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The Associate in Science in Radiography degree program trains and clinically prepares students to produce diagnostic medical radiographic images.-FSCJ
Welcome to the resource and information guide for Radiography (A.S.). This guide will provide digital resources as well as references to physical materials in radiology, radiography, medical terminology, information technology and human anatomy. Remember to log in to your college account for full access.
The latest books in Radiography
Patient Care in Radiography by PRINT: Learn the technical and interpersonal skills you need to care for radiography patients! Patient Care in Radiography with an Introduction to Medical Imaging, 9th Edition provides illustrated, step-by-step instructions for a wide range of patient procedures and imaging modalities. To ensure safe and effective patient care, key concepts are demonstrated visually and always applied to clinical practice. New to this edition is coverage of the latest post-image manipulation techniques and ASRT Practice Standards. Written by noted radiology educators Ruth Ann Ehrlich and Dawn Coakes, this text emphasizes important skills such as patient assessment, infection control, patient transfer, and bedside radiography. Coverage of patient care and procedural skills help you provide safe, high-quality patient care along with technical proficiency. Step-by-step procedures are shown in photo essays, and are demonstrated with more than 400 full-color illustrations. Information from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists familiarizes you with the organization that guides your profession. Case studies focus on medicolegal terms, standards, and applications, helping you build the problem-solving skills needed to deal with situations you will encounter in the clinical setting Chapter outlines, objectives, key terms, summaries, review questions, and critical thinking exercises focus on the key information in each chapter and help you assess your grasp of the material. Coverage of infection control helps you prevent the spread of diseases. Special Imaging Modalities chapter provides an overview of patient care for a wide range of imaging methods. Answers to the review questions make it easy to check your knowledge. UPDATED practice requirements include ASRT Practice Standards and AHA Patient Care Partnership Standards. NEW contrast products and post-image manipulation techniques include the newest material on Cone beam utilization, MR imaging, image-guided therapy, and kV imaging. NEW images highlight many patient procedures, showing exactly how to care for patients.
Call Number: RC78 .E48 2017 North Campus
Publication Date: 2017
Radiographic Imaging and Exposure by Get a head start in producing quality images and fewer repeat radiographs with Fauber's Radiographic Imaging and Exposure, 5th Edition. Covering both digital radiography and film-screen radiography, this practical text is the key to mastering the fundamentals of imaging, passing the ARRT certification exam, and becoming a successful radiography professional. Along with the radiography protection alerts, mathematical applications, and concise writing style retained from the last edition, this new edition features updated content reflecting the latest ARRT and ASRT content, expanded coverage of digital fluoroscopy, and enhanced content on problem-solving in situations of poor-quality radiographs. Extensive digital radiography coverage helps readers learn to acquire, process, and display digital images while discussing the advantages and limitations of digital vs. film processes. Concentration on imaging and exposure lays the groundwork for becoming a competent radiographer. Radiation Protection alerts highlight the variables that impact patient exposure and how radiographers can control them. Important Relationships sections recap the relationships among concepts being discussed, calling attention to how they relate to one another. Mathematical Applications sections show how mathematical concepts and formulas are applied in the clinical setting. Straightforward and concise writing style makes the content understandable and accessible. Review questions are provided for every chapter with answers in the back of book. Bulleted summaries at the ends of chapters offer a quick review of the key concepts just covered in the chapter. Appendices provide an easy-to-use format for quick reference and studying important concepts and formulas. Glossary of key terms serves as a quick reference for key terms covered throughout the book. NEW! Expanded coverage of digital fluoroscopy including up-to-date information on LCD and Plasma displays provide a better understanding of the latest professional equipment. NEW! Revised content on image evaluation covers both film and digital along with problem-solving scenarios for poor quality and recommendations for improvement. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest content outlined by the ARRT and ASRT.
Call Number: RC78 .F33 2017 North
Publication Date: 2016-06-01
Radiographic Pathology by In an effort to impress upon the student of radiologic technology the importance of lifelong learning and professionalism and in an effort to ease the time constraints on the educator, this 2nd edition has been largely expanded in line with the newest ARRT and ASRT curriculum guidelines. The chapters have been reordered to flow more in line with a semester as it advances from the basic to the more complex pathology. More radiographic images have been added to enhance the radiography student,,s understanding of his or her role in providing quality images with which to make a diagnosis. Images of both normal and abnormal processes have been presented when the pathology is more subtle to the untrained eye. Modality images have been included to increase the awareness of the complementary roles that all modalities present with each other. Discussion questions at the end of appropriate chapters include case studies. The chapter summary is bulleted and an extremely student-friendly way to review the important and salient points presented in the chapter. Finally, sections of the chapters have been pulled out as either a ...Tech Tipf to indicate something that the student should remember as important to either the obtaining of a diagnostic radiograph or for things to look for on a radiographic image to help determine the next step in the process.
Call Number: RC78 .W3 2014
Publication Date: 2014-01-20
Bontrager's Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques by "The various components contained in this handbook are presented in seamless combination and with a clarity becoming of a much larger work. The book is worthy of recommendation for all those interested in the strenghtening and honing of their core radiographic skills." Reviewed by: RAD Magazine, Barry K Denton, acting radiology services manager, Hywel Dda University Health Board, Wales Date: July 2014
Call Number: RC78.4 .B67 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Digital Radiography and PACS by 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.
Call Number: RC78.7 .D35 2014
Publication Date: 2013-09-23
Medical Imaging for the Health Care Provider by This unique book fills a void in radiology interpretation texts by encompassing the foundational tools and concepts of the full range of medical imaging, including radiology, the basics of interpretation of plain radiographs, comparison with other testing modalities, the rationale for selecting the first diagnostic step, and exploration and interpretation of chest, abdomen, extremity, and spinal radiographs. A concise, easy-to-use reference, it includes written descriptions enhanced with figures, tables, and actual patient films to demonstrate concepts, and discusses--in easily accessible language--differences in testing modalities. The text also features a step-by-step guide to the interpretation of radiographs. This resource describes and compares available diagnostic modalities, including plain radiograph, CT scan, nuclear imaging, MRI, and ultrasound. It discusses pediatric considerations and includes separate chapters for the chest, abdomen, upper and lower extremities, and the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. The book will be an asset to nurse practitioners and physician assistants working in all emergency, urgent, intensive, and primary care settings. It will also benefit medical students and graduate students in acute care, family, adult/gerontology, and emergency nurse practitioner programs, as well as emergency/trauma clinical nurse specialists, and hospitalists and intensivist nurse practitioners. Key Features: Integrates the basics of radiology, CT scans, nuclear imaging, MRIs, and ultrasound, their characteristics and differences among testing modalities, and basic step-by-step interpretation skillsRelevant to a wide range of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other mid-level providers in multiple settingsIncludes a step-by-step guide to the interpretation of the radiographsDelivers an easy-to-understand approach to selecting diagnostic imaging testsPresents actual images and figures to demonstrate concepts, which are also available digitally
Call Number: RC78.7 .D53 C35 2017
Publication Date: 2017
Practical Radiology by Rely on this practical guide to the role of medical imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of common diseases and disorders. Follow its symptoms-based approach to learn when medical imaging is appropriate, what the ideal study may be for a specific clinical problem, how to interpret an official report on a radiologic study, what the possible appropriate next steps are, and how radiologic results may (or may not) alter clinical management of your patient. Case studies in each chapter present typical patients with accompanying radiologic reports. Actual images of superb clarity show you the potential of contemporary techniques. Master the basics of medical imaging in patient care, the physical principles underlying imaging modalities--including conventional radiology, CT, MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine scans--as well as common pitfalls.
Call Number: RC78.7.D53 W44 2013 North Campus
Publication Date: 2013-01-08
Chapman and Nakielny's Guide to Radiological Procedures by Chapman and Nakielny's Guide to Radiological Procedures has become the classic, concise guide to the common procedures in imaging on which a radiology trainee will be expected to be familiar. Now fully revised and updated in line with current practice, it will also prove invaluable to the wider clinical team that now delivers modern imaging services, including radiographers and radiology nurses, as well as a handy refresher for radiologists at all levels. The highly accessible format has been retained, with every technique described under a set of standard headings, making it ideal for quick reference and exam preparation. * Comprehensively reviewed and updated throughout - incorporating the very latest techniques, clinical practice developments and key recent national and international guidelines * New chapter on the important roles of the radiographer and nurse in procedural radiology - reflecting the delivery of modern radiological practice by multi-professional teams * New chapter on ablative therapies - outlining the various radiological techniques and indications for non-surgical treatment of tumours * Complementary access to the complete, enhanced eBook version - including new, interactive MCQs to check understanding and aid those preparing for the FRCR and similar examinations Previous edition review comments: "The book provides a comprehensive and well-referenced guide to a wide range of imaging techniques and the imaging modalities employed...Overall, an excellent book. " Rad Magazine * Comprehensively reviewed and updated throughout - incorporating the very latest techniques, clinical practice developments and key recent national and international guidelines * New chapter on the important roles of the radiographer and nurse in procedural radiology - reflecting the delivery of modern radiological practice by multi-professional teams * New chapter on ablative therapies - outlining the various radiological techniques and indications for non-surgical treatment of tumours * Complementary access to the complete, enhanced eBook version - including new, interactive MCQs to check understanding and aid those preparing for the FRCR and similar examinations
Call Number: R895 .C43 2018 North Campus
Publication Date: 2018