Principles of Radiographic Imaging: An Art and a Science

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Delmar Thomson Learning, 2000 - Medical - 741 pages
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This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the principles and techniques of radiographic imaging. The physics principles that are the foundation of radiography are explained clearly, with numerous illustrations, examples and solved problems to aid comprehension. Chapters are organized into six units: Creating the Beam, Protecting Patients and Personnel, Creating the Image, Analyzing the Image, Comparing Exposure Systems, and Special Imaging Systems. Specialized imaging modalities, such as mammography, magnetic resonance imaging, and computed tomography and computed radiography, are explained in individual chapters. Supplements Computerized Testbank 0-7668-1303-7 Instructor's Manual 0-7668-1302-9 Student Workbook 0-7668-1301-0

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Rick Carlton is Director and Associate Professor of Radiologic and Imaging Sciences at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A past president of A.E.I.R.S., he also founded Lambda Nu, the national honor society for radiologic and imaging sciences, and has taught for more than thirty years. Author of twenty books, Rick also founded two professional journals, has been a J.R.C.E.R.T. site visitor for thirty years, and has given presentations around the world. He 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.

Arlene Adler has been Professor and Director of the Radiologic Sciences Programs at Indiana University Northwest for more than three decades. A member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, and Fellow of the Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences (A.E.I.R.S.), Ms. Adler has also authored several articles and textbooks on the radiologic sciences. 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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