Radiography in Veterinary Technology
Written by a veterinary technician for veterinary technicians, this complete and comprehensive text is a practical, readable guide to both radiographic theory and positioning in a concise, easy-to-follow format. Addresses domestic small and large animals and exotics and birds. The 2nd Edition covers all areas of radiographic technique from patient handling, preparation, and positioning to technical evaluation. Includes a new chapter on alternate imaging technology.
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Anatomy of the XRay Machine
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abdomen anode artifact barium barium sulfate BEAM CENTER beam is directed bladder body bone carpus cassette cassette is placed catheter cathode caudal chemical collimator contrast agent contrast medium contrast study Correct positioning cranial darkroom decreased developer diagnostic distal dorsal recumbency dorsopalmar electrons emulsion evaluation exposed exposure factors femur field of view filament fluoroscopy focal spot grid humerus include the entire increased intensifying screens iodinated ionizing radiation kilovoltage lateral recumbency lateral view lead strips light MEASUREMENT milliamperage navicular bone necessary oblique view patient is placed pelvis penetration PennHIP perpendicular phosphor placed in lateral procedure processing produced radiograph radiographic contrast radiographic density radiolucent restraint rotation scapula scatter radiation silver halide skull Small Animal spine stifle joint tank tape target technique chart thorax tion tissue ultrasound urinary urinary bladder ventrodorsal view Veterinary Radiography view should include View The patient x-ray beam x-ray film x-ray machine x-ray tube