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Author Carroll, Quinn B.
Title Practical radiographic imaging [electronic resource] / by Quinn B. Carroll.
Published Springfield, Ill. : Charles C Thomas, c2007.
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 Electronic Book  RC78 .C356 2007eb    ONLINE
Edition 8th ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 637 p.) : ill.
Note Includes index.
Contents I. Producing the radiographic image. X-rays and radiographic variables -- Recording the permanent image -- Qualities of the radiographic image -- Interactions of x-rays within the patient -- II. Visibility factors. Milliampere-seconds -- Kilovoltage-peak -- Machine phase and rectification -- Beam filtration -- Field size limitation -- Patient status and contrast agents -- Pathology and casts -- Scattered radiation and image fog -- Grids -- Intensifying screens -- Image receptor systems -- III. Geometrical factors. Focal spot size -- The anode bevel -- Source-image receptor distance -- Object-image receptor distance -- Distance ratios -- Beam-part-film-alignment -- Geometric functions of positioning -- Motion -- IV. Comprehensive technique. Analyzing the radiographic image -- Simplifying and standardizing technique -- Technique by proportional anatomy -- Technique charts -- Automatic exposure controls -- Minimizing patient dose -- Quality control -- Solving multiple technique problems -- V. Special imaging methods. Mobile radiography -- Special imaging techniques -- Fluoroscopic image intensification -- Digital imaging overview -- Computerized radiography : CR and DR -- VI. Processing the radiograph. Digital processing applications -- Practical applications for CR -- Chemical processing steps and variables -- Automatic processors -- Film handling and dark room procedures -- Sensitometric quality control.
Subject Radiography, Medical.
Related To Print version: Carroll, Quinn B. Practical radiographic imaging. Springfield, Ill. : Charles C Thomas, c2007. 0398077053 9780398077051 (DLC) 2006050137
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