The Bontrager’s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Techniques PDF book is a small book that fits your pocket and gets right to the point. This book is accurate and up-to-date and costs less than most pocket-sized handbooks. This is useful as a student and in the field of radiology as a job. Having a reference is always important!
With the Bontrager handbook, PDF 10th Edition, you can get help immediately with all the different types of positioning you’ll need to do during clinical.
With bulleted instructions and pictures of how patients should be positioned, this pocket-sized reference book can help you quickly, safely, and confidently place patients for the most commonly requested radiographic studies.
This must-have radiographic positioning and anatomy Bontrager pocket handbook PDF also has suggested techniques and critique points to help you quickly and efficiently evaluate your radiographs as you make them in clinical.
|Book Name||Bontrager’s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Technique|
|Authors||John Lampignano MEd RT(R) (CT) (Author), Leslie E. Kendrick MS RT(R)(CT)(MR) (Author)|
|Publisher ||Mosby; 10th edition (December 17, 2020)|
|File Size||4.9 MB|
Bontrager Handbook PDF Book Description
Kenneth Bontrager wrote the first version of this pocket handbook in 1994. It was written in response to the need that students and technologists had for a more complete but still useful pocket guide to radiographic positioning and techniques.
Today, this small, durable, pocket-sized handbook has a review of all the common imaging procedures, but it is still small enough to be carried easily in clinical situations. There’s enough room to write down your notes, and there are exposure factors that technologists say are best for certain pieces of equipment or in certain rooms or departments.
A lot of work has been done to ensure that the information about positioning in the Bontrager text is correct in the handbook.
For each projection/position, there are descriptions of positioning and photos, as well as CR locations, degrees of tilt, specific CR angles, AEC cell locations, patient shielding, and suggested kV ranges for both analog and digital systems.
By quickly reviewing this information before starting a procedure, you can ensure the exam is done right and avoid having to do it again because of bad positioning or wrong exposure factors.
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