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Get Through FRCR Part 1: MCQs and Mock Examination



ISBN 9781853155789
Published February 16, 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

Reviews

5 Stars: Examination assistance - a useful piece of work
I think this book will be of great assistance to anyone studying for these exams, the attention to detail is high and the question and answer format is well laid out and useful. Thanks for providing a useful study aid!!
Amazon customer review, Feb 2004

5 Stars: An amazing piece of work
This book is the only one of its kind for the new FRCR part 1. As such it is indispensable. As a bonus at the end it includes an excellent short guide to answering the written part of the exam. It gives a list of headings to use as templates for answering the critical reading and is an excellent place to start.
Amazon customer review, Jan 2004

5 Stars: The ONLY FRCR Part 1 MCQ book to get
With a great coverage of the basic physics concepts needed for the Part 1 FRCR exam, this book should form the foundation of everybody's revision. Split into numerous topics to allow focused study and assessment, in addition to the plentiful explanations accompanying the answers, this book is both comprehensive and well thought out in its design.
Amazon customer review, Dec 2004