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Author LeVine, Harry, 1949-

Title Medical imaging / Harry LeVine, III

Publ Info Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, [2010]
 CCRI-Newport  RC78.7 .D53 L48 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  RC78.7.D53 L48 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  RC78.7 D53 L48 2010    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for CCRI-Newport orders on 06-16-2011.
Descript xii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Health and medical issues today
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Before the light : history of looking inside the human body -- The relationship of the human body and disease -- First light : the discovery of X-rays -- The body in motion : fluoroscopy -- Breast cancer detection : mammography -- Three-dimensional imaging : the development of tomography -- Imaging the light from within : SPECT and PET -- Lighting up the body's own molecules : magnetic resonance imaging -- From oceans and bathtubs : diagnostic ultrasound imaging -- Shining a light within : endoscopy -- Future imaging modalities -- The digital age -- Radiation safety and protection -- Whole-body CT scanning for cancer detection -- Cost-benefit of medical imaging -- Accessibility of medical imaging in developing countries -- Admissibility of medical images as evidence in a court of law -- Ethics of medical imaging -- Mandatory ultrasound legislation -- The 2009 mammography guidelines controversy
LC subject Diagnostic imaging
ISBN 9780313359699 (hard copy : alk. paper)
0313359695 (hard copy : alk. paper)
9780313359705 (ebook)
0313359709 (ebook)