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Chesneys' Equipment for Student Radiographers By Edited by P. H. Carter

Chesneys' Equipment for Student Radiographers
by Edited by P. H. Carter

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The new edition of this established text has been thoroughly revised and updated. It is divided into six parts. The first two parts cover the X--ray tube and X--ray generators. Part three looks at general, multipurpose radiographic equipment.
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Chesneys' Equipment for Student Radiographers by Edited by P. H. Carter

The new edition of this established text has been thoroughly revised and updated. It is divided into six parts. The first two parts cover the X--ray tube and X--ray generators. Part three looks at general, multipurpose radiographic equipment. Part four considers fluroscopic equipment, and the remaining two parts provide accounts of more specialized radiographic equipment and computer--based imaging modalities.

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About Edited by P. H. Carter


P. H. Carter and A. M. Paterson are the authors of Chesneys' Equipment for Student Radiographers, 4th Edition, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents


Part 1 The X--Ray Tube -- Chapter 1 The X--Ray Tube: X--ray production; Electrical and radiation safety; Focal spot size; The problem of heat; X--ray tube construction and operation; Care of the X--ray tube; Follow--up practical; Part 2 X--Ray Generators -- Chapter 2 Control of the X--Ray Tube Kilovoltage: Introduction; Voltage transformation; The high tension primary circuit; The need for rectification; Shortcomings of a pulsating X--ray supply; High tension cables; Kilovoltage compensation; Measuring kilovoltage; Follow--up practical; Chapter 3 Control of X--Ray Tube Current: Introduction; The need for accuracy; Tube filament circuitry; Falling load generators; Tube current measurement and display; Follow--up practical; Chapter 4 Exposure Timing and Switching: Introduction; Exposure switching; Exposure timing; Follow--up practical; Part 3 General, Multipurpose Radiographic Equipment -- Chapter 5 Control of Scattered X--Radiation: Introduction; The effects of scattered radiation; Methods of scatter control; Follow--up practical; Chapter 6 Radiographic Couches, Stands and Tube Supports: X--ray tube supports; Radiographic couches; Chest stands and vertical buckys; Modern basic radiographic units; Follow--up practical; Part 4 Fluoroscopic Equipment -- Chapter 7 Fluoroscopic Equipment: Introduction; Types of fluoroscopic equipment; Conventional fluoroscopic couches; Mobile and specialized fluoroscopic units; The image intensifier; Television cameras; The television monitor; Image recording; Summary of intensified fluoroscopy; Follow--up clinical; Part 5 Specialised Radiographic Equipment -- Chapter 8 Mobile Radiographic Equipment: Introduction; Electrical energy sources; Mains--dependent mobile equipment; Coventional generators; Capacitor discharge equipment; Battery--powered generators; X--ray tubes; Physical features; Follow--up practical; Chapter 9 Accident and Emergency X--Ray Equipment: Introduction; Basic trolley design; Isocentric skull unit with variable height table; Trolley--based system; Trauma resuscitation room; Ancillary equipment; Follow--up practical; Chapter 10 Equipment for Dental Radiography: Intra--oral equipment; Cephalostat (craniostat); Orthopantomography; Follow--up practical; Chapter 11 Mammographic Equipment: Introduction; Mammographic X--ray tubes; Compression; Exposure timing; Breast support plate; Patient reassurance; Follow--up practical; Chapter 12 Equipment for Conventional Tomography: Introduction; Principle; Main features of tomographic equipment; Types of tomographic equipment; Equipment tests; Follow--up practical; Part 6 Computer--Based Imaging Modalities -- Chapter 13 Image Digitization: Introduction; The difference between analogue and digital; The benefits of diagnostic image digitization; Follow--up practical; Chapter 14 Computed Tomography: Introduction; The principle of CT; Equipment for CT; The X--ray generator; The table; The operating/display console; The computer; Image quality; Use of CT equipment -- the operatora s judgement; Follow--up practical; Chapter 15 Radionuclide Imaging: Introduction; Types of radioactivity; Choice of radionuclide; Radiation dosimetry; Technetium; 99m; Equipment; The gamma camera; Follow--up clinical; Chapter 16 Equipment for Ultrasound Imaging: Introduction; Basic functions of ultrasound imaging equipment; The nature of ultrasound and its propagation in human tissue; Interactions of ultrasound energy and tissue; Core modules of ultrasound equipment; Modes of ultrasound imaging; Probes, transducers and ultrasound beam shapes; B--mode, real time, grey scale ultrasound imaging systems; Doppler ultrasound; Safety in ultrasound; Care of ultrasound equipment; Conclusion; Bibliography; Chapter 17 Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Introduction; NMR; The NMR signal; The MR image; MR scanners; Control of the imaging process; The MR system; Safety considerations; The NMR equation; Follow--up practical; Index

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GOR002788015
Chesneys' Equipment for Student Radiographers by Edited by P. H. Carter
Edited by P. H. Carter
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1994-05-11
336
063202724X
9780632027248
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