulates the actual registry exam experience. With this realistic preview of the exam environment and solid review of the material, you'll be prepared to ace the exams! Complete preparation for the three general ARDMS exams (physics, abdomen, and ob/gyn) Content review in outline and tabular format provides a quick review of all the material you need to learn, including key terms, anatomy, functions, scanning techniques, lab values, and pathology. More than 2,500 questions in Registry format cover everything you'll be tested on in the Registry exams. Rationales for answers to mock questions help you understand why an answer is correct or incorrect and increase your comprehension. More than 350 ultrasound scans included in the abdominal and ob/gyn sections prepare you for exam questions that ask you to identify pathology on scans. Color insert with Doppler images of the liver, biliary, and umbilical cord helps you be ready to answer questions related to Doppler imaging. Companion CD provides extra timed, graded mock exams and two entertaining, interactive games: Sonography Millionaire and Tournament of Sonography.



Spirituality Health and Wholeness

Spirituality  Health  and Wholeness Author Henry Lamberton
ISBN-10 9781136398391
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 202
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Learn to respond effectively and appropriately to spiritual needs in a health care setting Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness: An Introductory Guide for Health Care Professionals explores the principles of spiritual care as applied to clinical practice. This book focuses specifically on the significance of spirituality in clinical settings with practical suggestions on how to apply these principles in the healing process. With chapters that begin with clear objectives and end with guided questions, this valuable textbook provides a framework that will aid health care facilities in addressing spiritual needs in a clinical setting and help faculty in mentoring students in the field. This practical guide will help you learn when and how to address spiritual issues in health care with patients for whom illness creates a crisis of faith as well as those for whom it provides support. Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness highlights not only the importance of health care professionals in providing emotional, mental, and spiritual care, but the necessity for them to address their own spirituality as well. The book includes the experiences and case studies of skilled authorities mostly from the Judeo-Christian or Judaic tradition who identify principles that they found to be important in working with patients from a wide diversity of spiritual traditions. Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness provides you with detailed information on: “Ministryhealing”—a model of wholeness and healing that incorporates an integrated view of humanity through the four domains: spiritual, emotional, physical, and social the physiological impacts of humor and hope on mood, the neuroendocrine hormones, and the immune system spiritual coping with trauma—an overview of the research literature and how to address the spiritual coping needs and concerns of patients the role of faith in providing meaning to physical illness and the importance of the role of the health care professional in first understanding, and then assisting the patient in their struggle to find meaning the key components of spiritual care to increase the efficacy of spiritual caregivers the bereavement process with regard to religious, cultural, and gender variations, and the role of the healthcare professional in providing support This book shows you not only how to meet the spiritual needs of patients from a diversity of faith traditions, but how to overcome challenges to your own spirituality, such as “difficult” patients and patients whose cultural outlook is so different from your own it causes discomfort. Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness will help all health care professionals who want to bring spirituality into their medical, dental, nursing, occupational therapy, or physical therapy practice.



Radiation Protection in Diagnostic X Ray Imaging with Online Access

Radiation Protection in Diagnostic X Ray Imaging with Online Access Author Euclid Seeram
ISBN-10 1449652816
Release 2016-01-15
Pages 300
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Radiation Protection In Diagnostic Imaging Is An Integral Part Of The Education And Skill-Set Of Radiologic Technologists Who Play A Significant Role In The Optimization Of The Radiation Dose To The Population. Radiation Protection In Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Provides Students And Clinicians With The Knowledge And Tools To Protect Not Only The Patient, But Personnel And Members Of The Public As Well. This Comprehensive Text Reviews The Critical Issues In Radiologic Protection And Presents These Key Topics Regarding Medial Physics In An Accessible Manner For Clinicians, Radiographers, And Other Health Professionals. Radiation Protection In Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Covers The Recent Developments That Have Been Introduced To Address The Increasing Dose To The Patient And New Assessment Tools For Use In Dose Optimization Studies. This Accessible Text Includes An Overview Of The Biological Effects Of Radiation Exposure, Outlines The Fundamental Physical Principles And Technical Aspects Of Radiation Protection, As Well As Current Regulatory And Guidance Recommendations For Radiation Protection In Diagnostic Imaging. Unique Topics And Coverage Includes: Radiation Protection Organizations, Dose In Digital Radiography, Dose In Computed Tomography, Image Quality Assessment Tools For Dose Optimization In X-Ray Imaging, Diagnostic Reference Levels, And Radiation Protection Through Quality Control. Radiation Protection In Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Meets The Educational Requirements (For Entry To Practice) Of The Following Professional Radiologic Technology Associations: The American Society Of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT), The Canadian Association Of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT), The College Of Radiographers In The United Kingdom, And Radiography Societies And Associations In Asia, Australia, And Europe And Africa Regions. Radiation Protection In Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Is An Excellent Choice For Both Diploma And Degree Level Program Education As Well As For Clinical Reference. FEATURES •Based On Material From ASRT, ARRT And CAMRT, As Well As Current Concepts Of Radiation Protection •Content Is Mapped To The ARRT Radiation Protection Examination Specifications And ASRT Radiation Protection Objectives •In Addition To Topics Prescribed By The ARRT For The Certification Examination, This Book Includes Topics For Advanced Study • INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: ASRT And ARRT Guidelines, Sample Syllabus, Slides In Powerpoint Format, Test Bank



Lange Radiographic Positioning Flashcards

Lange Radiographic Positioning Flashcards Author Olive Peart
ISBN-10 0071797327
Release 2014-06-24
Pages 438
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A comprehensive, carry-anywhere review of routine imaging procedures, projections, and positioning terminology Each two-sided card includes a high-quality photograph of correct patient positioning with details of the projection and the corresponding X-ray, technical information, and image evaluation criteria Most cards include a high-resolution radiographic image and photographs demonstrating each position/projection Great for use as a radiography procedures course review or as a clinical refresher prior to taking a patient's X-ray