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Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians, 1st Edition

  • includes Image Library
  • Margi Sirois
  • Elaine Anthony
  • ISBN-10: 1435426037  |  ISBN-13: 9781435426030
  • 224 Pages
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $76.75
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About

Overview

The Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians is specifically designed for use as an aid in learning radiographic positioning techniques and as a practical guide for everyday use in the small animal clinic. This concise handbook presents a systematic approach to the positioning of canine, feline, and exotic animal patients for routine and special radiographic procedures. The primary focus is on providing visual aids of animals in position for radiographic procedures. The resulting radiograph produced is included for each radiographic position. A diagram of anatomical landmarks used in determining correct positioning is also included.

Features and Benefits

  • Detailed positioning of canine and feline patients for dental radiography.
  • Easy to comprehend, concise format makes positioning keys easy to find and reference.
  • Includes Image Library.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General Principles of Small Animal Radiographic Positioning.
Chapter 2: Thoracic Radiographs.
Chapter 3: Abdominal Radiographs.
Chapter 4: Pelvic Radiographs.
Chapter 5: Forelimb Radiographs.
Chapter 6: Hindlimb Radiographs.
Chapter 7: Skull Radiographs.
Chapter 8: Dental Radiographs.
Chapter 9: Spinal Radiographs.
Chapter 10: Radiography of Avian and Exotic Animals.

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Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111318891 | ISBN-13: 9781111318895)

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Margi Sirois

Dr. Sirois is the Program Director of Veterinary Technology at Penn Foster College. She received her AAS degree in veterinary technology from Camden County College and also holds a BS and an MS in Biology and an Ed.D in instructional technology and distance education. She is certified as both a veterinary technician & laboratory animal technician and has over 20 years experience as a veterinary technician educator in both traditional and distance education programs. Dr. Sirois is a past-president of the Association of Veterinary Technician Educators and a member of the editorial board for Veterinary Technician.

Elaine Anthony

Elaine Anthony is an associate professor of veterinary technology in both the on campus and online veterinary technology programs at St. Petersburg College and is employed part-time at a veterinary internal medicine clinic. She holds an AS degree in veterinary technology from St. Petersburg College. She also holds an AA in music, a BS in elementary education and MA in adult education. She is certified as a veterinary technician and has earned a certificate in Veterinary Hospital Management. She has over 20 years experience as a veterinary technician educator. She is also a consultant for Nestle Purina and a member of the editorial board for Veterinary Technician.