Practical Paediatric Radiography

Practical Paediatric Radiography

By: Ruth Emanuel (author), Kate Parkes (author)Paperback

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Children account for approximately 35% of imaging cases in hospitals. Paediatric radiography has idiosyncratic differences from adult imaging and presents the practitioner with complex challenges. These challenges need addressing quickly so that the patient doesn't encounter further stress. This book is written at the suggestion of the authors' students and colleagues and is intended as a ready-reference for the radiographer encountering children in the radiology department, be it in a district general hospital or a specialist paediatric unit.

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Contents

Ch 1 The Paediatric Patient Ch 2 Distraction Techniques Ch 3 Radiation Protection Ch 4 Accessories Ch 5 Parents and What to do With Them Ch 6 LMP - The Pregnancy Question Ch 7 Neck including Airway Ch 8 Paediatric Chest and Thorax Radiography Ch 9 Paediatric Abdomen Ch 10 Demonstration of Foreign Bodies Ch 11 Skull and Facial Bones Ch 12 Mandibular and Dental Radiography Ch 13 Spines Ch 14 Pelvis Ch 15 Lower Extremity Ch 16 Shoulder Girdle Ch 17 Upper Extremity Ch 18 Trauma Ch 19 Portable Radiography Ch 20 Theatre Radiography Ch 21 Fluoroscopy Examinations Ch 22 CT Scanning Ch 23 MRI Scanning Ch 24 Ultrasound Ch 25 Nuclear Medicine Ch 26 Bone Densitometry Ch 27 Skeletal Surveys Ch 28 Lines, Probes, Tubes, Stents and Pumps Glossary Appendix 1 Relationship of patient to beam direction Appendix 2 Positioning of Patients Appendix 3 Radiographic Terminology Appendix 4 Anatomical Terms

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781405117265
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781405117265
  • ISBN10: 1405117265

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