Imaging for nurses addresses all aspects of nursing care including patient preparation, imaging procedures, and post–procedure care. It provides a clear introduction to essential imaging theory and the role and responsibilities of the nurse in imaging procedures. Separate chapters cover fluoroscopy, ultrasound, computerised tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and use of radioisotopes for ease of reference.
Chapter 1.1 What is Medical Imaging?.
Chapter 1.2 Nursing in the Medical Imaging Department.
Chapter 1.3 Perioperative Nursing Care in the Medical Imaging Department.
Chapter 1.4 Special Considerations.
Chapter 1.5 Commonly Used Drugs in the Medical Imaging Department.
Chapter 1.6 Contrast Media.
Chapter 1.7 Infection Control.
Chapter 1.8 Terms of Orientation.
Section 2 Vascular Radiology.
Chapter 2.1 The Vascular System.
Chapter 2.2 Peripheral Vascular Disease.
Chapter 2.3 Angiography.
Chapter 2.4 Interventional Radiology.
Chapter 2.5 Angiographic Procedures.
Chapter 2.6 Venous Studies.
Chapter 2.7 Magnetic Resonance Angiography: The Future of Vascular Imaging?.
Section 3 Hepatobiliary Radiology.
Chapter 3.1 Hepatobiliary Anatomy and Liver Function.
Chapter 3.2 Hepatobiliay Imaging and Intervention.
Section 4 Gastro–intestinal Radiology.
Chapter 4.1 Gastro–intestinal Anatomy.
Chapter 4.2 Barium Studies.
Chapter 4.3 Water–soluble Contrast Procedures.
Section 5 Urological Radiology.
Chapter 5.1 Urological Anatomy.
Chapter 5.2 Urological Procedures.
Section 6 Drainage and Biopsy Procedures.
Chapter 6.1 Percutaneous Biopsy.
Chapert 6.2 Drainage Procedures.
Section 7 Musculo–skeletal Radiology.
Chapter 7.1 Arthrography.
Section 8 Reproductive System Radiology.
Chapter 8.1 Female Reproductive System.
Chapter 8.2 Male Reproductive System