[PDF] Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology PDF [9th Edition]

The 9th edition of Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology PDF book helps students learn the knowledge and skills they need to become radiologic technologists who are safe, innovative, and good at their jobs. The book has a good set of pictures and is put together in a way that makes sense.

This book focuses on the links between what you learn in the classroom and what you do in the clinic. This edition aligns with the most recent ARRT and ASRT standards. It talks about current trends and advances in the field and has a wide range of online teaching and learning resources that are unmatched.

Torres' Patient Care in Imaging Technology PDF
Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology

Book Details

Book NameTorres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology
AuthorsAndrea Dutton , TerriAnn Ryan
PublisherLWW; 9th edition (April 9, 2018)
Paperback ‎ 400 pages
ISBN-10 ‏1496378660
File TypePDF
File Size

Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology PDF Book Description

Students can rely on Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology book to provide the information and abilities they need to work with patients safely and sensitively in any setting. The book is geared toward students and practitioners at all levels of experience who wish to learn more about patient care and imaging technology.

Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology PDF book is an engaging, visual, and thorough text that covers the most important aspects of imaging technology and patient care. HIPAA and cultural diversity are now part of the standard curriculum in the new edition, which also adds an introductory chapter on radiography.

Both the Cultural Considerations boxes and the Case Studies with critical thinking questions added to the book support the text’s goal of helping students develop the critical thinking and clinical judgment abilities they’ll need to succeed in the real world. Instructors may cover the essentials of patient care in a short period because of the student-friendly writing style and logical organization. Students with various learning styles benefit from an instructional strategy that includes several illustrations and features.

Contents of Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology 11th Edition PDF

Part I: Introduction to Imaging Technology and Patient Care

Chapter 1: Introduction to Radiography, Safety, and Student Success

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • In the Beginning
  • A New Kind of Ray
  • Early Uses
  • Advances
  • Early Effects of Radiation
  • Genetic and Somatic Effects of Radiation
  • Radiation Protection
  • Occupational Protection
  • Patient Protection
  • Introduction to General Radiographic Positioning Terminology
  • Foundations for Student Learning Achievement
  • Educational and Emotional Preparedness
  • Physical Wellness and Financial Preparedness
  • How Does the Successful Student Prepare to Begin a Program?
  • Learning Styles
  • Managing Stress
  • Time Management
  • Study Tips Best Practices
  • Chapter 1 Review Questions

Chapter 2: Professional Issues

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Criteria for a Profession
  • Practice Standards and Professional Growth in Radiography
  • Professional Organizations in Radiologic Technology
  • The Health Care Team
  • Professional Ethics
  • Ethical Philosophies
  • Ethical Principles
  • Ethical Issues in Radiography
  • Legal Issues in Imaging Technology
  • Patient Rights
  • Patient Responsibilities
  • Legal Concerns
  • Use of Immobilization
  • Incident or Unusual Occurrence Reports
  • Patient Safety Reporting
  • Consent
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Medical Records and Documentation
  • Confidentiality, Privacy, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in Radiologic Technology
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Chapter 2 Review Questions

Chapter 3: Patient Assessment and Communication

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Health-Illness Continuum
  • Critical Thinking
  • Modes of Thinking
  • Problem-Solving and Patient Assessment
  • Data Collection
  • Data Analysis
  • Planning and Implementation
  • Evaluation
  • Cultural Diversity in Patient Care
  • Cultural Competence
  • Patient Expectations
  • Legal Issues
  • Communication
  • Self-Concept and Self-Esteem
  • Modes of Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Cultural Diversity in Communication
  • Gender Factors
  • Other Factors That Affect Communication
  • Feedback
  • Developing Harmonious Working Relationships
  • Blocks to Therapeutic Communication
  • Obtaining a Patient History
  • Patient Education
  • Establishing a Plan for Patient Teaching
  • Loss and Grief
  • Patient Rights Related to End-of-Life Issues
  • Chapter 3 Review Questions

Chapter 4: Patient Care and Safety

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Care of Patient’s Belongings
  • Body Mechanics
  • Moving and Transferring Patients
  • Assessing the Patient’s Mobility
  • Methods of Moving Patients
  • Use of Immobilizers
  • Positioning the Patient for Diagnostic Imaging Examinations
  • Assisting the Patient to Dress and Undress
  • The Disabled Patient
  • The Patient with an IV Infusion
  • Skin Care
  • Preventing Decubitus Ulcers
  • Cast Care and Traction
  • Departmental Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Prevention of Falls
  • Poisoning and Disposition of Hazardous Waste Materials
  • Radiation Safety
  • Chapter 4 Review Questions

