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Author Carter, Christi E., author

Title Digital radiography and PACS / Christi E. Carter, Beth L. Vealé
Edition Second edition
Published Maryland Heights, Missouri : Elsevier/Mosby, [2014]


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Description xi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction to digital radiography and PACS -- Digital imaging characteristics -- Digital radiographic image processing and manipulation -- Photostimulable phosphor image capture -- Flat panel array image acquisition -- CCD/CMOS image capture -- Basic computer principles -- Networking and communication basics -- PACS fundamentals -- PACS archiving and peripherals -- Ensuring quality in PACS -- Quality acceptance testing within digital projection imaging
Summary Practical and comprehensive, this resource offers up-to-date coverage of computed radiography, digital radiography, and PACS. It explores the differences between conventional and digital imaging systems and how computed and digital radiography systems fit within the radiology department. State-of-the art information on image acquisition, exposure guidelines, and quality control help you obtain the best possible radiographs. You will also learn about PACS workstations, archiving, film digitization, image printing, and more
Notes Previous edition: Digital radiography and PACS / Christi E. Carter, Beth L. Vealé. Rev. c2010
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Image processing -- Digital techniques.
Picture archiving and communication systems in medicine.
Radiography, Medical -- Digital techniques.
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted -- methods.
Radiographic Image Enhancement -- methods.
Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted -- instrumentation.
Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted -- methods.
Radiology Information Systems.
Author Vealé, Beth L., author
LC no. 2013021240
ISBN 9780323086448 (paperback)
Other Titles Digital radiography and picture archiving and communication system