Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice, 3rd Edition
Bruce W. Long, MS, RT(R)(CV), FASRT, Eugene D. Frank, MA, RT(R), FASRT, FAEIRS and Ruth Ann Ehrlich, RT(R)
Master the essentials of basic radiographic procedures and understand your role as a limited practitioner. Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice, Third Edition, covers all the content areas mandated by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) curriculum, including x-ray technology and techniques, anatomy, pathology and positioning, radiation safety, patient care, and other clinical skills you may be required to perform. This easy-to-read text will help you prepare for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Limited Scope Exam and build a foundation for success in clinical practice.
Bone densitometry chapter provides all the information you need to perform bone densitometry exams.
New and updated content on digital imaging, the most common podiatric positioning, cultural issues, confidentiality of health records, electronic medical records, and nosocomial infections
Concise coverage of all content mandated by the ASRT Core Curriculum for Limited X-ray Machine Operators and the ARRT Limited Scope Exam
Step-by-step, easy-to-understand instructions for positioning the patient
More than 1,000 anatomy illustrations, positioning photos, and x-rays
Newest information from the ASRT on limited radiography terminology and each state’s requirements for licensure
Standardized anatomy and positioning terminology
Simplified physics and math concepts
Learning objectives, key terms, glossary, and summaries in each chapter
Workbook with exercises to review and reinforce your knowledge (available separately)
By Bruce W. Long, MS, RT(R)(CV), FASRT, Director, Radiologic Sciences Program, Department of Radiologic Science, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA; Eugene D. Frank, MA, RT(R), FASRT, FAEIRS, Assistant Professor Emeritus, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN; Program Director, Radiography, Riverland Community College, Austin, MN, USA; and Ruth Ann Ehrlich, RT(R), Radiology Faculty (Retired), Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, OR; Adjunct Faculty, Portland Community College, Portland, OR
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