Radiographic Procedures: A Pocket Index E-Book

Author: Alanah Kirby,Margaret Cockbain

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455725218

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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This book gives a quick reference to plain radiological examinations and commonly performed contrast studies. It aids decision-making by providing information on the advantages and relevance of each technique, and by indicating any additional modalities currently being used. Pocket-sized to enable it to be carried in the pocket of a uniform. Alphabetical presentation allows for a speedy search facility with cross-referencing to related techniques. Diagrams provide visual assistance with patient position, surface anatomy and three dimensional planes of the body. Medical prefixes and suffixes will help trace the derivation of unknown words. Abbreviations listed to provide familiarity and help with the interpretation of related procedures.
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Radiographic Procedures

A Pocket Index

Author: Alanah Kirby,Margaret Cockbain

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443101779

Category: Medical

Page: 251

View: 6917

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This book gives a quick reference to plain radiological examinations and commonly performed contrast studies. It aids decision-making by providing information on the advantages and relevance of each technique, and by indicating any additional modalities currently being used. Pocket-sized to enable it to be carried in the pocket of a uniform. Alphabetical presentation allows for a speedy search facility with cross-referencing to related techniques. Diagrams provide visual assistance with patient position, surface anatomy and three dimensional planes of the body. Medical prefixes and suffixes will help trace the derivation of unknown words. Abbreviations listed to provide familiarity and help with the interpretation of related procedures.
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Skeletal Radiography

A Concise Introduction to Projection Radiography

Author: Sheila Bull

Publisher: Toolkit Publications

ISBN: 9780955131103

Category: Orthopedics

Page: 205

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This is the second edition of an old favourite written for all students of radiography at all levels of interest. The book includes descriptions of projection radiographic techniques combined with an outline of the more common or noteworthy associated trauma and pathology. Each projection is numbered and cross-referenced; a useful table of projections is included at the beginning of each chapter. Skeletal Radiography provides a good introduction to the medical terminology encountered in radiographic practice. Content has been expanded and updated to take into account the latest guidelines from the Royal College of Radiologists, changes in treatments and other medical knowledge. Some new projections have been added, others removed and a few (notably in the skull chapters) have been retained for historical interest.
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Principles of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures Pocket Guide

Author: Richard Carlton,Joanne S. Greathouse,Arlene M. Adler

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133712754

Category: Medical

Page: 433

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Now in its third edition, PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONING AND PROCEDURES POCKET GUIDE gives radiography professionals a handy resource for use on the go. Pocket-sized and comprehensive, the book's quick reference sections for positioning procedures and radiation protection standards puts critical details within reach while working with patients. Other helpful features include a space for recording technical exposure factors, the practical technique system guide, descriptions of basic procedural details, typical technical considerations, and appropriate modifications for 165 common procedures. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography E-Book

Author: Bruce W. Long,Jeannean Hall Rollins,Barbara J. Smith

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032361213X

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Summarizing essential information, you will encounter in clinical practice, Merrill’s Pocket Guide to Radiography is the perfect companion to Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures, 14th Edition. This handy reference provides bulleted, step-by-step explanations of how to position the patient and body part for approximately 170 commonly requested radiographic projections, including mobile, mammography, and neonatal procedures. Tabbed for easy access to information, this guide is up to date with the latest ARRT standards and includes diagnostic-quality radiographs for reference with each positioning presentation. Diagnostic-quality radiographs demonstrate the result the radiographer is trying to achieve. Key positioning information is formatted for quick reference to give you easy access to the information. Bulleted step-by-step instructions for positioning the patient and body part facilitate quick and efficient performance of radiographic exams. Section dividers with tabs provide quick access to sections. Two-color format emphasizes the most important information on the page and helps you to quickly locate and use the information. Exposure technique chart for every projection helps reduce the number of repeat radiographs and improves overall image quality. Abbreviations and external landmarks on the inside covers provide quick reference to frequently needed information. Updated kVp values reflect current theory about what is appropriate to use with digital imaging modalities. Compensating filter information is included for those projections where filters are used. NEW! Updated positioning photos illustrate the current digital imaging equipment and technology. NEW! Updated digital radiographs provide greater contrast resolution for improved visualization of pertinent anatomy. NEW! Thoroughly revised content reflects the latest ARRT standards.
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Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323066046

Category: Medical

Page: 1488

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This convenient, concise version of the best-selling Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Professions provides condensed definitions to incorporate only the most essential information. Mosby’s Pocket Dictionary includes all of the information you need, including content on diseases, procedures, equipment, drugs, and so much more. Screened thumb tabs make it easy to locate definitions quickly, and a list of common medical abbreviations printed in the front and back covers make this a perfect reference for clinical practice. UNIQUE! Emphasis on nursing and health science terminology makes this the most useful pocket dictionary for students and practitioners in nursing and health professions. Its small size makes it easy to transport, and the sturdy, flexible cover increases the durability. The practical, straightforward alphabetical organization with no subentries and easy-to-use thumb tabs make it easy to find and understand information. UNIQUE! A section on nursing diagnoses with entries for all NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses prepares you for real-world practice. British spellings for selected entries help you recognize alternate spellings. Etymologies aid your understanding of medical terminology and help you develop a professional vocabulary. Pronunciations provided for key entries help you use terminology correctly in everyday practice. Includes 38,700 definitions, with over 5,000 new and 25,000 revised definitions, to reflect the latest information in all areas of nursing, medicine, and health professions. UNIQUE! Current definitions for all NANDA nursing diagnoses, NIC (Nursing Interventions Classifications) and NOC (Nursing Outcomes Classifications) ensure you have the most up-to-date information for clinical documentation, communication, and care evaluation.
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Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography - E-Book

Author: Eugene D. Frank,Barbara J. Smith,Bruce W. Long

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323170269

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 6586

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Designed for quick reference in the clinical environment, Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography is a pocket-sized companion to Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures, 12th Edition. This handy resource summarizes essential information for 170 of the most frequently requested projections you'll encounter. Authors Eugene Frank, Barbara Smith, and Bruce Long concisely present just the information you'll need for quick reference -- keep it with you and keep Merrill's close at hand! Diagnostic-quality radiographs demonstrate desired imaging results. Key positioning information is formatted for quick and easy access. Each procedure is presented in a two-color, two-page spread with bulleted, step-by-step procedures and accompanying images on the top page; and a chart with spaces to fill in the specific techniques used for a particular projection on the bottom page. Section dividers with tabs offer quick access to each section. Computed radiography information allows you to make the subtle adjustments necessary to obtain optimal results with CR. Exposure technique chart for every projection helps reduce the number of repeat radiographs and improves overall image quality. Abbreviations and external landmark charts on the inside covers provide quick access to frequently needed information. kVp values are included for each projection. Compensating filter information included for those projections where filters are used. New exposure index column for use with digital imaging systems Specific collimation settings for all projections done using DR Systems
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Handbook of Interventional Radiologic Procedures

Author: Krishna Kandarpa,Lindsay Machan

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781768160

Category: Medical

Page: 881

View: 9642

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The Fourth Edition of this handbook features extensive updates to keep pace with the rapid growth of interventional radiology. Focusing on protocols and equipment, this popular, practical handbook explains how to perform all current interventional radiologic procedures.
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Veterinary Dentistry: A Team Approach - E-Book

Author: Steven E. Holmstrom

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455703230

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 1460

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From radiology and anesthesia to patient needs and client education, this handy full-color guide covers everything you need to know about veterinary dentistry. Dental procedures are presented first, with chapters on oral examinations, instruments, safety, and anesthesia, followed by coverage of more difficult areas such as endodontics. The book concludes with two very interesting chapters on marketing veterinary dentistry and commonly asked client questions, replete with proper responses. With its comprehensive coverage and team approach, Animal Dentistry is the ideal resource for both technicians and practitioners alike to use in school and professional practice. Clear, heavily illustrated procedures provide a more detailed look at the skills you need to master. Dental terminology is incorporated to help you master the proper language and improve office communication. Inclusion of digital dental radiography develops your understanding of direct radiology versus computerized radiology and the economic considerations of both. Vet Tech Threads include a variety of pedagogical features including learning objective, key terms, chapter outlines, Technician Notes, and more to help you navigate through chapters and focus your learning. New full-color illustrations give you a better picture of concepts, equipment, and procedure details.
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Pfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care E-Book

Author: Grant C. Fowler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323567959

Category: Medical

Page: 1792

View: 2846

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Primary care clinicians are performing more varied procedures than ever before, and physicians, residents, and students need a comprehensive, authoritative resource that provides trusted information in an easy-to-follow format. Through three outstanding editions, Pfenninger and Fowler’s Procedures for Primary Care has been the go-to reference for step-by-step strategies for nearly every medical procedure that can be performed in an office, hospital, or emergency care facility by primary care providers. This 4th Edition continues that tradition with new section editors, updated illustrations, new chapters, and much more. No other primary care procedure book compares with Pfenninger and Fowler’s breadth and depth of practical, step-by-step content! Provides comprehensive, real-world coverage of more than 230 procedures that arise in the primary care setting, including many that were previously performed only in subspecialty settings, such as joint injections and cosmetic procedures. Includes new chapters: Esophageal Foreign Body Removal, Manual Testicular Detorsion, Symphysiotomy, Zipper Injury Management, and Blood Products. Presents the "how-to" expertise of six new section editors, for a fresh, contemporary perspective throughout the book. Additional focus on the evidence, with plentiful citations to key references, makes this the most evidence-based edition yet. Features numerous updated illustrations, including many more in full color, and incorporates updated ICD-10-CM codes throughout. Utilizes a concise outline format, detailed text and illustrations, and abundant boxes and tables for quick access to the information you need.
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