Medical Imaging
  • Release Date : 09 April 2010
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 211 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780313359705
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Download or read book entitled Medical Imaging by author: Harry LeVine III which was release on 09 April 2010 and published by Greenwood with total page 211 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. A prize-winning medical writer offers an explanation of modern diagnostic medical imaging technologies—and the issues that result from their use and misuse. • Various charts and illustrations show medical imaging modalities, Medicare medical imaging costs, distribution of imaging costs, physicians' fees by modality, nuclear imaging probes, and medical imaging physics • A glossary defines key terms necessary to understanding medical imaging technology such as "positron," "half-life," and "tomography," as well as acronyms such as "MRI,", "PET," "SPECT," and "CT" • Presents documents including early popular science articles on X-ray technology and its abuse