Ramer, K., Mantel, E., Reddin, J.S., Cheng, G., Alavi, A.
4th ed. 2013, VIII, 291 p. 12 illus., 2 illus. in color.
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The only comprehensive exam preparation guide on the market
Includes a mock registry exam
Provides expanded coverage of positron emission tomography and other new procedures and practices
This book prepares students and technologists for registry examinations in nuclear medicine technology by providing practice questions and answers with detailed explanations, as well as a mock registry exam. The questions are designed to test the basic knowledge required of nuclear medicine technologists, as well as the practical application of that knowledge. The topics covered closely follow the content specifications and the components of preparedness as published by the certification boards. This 4th edition includes expanded coverage of positron emission tomography and other new procedures and practices in the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - Mock registry exam - Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board - Registry examinations in nuclear medicine technology
Introduction.- Radioactivity, Radiopharmacy and Quality Assurance.- Radiation Safety.- Instrumentation and Quality Assurance.- Image Presentation and Computers.- Skeletal System Scintigraphy.- Central Nervous System Scintigraphy.- Cardiovascular System Scintigraphy.- Respiratory System Scintigraphy.- Gastrointestinal Tract Scintigraphy.- Genitourinary System Scintigraphy.- Gncologic Scintigraphy.- Infection Scintigraphy.- Endocrine System Scintigraphy.- Non-Imaging Procedures and Radionuclide Therapy.- Patient Care.- Basic PET Principles.- Multi-Modality Imaging.