Chapter 5: Infection Control

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Nosocomial Infections
  • Factors that Increase the Patient’s Potential for Nosocomial Infection
  • Microorganisms
  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Viruses
  • Elements Needed to Transmit Infection
  • The Body’s Defense Against Disease
  • The Immune System
  • The Process of Infection
  • Hereditary Diseases
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Infectious Diseases
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Nosocomial Infections Related to Specific Microorganisms
  • Agencies Controlling Institutional, Patient, and Workplace Safety
  • Infection Prevention Practices in Health Care Settings
  • Dress in the Workplace
  • Hair
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Standard Precautions
  • Additional Infection Control Considerations
  • Eye Protection
  • Gloves
  • Cleaning and Proper Waste Disposal
  • Disinfection
  • Transmission-Based Precautions
  • Airborne Infection Isolation
  • Droplet Precautions
  • Contact Precautions
  • Expanded Precautions
  • Infection Control in the Newborn and Intensive Care Nurseries
  • Transferring the Patient with a Communicable Disease
  • Chapter 5 Review Questions

Part II: Basic Patient Care

Chapter 6: Vital Signs and Oxygen Administration

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Measuring Vital Signs
  • Body Temperature
  • Pulse
  • Respiration
  • Blood Pressure
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Hazards of Oxygen Administration
  • Oxygen Delivery Systems
  • Other Oxygen Delivery Systems
  • Radiographic Examinations of the Chest
  • Chapter 6 Review Questions

Chapter 7: Pediatric Imaging

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • The Pediatric Patient
  • The High-Risk Newborn Infant
  • The Adolescent or Older Child
  • Transporting Infants and Children
  • Immobilization and the Anxious Child
  • Sheet Immobilizers
  • Mummy-Style Sheet Wrap Immobilizer
  • Commercial Immobilizers and Other Positioning Aids
  • Child Abuse
  • Administering Medication to the Pediatric Patient in the Imaging Department
  • Catheterization of Pediatric Patients
  • Chapter 7 Review Questions

Chapter 8: Geriatric Imaging

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • The Geriatric Patient
  • Changes Associated with Aging
  • Integumentary System
  • Changes in the Head and Neck
  • Pulmonary System
  • The Cardiovascular System
  • The GI System
  • The Hepatic System
  • The Genitourinary System
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • The Patient Who Has Had Arthroplastic Surgery
  • The Neurologic System
  • Cultural Considerations and Aging
  • Elder Abuse
  • Implications for the Radiographer
  • Chapter 8 Review Questions

Chapter 9: Medical Emergencies

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Assessment of Neurologic and Cognitive Functioning
  • Shock
  • The Shock Continuum
  • Hypovolemic Shock
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Distributive Shock
  • Neurogenic Shock
  • Septic Shock
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Pulmonary Embolus
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Acute Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Cerebral Vascular Accident (Stroke)
  • Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Respiratory Dysfunction
  • Respiratory Arrest
  • Defibrillation
  • Airway Obstruction
  • Abdominal Thrust: Patient Standing or Sitting
  • Abdominal Thrust: Patient in Supine Position
  • Chest Thrust: Patient Sitting or Standing
  • Chest Thrust: Patient Pregnant or Excessively Obese or Unconscious
  • Seizures
  • Generalized Seizures
  • Partial Seizures: Complex and Simple
  • Syncope
  • The Patient in Pain
  • The Agitated or Confused Patient
  • The Intoxicated Patient
  • Chapter 9 Review Questions

Chapter 10: Trauma and Mobile Imaging

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • General Guidelines
  • Basic Rules for Trauma Radiography
  • The Patient with a Head Injury
  • The Patient with a Facial Injury
  • The Patient with a Spinal Cord Injury
  • Imaging Considerations for the Mobile or Trauma Patient
  • The Patient with a Fracture
  • The Patient with Abdominal Trauma or Acute Abdominal Distress
  • The Patient at Home
  • Chapter 10 Review Questions

Chapter 11: Urologic Procedures

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Preparation for Catheterization
  • Pediatric Catheterization
  • Catheter Care in the Department
  • Alternative Methods of Urinary Drainage
  • Assisting the Patient with a Bedpan or Urinal
  • The Bedpan
  • The Male Urinal
  • Cystography
  • Patient Education before Cystography
  • Patient Care during Cystography
  • Patient Care following Cystography
  • Retrograde Pyelography
  • Patient Education and Preparation
  • Procedure
  • Ureteral Stents
  • Chapter 11 Review Questions

