Computed Tomography for Technologists

Computed Tomography for Technologists : A Comprehensive Text

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Ideally suited for CT courses in radiologic technology programs, or for stand-alone CT programs, this text prepares students both for mastery of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) General Radiography and Computed Tomography exams. The text also includes features and resources to ease the transition into actual clinical setting. Organized around the three major ARRT content categories, Romans incorporates student-friendly Clinical Application boxes to add real-world relevance. Highlighted key terms, Key Concept boxes, and chapter review questions, suggested reading, and other features help to ensure mastery of the more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 210.82 x 274.32 x 17.78mm | 975.22g
  • Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • 0781777518
  • 9780781777513
  • 118,362

Table of contents

Section I: Physics and InstrumentationBasic Principles of CTData AcquisitionImage ReconstructionImage DisplayMethods of Data AcquisitionImage QualityQuality AssurancePost-Processing TechniquesData ManagementSection II: Patient Care Patient CommunicationPatient PreparationContrast AgentsInjection TechniquesRadiation Dosimetry in CTSection III: Cross Sectional Anatomy NeuroanatomyThoracic AnatomyAbdominopelvic AnatomyMusculoskeletal AnatomySection IV: Imaging Procedures and Protocols Neurological Imaging ProceduresThoracic Imaging ProceduresAbdomen and Pelvis Imaging ProceduresMusculoskeletal Imaging ProceduresInterventional CT and CT FluoroscopyPET/CT Fusion Imagingshow more

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Thomas Jefferson University, Frances Gilman -- "There are few textbooks that are as comprehensive as this one yet written at an appropriate level for learning. Provides an excellent resource and or primary textbook for students & technologists. Excellent for CT board review." University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Jeff Berry -- "I need something precisely like this for my B.S level radiography program CT class and also for a fusion imaging class I teach to B.S. radiation therapy and nuclear medicine students. The up to date information would be very valuable." , L.N. -- "The author goes into lots of detail concerning the various imaging procedures. She presents a good collaboration of information that has not been seen in other similar texts."show more

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