Equipment for Diagnostic Radiography

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Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 31, 1985 - Medical - 235 pages
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Presents a clear explanation of simple equipment of the equipment and of the principles underlying its operation which will help students to make an efficient selection and subsequent use of apparatus. Need for safety in operation is stressed and proedures to test equipment performance are included. Ways of obtaining information by reference to data sheets and assessment reports are also discussed.
 

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Contents

Mains electricity supply and distribution
1
Diagnostic Xray circuits
11
Electronic devices
35
Exposure timers and specialized Xray generators
44
Diagnostic Xray tubes
56
Tube rating and tube supports
69
Control of scattered radiation Xray tables and bucky stands
85
Equipment for fluoroscopy and fluorography
101
Protection and monitoring of patients and staff
162
Quality assurance of diagnostic Xray equipment
168
Ultrasound
180
Nuclear medicine
189
Computerized tomography
199
Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
210
Digital Radiographic Systems
217
Calculation of power
227

Equipment for mobile dental accident and skull radiography
118
Tomography theory and equipment
130
Organ anatomatically programmed units automatic film changers and other specialized Xray equipment
140
Care choice and installation of equipment
154
Computers and microprocessors
156
Symbols in common use on imaging equipment
228
SI units used in radiography
230
Index
231
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