Higher Education

Limited Radiography, 3rd Edition

  • Frances Campeau University of Louisville Radiography Program, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jeana Fleitz, M.Ed., RT (R) (M) Former faculty at Jefferson Community and Technical College
  • ISBN-10: 1435481127  |  ISBN-13: 9781435481121
  • 396 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1999, 1993
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $174.50
  • Newer Edition Available
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About

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.

Features and Benefits

  • 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.

Table of Contents

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.

What's New

  • 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.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1435489314 | ISBN-13: 9781435489318)

Essentials of Radiation Biology and Protection  (ISBN-10: 0766813304 | ISBN-13: 9780766813304)

Radiation Biology and Protection is designed to teach radiologic sciences students how and why they can protect their patients and themselves from harmful radiation. The theory of radiation biology and protection is examined in conjunction with how protection procedures are applied in the clinical setting. The book is clearly written in an easy to understand narrative and illustrated with color photographs to facilitate comprehension. This text provides current regulations and recommendations for the radiologic sciences and complies with the educational requirements required of practicing radiologists by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). Ideal for students enrolled in radiology courses, or as a review by graduate radiographers, radiology residents and practicing radiologists.

List Price = $150.95  | CengageBrain Price = $150.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.25

Student Supplements

Essentials of Radiation Biology and Protection  (ISBN-10: 0766813304 | ISBN-13: 9780766813304)

Radiology students, graduate radiographers, radiology residents and practicing radiologists alike will benefit from the wealth of information to be found in Radiation Biology and Protection. This text is ideal for one semester courses designed to examine the theory of radiation biology and protection along with the application of safety measures in the clinical setting. Current regulations and recommendations covered in the text are in compliance with the educational requirements established by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

List Price = $150.95  | CengageBrain Price = $150.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

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

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.