1st Edition

Get Through FRCR Part 1: MCQs and Mock Examination




ISBN 9781853155789
Published February 15, 2004 by CRC Press
140 Pages

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Get Through FRCR Part 1: MCQs and Mock Examination is the essential and highly praised revision aid for the Royal College of Radiologists' FRCR Part 1 exam.

Providing comprehensive coverage of the new FRCR Part 1 syllabus, this title presents questions in a similar style to the exam, accompanied by detailed yet uncomplicated explanations. Paying special attention to legislation, this book also covers recent advances in the field and radiation protection issues. Get Through FRCR Part 1 is ideal for FRCR candidates and tutors, radiographers, radiologists and medical physics students.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Philip JA Robinson, Professor of Clinical Radiology, St James's University Hospital, Leeds
Abbreviations
Introduction
1. Fundamental properties of matter, radiation and radioactive decay
2. Production of x-rays
3. Interactions of ionising radiation with matter
4. Factors affecting image quality
5. Conventional film processing
6. Quality assurance and quality control
7. Mammography
8. Special radiographic techniques
9. Image intensifiers and fluoroscopy
10. Computed tomography scanning
11. Radionuclide imaging
12. Radiation protection
13. Patient dosimetry
14. UK Legislation - Statutory Requirements and Non-statutory Recommendations
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Biography

Damian Tolan MBChB MRCP(UK)
Specialist Registrar in Diagnostic Radiology, Leeds

Rachel Hyland MBChB
Specialist Registrar in Diagnostic Radiology, Leeds

Christopher Taylor BSc
Head of Radiological Physics, Radiation Protection Adviser and Head of Leeds FRCR Physics Teaching Programme, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Arnold Cowen BSc
Senior Lecturer in Medical Physics, University of Leeds