Drawn from the bestselling Clark's Positioning in Radiography, this pocket handbook provides clear and practical advice to help radiographers in their day-to-day work. Designed for rapid reference, it covers how to position the patient and the central ray, describes the essential image characteristics and illustrates each radiographic projection with a positioning photograph and a radiograph.
Key Aspects of Radiographic Practice. Anatomical Terminology. Positioning Terminology. Projection Terminology. General Considerations for the Conduct of Radiographic Examinations. Patient identification and Consent. Justification of Examination. Radiation Protection. Pregnancy. Evaluating Images: The 10-Point Plan. Examination Timeline. Guidelines for the Assessment of Trauma. Theatre Radiography. Radiographic Projections. Acromioclavicular joint. Abdomen. Ankle: Lateral. Calcanium. Cervical Spine. Chest. Clavicle. Coccyx Lat. Elbow. Facial Bones. Femur. Fingers. Foot. Forearm. Hand. Hip. Humerus. Knee. Lumbar Spine. Mandible. Orbits. OPG. Pelvis. Sacroiliac. Joints. Sacrum. Scaphoid. Shoulder. Sinuses. Skull. Sternum. Thumb. Thoracic Spine. Thumb: Lateral. Tibia & Fibula. Toes. Wrist. Zygomatic arches. Useful Information for Radiographic Practice. Non Imaging Diagnostic Tests. Medical Terminology. Abbreviations.
“This is a well-written positioning handbook with clear instructions and good quality radiographs, diagrams and photographs. It will be useful to student and qualified radiographers as a quick reference guide for most of the common projections performed in modern day radiographic practice.”
—Lucie Magilton Griffin, radiographic advanced practitioner, Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool.