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Limited Radiography 3rd Edition

Frances Campeau, Jeana Fleitz, M.Ed., RT (R) (M)

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1999, 1993
  • 396 Pages

Overview

Limited Radiography is an ideal resource for limited radiographer training. It uses a simple to complex approach to teach a variety of multiskilled allied health professionals. The new edition provides a fundamental imaging foundation and focuses on limited radiography as an occupation and important provider of patient care. Coverage on ASRT's Practice Standards for limited x-ray machine operators is included throughout the text.

Frances Campeau, University of Louisville Radiography Program, Louisville, Kentucky

Jeana Fleitz, M.Ed., RT (R) (M), Former faculty at Jefferson Community and Technical College

Jeana Fleitz, M.Ed., RT(R)(M), is an active member in the radiological sciences. She developed and implemented the Limited Radiography curriculum and program for the Jefferson Community and Technical College in Kentucky and is co-author of the Kentucky Radiation Operators Home Study Course for Limited Radiographers. She also serves as president of the X-Ray Lady, a national company that provides relevant and unique continuing education for radiographer re-certification and licensure. In addition, she is an active member of the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD), American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT), American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), American Medical Writer's Association (AMWA), International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD), Kentucky Society of Radiologic Technologists (KSRT), Chattanooga Writer's Guild, Louisville Ski Club, Derby City Bop Club, and Chattanooga Shag Club.
  • Chapter on digital radiography and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS).
  • Coverage on where to obtain the most current state licensure information.
  • Recently adopted terminology and recommendations on universal and transmission-based precautions.
  • Key terms highlight important terminology at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Photographs and illustrations bring techniques to life.
  • Review questions help you synthesize and apply the knowledge gained from each chapter to your work environment.
  • In-depth coverage of image production and radiation protection.
1. Introduction to limited radiography: The occupation.
2. Occupational standards: Relationships and communication.
3. Medical ethics and legal aspects of health care.
4. Medical Asepsis and Patient Care.
5. Radiographic physics.
6. Radiographic tube and radiation production.
7. Imaging equipment.
8. Basic positioning and special needs patients.
9. Fundamentals of radiographic exposure.
10. Digital radiography and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS).
11. Radiographic pathology.
12. Darkroom and film processing.
13. Basic image quality management.
14. Imaging specialties.
15. Radiation biology.
16. Radiation protection.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133481221
  • ISBN-13: 9781133481225
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  • ISBN-10: 1435481127
  • ISBN-13: 9781435481121
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $174.50
  • RETAIL $231.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305584761
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint presentations, images, instructor's manual, videos, and more.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero®, Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305584884
Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero®, is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

Examination Prep, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Limited Scope in Radiography

ISBN: 9781305584808
Offering a wealth of online resources, EXAMINATION PREP FOR LIMITED SCOPE IN RADIOGRAPHY helps your students thoroughly prepare for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists® (ARRT) Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography Examination. With more than 1,200 questions tagged to the ARRT's Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography Content Specifications (approved in January 2014 and implemented in January 2015), this interactive EXAMINATION PREP delivers a highly personalized learning experience for students, enabling them to track their progress, target specific subject areas for reinforcement, create customized exams, and set time limits on exams. Question and answer choice randomization means students can revisit material as much as needed, while rationales for incorrect responses enhance learning and deepen understanding. In addition, key analytics and tracking allow instructors to easily assess individual and group performance over time.

FOR STUDENTS

Examination Prep, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Limited Scope in Radiography

ISBN: 9781305584808
Check your knowledge and practice your test-taking skills with EXAMINATION PREP FOR LIMITED SCOPE IN RADIOGRAPHY, a robust online resource that helps you thoroughly prepare for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists® (ARRT) Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography Examination. With more than 1,200 questions tagged to the Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography Content Specifications (approved in January 2014 and implemented in January 2015), this interactive quizzing tool offers a highly personalized learning experience that enables you to track your progress, target specific subject areas for reinforcement, create customized exams, and set time limits on practice exams. Question and answer choice randomization allows you to revisit material as much as needed, while rationales for incorrect responses ensure you thoroughly understand why a particular answer is wrong.