Nuclear Medicine Technology: Procedures and Quick Reference (2nd edition)
By: Pete Shackett (author) Paperback
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Completely updated with the latest advances in imaging technology, this quick-reference manual is the only procedures guide specifically geared to nuclear medicine technologists. It provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for 61 scan procedures, including listings of possible artifacts and problems that may arise during each scan. An extensive quick-reference section includes conversion tables, radiopharmaceutical dose ranges, pediatric dosing, anatomical drawings, standard drug interventions, lab tests, language translations, thyroid therapy information, and reproducible patient history sheets for 20 scans.
Contents SCANS Adrenocortical Scan Adrenal Medulla: Pheochromocytoma Scan (mIBG) Angiography Bone Density Bone Marrow Study Bone Scan Brain Scan/Death (Brain Flow) Brain SPECT Breath Test: PYtest (R) 14C-urea Breath Test Cardiac: First Pass Cardiac: MUGA & MUGA-X Cardiac: Myocardial Infarction (MI Scan) Cardiac: Resting Study (Perfusion) Cardiac: Stress Test (Perfusion) Cisternography Cystography (Voiding Cystourethrogram; Direct & Indirect) Dacryoscintigraphy DVT (Deep Venous Thrombosis): Venography Esophageal Transit Time Gallium Scan Gastric Emptying Gastroesophageal Reflux Gastrointestinal Bleeding Scan HIDA (Hepatobiliary or Gallbladder) Scan LeVeen/Denver Shunt Patency Liver SPECT (Hepatic Hemangioma) Liver/Spleen Scan Lung Perfusion Lung Transmission Lung Ventilation (Gas & Aerosol) Lymphoscintigraphy Meckel's Diverticulum NeutroSpec (R) Octreoscan (R) Parathyroid Scan Positron Emission Tomography (PET): An Overview PET Brain PET Cardiac PET Oncology Plasma Volume Measurement (I-125 Albumin) Prostascint (R) Scan Red Blood Cell Volume (Cr-51 RBC's) Renal: Cortical Imaging (DMSA) Renal: Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR-DTPA) Renal: Tubular Function (Baseline Renogram, Captopril, ERPF) Salivary Gland Scan Schilling Test Scintimammography SPECT & Hybrid Imaging: An Overview Testicular Scan Therapy: Bexxar Therapy: Bone Pain (Palliation) Therapy: Intra-articular (Joint) Therapy: Intracavitary (Serosal) Therapy: Polycythemia Vera Therapy: Zevalin Thyroid: Ablation Thyroid: Ectopic (Substernal) Scan Thyroid: Hyperthyroid Therapy (<30 mCi) Thyroid: Scan Thyroid: Uptake Thyroid: Whole Body 131I Cancer Study with rTSH Augmentation WBC - 111In and 99mTc-HMPAO (Ceretec (R)) Scan QUICK REFERENCE Conversion Tables: Lbs/Kgs In/Cm Target Heart Rates (Cardiac Studies) mCi/MBq Radiopharmaceuticals: Standard Adult Dose Ranges Medical Radiopharmaceuticals Common Math Equations for Nuclear Medicine Kit Preparations (An Overview) Pediatric Dosing in Nuclear Medicine Radioactive Isotopes Decay Tables of Common Radionuclides: 137Cs 57Co 67Ga 111In 123I 131I 99Mo 99mTc 201Tl 133Xe Anatomical Reference: Skeletal System Hepatobiliary System Renal System Cardiac System Vascular System (Arteries, Veins) Brain (Anatomy, Vascular) Lungs Gastrointestinal System (Esophagus, Stomach, GI Tract) General Organ Systems (Lacrimal, Salivaries, Testicular, Frontal Anatomy) Lymphatic System Endocrine System Catecholamine Sites (From Text Box) Drug Interventions: Calculations, Preparations & Administration Infusion Rate Tables Side Effects of Common Drugs Drugs & Studies Affecting 131I & 123I Uptake Anticoagulants ACE Inhibitors & ARB's Lab Tests: Normal Ranges Enzymes & Hormones Language Barrier Buster (TM)/Interpretech (TM): Chinese French German Italian Japanese Polish Portuguese Russian Spanish Regulations: Misadministration Radiation Safety Patient Information for Thyroid Therapy Patient History Sheets Billing Codes for Nuclear Medicine: Exams Radiopharmaceuticals Abbreviations Commonly Used in Nuclear Medicine References Acknowledgment of Trad
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