Patient Care In Radiography E Book
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📒Patient Care In Radiography E Book ✍ Ruth Ann Ehrlich
✏Patient Care in Radiography E Book Book Summary : Learn to master radiography patient care with the book that covers it best! With step-by-step instructions and more than 400 full-color illustrations, Patient Care in Radiography, 10th Edition is the perfect resource to help teach you effective radiography patient care. Each chapter expertly guides you through the latest guidelines, carefully making the connection between the topics being discussed and how they relate to patient care. An emphasis is placed on the skills and procedures that are imperative for quality patient care — including safety, transfer, positioning, infection control, and patient assessment. Also included is information on microbiology, emerging diseases, trans-cultural communication, ECGs, administering medications, and bedside radiography to ensure you are well-versed in both the technical and interpersonal skills needed for professional practice. Coverage of patient care and procedural skills helps provide safe, high-quality patient care and technical proficiency. Step-by-step procedures are shown in photo essays, demonstrated with more than 400 full-color illustrations. Case studies focus on medicolegal terms, standards, and applications and help build problem-solving skills. Coverage of infection control helps emphasize the importance of preventing the spread of diseases. Special Imaging Modalities chapter provides an overview of patient care for a wide range of imaging methods. Chapter outlines, objectives, key terms, summaries, review questions, and critical thinking exercises focus on the key information in each chapter. Answers to the review questions are included in the back of the book. NEW! New images highlight many patient procedures and visually demonstrate how to care for patients. NEW! Updated content covers the most current exams, procedures, and technologies, as well as the most current information from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
📒Patient Care In Radiography ✍ Ruth Ann Ehrlich
✏Patient Care in Radiography Book Summary : This textbook on radiography and medical imaging covers fundamentals, general patient care, and patient care in specific procedures and environments.
📒Patient Care In Radiography ✍ Ruth Ann Ehrlich
✏Patient Care in Radiography Book Summary : This popular textbook helps imaging technology students acquire the technical and the interpersonal skills they need to provide expert patient care in the clinical environment. It also provides an excellent orientation to clinical work for the beginning student and serves as an up-to-date reference on patient care. Each chapter connects a specific topic with its applications for patient care. Skills that are essential for quality patient care in radiography, such as safety, transfer, positioning, infection control, and patient assessment, are emphasized throughout. In addition, readers will find information on microbiology, emerging diseases, transcultural communication, ECGs, administering medications, and bedside radiography. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details. Photo essays present step-by-step descriptions of procedures, with illustrations provided for key steps. Comprehensive introductory topics include historical review, department organization, job opportunities, radiation protection, clinical environment, and ethics. Patient care tips are integrated with procedural skills and descriptions, preparing the student to provide high-quality patient care along with technical Proficiency. Consistent, straightforward, engaging writing style breaks down complex concepts with clear explanations that increase student understanding. An expanded chapter on the radiographer as member of the health care team (Chapter 2) includes information on the health care delivery system, roles of other health care professionals, professionalism, and career opportunities. Critical thinking exercises, learning objectives, vocabulary list, and review questions focus the reader's attention on key information. Definitions for each chapters' vocabulary lists are provided in a glossary that assists student in learning key terms. Two-color design highlights text headings and illustrations, increasing readability and showing greater detail in illustrations. (chapter 12) includes updated and expanded material on CT angiography, MRI, mammography, and PET imaging. Many new illustrations enhance understanding of content and visual appeal. Each chapter contains learning objectives, vocabulary list, review questions, and critical thinking exercises. Case studies have been added where appropriate, focusing on medicolegal terms, standards, and applications, to encourage problem solving. New tables and charts, including normal patient temperatures ranges, normal range of values for common clinical lab tests, parenteral medication administration routes, and symptoms and treatment for reactions to contrast media provide current medical information in an easy-to-read format. New and pdated material is included on the following topics: Â· Expanded information on cultural diversity. Â· Updated information on the employment outlook for radiologic technologists. Â· Updated information about the Human Genome Project and the ethical implications of this information on professional practice. Â· Cycle of infection has been expanded to include discussion of portal of exit and portal of entry along with other steps of the cycle. Â· CDC revised guidelines for hand hygiene in 2002, including the use of alcohol rubs along with handwashing and use of needleless devices. Â· New information on management of occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens. Â· Information on the 1997 OSHA proposed standard on TB. Â· Expanded information on patient assessment, especially in the areas of common laboratory tests and diagnostic electrocardiography. Â· Information on anticonvulsants and antiarrhythmics added to chapter on medication administration. Â· Information on the Needlestick Safety and Prevention act of 2000, (effective in 2001), resulting in use of new devices and needleless systems. Â· Information on gas plasma technology as a method of sterilizing equipment. Â· Updated procedures for cystography and voiding cystourethrography and postoperative T-tube cholangiography. Â· Expanded information on cultural diversity is included in the chapter on Professional Attitudes and Communications (chapter 3).
