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Handbook of Mammography Shirley M. Long

Handbook of Mammography

Shirley M. Long

Published January 1st 2010
ISBN : 9780986521706
Hardcover
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Designed for the technical community as a reference and guide for technologists, residents, radiologists and other related professionals.... with a complete focus! A concise, reference handbook for mammographers. This handbook has been approved forMoreDesigned for the technical community as a reference and guide for technologists, residents, radiologists and other related professionals.... with a complete focus! A concise, reference handbook for mammographers. This handbook has been approved for Category A continuing education credit. It is currently the required text for C.A.M.R.T. Mammography Correspondence Courses. An A.C.R. recommended resource for M.A.P. professionals! Abundantly illustrated-the positioning chapter alone contains 243 pictures, illustrations and images. The visual learner will delight with the clarity and understanding that comes with this presentation. This hard-covered handbook contains an abundance of illustrations and photographic representations of the mammographic positions outlined. * Basic Guidelines for Examinations - Technique of Mammography - Image Quality - Quality Control * Mammographic Positioning - Film Critique - Sensitometry - Film Processing & Film Artifacts * Illuminators & Viewing Conditions - Radiation Exposure & Dose - * Problem Solving Guides * Glossary of Terms - Common Mammography Acronyms * Breast Mapping - a new way of understanding mammography positioning * Body Mechanics - looking at preventing musculoskeletal discomfort and injury with mammography technologists * Patient Relations - exploring the psychosocial issues that arise from the patient-technologist interaction * Pain with Mammography - pain that patients experience during mammography examinations can arise from a number of sources New Material with the 5th Edition! The 5th Edition of the Handbook of Mammography includes: Digital technology, image processing - archiving and networking principles- Digital quality control, artifacts and problem solving- Breat mapping, body mechanics and patient interactions. While most technologists are well prepared for the technical aspects of mammography, few have been trained to deal with the psychological challenges they will e