Medicolegal Issues For Diagnostic Imaging Professionals Fourth Edition

Author: Robert J. Parelli
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420086642
Size: 20.33 MB
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The constant advances in diagnostic imaging have had an impact on the practice, attitudes, and moral values of all who participate in health care. Now in its fourth edition, the original Medicolegal Issues for Radiographers has been updated and retitled, broadening the scope of content to include issues essential to all diagnostic imaging professionals. Medicolegal Issues for Diagnostic Imaging Professionals, Fourth Edition provides readers with a basic understanding of the important legal definitions, legal doctrines, malpractice and risk management information, ethics and patient rights relevant to the field of diagnostic imaging and the role of the imaging professional. It includes case histories in the form of vignettes that assist readers in applying the principles of law to real work situations. The vignettes can stimulate discussion, raise other related issues, and supply a broadened perspective on the various facets of the questions presented. New in this Edition: Expanded discussion on evidence More detail on the ramifications of the Civil Rights Act of 1991 Updated information on licensure, certification, and credentialing Entirely new discussions on: Morality, ethics, and the law Deontology Beneficence and nonmaleficence Right of autonomy Confidentiality Liability for disclosure of confidential information HIPPA ARRT Euthanasia Humanistic Health Care Teleradiology Twelve years since its initial publication, this medical legal text remains a bestseller. By reviewing the materials in this seminal volume, imaging professionals, radiologists, and radiologic technologists stay abreast of important legal issues and are better able to avoid the scourge of a malpractice suit.

Diagnostic Imaging Of Child Abuse

Author: Paul K. Kleinman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107010536
Size: 16.48 MB
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This full-color new edition combines radiographic imaging of abuse with pathologic correlates side-by-side. Essential for radiologists, pediatricians and forensic pathologists.

Introduction To Radiologic Technology E Book

Author: La Verne Tolley Gurley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323277686
Size: 20.80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Here’s everything a beginning radiography student needs to know! Introduction to Radiologic Technology, 7th Edition offers a solid overview of your exciting career as a radiologic technologist. After covering basic learning skills, this guide provides a historical perspective on radiology and insight into key topics such as the language of medicine, digital and conventional imaging, patient care, and radiation safety. Expert authors LaVerne T. Gurley and William J. Callaway describe the classes you will take in your radiography program, the latest changes in the Registry exam, what will be required in the practice setting, and your opportunities for advancement throughout your career. An introduction to radiologic technology includes a concise overview of what to expect in your coursework. Critical thinking skills are highlighted, with four important steps to take in assessing situations and making informed decisions. Career guidelines discuss customer service, ethics and professionalism, how to join professional organizations, and how to keep up with continuing education requirements after graduation. A clear, easy-to-read style does not assume you have prior knowledge of the subject matter. New photographs accurately depict current equipment and practice standards. An increased focus on digital imaging keeps you on the cutting edge of technology. Updates include: Positioning terminology Program accreditations Demographic information for better communication with culturally diverse patients A closer alignment of the book's topics with ASRT Core Curriculum's section on fundamentals.

Textbook Of Adult Emergency Medicine

Author: Peter Cameron
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702054389
Size: 11.56 MB
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Now fully revised and updated, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine provides clear and consistent coverage of this rapidly evolving specialty. Building on the success of previous editions, it covers all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department. It will also prove invaluable to the range of other professionals working in this setting - including nurse specialists and paramedics - who require concise, highly practical guidance, incorporating latest best practices and current guidelines. For the first time, this edition now comes with access to addtional ancillary meterial, including practical procdure videos and self-assessment material. Updates throughout reflect latest practice developments, curricula requirements and essential guidelines Key point boxes highlight topic ‘essentials’ as well as controversial areas of treatment An expanded list of leading international contributors ensures comprehensive coverage and maximizes worldwide relevance New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillariy material, including procedure videos and self-assessment materials to check your understanding and aid exam preparation Expansion of administration section - especially patient safety New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillary materials - including practical procedures videos and self-assessment materials

Masa The Mann Assessment Of Swallowing Ability

Author: Giselle Mann
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0769302696
Size: 10.38 MB
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Designed for use in bedside evaluations of patients referred for swallowing function assessment. The Mann Assessment of Swallowing Ability is a quick and reliable tool. It is an efficient and cost-effective assessment tool allowing clinicians to evaluate patients and determine which ones are true candidates for more involved instrumental evaluation. This tool may also be utilized for monitoring swallowing skills over time. The manual will include a technical manual as well as step-by-step user's guide. The user's guide section will also include information on how to use the instrument for outcomes data collection, monitoring patient status, and other clinical applications other than its primary purpose.