Radiographic Image Analysis, 6th Edition

By Kathy McQuillen-Martensen MA RT(R)

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to analyze radiographic images and solve imaging challenges! Reflecting the latest ARRT® content specifications, Radiographic Image Analysis, 6th Edition provides a guide to evaluating and adjusting images to produce diagnostic-quality radiographs. It helps you to identify the error in positioning or technique that may have caused a poor image, then shows how to correct the problem, so you can reduce the need for repeat radiographs. Each projection includes an optimal radiograph along with examples of unacceptable images. Written by radiology expert Kathy McQuillen Martensen, this text builds your critical thinking skills and helps you prepare for success on the ARRT certification examination.

  • Chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, and summaries reinforce the most important material.
  • Image analysis guidelines for each procedure include accurately positioned projections with labeled anatomy, photographs of accurately positioned models, discussions of poor positioning and of positioning variations, practice projections that demonstrate common procedural errors, and more.
  • Questions to Consider help you thoroughly analyze projections.
    • Spotlights highlighting Concepts boxes emphasize the most important information and direct readers to additional information on these topics.
    • Review questions at the end of chapters help you assess your understanding of the material, with answers provided on the Evolve website.
    • Summary tables provide quick access to important data for easy reference.
    • Bolded key terms are defined in the expanded glossary, ensuring that you understand the terms under discussion.
    • NEW! Additional images help you to evaluate and correct positioning errors, and other images are replaced with more robust digital halftones.
    • NEW! Revamped chapters on digital imaging incorporate the latest technology.
    • NEW! Updates reflect the latest ARRT® content specifications.

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