Clark's Positioning in Radiography

Clark's Positioning in Radiography

Hardback Hodder Arnold Publication

By (author) A. Stewart Whitley, By (author) Charles Sloane, By (author) Graham Hoadley, By (author) Adrian D. Moore

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  • Publisher: Hodder Arnold
  • Format: Hardback | 532 pages
  • Dimensions: 226mm x 280mm x 30mm | 1,801g
  • Publication date: 13 October 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340763906
  • ISBN 13: 9780340763902
  • Edition: 12, Revised
  • Edition statement: 12th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 150 line drawings, 1400 photos
  • Sales rank: 717,751

Product description

First published in 1939, this is the definitive text on patient positioning for the diagnostic radiography student and practitioner. The experienced author team appreciates that there is no substitute for a good understanding of basic skills in patient positioning and an accurate knowledge of anatomy to ensure good radiographic practice. This 12th edition retains the book's pre-eminence in the field, with hundreds of positioning photographs and explanatory line diagrams, a clearly defined and easy-to-follow structure, and international applicability. The book presents the essentials of radiographic techniques in a practical way, avoiding unnecessary technical complexity and ensuring that the student and practitioner can find quickly the information that they require regarding particular positions. All the standard positioning is included, accompanied by supplementary positions where relevant and illustrations of pathology where appropriate. Common errors in positioning are also discussed.

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Author information

A. Stewart Whitley Radiology Directorate Manager, Directorate of Radiology and Physiotherapy Services, Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust, Blackpool, Lancashire Charles Sloane Senior Lecturer, Department of Radiography and Imaging Science, St Martin's College, Lancaster Graham Hoadley Consultant Radiologist, Clinical Director, Directorate of Radiology and Physiotherapy Services, Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust, Blackpool, Lancashire Adrian D. Moore Professor of Health Sciences, Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge Chrissie W. Alsop Superintendent Radiographer, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Manchester Medical School and Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester

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This book has succeeded in presenting the essentials of radiographic technique in a logical sequence and in as practical a form as possible. It provides easy reference to the most widely used and up-to-date radiographic techniques, presenting the information in a clear and concise manner. It is a must for every department British Journal of Radiology This book will continue to be the definitive work on radiographic technique to which students and radiographers can refer, confident that they will find information quickly and described in such a way that it can be easily understood. Radiography The current authors are to be congratulated for making a good book even better. Clinical Radiology This edition is an excellent update to this series on radiographic positioning and techniques. The sections on digital radiography provide useful information on the acquisition of digital images and their incorporation into a modern PACs system. This book can be used as either a reference or study aid for the radiography student, technologist, radiologist, or resident who desires to further their knowledge in radiographic techniques. Doody's Book Reviews

Table of contents

Basic Principles of Radiography and Digital Technology The Upper Limb The Shoulder The Lower Limb The Hip, Pelvis and SI Joints The Vertebral Column The Thorax and Upper Airway The Skull The Facial Bones and Sinuses Dental Radiography The Abdomen and Pelvic Cavity Ward Radiography Theatre Radiography Paediatric Radiography Mammography Miscellaneous Trauma Foreign Bodies Tomography Macroradiography The Skeletal Survey Soft Tissues Forensic Radiography