Mosby s Exam Review for Computed Tomography

Mosby   s Exam Review for Computed Tomography Author Daniel N. DeMaio
ISBN-10 9780323065894
Release 2010-04-19
Pages 224
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This study tool has everything you need to prepare for the ARRT CT exam! Written in outline format, Mosby's Exam Review for Computed Tomography, 2nd Edition serves as both a study guide and an in-depth review. It covers the three content areas on the CT advanced certification examination: patient care, imaging procedures, and physics/instrumentation. Developed by Daniel N. DeMaio, BS, RT(R) (CT), the book simulates the Registry exam with three 165-question mock exams. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Review questions with answers help you prepare for the ARRT exam and identify areas that need additional study. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers provide you with the information you need to make the most out of the Q&A sections. A thorough, outline-format review covers the three content areas on the computed tomography advanced certification exam: patient care, imaging procedures, and physics/instrumentation.



Computed Tomography for Technologists

Computed Tomography for Technologists Author Lois E. Romans
ISBN-10 9780781777964
Release 2010-02-01
Pages 182
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Leveraging the organization and focus on exam preparation found in the comprehensive text, this Exam Review will help any student to successfully complete the ARRT General Radiography and Computed Tomography exams. The book includes a bulleted format review of content, Registry-style questions with answers and rationales, and a mock exam following the ARRT format. The companion website offers an online testing simulation engine.



PET and PET CT Study Guide

PET and PET CT Study Guide Author Andrzej Moniuszko
ISBN-10 9781461422877
Release 2012-10-06
Pages 306
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The PET and PET/CT Study Guide presents a comprehensive review of nuclear medicine principles and concepts necessary for passing PET specialty board examinations. The practice questions and content are similar to those found on the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) exam, allowing test takers to maximize their chances of success. The book is organized by test sections of increasing difficulty, with over 650 multiple-choice questions covering all areas of positron emission tomography, including radiation safety; radionuclides; instrumentation and quality control; patient care; and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Detailed answers and explanations to the practice questions follow. Supplementary appendices include common formulas, numbers, and abbreviations, along with a glossary of terms for easy access by readers. The PET and PET/CT Study Guide is a valuable reference for nuclear medicine technologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and all other imaging professionals in need of a concise review of the basics of PET and PET/CT imaging.



Computed Tomography

Computed Tomography Author Euclid Seeram
ISBN-10 1416028951
Release 2009
Pages 536
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Radiologic technologists play an important role in the care and management of patients undergoing advanced imaging procedures. This new edition provides the up-to-date information and thorough coverage you need to understand the physical principles of computed tomography (CT) and safely produce high-quality images. You'll gain valuable knowledge about the practice of CT scanning, effective communication with other medical personnel, and sectional anatomic images as they relate to CT. Comprehensively covers CT at just the right depth for technologists - going beyond superficial treatment to accommodate all the major advances in CT. One complete CT resource covers what you need to know! Brings you up to date with the latest in multi-slice spiral CT and its applications - the only text to include full coverage of this important topic. Features a chapter devoted to quality control testing of CT scanners (both spiral CT and conventional scan-and-stop), helping you achieve and maintain high quality control standards. Provides the latest information on: advances in volume CT scanning; CT fluoroscopy; multi-slice spiral/helical CT; and multi-slice applications such as 3-D imaging, CT angiography, and virtual reality imaging (endoscopy) - all with excellent coverage of state-of-the-art principles, instrumentation, clinical applications and quality control. Two new chapters cover recent developments and important principles of multislice CT and PET/CT, giving you in-depth coverage of these quickly emerging aspects of CT. Nearly 100 new line drawings and images illustrate difficult concepts, helping you learn and retain information. All-new material updates you on today's CT scanners, CT and PACS, image quality and quality control for multislice CT scanners, and clinical applications.



