Principles of Radiography for Technologists
A basic radiography textbook, excellent for preparing for RT certifying examinations. Covers basic principles of x-ray production and evaluation, radiation protection, equipment operation and maintenance, radiographic procedures, and patient care. Instructors Guide available (Order 20145).
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Chapter 2Radiographic Equipment
Chapter 3The XRay Beam
Chapter 4Radiation Quantities and Units
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