Develop the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions regarding technical factors and diagnostic imaging quality with this highly detailed, vibrantly illustrated, full-color resource. Updated with the latest advances in radiologic science, this new edition addresses a broad range of radiologic disciplines, providing a strong foundation in the study and practice of radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, radiation protection, and more. Unique learning tools strengthen your understanding of key concepts, and challenging review exercises help you prepare for success on the ARRT certification exam and in the workplace.
This sixth edition provides radiologic technologistsand students of radiologic technology with a thorough, comprehensiveintroduction to the basic scientific principles of radiology. Theauthor conveys a working knowledge of radiologic science to radiologictechnologists and helps to prepare radiologic technology students fortheir certification examination. This significant task is accomplishedin a single volume. The primary audience of this book, radiologictechnologists and students of radiologic technology, will find usefulnew concepts in this, the sixth edition. Topics are introduced anddeveloped logically and clearly, typically within the context ofclinical radiography. The book is self-contained. There are hundredsof excellent color photographs, diagrams, and graphs throughout thebook. They are well done and clearly enhance the subject matter. Thematerial is very current and includes a large section dedicated tospecial x-ray imaging. The references are similarly current. Usefultables contain conversions, units, formulas, and a glossary. A chaptersummary and a set of review questions with answers appear at the end ofeach chapter. This is an excellent publication. It provides theprimary audience with a single reference for current information in alogical and easy-to-read format. This edition continues to be ascurrent as the technology within a modern radiology department. Everyradiologic technologist and student of radiologic technology should ownthis book.