Computed Tomography

Computed Tomography Author Stewart C. Bushong
ISBN-10 0071343547
Release 2000-05-04
Pages 162
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If you've e ver used a highlighther to identify key facts, phrases, concepts and equations in your study, you'll appreciate the format of McGraw-Hill's Essentials of Medical Imaging Series. Each book in the series features only these highlighted facts in an easy-to-use, bulleted format that makes study quick, efficient, and enjoyable. Because each author is a top flight instructor from the world of radiologic science, readers can count on coverage that's thorough and battle-tested in the classroom. Interesting and entertaining illustrations and boxed material help to master and remember important concepts. Plus, practice questions at the end of each chapter reinforce understanding of key points. The EMI Series presents the full range of topics in radiologic science that must be known to succeed in the classroom, excel on ARRT exams, and flourish in clinical practice



Body CT Secrets

Body CT Secrets Author John G. Strang
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822035429059
Release 2007
Pages 405
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The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again! This volume presents guidelines for performing and interpreting CT studies. You'll find all of the features you rely on Secrets Series®-such as a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors. No matter what questions arise, Body CT Secrets, has the answers you need. Offers a new, two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites. A smaller, more portable size lets you carry it anywhere Adds a chapter containing the "Top 100 Secrets" in computed tomography



LANGE Review Computed Tomography Examination

LANGE Review  Computed Tomography Examination Author Sharlene M. Snowdon
ISBN-10 9780071847506
Release 2016-04-22
Pages 253
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO ACE THE ARRT® COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY EXAM (CT) EXAM IN ONE COMPLETE PACKAGE! Written by an experienced program director who knows what it takes to excel, LANGE Review: Computed Tomography Examination is designed to boost confidence, test-taking skills, and knowledge for anyone preparing for the exam. Bolstered by nearly 500 registry-style questions with detailed answer explanations, this essential guide also includes valuable background material – covering everything from eligibility requirements to test-taking tips. You will also find two comprehensive practice exams within the text and online. It all adds up to the single-best way to increase your chance of success on the CT Exam. · A thorough review of patient care, imaging procedures, and physics and instrumentation distills core concepts on the registry exam · Chapter-ending practice questions assess your knowledge of essential concepts · Two comprehensive practice exams —in the book and online--to improve your confidence · Includes 495 registry-style questions with complete explanations for each answer · Informative introduction includes test taking tips, clinical experience requirements, content specifications, and certification eligibility requirements



Computed Tomography

Computed Tomography Author Willi A. Kalender
ISBN-10 9783895786440
Release 2011-07-07
Pages 354
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The book offers a comprehensive and user-oriented description of the theoretical and technical system fundamentals of computed tomography (CT) for a wide readership, from conventional single-slice acquisitions to volume acquisition with multi-slice and cone-beam spiral CT. It covers in detail all characteristic parameters relevant for image quality and all performance features significant for clinical application. Readers will thus be informed how to use a CT system to an optimum depending on the different diagnostic requirements. This includes a detailed discussion about the dose required and about dose measurements as well as how to reduce dose in CT. All considerations pay special attention to spiral CT and to new developments towards advanced multi-slice and cone-beam CT. For the third edition most of the contents have been updated and latest topics like dual source CT, dual energy CT, flat detector CT and interventional CT have been added. The enclosed CD-ROM again offers copies of all figures in the book and attractive case studies, including many examples from the most recent 64-slice acquisitions, and interactive exercises for image viewing and manipulation. This book is intended for all those who work daily, regularly or even only occasionally with CT: physicians, radiographers, engineers, technicians and physicists. A glossary describes all the important technical terms in alphabetical order. The enclosed DVD again offers attractive case studies, including many examples from the most recent 64-slice acquisitions, and interactive exercises for image viewing and manipulation. This book is intended for all those who work daily, regularly or even only occasionally with CT: physicians, radiographers, engineers, technicians and physicists. A glossary describes all the important technical terms in alphabetical order.



Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals E Book

Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals   E Book Author Lorrie L. Kelley
ISBN-10 9780323277600
Release 2013-08-07
Pages 752
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An ideal resource for the classroom or the clinical setting, Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals, 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive, easy-to-understand approach to the sectional anatomy of the entire body. Side-by-side presentations of actual diagnostic images from both MRI and CT modalities and corresponding anatomic line drawings illustrate the planes of anatomy most commonly demonstrated by diagnostic imaging. Concise descriptions detail the location and function of the anatomy, and clearly labeled images help you confidently identify anatomic structures during clinical examinations and produce the best possible diagnostic images. Side-by-side presentation of anatomy illustrations and corresponding CT and MRI images clarifies the location and structure of sectional anatomy. More than 1,500 high-quality images detail sectional anatomy for every body plane commonly imaged in the clinical setting. Pathology boxes help you connect commonly encountered pathologies to related anatomy for greater diagnostic accuracy. Anatomy summary tables provide quick access to muscle information, points of origin and insertion, and muscle function for each muscle group. Reference drawings and corresponding scanning planes accompany actual images to help you recognize the correlation between the two. NEW! 150 new scans and 30 new line drawings familiarize you with the latest 3D and vascular imaging technology. NEW! Chapter objectives help you concentrate on the most important chapter content and study more efficiently. NEW! Full labels on all scans provide greater diagnostic detail at a glance.



CT Imaging

CT Imaging Author Alexander C. Mamourian
ISBN-10 9780199782604
Release 2013-03-14
Pages 256
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After reading this book, imagers and CT technologists should better understand the capabilities of modern multidector CT scanners. Imagers and technologists must understand how their scanners operate in order to take advantage of new capabilities for optimizing protocols that minimize patient dose. In addition, the reader will be better prepared to recognize the pitfalls and artifacts that appear on CT imaging. Some of these are unfamiliar to most imagers and are the product of the large detector arrays offered on new CT scanners.



Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine

Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine Author David W. Altchek
ISBN-10 9781451182057
Release 2012-12-27
Pages 352
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With this brand new book, Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine, sports medicine practitioners will have one of the most comprehensive and practical resources for the treatment of foot and ankle sports injuries. In addition to tendon disorders, trauma, hindfoot, midfoot, forefoot, and lower leg, this book’s 32 chapters also cover pediatric sports injuries, sport specific injury prevention, rehabilitation, and even shoe selection. Over 40 specialists in orthopaedic surgery, podiatry, physiatry, physical therapy, and athletic training contributed to this book’s contents — including team physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers for major sports teams including the New York Giants, New York Mets, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Knicks, Washington Nationals, Carolina Panthers, and the US Davis Cup Tennis team. It’s the combination of all these different disciplines that makes this book such an excellent resource for treatment of foot and ankle sports injuries.



Procedures and Documentation for CT and MRI

Procedures and Documentation for CT and MRI Author Roland Neseth
ISBN-10 0071353992
Release 2000
Pages 411
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The second book in a four-book series, geared for the advanced exams taken by radiologic technologists. Written in response to the ARRT requirement for proof of competency in specific modalities prior to taking advanced level exams. In order to achieve competency in a specific modality the student must demonstrate, complete, and document performance of the specified competencies. The book lists the particular competency, demonstrates how to perform the exercise, and provides a documentation page for verification purposes. The book serves as a tool that Radiologic Technology students can carry from test to test and from site to site which not only reviews the upcoming test, but also serves as an official recorder for documentation. Sample checklists supplied by the ARRT have also been incorporated into the book.



The PMP Exam

The PMP Exam Author Andy Crowe
ISBN-10 9780972967310
Release 2005
Pages 504
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This self-study guide for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam from the Project Management Institute contains everything project managers need to pass the PMP Exam, including 44 processes, and 592 inputs, tools, and outputs. Exam topics are covered and insider secrets, complete explanations of all PMP subjects, test tricks and tips, hundreds of highly realistic sample questions, and exercises designed to strengthen understanding of PMP concepts and prepare managers for exam success on the first attempt are provided.



