A comprehensive, carry-anywhere review of routine imaging procedures, projections, and positioning terminology
Each two-sided card includes a high-quality photograph of correct patient positioning with details of the projection and the corresponding X-ray, technical information, and image evaluation criteria
Most cards include a high-resolution radiographic
image and photographs demonstrating each position/projection
Great for use as a radiography procedures course review or as a clinical refresher prior to taking a patient's X-ray
Olive Peart, MS, RT(R)(M) (New York, NY) is Program Director of Harlem Hospital's School of Radiography in New York, NY.
Preface Acknowledgments Importance of Standard Precautions Clinical History Documentation General Imaging Rules Imaging Information Units of Radiation and ALARA Principles Radiographic Planes General Radiographic Terms and Radiographic Projections Projection Terms and General Body Positions Specific Body Positions and Relationship Terms Terms Related to Movement External Body Landmarks Factors Controlling Image Quality: Digital Factors Affecting Image Quality: Analog Shapes and Size Distortion Chest and Upper Airway Imaging Abdomen Imaging Upper Extremity Imaging Shoulder Girdle Lower Extremity Imaging Bones of the Hip and Pelvis Positioning Tips and Proximal Femur with Leg Rotation Imaging the Bony Thorax Imaging the Vertebral Spine Curves of the Vertebral Column and Spinal Terminology Imaging the Skull, Sincuses, and Facial Bones Skull: Planes and Projections Skull: Baselines Skull: Landmarks and Projections Imaging the Sinuses Summary Projections of the Sinuses Summary of Projections of the Facial Bones Bibliography