Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians

Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians

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By (author) Marg Brown, By (author) Lois Brown

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Hardback | 560 pages
  • Dimensions: 221mm x 279mm x 33mm | 1,588g
  • Publication date: 2 July 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1455722804
  • ISBN 13: 9781455722808
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 1058 illustrations (629 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 171,695

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Written by veterinary technicians for veterinary students and practicing technicians, Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition, combines all the aspects of imaging - including production, positioning, and evaluation of radiographs -into one comprehensive text. Completely updated with all new vivid, color equipment photos, positioning drawings and detailed anatomy drawings, this fifth edition is a valuable resource for students, technicians and veterinarians who need information on the latest technology or unique positioning.

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RADIOGRAPHY IN VETERINARY TECHNOLOGYLISA M LAVINThe fourth edition of this practical text on the subject of radiography is a compilation of the three previous editions, together with the welcome addition of a chapter on digital radiography.This text is written by a veterinary technician, with contributions from two associate professors in radiology, and draws on her considerable experience as a teacher in this field.As such, it is clearly laid out and presented. The text also makes excellent use of the 506 accompanying illustrations, many of which are reproduced in very high quality.This excellent textbook us very readable and provides immediate access to the information required by veterinary professionals seeking to produce good quality radiographic images. Reviewed by Glen Cousquer for Veterinary Times Vol 37 No 22

Table of contents

Part 1: Diagnostic Imaging Section 1: The Technical Side of Imaging 1. Basic Concepts 2. The Atom and Radioactivity 3. Electrostatics and Energy, Magnetism and Electricity 4. Diagnostic X-ray Production Section 2: The Application of X-rays and the Presentation of the Image 5. Imaging on Film 6. Producing the Image 7. Processing the Image 8. Optimizing the Image 9. Computerized and Digital Imaging Section 3: X-Ray Imaging 10. Dental Imaging 11. Computerized Tomography 12. Fluoroscopy Section 4: Non X-Ray Imaging 13. Ultrasound 14. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 15. Nuclear Medicine Section 5: Radiobiology and Radiation Protection 16. How X-rays Affect Cells; Radiation Protection Part 2: Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy 17. Overview of Positioning 18. Small Animal Abdomen 19. Small Animal Thorax 20. Small Animal Forelimb 21. Small Animal Pelvis and Pelvic Limb 22. Small Animal Spine 23. Small Animal Skull 24. Dental Radiography 25. Special Procedures 26. Large Animal Radiography 27. Avian and Exotic Radiography Glossary