Chapter 12: Gastrointestinal Procedures

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Types of Contrast Media
  • Negative Contrasts
  • Positive Contrasts
  • Barium Sulfate
  • Scheduling Diagnostic Imaging Examinations
  • Patient Preparation for Studies of the Lower GI Tract
  • Cleansing Enemas
  • Lower GI Tract Studies
  • Patient Care during Lower GI Tract Studies
  • Patient Care after Lower GI Tract Studies
  • The Patient with an Intestinal Stoma
  • Administering a be to an Ostomy Patient
  • Studies of the Upper GI Tract and Small Bowel
  • Instructions after Barium Studies of the Upper GI Tract
  • Chapter 12 Review Questions

Chapter 13: Additional Medical Procedures

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • NG and NE Tubes
  • Passage of NG and NE Tubes
  • NE Feeding Tubes
  • Removing Gastric Tubes
  • Transferring Patients with NG Suction
  • The Gastrostomy Tube
  • The Central Venous Catheter
  • Emergency Suctioning
  • The Tracheostomy
  • The Mechanical Ventilator
  • Endotracheal Tubes
  • The Chest Tube and Water-Sealed Drainage
  • Tissue Drains
  • Chapter 13 Review Questions

Part III: Special Procedures

Chapter 14: Aseptic Technique in Imaging

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Environment and Surgical Asepsis
  • The Surgical Team
  • Methods of Sterilization and Disinfection
  • Methods of Sterilization
  • Rules for Surgical Asepsis
  • The Surgical Scrub
  • Sterile Gowning and Gloving
  • Radiography in the OR and Special Procedures Area
  • Draping for a Sterile Procedure
  • Chapter 14 Review Questions

Chapter 15: Pharmacology for the Radiographer

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Drug Standards and Control
  • Drug Control
  • Drug Sources, Names, and Actions
  • The Action of Drugs within the Body
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • First-Pass Effect
  • Distribution
  • Metabolism
  • Excretion
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Drug Interactions
  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Emergency Drug Use
  • Drug Classification
  • Drug Storage
  • Classification of Contrast Media
  • Selecting a Contrast Medium
  • Ionic and Nonionic Contrast Media
  • Pharmacokinetics of Contrast Media
  • Patient Reactions to Contrast Media and Radiographer’s Response
  • Chapter 15 Review Questions

Chapter 16: Drug Administration and Venipuncture

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Standard Precautions in Drug Administration
  • Systems of Drug Measurement
  • The Medication Order and Documentation
  • Medication Errors
  • Methods of Drug Administration
  • Enteral Routes
  • Topical Routes
  • Parenteral Drug Administration
  • Equipment for Drug Administration
  • Packaging of Parenteral Medications
  • Intradermal Administration
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • Peripheral IV Drug Administration
  • Care of the Patient with an IV Infusion in Place
  • Complications of an IV
  • Discontinuing IV Infusions
  • Chapter 16 Review Questions

Chapter 17: Basic Electrocardiogram Monitoring

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • A Review of Cardiac Anatomy
  • The Cardiac Conduction System
  • Electrophysiology of the Cardiac Cycle
  • Lead Placement
  • Technologist’s Responsibilities During Electrocardiogram Monitoring
  • Potentially Ominous Electrocardiogram Dysrhythmias
  • Drugs Frequently Used for Cardiac Emergencies
  • Electrocardiogram Artifacts
  • Chapter 17 Review Questions

Chapter 18: An Introduction to Advanced Imaging Modalities and Additional Procedures

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Cardiac-Interventional Procedures and Vascular-Interventional Radiography Procedures
  • Vascular-Interventional Radiography
  • Patient Care before and during Cardiac-Interventional and Vascular-Interventional Procedures
  • Patient Care and Teaching after Cardiac-Interventional and Vascular-Interventional Radiography Procedures
  • Computed Tomography
  • Patient Care and Instruction before CT
  • CT of the Abdomen and Pelvis
  • Patient Care after CT
  • Sonography or Ultrasonography
  • Patient Care for Sonography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Patient Care and Education for MRI
  • Patient Care after MRI
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging
  • Bone Scan Nuclear Medicine Study
  • Positron Emission Tomography
  • Patient Care for PET
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Proton Therapy
  • Patient Preparation for Proton Therapy
  • Mammography
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Patient Care and Education Preceding a DXA Absorptiometry Scan
  • Arthrography
  • Myelography
  • Patient Care and Education Preceding Myelography
  • Intrathecal Drug Administration
  • Patient Care and Education after Myelography
  • Miscellaneous Fluoroscopic-Guided Procedures
  • Chapter 18 Review Questions
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