Imaging for Students Fourth Edition

Imaging for Students Fourth Edition Author David A. Lisle
ISBN-10 9781444121827
Release 2012-01-27
Pages 312
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Imaging for Students delivers step-by-step guidance to the range of imaging techniques available, providing a clear explanation of how each imaging modality actually works, and including information on the associated risks and hazards. Throughout, the importance of patient preparation and post-procedure observation is emphasized. Taking information from evidence-based studies and published guidelines, in line with current clinical practice, the book takes a highly logical approach to the investigation of clinical scenarios, where possible indicating the "best first test"—vital to both appropriate clinical and cost-effective decision-making. Drawing on the extensive clinical and teaching experience of its respected author, the fourth edition of Imaging for Students gives students and junior doctors everything they need to understand the advantages, disadvantages, and possible side effects of the imaging modalities available, and how to apply them appropriately in clinical practice.



Medicolegal Issues for Diagnostic Imaging Professionals Fourth Edition

Medicolegal Issues for Diagnostic Imaging Professionals  Fourth Edition Author Robert J. Parelli
ISBN-10 1420086642
Release 2008-09-09
Pages 216
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The constant advances in diagnostic imaging have had an impact on the practice, attitudes, and moral values of all who participate in health care. Now in its fourth edition, the original Medicolegal Issues for Radiographers has been updated and retitled, broadening the scope of content to include issues essential to all diagnostic imaging professionals. Medicolegal Issues for Diagnostic Imaging Professionals, Fourth Edition provides readers with a basic understanding of the important legal definitions, legal doctrines, malpractice and risk management information, ethics and patient rights relevant to the field of diagnostic imaging and the role of the imaging professional. It includes case histories in the form of vignettes that assist readers in applying the principles of law to real work situations. The vignettes can stimulate discussion, raise other related issues, and supply a broadened perspective on the various facets of the questions presented. New in this Edition: Expanded discussion on evidence More detail on the ramifications of the Civil Rights Act of 1991 Updated information on licensure, certification, and credentialing Entirely new discussions on: Morality, ethics, and the law Deontology Beneficence and nonmaleficence Right of autonomy Confidentiality Liability for disclosure of confidential information HIPPA ARRT Euthanasia Humanistic Health Care Teleradiology Twelve years since its initial publication, this medical legal text remains a bestseller. By reviewing the materials in this seminal volume, imaging professionals, radiologists, and radiologic technologists stay abreast of important legal issues and are better able to avoid the scourge of a malpractice suit.



Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology

Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology Author William E. Brant
ISBN-10 9781451171396
Release 2012-11-13
Pages 1472
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This fully revised edition of Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology conveys the essential knowledge needed to understand the clinical application of imaging technologies. An ideal tool for all radiology residents and students, it covers all subspecialty areas and current imaging modalities as utilized in neuroradiology, chest, breast, abdominal, musculoskeletal imaging, ultrasound, pediatric imaging, interventional techniques and nuclear radiology. New and expanded topics in this edition include use of diffustion-weighted MR, new contrast agents, breast MR, and current guidelines for biopsy and intervention. Many new images, expanded content, and full-color throughout make the fourth edition of this classic text a comprehensive review that is ideal as a first reader for beginning residents, a reference during rotations, and a vital resource when preparing for the American Board of Radiology examinations. More than just a book, the fourth edition is a complete print and online package. Readers will also have access to fully searchable content from the book, a downloadable image bank containing all images from the text, and study guides for each chapter that outline the key points for every image and table in an accessible format—ideal for study and review. This is the 1 volume set.



Orthopedic Imaging

Orthopedic Imaging Author Adam Greenspan
ISBN-10 0781750067
Release 2004
Pages 982
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Featuring over 1,700 large-size illustrations and unique, effective pedagogy, the Fourth Edition of Dr. Greenspan's best-seller is the ideal teaching text on musculoskeletal imaging for radiologists and orthopedists at every level of training. It covers all orthopedic problems and imaging modalities and offers indispensable guidance on selecting cost-effective imaging techniques. This edition includes new illustrations of MRI, digital radiography, 3-D CT, and other advanced imaging methods and new information on fat suppression techniques in MR imaging. Also included are additional differential diagnosis tables, new tables summarizing salient features of disorders, and improved illustration captions beginning with the diagnosis in boldface.



