Introduction to Radiologic Technology

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Laverne Tolley Gurley, William Joseph Callaway
Mosby, 2002 - Business & Economics - 406 pages
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Now in its fifth edition, INTRODUCTION TO RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY continues to give readers an excellent foundation on which to build a career in the imaging sciences. It introduces the profession of radiologic technology and presents an overview of the body of knowledge that students will acquire in future radiography courses. They will also learn what to expect from a career in radiologic technology, what will be required of them as practicing radiographers, and what options they will have for advancement. The book opens with chapters on learning skills and a historical overview of medicine and radiology. Subsequent chapters cover essential topics in radiography such as patient care, ethics, medicolegal considerations, quality assurance, and radiation safety. This revised edition features a new chapter on critical thinking skills as well as significant content updates throughout.

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Contents

Becoming a Better Student
19
MemorizationA Key to Learning
33
Critical Thinking Skills
47
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Callaway, Chair, Allied Health Division; Director, Associate Degree Radiography Program, Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL.

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