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Practical Diagnostic Imaging For The Veterinary Technician, 3rd ed - C.M. Han

Practical Diagnostic Imaging For The Veterinary Technician, 3rd ed

Paperback Published: 4th September 2004
ISBN: 9780323025751
Number Of Pages: 304

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A complete and practical guide, this text describes how to produce high-quality radiographic and ultrasound images. The first half of the book covers equipment, safety, and technique - all major responsibilities of the veterinary technician. The second half details radiographic positioning for small animals, large animals, and exotics. Reflecting the major role of ultrasonography in veterinary practice, the book concludes with an expanded chapter on diagnostic ultrasound.

  • Practical, concise clinical format
  • Written at the appropriate reading level for technicians
  • Abundant illustrations emphasize basic radiographic and ultrasonographic principles, techniques, and equipment used in veterinary practice
  • Concise and understandable discussion of physics and radiography
  • Examples of common artifacts show how to avoid misinterpretation of imaging studies
  • Excellent coverage of radiation safety
  • Practical technique charts
  • Excellent coverage of small- and large-animal positioning
  • Exotics chapter featuring rodents (including ferrets), reptiles, and birds
  • Ultrasound chapter that includes normal ultrasonographic findings, along with corresponding images
  • Helpful hints given for obtaining quality images and avoiding common pitfalls reflect the authors' experiences at a busy teaching institution

  • New cardiac ultrasound scanning techniques with 20 new ultrasound images
  • New images of the latest x-ray equipment
  • Updated pedagogical features, including outlines, key points, chapter objectives, and helpful hints for veterinary technicians

Radiographic Technique And Equipment
X-ray Generation
Achieving Radiographic Quality
Exposure Variables
Recording the Image
X-ray Equipment
Darkroom Techniques
Radiation Safety
Developing a Small Animal Radiographic Technique Chart
Radiographic Artifacts
Radiographic Positioning
Small Animal Radiography
Basic Small Animal Dental Radiography
Contrast Studies
Exotic Animal Radiography
Large Animal Radiography
Diagnostic Ultrasound
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ISBN: 9780323025751
ISBN-10: 0323025757
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 4th September 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.43 x 20.98  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.82
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised