Lange Q&A: Mammography Examination (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jul 10, 2008 - Medical - 192 pages
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Everything you need to ace the ARRT Mammography Exam in one complete study package!

Two complete practice tests plus easy-to-read summaries of all the must-know concepts for the most thorough exam prep available anywhere!

"Because this book is very up to date and covers a lot of material, it would be very useful for anyone preparing for the mammography board exam. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

  • Two practice tests in the book and on CD-ROM ensure that the real test is not your first test
  • Questions on CD-ROM familiarizes you with the online testing experience
  • ARRT-format questions prepare you for what you'll see on exam day
  • Easy-to-read review of exam essentials boils down what you really must know
  • Written by an experienced Radiography instructor who knows exactly what it takes to pass
  • 450+ exam-style questions in the book and 250 on CD-ROM--complete with answers and explanations
  • 75 illustrations, including radiographs to illustrate pathology, film comparison, and various types of lesions such as benign and malignant calcifications
  • NEW coverage of the latest digital imaging technology, digital quality assurance standards, special patient situations, breast pathology, the latest treatment options, and breast reconstruction
  

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Contents

1 Patient Education and Assessment
1
2 Instrumentation and Quality Assurance
19
3 Anatomy Physiology and Pathology of the Breast
47
4 Mammographic Technique and Image Evaluation
65
5 Positioning and Interventional Procedures
79
6 Practice Test 1
103
7 Practice Test 2
135
Index
167
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About the author (2008)

Olive Peart is a Clinical Instructor in the Radiography Program at The Stamford Hospital (Stamford, CT). She has taught radiography students for 7 years.

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