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Author Ehrlich, Ruth Ann, 1938- author

Title Patient care in radiography : with an introduction to medical imaging
Edition Tenth edition / Ruth Ann Ehrlich, Dawn M. Coakes
Published St. Louis : Mosby, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 501 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Part 1: Introduction to radiography. Introduction to radiography -- Image quality factors -- Radiation effects and radiation safety -- The health care delivery system -- Professional roles and behaviors -- Part 2: Patient care. Professional attitudes and communications -- Safety -- Patient transfer -- Infection control concepts -- Preventing disease transmission -- Surgical asepsis -- Response to patients' personal and physical needs -- Patient assessment -- Medication information -- Medication administration -- Emergency response -- Part 3: Patient care in specific procedures and environments. Dealing with acute situations -- Preparation and examination of the gastrointestinal tract -- Contrast media and special radiographic techniques -- Bedside radiography: special conditions and environments -- Radiography in surgery -- Special imaging modalities -- Answer key -- Bibliography -- Appendices. Informed consent form -- Accepted abbreviations and descriptive terms used in charting -- Incident report form -- Abbreviated list of useful clinical phrases in Spanish -- Radiology department infection control procedures -- Infection control guidelines -- Urine collection -- Iodinated contrast media products for radiography -- Catheterization technique
Notes Previous edition: 2017
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from resource home page (R2 Digital Library, viewed March 27, 2020)
Subject Radiography -- Practice
Radiography, Medical
Medical personnel and patient
Radiography, Medical -- Positioning
Radiography -- methods
Patient Care -- methods
Technology, Radiologic
Professional-Patient Relations
Form Electronic book
Author Coakes, Dawn M., author
ISBN 9780323674355