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Ideal for residents starting in radiology and radiologic technologists, this concise manual is the perfect introduction to the physics and practice of CT and the interpretation of basic CT images. Designed as a systematic learning tool, it introduces the use of CT scanners for all organs, and includes positioning, use of contrast media, representative CT scans of normal and pathological findings, explanatory drawings with keyed anatomic structures, and an overview of the most important measurement data. Finally, self-assessment quizzes – including answers – at the end of each chapter help the reader monitor progress and evaluate knowledge gained.
New in this fifth edition: Recent technical developments such as dual source CT, protocols for CT angiography, and PET/CT fusion.
Ultrasound Teaching Manual: The Basics of Performing and Interpreting Ultrasound Scans (4th Edition)Go to this book
Step by Step to Proficiency in Diagnostic Ultrasound
This workbook is divided into lessons that guide you—like an instructor in an ultrasound course—systematically through the individual organ systems and body regions.
Key features of the fourth edition:
Special multiple-exposure photos demonstrate the dynamics of handling the transducer
Triplet-image units vividly illustrate transducer positioning, the ultrasound image, and relevant anatomy
Reference numbers on the accompanying diagrams help you to both actively develop your knowledge and to test it at any time. The legend located on the back cover flap is the key to the reference numbers that are used consistently in each diagram.
Quiz images at the end of each chapter are the perfect tool for rigorous self-evaluation
Physical fundamentals are presented in vibrant, illustrative diagrams
Numerous practical tips and tricks make it easy to familiarize yourself with ultrasound
A primer on ultrasound interpretation explains specialized terminology concisely and clearly
Precise descriptions of algorithms for transducer positioning facilitate real-time examinations
Videos showing relevant ultrasound anatomy, optimal transducer positioning, and the images you will see on the monitor during examination let you experience the content live—a perfect complement to the book that will greatly improve your retention of the material.
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