Bontrager's Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques , 10th Edition

Author
By John Lampignano, MEd, RT(R) (CT) and Leslie E. Kendrick, MS, RT(R)(CT)(MR)
ISBN
9780323694223
Publication Date
03-12-2020
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  • 217 projections provide a snapshot of essential information in an easily accessible and portable format.
  • Standard radiographic image and evaluation criteria are presented on each positioning page, demonstrating critical anatomy and a list for critique.
  • Page number references for the text are included at the bottom of each positioning page to help you easily move back and forth between the text for greater detail and explanation concerning a particular position.
  • Positioning presentations include positioning instructions, collimation field size, CR location and CR angle, suggested kVp ranges, space for writing in exposure factors, and more.
  • Appendices offer additional quick-reference information on patient dose, abbreviations and acronyms, and various conversion charts, enabling you to locate important information quickly.

Get on-the-spot guidance for all the types of positioning you'll need to perform during clinicals with Bontrager's Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques, 10th Edition. With bulleted instructions and photos of properly-positioned patients, this portable and pocket-sized reference can help you safely, quickly, and confidently position for the most-commonly requested radiographic studies. Plus, this must-have radiographic positioning and anatomy handbook also provides suggested techniques and critique points to help you quickly and easily evaluate your own radiographs as you produce them in clinicals.


Key Features

  • 217 projections provide a snapshot of essential information in an easily accessible and portable format.
  • Standard radiographic image and evaluation criteria are presented on each positioning page, demonstrating critical anatomy and a list for critique.
  • Page number references for the text are included at the bottom of each positioning page to help you easily move back and forth between the text for greater detail and explanation concerning a particular position.
  • Positioning presentations include positioning instructions, collimation field size, CR location and CR angle, suggested kVp ranges, space for writing in exposure factors, and more.
  • Appendices offer additional quick-reference information on patient dose, abbreviations and acronyms, and various conversion charts, enabling you to locate important information quickly.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323694223
Author Information By John Lampignano, MEd, RT(R) (CT), Gateway Community College, Phoenix, AZ and Leslie E. Kendrick, MS, RT(R)(CT)(MR), Department Chair, Diagnostic Radiography Program Director, Department of Radiologic Sciences, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
Table of Content

1. Chest
2. Upper Limb
3. Humerus and Shoulder Girdle
4. Lower Limb
5. Femur and Pelvic Girdle
6. Vertebral Column
7. Bony Thorax
8. Cranium, Facial Bones, and Paranasal Sinuses
9. Abdomen and Common Contrast Media Procedures
10. Mobile (Portables) and Surgical Procedures

Appendix A Reducing Patient Dose
Appendix B Exposure-Distance Conversion Chart
Appendix C Cast Conversion Rule
Appendix D Grid Ratio Conversion Chart
Appendix E Initials (Abbreviations), Technical Terms, and Acronyms

Publication Date 03-12-2020
Pages 336
Trim 187 x 111 (4 3/8 x 7 3/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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