Make sure you understand and know how to use the very latest diagnostic imaging technology with Lavin's Radiography for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition! All aspects of imaging - including production, positioning, and evaluation of radiographs - are combined into this comprehensive text. All chapters have been thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated with vivid color equipment photos, positioning drawings, and detailed anatomy drawings. From foundational concepts to the latest in diagnostic imaging, this text is a valuable resource for students, technicians, and veterinarians alike!
Section 1: The Technical Side of Imaging 1. The Basics of Atoms and Electricity 2. Diagnostic Xray Production 3. Radiation Safety and Protection Section 2: Film and Digital Imaging 4. Imaging on Film 5. Producing the Image 6. Optimizing the Image 7. Processing the Image on Film 8. Computerized Radiography; Digital Imaging 9. Quality Control, Testing and Artifacts Section 3: Specialized Imaging 10. Ultrasound 11. Fluoroscopy 12. Computerized Tomography 13. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 14. Nuclear Medicine and Intro to P.E.T. Part Two: 15. Overview of Positioning 16. Small Animal Abdomen 17. Small Animal Thorax 18. Small Animal Forelimb 19. Small Animal Pelvis and Pelvic Limb 20. Small Animal Vertebral Column 21. Small Animal Skull 22. Dental Imaging and Radiography 23. Small Animal Special Procedures 24. Equine and Large Animal Radiography 25. Avian and Exotic Radiography
Brown, Lois Member Canadian Association of Physicists, President, Xray Imaging Consultants Ltd., Tottenham, Ontario.