Digital Radiography and PACS E Book

Digital Radiography and PACS   E Book Author Christi Carter
ISBN-10 9780323277525
Release 2013-09-12
Pages 272
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Written with the radiography student in mind, Digital Radiography and PACS, 2nd Edition provides the latest information on digital imaging systems, including computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) as well as the data required by practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. Coverage of digital imaging and PACS is at just the right level for student radiographers and practicing technologists who are transitioning to digital imaging. Chapter outlines, learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter orient readers to the chapter content and assist with organizing study and comprehension. Bulleted summaries recap the main points of the chapter, ensuring you focus on the most important concepts conveyed by the chapter. Review questions at the end of each chapter are linked to the chapter objectives. The latest on CR and DR function and image enhancement and processing based on recently published research keeps you current with today’s imaging requirements. Complete coverage of PACS workstations, archiving solutions and system architectures provides a sound basis for understanding how individual systems work. Comprehensive quality control and management guidelines for PACS, CR and DR prepare you for on the job success. Careful alignment with digital imaging information required by the ASRT Core Curriculum ensures you are current with today’s procedures and modalities.



Cross Sectional Anatomy CT and MRI

Cross Sectional Anatomy CT and MRI Author Govind B. Chavhan
ISBN-10 9789350250464
Release 2011-04-30
Pages 300
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Cross sectional anatomy is now a normal and vital part of the diagnostic process. This atlas of cross sectional CT and MRI images is written to give the medical student and trainee radiologist a thorough knowledge of normal anatomy in cross section. The book features clearly labelled images taken in all three planes, accompanied by anatomical diagrams to enhance understanding.



Bone Densitometry for Technologists

Bone Densitometry for Technologists Author Sydney Lou Bonnick
ISBN-10 9781461436256
Release 2012-11-06
Pages 421
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As a technology, bone densitometry is really quite extraordinary. The ability to quantify the density of the bones at a variety of skeletal sites has truly revolutionized the approach to a number of diseases, the most important of which is osteoporosis. Using the information from the machines, especially dual-energy X ray absortiometry (DXA) technology, physicians can recommend and prescribe interventions that will slow bone loss and reduce the risk of disabling fractures. The remarkable advances in skeletal imaging with densitometry devices have made possible quantitative and diagnostic assessments of skeletal structure. However it is in fact the skill and concern of the technologist that enables all of this to happen. In this updated and expanded third edition of their gold standard and highly praised Bone Densitometry for Technologists, Sydney Lou Bonnick, MD, FACP, and Lori Ann Lewis, MRT, CDT, again offer the most comprehensive review of the standards and developments in the field. Here radiologic technologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and dedicated densitometry technologists can find not only the state-of-the-art guidelines for bone density testing, but also a wide range of other topics, including several new chapters. These include a new chapter on the performance of DXA lumbar spine, proximal femur and forearm studies; one on Using Absolute Risk to Predict Fracture Risk in Clinical Practice; and another providing examples of highly instructional DXA images in which artifacts or structural changes can be seen. There are 2 new appendices and the other 10 appendices from the previous edition have been updated wherever necessary to reflect the most current information available. In Appendix XII, the contents of the accompanying CD-ROM are reviewed. On this CD, readers will find the Precision Calculator Companion that was first included with the 2nd edition of Dr. Bonnick’s title, Bone Densitometry in Clinical Practice. Questionnaires designed to capture essential information to utilize FRAX for both men and women are also included on the CD. These questionnaires can be persomalized to better suit a practice's needs. Finally, a continuing education review is also found on the CD, which, if successfully completed, will result in the awarding of 16 hours of Category A credit acceptable to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.



CliffsAP English Language and Composition

CliffsAP English Language and Composition Author Barbara V. Swovelin
ISBN-10 9781118153567
Release 2011-11-08
Pages 384
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Your complete guide to a higher score on the *AP English Language and Composition exam Why CliffsAP Guides? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need--fast! Written by test prep specialists About the contents: Part I: Introduction * Review of the format and scoring of the recent exam Part II: Analysis of Exam Areas * Description of the multiple-choice section and effective test-taking techniques * Overview of the essay section and strategies for success Part III: Diagnostic Mini-Test Part IV: Past AP English Language Essays Part V: Glossary of Important Terms for the Exam Part VI: 6 Practice Tests * 6 full-length practice tests followed by answers and explanations Part VII: Suggested Reading List *AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. AP Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes?