This textbook covers all aspects of imaging technology, including the use of computers and lasers and the more traditional imaging techniques. The book adopts a practical approach, explaining tests and looking at the application of techniques, and deals with a complex topic in simple and direct language.
New to this third edition is the inclusion of European legislation and image analysis.
The content covers:
• Computer networking, including image manipulation and three-dimensional images
• Lasers and laser processors
• Safe working and environmental issues, including pollution, and the implications of current British and European legislation.
The text, now in two colours, has been carefully structured to make it easy for students to use and learn from. A number of special features have been incorporated to facilitate study and revision and to allow quick and easy reference. These include:
• Chapters grouped into sections
• Mini-indexes at the start of each chapter
• A glossary of computer 'buzzwords'
• A key to commonly used abbreviations.
With its comprehensive coverage and easy to read style, Radiographic Imaging will continue to be an essential text for all students of diagnostic radiography. its review of current technology and the inclusion of quality assurance will also make it a valuable reference source for practising diagnostic radiographers and radiologists.