Master the radiography skills needed to produce high-quality images every time! With straightforward coverage of imaging principles, Radiographic Imaging and Exposure, 6th Edition describes exposure techniques and how to acquire, process, and display digital images. Not only does this book help you reduce the need for repeat images, it includes problem-solving guidelines for troubleshooting situations. Written by noted educator Terri L. Fauber, this book also provides the essential knowledge needed to pass the ARRT certification exam.
New to this edition
NEW! Coverage of digital imaging includes two chapters with expanded image processing and new content on data management.
NEW! Updated content reflects the newest curriculum standards outlined by the ARRT and ASRT, and provides everything you need to prepare for the boards and for clinical success.
NEW! Additional digital images are included in the digital imaging chapters, as well as the Scatter Control and Exposure Technique Selection chapters.
NEW! Expanded coverage of digital fluoroscopy includes a thorough explanation of fluoroscopic operational features that impact the patient dose in Dynamic Imaging: Fluoroscopy chapter.
Table of Contents:
1. Radiation and its Discovery
2. The X-ray Beam
3. Image Formation and Radiographic Quality
4. Digital Image Characteristics, Receptors, and Image Acquisition
5. Digital Imaging Processing, Display, and Data Management
6. Exposure Technique Factors
7. Scatter Control
8. Exposure Technique Selection
9. Film-Screen Imaging
10. Dynamic Imaging: Fluoroscopy
Appendix A: Summary of Important Relationships
Appendix B: Summary of Mathematical Applications
Appendix C: Summary of Radiation Protection Alerts
Chapter Review Questions Answer Key
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