Front cover image for Radiologic science for technologists : physics, biology, and protection

Radiologic science for technologists : physics, biology, and protection

Stewart C. Bushong (Author)
Print Book, English, 2017
Eleventh edition View all formats and editions
xv, 665 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
9780323353779, 0323353770
PART I: RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS1. Essential Concepts of Radiologic Science2. The Structure of Matter3. Electromagnetic Energy4. Electricity, Magnetism, and ElectromagnetismPART II: X-RADIATION5. The X-ray Imaging System 6. The X-ray Tube 7. X-ray Production 8. X-ray Emission 9. X-ray Interaction with Matter PART III: THE RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE10. Radiologic Image Quality 11. Scatter Radiation12. Screen-Film Radiography 13. Screen-Film Radiographic Technique PART IV: THE DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE 14. Medical Imaging Computer Science 15. Computed Radiography 16. Digital Radiography 17. Digital Radiographic Technique18. Viewing the Digital Image PART V: RADIOGRAPHIC QUALITY ASSESSMENT19. Screen-Film Radiographic Artifacts 20. Screen-Film Radiographic Quality Control 21. Digital Radiographic Artifacts22. Digital Radiographic Quality ControlPART VI: ADVANCED X-RAY IMAGING23. Mammography 24. Mammography Quality Control 25. Fluoroscopy 26. Digital Fluoroscopy 27. Interventional Radiography28. Computed Tomography PART VII: RADIOBIOLOGY29. Human Biology30. Fundamental Principles of Radiobiology 31. Molecular Radiobiology32.  Cellular Radiobiology33. Deterministic Effects of Radiation 34. Stochastic Effects of Radiation PART VIII: RADIATION PROTECTION35. Health Physics36. Designing for Radiation Protection37. NEW! Radiography/Fluoroscopy Patient Radiation Dose 38. NEW! Computed Tomography Patient Radiation Dose 39. Patient Radiation Dose Management 40. Occupational Radiation Dose Management