📒Torres Patient Care In Imaging Technology ✍ Andrea G. Dutton
✏Torres Patient Care in Imaging Technology Book Summary : Now in its eighth edition, Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology is trusted to develop the knowledge and skills that enable students to become safe and sensitive practitioners in every aspect of patient care. The text is designed to present key concepts effectively for beginning students as well as more advanced students and practitioners who want to improve their skills in patient care and imaging technology. Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology is a highly visual, focused, comprehensive text that presents key concepts, current trends, and advances in imaging technology and patient care in an engaging manner. The new edition includes an introductory chapter on radiography and contains expanded coverage of HIPAA and diversity. Two new features: Cultural Considerations boxes and Case Studies with critical thinking questions, build on the text's emphasis on helping students develop the skills needed to think critically and react appropriately in an actual clinical setting. The student-friendly writing style and logical organization allow instructors to cover the essentials of patient care in a limited amount of time. An illustration- and feature-rich approach enhances learning for students of multiple learning styles.
📒Introduction To Radiologic Technology E Book ✍ William J Callaway, Ma Rt(r)
✏Introduction to Radiologic Technology E Book Book Summary : Get an introduction to the radiologic technology profession with this solid text! Covering everything a beginning radiography student needs to know, Introduction to Radiologic Technology, 8th Edition lays the groundwork for a successful career. It includes coverage of the coursework required, basic learning skills, a historical perspective on radiology, and insight into key topics such as the language of medicine, digital imaging, patient care, and radiation safety. This book also includes the latest changes in the registry exam and a discussion of the radiographer's role in the practice setting and opportunities for advancement. A clear, easy-to-read style does not assume you have prior knowledge of the subject matter. Critical thinking skills are highlighted, with four important steps to take in assessing situations and making informed decisions. Guidelines for a solid radiography career foundation discuss customer service, ethics and professionalism, and professional organizations. Thorough introduction to radiologic technology includes a concise overview of what you can expect in your coursework. Cultural diversity coverage orients you to the challenge of dealing with patients from different cultures in the medical environment. NEW! Updated career advancement opportunities and newest medical terminology include just the right amount detail for new radiographers. NEW! Incorporation of SI units of measurement accurately depict current practice standards.
📒An Introduction To Radiography E Book ✍ Suzanne Easton
✏An Introduction to Radiography E Book Book Summary : This book provides an overview of all aspects of radiography for the practitioner. It is written to address the areas of practice of assistant practitioners and practitioners within the clinical environment. Areas covered range from ethics and communication, through to the physics of radiography and x-ray production, and specialist techniques. Anatomy, physiology and pathology are also covered, ensuring the text is a complete introduction to radiography. Each chapter covers key points and provides revision questions (with answers) and recommended reading for exploring the chapter topic in more depth. Very structured text with clear headings and relevance to practice indicated throughout Chapter style will enable students to dip into text to find relevant information as an aid to revision Set of revision questions at end of each chapter All contributors currently teach Assistant Practitioners and student radiographers
📒Introduction To Radiologic Sciences And Patient Care E Book ✍ Arlene M. Adler
✏Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care E Book Book Summary : Learn the professional and patient care skills you need for clinical practice! A clear, concise introduction to the imaging sciences, Introduction to Radiologic Sciences and Patient Care meets the standards set by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Curriculum Guide and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Task List for certification examinations. Covering the big picture, expert authors Arlene M. Adler and Richard R. Carlton provide a complete overview of the radiologic sciences professions and of all aspects of patient care. More than 300 photos and line drawings clearly demonstrate patient care procedures. Step-by-step procedures make it easy to follow learn skills and prepare for clinicals. Chapter outlines and objectives help you master key concepts. Key Terms with definitions are presented at the beginning of each chapter. Up-to-date references are provided at the end of each chapter. Appendices prepare you for the practice environment by including practice standards, professional organizations, state licensing agencies, the ARRT code of ethics, and patient's rights information. 100 new photos and 160 new full-color line drawings show patient care procedures. Updates ensure that you are current with the Fundamentals and Patient Care sections of the ASRT core curriculum guidelines. New and expanded coverage is added to the chapters on critical thinking, radiographic imaging, vital signs, professional ethics, and medical law. Student resources on a companion Evolve website help you master procedures with patient care lab activities and review questions along with 40 patient care videos.