Medical Imaging Physics

Medical Imaging Physics Author William R. Hendee
ISBN-10 9780471461135
Release 2003-04-14
Pages 536
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This comprehensive publication covers all aspects of image formation in modern medical imaging modalities, from radiography, fluoroscopy, and computed tomography, to magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound. It addresses the techniques and instrumentation used in the rapidly changing field of medical imaging. Now in its fourth edition, this text provides the reader with the tools necessary to be comfortable with the physical principles, equipment, and procedures used in diagnostic imaging, as well as appreciate the capabilities and limitations of the technologies.



Textbook of Drug Design and Discovery Fourth Edition

Textbook of Drug Design and Discovery  Fourth Edition Author Kristian Stromgaard
ISBN-10 9781439882405
Release 2009-10-07
Pages 476
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The molecular biological revolution and the mapping of the human genome continue to provide new challenges and opportunities for drug research and design. Future medicinal chemists and drug designers must have a firm background in a number of related scientific disciplines in order to understand the conversion of new insight into lead structures and subsequently into drug candidates. Classroom tested and student approved, Textbook of Drug Design and Discovery, Fourth Edition describes the manner in which medicinal chemists utilize the various fields upon which they draw and the specific strategies they employ to advance promising molecules into clinical use for the treatment of disease. This text integrates a number of related scientific disciplines, including advanced synthetic chemistry, computational chemistry, biochemistry, structural biology, and molecular pharmacology, to provide current and comprehensive information on all aspects of drug design and discovery. Extensively revised, new topics in the fourth edition include: Biostructure-based and ligand-based drug design Chemical biology Natural products Imaging Neurotransmitter transporters Opioid and cannabinoid receptors Hypnotics Neglected diseases Immunomodulating agents Antibiotics The first part of the book covers general aspects, methods, and principles for drug design and discovery, and the second part covers specific targets and diseases. The text contains more than 300 color figures and 24 tables for rapid assimilation. Each chapter includes references for further study. Most chapters also provide the background and history needed to provide a context for students, as well as conclusions that summarize the points most relevant to emerging areas of research in drug design.



Clinical Nuclear Medicine Fourth Edition

Clinical Nuclear Medicine Fourth Edition Author Gary J.R Cook
ISBN-10 9780340812396
Release 2006-11-24
Pages 896
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The fourth edition of Clinical Nuclear Medicine highlights the continued growth in clinical applications for PET and other aspects of molecular imaging. With its problem-oriented clinical approach, the book presents relevant topics of current importance to the practicing clinician rather than providing a comprehensive review of all technical and basic science aspects. An initial section covers the broad principles and scope of important areas that are considered to have impacted more significantly on current and future clinical practice since the last edition. The second section covers all the clinical systems where nuclear medicine helps current clinical practice, while a third section covers a number of relevant technical topics.



Digital Imaging for Photographers

Digital Imaging for Photographers Author Adrian Davies
ISBN-10 0240515900
Release 2001
Pages 214
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This authoritative, best-selling guide provides both professional and amateur photographers worldwide with a comprehensive introduction to the technologies and techniques of digital imaging. Features: * An in-depth overview of image capture with digital cameras and scanners * Hardware and software considerations * The digital darkroom - image processing with examples from Adobe Photoshop, showing how to achieve the highest quality images * Printing digital images * Colour management issues This completely revised and updated fourth edition, with the latest information on cameras, printers and image processing techniques, is also illustrated throughout with full colour images for the first time. The free CD-ROM contains many of these images so that you can practice the techniques in the book, as well as new examples of some the other issues discussed. Specially produced animations show the operation of charge coupled devices (CCDs) and software provided includes NIH Image (Scion Image for PC), invaluable for technical photographers to process and analyse their images. If you are considering investing in digital imaging equipment, or want to understand more about this subject, this book will offer you authoritative, first-hand advice. Adrian Davies is Deputy Head of the Department of Arts, Media and General Education at North East Surrey College of Technology, where he has introduced various courses on digital imaging. He writes regularly for a number of magazines and speaks at various conferences and exhibitions, as well as being an active wildlife and natural history photographer. Phil Fennessy is Digital Capture Development Manager for Eastman Kodak. An authoritative, established guide for photographers Make an informed decision about digital imaging with this book Learn how to output images - from quality printing to transmission over the internet



Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine Author Scott W. Atlas
ISBN-10 078176985X
Release 2009
Pages 1890
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Established as the leading textbook on imaging diagnosis of brain and spine disorders, Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine is now in its Fourth Edition. This thoroughly updated two-volume reference delivers cutting-edge information on nearly every aspect of clinical neuroradiology. Expert neuroradiologists, innovative renowned MRI physicists, and experienced leading clinical neurospecialists from all over the world show how to generate state-of-the-art images and define diagnoses from crucial clinical/pathologic MR imaging correlations for neurologic, neurosurgical, and psychiatric diseases spanning fetal CNS anomalies to disorders of the aging brain. Highlights of this edition include over 6,800 images of remarkable quality, more color images, and new information using advanced techniques, including perfusion and diffusion MRI and functional MRI. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.



Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging

Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging Author Lynn N McKinnis
ISBN-10 9780803641075
Release 2013-12-26
Pages 714
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Here’s everything Physical Therapists need to know about medical imaging. This comprehensive guide helps you develop the skills and knowledge you need to accurately interpret imaging studies and understand written reports. Lynn McKinnis, 2009 winner of APTA’s Helen J. Hislop Award for Outstanding Contributions to Professional Literature, guides you every step of the way. Begin with a basic introduction to radiology; then progress to evaluating radiographs and advanced imaging from head to toe. Imaging for commonly seen traumas and pathologies, as well as case studies prepare you to meet the most common to complex challenges in clinical and practice.



Dental Radiography E Book

Dental Radiography   E Book Author Joen Iannucci
ISBN-10 9780323291293
Release 2013-12-27
Pages 488
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Providing essential coverage of dental radiography principles and complete technical instruction, Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques, 4th Edition, is your key to the safe, effective use of radiation in the dental office. The first ever full-color dental radiography resource, this combination of a textbook and a training manual guides you step-by-step through common procedures, with accompanying illustrations, case studies, and interactive exercises to help you apply what you've learned to practice. A concise, straightforward writing style makes complex concepts more accessible and helps you easily identify the most important information. Step-by-step procedures combine clear instructions with anatomical drawings, positioning photos, and corresponding radiographs to help you confidently and accurately perform specific techniques, thus minimizing radiation exposure to the patient. Helpful Hints detail common problems you may encounter in practice and provide a checklist to guide you through the do's and don'ts of imaging procedures. Quiz Questions at the end of each chapter assess your understanding of important content. Key terms, learning objectives, and chapter summaries highlight essential information to help you study more efficiently. Interactive exercises, terminology games, and case studies modeled on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) on Evolve reinforce your understanding and help you prepare for examinations. New chapter on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) familiarizes you with emerging practices in dental radiography. Updated chapter discussions and new radiographs keep you up to date on the latest information in digital imaging. UNIQUE! Full-color design and new illustrations and photographs clarify difficult concepts and help you master proper positioning techniques. UNIQUE! A comprehensive appendix provides quick, easy access to all mathematical formulas used in dental radiography.



The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography

The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography Author Michael R. Peres
ISBN-10 9781136106132
Release 2013-05-29
Pages 880
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*Searchable CD ROM containing the entire book (including images) *Over 450 color images, plus never before published images provided by the George Eastman House collection, as well as images from Ansel Adams, Howard Schatz, and Jerry Uelsmann to name just a few The role and value of the picture cannot be matched for accuracy or impact. This comprehensive treatise, featuring the history and historical processes of photography, contemporary applications, and the new and evolving digital technologies, will provide the most accurate technical synopsis of the current, as well as early worlds of photography ever compiled. This Encyclopedia, produced by a team of world renown practicing experts, shares in highly detailed descriptions, the core concepts and facts relative to anything photographic. This Fourth edition of the Focal Encyclopedia serves as the definitive reference for students and practitioners of photography worldwide, expanding on the award winning 3rd edition. In addition to Michael Peres (Editor in Chief), the editors are: Franziska Frey (Digital Photography), J. Tomas Lopez (Contemporary Issues), David Malin (Photography in Science), Mark Osterman (Process Historian), Grant Romer (History and the Evolution of Photography), Nancy M. Stuart (Major Themes and Photographers of the 20th Century), and Scott Williams (Photographic Materials and Process Essentials)



