With this single resource, you can access quality management and quality control information for all major imaging modalities! Updated with the latest changes in technology and federal regulations, Quality Management in the Imaging Sciences provides a thorough description of Quality Management and explains why it is so important to imaging technology. Step-by-step QM procedures include full-size evaluation forms, with instructions on how to evaluate equipment and document results. This book also helps you prepare effectively for the ARRT advanced certification exam in quality management.
"..the book does give a good overview of quality in imaging and to physicists performing controls it will be a valuable handbook." Reviewed by Jonn Terje Geitung on behalf of Journal of Acta Radiologica, April 2015
1. Introduction to Quality Management 2. Quality Management Tools and Procedures 3. Film/Screen Image Receptors, Darkrooms, and Viewing Conditions 4. Film Processing 5. Processor Quality Control 6. Silver Recovery 7. Quality Control of X-ray generators and Ancillary Radiographic Equipment 8. Quality Control of Fluoroscopic Equipment 9. Digital Image Receptors and Advanced Imaging Equipment! 10. Outcomes Assessment of Radiographic Images 11. Mammographic Quality Standards 12. Quality Control in Computed Tomography 13. Quality Control for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Equipment 14. Ultrasound Equipment Quality Assurance 15. Quality Assurance in Nuclear Medicine
Appendix A: Review of Radiographic Quality Appendix B: Agencies, Organizations, and Committees in Quality Assurance Bibliography Glossary Answers to Review Questions Index