📒Radiography Essentials For Limited Practice E Book ✍ Bruce W. Long
✏Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice E Book Book Summary : The ONLY textbook written for limited radiography students, this book makes it easy to understand and perform basic procedures. It incorporates all the subjects mandated by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) curriculum, so you will be thoroughly prepared for the ARRT Limited Scope Exam. Coverage includes the latest information on x-ray science and techniques, processing, radiation safety, radiographic anatomy, patient care, and pathology, along with step-by-step instructions for positioning. Thorough preparation for the ARRT Limited Scope Exam and clinical practice is a key focus of this title. Concise coverage incorporates all of the content mandated by the ASRT Core Curriculum for Limited X-ray Machine Operators. The latest information on state licensure and limited radiography terminology ensures you understand the role of the limited practitioner. Topics include x-ray science and techniques; radiation safety; radiographic anatomy, pathology, and positioning of upper and lower extremities, spine, chest and head; patient care; and ancillary clinical skills. Over 1,000 anatomy illustrations, positioning photos, and x-rays teach anatomy and demonstrate patient positioning and the resulting x-rays in detail. Math and radiologic physics concepts are presented in a easy-to-follow way. Bone densitometry chapter provides all the information needed to perform bone densitometry exams and to pass the ARRT bone densitometry certification exam. Step-by-step instructions for positioning the patient for the radiographic procedures performed by limited operators. EXPANDED! Digital imaging concepts reflect current practice and meet the requirements of the ASRT Limited Scope Content Specifications. NEW! The most common podiatric and chiropractic radiography procedures have been added for practitioners working in states that have limited podiatric or chiropractic license categories. NEW! Updated drawings, photos, and medical radiographs enhance understanding of key concepts and illustrate current technology. UPDATED! Patient care section now includes discussions of mechanical lifts and safe storage of chemicals, as well as a table of normal pediatric and adult vital signs.
📒Emergency Radiology ✍ John Curtis
✏Emergency Radiology Book Summary : "This book is intended to be a quick reference handbook in every radiology and A&E department globally. It covers a wide range of emergencies and specifically targets on-call radiologists and trainees who deal with these emergencies. We feel that this guide in emergency radiology will be very useful for all radiologists who want to regain or retain their skills and confidence in acute care imaging"--Provided by publisher.
📒Introduction To Radiologic Technology E Book ✍ La Verne Tolley Gurley
✏Introduction to Radiologic Technology E Book Book Summary : Here’s everything a beginning radiography student needs to know! Introduction to Radiologic Technology, 7th Edition offers a solid overview of your exciting career as a radiologic technologist. After covering basic learning skills, this guide provides a historical perspective on radiology and insight into key topics such as the language of medicine, digital and conventional imaging, patient care, and radiation safety. Expert authors LaVerne T. Gurley and William J. Callaway describe the classes you will take in your radiography program, the latest changes in the Registry exam, what will be required in the practice setting, and your opportunities for advancement throughout your career. An introduction to radiologic technology includes a concise overview of what to expect in your coursework. Critical thinking skills are highlighted, with four important steps to take in assessing situations and making informed decisions. Career guidelines discuss customer service, ethics and professionalism, how to join professional organizations, and how to keep up with continuing education requirements after graduation. A clear, easy-to-read style does not assume you have prior knowledge of the subject matter. New photographs accurately depict current equipment and practice standards. An increased focus on digital imaging keeps you on the cutting edge of technology. Updates include: Positioning terminology Program accreditations Demographic information for better communication with culturally diverse patients A closer alignment of the book's topics with ASRT Core Curriculum's section on fundamentals.