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Slides, Test Banks, Labs, and Answer Keys

Instructor Resources CD

radiology coursesISBN: 978-0-398-08121-8

The Instructor Resources to accompany Radiography in the Digital Age (2nd Ed.) is designed to be an optimal resource for instructors. It includes a bank of over 1500 multiple-choice questions for instructors’ use, covering at least four full courses in the typical radiography curriculum. Complete answer keys are provided for the multiple-choice question banks, the entire student workbook, and all chapter review questions in the textbook. The manual also includes 15 laboratory exercises specifically demonstrating the applications of CR equipment, and 20 other laboratory exercises for equipment and radiation protection to enhance the student’s learning experience. The laboratory exercises provide full guidance to the instructor and clear instructions for the student. Combined with the textbook, this valuable resource supports a state-of-the-art curriculum for radiography education in the digital age.

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I. Answer Keys to Chapter Review Questions
II. Answer Keys to the Student Workbook
III. Multiple Choice Question Banks by Chapter
IV. Answer Keys to Multiple Choice Questions
V. Laboratory Exercises:


B. Digital Radiography (CR or DR)

Lab#1: Estimating the Speed Class Setting of a Digital Unit
Lab#2: Resolution: Film/Screen Systems Vs. Digital
Lab#3: Exposure Parameters Using mAs
Lab#4: Effects of Technique on the Histogram
Lab#5: Effects of kVp on the Digital Image
Lab#6: Sensitivity of CR Plates and Processing to Scatter and Background Radiation
Lab#7: Resilience of Digital Processing to Scatter Radiation Caused During Exposure
Lab#8: Attempts to Induce Segmentation Failure
Lab#9: Attempts to Induce Histogram Analysis Failure
Lab#10: Effects of the Displayed Field of View
Lab#11: Digital Processing Features
Lab#12: Employing Alternate Algorithms
Lab#13: CR Phosphor Plate Size and Sharpness
Lab#14: Attempt to Induce Aliasing Artifacts
Lab#15: Attempts to Corrupt the Exposure Indicator -by Dennis Bowman


D. Radiation Protection

Lab#1: Dose Rate and Integrated Dose Vs. mA
Lab#2: Radiation Measuring Devices
Lab#3: Resolving Time and Voltage Response
Lab#4: Half-Value Layer: Filtration and kVp
Lab#5: Shielding: Lead Aprons
Lab#6: Exposure Levels and Barriers
Lab#7: X-Ray Tube Leakage
Lab#8: Scatter Exposure to Personnel Vs. Location -by Dennis Bowman

A. Radiography Concepts

Lab #1: Adequate Penetration and kVp
Lab #2: Grid Cut-Off
Lab #3: Focal Spot Size and Sharpness of Detail
Lab #4: SID Vs. Magnification and Sharpness
Lab #5: OID Vs. Magnification and Sharpness
Lab #6: Distance Ratios Vs. Magnification and Sharpness
Lab #7: Beam-Part-Receptor Alignment and Distortion


C. Quality Control

Lab#1: Timer Quality Control Tests
Lab#2: mA Linearity Test
Lab#3: Exposure Reproducibility Test
Lab#4: Focal Spot Size Test and Blooming (Demonstration)
Lab#5: Beam Alignment and Field Size Accuracy


E. Radiography Concepts Labs for Film/Screen Equipment

General Instructions for Labs
Lab Practice #1: Determining Density and Contrast Changes
Lab #1: mAs
Lab #2: Adequate Penetration
Lab #3: kVp
Lab #4: 15 Percent Rule for kVp
Lab #5: Machine Phase
Lab #6: Field Size Limitation
Lab #7: Grids
Lab #8: Grid Cut-Off
Lab Practice #2: Measuring Sharpness, Magnification and Distortion
Lab #9: Intensifying Screen Emission
Lab #10: Intensifying Screens
Lab #11: Focal Spot Size
Lab #12: Anode Heel Effect
Lab #13: SID
Lab #14: OID
Lab #15: SID/OID Ratio
Lab #16 Beam-Part-Film Alignment

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PowerPoint Slide Series

radiology coursesISBN: 978-0-398-08122-5

The slides in this series closely mirror the textbook, but for complicated topics the slides provide additional graphics and a much more thorough, step-by-step approach for the student, with optional slides marked as “supplemental” for the instructor. Most slides are in an outline format, with an excess of text avoided. All slides have varied, colorful backgrounds with large, clear print easily vsible at a distance.

The entire series provides just the right focus and scope for four full courses in a typical radiography curriculum. The physics and equipment section has been completely re-written to support the digital content that will follow, and the section on the principles of imaging uses updated terminology and frequent comparisons between film and digital imaging to drive home key concepts. The section on digital acquisition and display is by far the most thorough treatment to date of these important topics, with over 200 illustrations. The section on radiation biology and protection provides a professional perspective for the student with updated and accurate information.

Meets ASRT Curriculum Guide and ARRT Content Specifications.



Part I: The Physics of Radiography: Chapters 1-10
Part II: Principles of Imaging: Chapters 11-27
Part III: Digital Image Acquisition and Display: Chapters 28-36
Part IV: Special Imaging Methods: Chapters 37-39
Part V: Radiation Biology and Protection: Chapters 40-44

Correlation of Chapters with ASRT Curriculum Guide and ARRT Content Specifications

Radiation Production and Characteristics: Chapters 1-5, 9-10
Imaging Equipment: Chapters 6-8, 37-39
Principles of Imaging: Chapters 11-27
Digital Image Acquisition and Display: Chapters 28-39
Radiation Biology and Protection: Chapters 40-44

Correlates with Student Workbook for classroom use

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