BOPOD - Patient Care in Radiography: With an Introduction to Medical Imaging

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Aug 25, 2013 - Medical - 480 pages
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With clear, step-by-step instructions and more than 400 detailed full-color illustrations, Patient Care in Radiography, 8th Edition helps you develop the technical and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively care for radiography patients in the clinical environment. Current, comprehensive coverage aligned with ASRT curriculum guidelines helps you connect concepts to clinical applications and confidently master essential procedures and techniques for safety, transfer, positioning, infection control, assessment, and more.

  • Integrated patient care tips and procedure descriptions help you ensure high-quality patient care as well as technical proficiency.
  • Infection control content helps you prevent the spread of diseases.
  • Special coverage familiarizes you with appropriate patient care for a wide range of imaging modalities.
  • Procedure photo-essays walk you through essential techniques.
  • Case studies help you build the critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address situations you may encounter on the job.
  • Chapter outlines, objectives, key terms, summaries, review questions, and critical thinking activities highlight the most important chapter content and help you retain information more effectively.
  • NEW! Updated content reflects the latest advances in:
    • Patient comfort measures
    • Patient care relative to patient age
    • Assisting patients with dressing and undressing
    • Assessment of extremities in casts
    • Assessments of pediatric patients for evidence of potential child abuse
    • Assessment of geriatric patients for evidence of potential elder abuse
    • Descriptions and precautions for pediatric IV medication administration
    • Information on pulmonary embolism
    • Information on Jackson-Pratt and Penrose drains
  • NEW! Full-color illustrations and photographs clarify techniques and clinical details.
  • NEW! Safety boxes with warning icons alert you to common safety concerns you’ll encounter in practice.
  • NEW! Real-world scenarios throughout the text help you understand the practical application of chapter concepts.
  • NEW! Simplified organization makes complex content more accessible and helps you study more efficiently.
 

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Contents

Patient Care
97
Patient Care in Specific Procedures and Environments
327
Glossary
457
Index
483
The Practice Standards for Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Radiography Practice Standards
501
Informed Consent Form
1981
Accepted Abbreviations and Descriptive Terms for Charting
1982
Incident Report Form
1986
Radiology Department Infection Control Procedures
1990
Isolation Guidelines
1992
Urine Collection
1997
Two And ThreePerson Lift
1998
Iodinated Contrast Media Products for Radiography
2000
Catheterization Technique
2004
Illustration Credits
2009
Bibliography
2011

Abbreviated List of Useful Clinical Phrases in Spanish
1987

Common terms and phrases

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