Principles of Adaptive Optics Fourth Edition

Principles of Adaptive Optics  Fourth Edition Author Robert K. Tyson
ISBN-10 9781482252347
Release 2015-11-18
Pages 360
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Principles of Adaptive Optics describes the foundations, principles, and applications of adaptive optics (AO) and its enabling technologies. Addressing the fundamentals of AO at the core of new uses in biomedical imaging, communications, high-energy lasers, and astronomy, this fully revised and significantly expanded Fourth Edition: Contains all-new problem sets at the end of each chapter Incorporates cutting-edge research, with hundreds of new citations Adds a new section on the practical implications of control algorithms Includes a practical roadmap for developing a viable stable multichannel control system Presents new practical calibration techniques and new information on phase diversity for wavefront sensing Updates coverage of AO systems—e.g., confocal AO scanning ophthalmoscopes and National Ignition Facility (NIF) beam path AO Features fresh material on multiconjugate adaptive optics, extra-solar planet detection, optical coherence tomography, pyramid wavefront sensors, micromachined deformable mirrors, and more Principles of Adaptive Optics, Fourth Edition provides a complete update of the most definitive text for the field.



Christensen s Physics of Diagnostic Radiology

Christensen s Physics of Diagnostic Radiology Author Thomas S. Curry
ISBN-10 0812113101
Release 1990
Pages 522
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The Fourth Edition of this text provides a clear understanding of the physics principles essential to getting maximum diagnostic value from the full range of current and emerging imaging technologies. Updated material added in areas such as x-ray generators (solid-state devices), xerography (liquid toner), CT scanners (fast-imaging technology) and ultrasound (color Doppler).



Imaging of the Temporal Bone

Imaging of the Temporal Bone Author Joel D. Swartz
ISBN-10 9781588906496
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 604
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Praise for this book:This book is highly recommended and should find its way onto the library shelf of every neuroradiology section.--American Journal of NeuroradiologyAuthoritative and lavishly illustrated, this best-selling reference returns in a fourth edition with comprehensive coverage of the current imaging strategies for the evaluation of disease processes affecting the temporal bone and its intricate anatomy. New in this edition is a highly practical how-to chapter that presents imaging modalities and technical parameters for CT and MRI as well as an overview of the role of plain film radiography, ultrasound, PET, and PET/CT. The chapter then addresses major clinical indications, providing step-by-step descriptions of how to protocol each case, how to interpret the studies, and how to report findings. The remaining chapters thoroughly cover specific anatomic areas of the temporal bone separately. Each chapter places special emphasis on gaining a solid foundation of the normal anatomy and anatomic variations. It then discusses imaging protocols and image evaluation for specific clinical problems. Highlights: Practical discussion of standard techniques, protocols, and special considerations for imaging using CT and MRI In-depth coverage of both common and rare conditions Clinical insights from international authorities in the field More than 1,500 high-quality illustrations and images, including CT, MRI, and vascular images using CTA, MRA, and conventional catheter angiography This book is an essential reference for a multidisciplinary approach to assessing diseases affecting the temporal bone. It is an ideal resource for all radiologists, neuroradiologists, head and neck radiologists, and residents in these specialties. It is also valuable for otolaryngologists, otologists, and head and neck surgeons.



The Image Processing Handbook Fourth Edition

The Image Processing Handbook  Fourth Edition Author John C. Russ
ISBN-10 9781420040760
Release 2002-07-26
Pages 744
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First published in 1992, The Image Processing Handbook not only set the standard for professional references in this field, but also provided the first text truly accessible to undergraduate students and non-specialists. Each subsequent edition has reflected the continuing rapid advances in image processing, and the fourth edition is no exception. In fact, its broader scope, increased depth, and logical presentation make it, more than ever, a powerful teaching tool, essential reference, and handy companion for both new and experienced image processors and analysts.



Pulmonary Circulation

Pulmonary Circulation Author Andrew J. Peacock
ISBN-10 9781498719940
Release 2016-03-23
Pages 784
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Pulmonary Circulation provides physicians with a better understanding of the structure, function and pathophysiology of the pulmonary circulation. It provides comprehensive coverage from diagnosis and clinical evaluation of patients with pulmonary hypertension to imaging techniques, disorders and treatment. This new edition incorporates the latest clinical, pathophysiological and pathological research on pulmonary circulatory disorders. In particular, it provides greater emphasis on the role of the right ventricle in pulmonary vascular disease, updated knowledge on pathobiology and genetics, and includes new material related to imaging and other diagnostic modalities. This edition also reflects new classifications and all the recommendations from the 2013 World Conference on Pulmonary Circulation as well as current guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology and the European Respiratory Society. Thoroughly updated to keep up with the brisk pace of discovery and emerging therapies, the book remains an essential resource by providing a balance between scientific review and clinically relevant guidelines for the busy practicing physician.