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Radiography in Veterinary Technology - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 4th Edition

Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. Written by a veterinary technician for veterinary technicians, students, and veterinary practice application, this concise, step-by-step text will help users consistently produce excellent radiographic images. It covers the physics of radiography, the origin of film artifacts, and positioning and restraint of small, large, avian, and exotic animals. It discusses everything from patient preparation, handling, and positioning to technical evaluation of the finished product.

New to This Edition

    • A new chapter on digital veterinary radiography

Key Features

    • 500 illustrations and abundant charts and diagrams
    • Explicit, clear patient positioning guidelines, including where to collimate, anatomical landmarks, drawings of the animal positioned, and the resulting radiograph
    • A radiographic technique chart that shows how to troubleshoot radiographic quality
    • Boxed outlines that provide a concise, ready reference regarding technique in the section on special radiographic procedures
    • A guide to quality control (including tests)
    • A special procedure guide, including how to use contrast media
    • A chart on how to develop a technique guide
    • Chapter outlines, glossaries, and references
    • Case studies that illustrate artifacts
    • Key points and review questions follow every chapter

Author Information

    By Marg Brown, RVT, Seneca College, King Campus, King City, Ontario, Canada; Lois Brown, MRT(R), CDT, ACR, MSc and Lisa M. Lavin, CVT, BA, MBA

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Radiography in Veterinary Technology - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 4th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2007