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Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positions and Radiologic Procedures

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  • ISBN-13: 9780323044820
  • ISBN: 0323044824
  • Edition: 10
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  • Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division

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This convenient, money-saving package is a must-have for students training for a career in radiologic technology. It includes Mosby's Radiography Online: Anatomy and Positioning for Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positions & Radiologic Procedures, Revised 10th edition; Merril's Atlas 3-volume set; and the accompanying Student Workbooks. For further information on each individual product, please click on the link provided below. http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com/product.jsp'isbn=0323044824 New modules are added to cover all areas of the body, and some online support is provided for all chapters in Volumes 1 and 2 of Merrills Atlas. Problem-based learning promotes critical thinking skills that will be needed in the clinical setting. A wide range of auditory and visual elements amplify text content, synthesize concepts presented in the text, provide multiple activities for reinforcement of learning, and demonstrate the practical application of anatomy and positioning. Animations and slide shows with audio narration demonstrate positioning procedures. Course management tools provide real-time chat, class calendar, e-mail connections, bulletin board, digital dropbox, discussion boards, instructor syllabus, gradebook, etc. Exams are automatically graded and reported to instructors gradebook. Unique interactive exercises reinforce learning with case studies, film evaluations, and a variety of interactive exercises, including matching, multiple choice with rationales, labeling, and short answer. Anatomy and articulation review includes assigned readings from the text, followed by self-assessment labeling exercises. Pre- and post-testing feature offers self-assessment quiz for students to evaluate their own learning needs before taking the exam. Special Situations cover unique situations frequently encountered in the clinical environment, including both routine and special projections, with narrated animations, slide shows, and clinical situations requiring student response. Image Evaluations present radiographic images showing positioning and technical errors, with questions for the student to answer online plus a discussion board. Learning Links direct students to related sites on the Internet, then pose related questions. Capstone module provides an excellent review tool, pulling information presented in the other modules and providing a series of interactive case scenarios involving multiple regions of the body for the student to assess, evaluate, and solve. Available on Evolve, Angel, Blackboard, and WebCT platforms. Designed to be used in a variety of learning environments: as a supplement to traditional lecture-format classroom learning with the instructor assigning particular portions for review and completion outside of class for distance learning for self-study with students logging on, completing lessons, and taking quizzes and exams online with results recorded for the instructor Modules 1, 2, and 3 present an introduction to positioning and radiation protection, plus anatomy and positioning terminology. Modules 4-24 cover radiography of various bone groups and areas of the body. Each module is organized as follows: Introduction and Objectives Pre-test with 25 questions Reading assignments from the text Anatomy and Articulation Review Routine Projections Overview Routine Projections Review Special Situations highlights imaging challenges presented by certain injuries and diseases Image Evaluations Exam with 40 questions Module 25 Capstone is a summative module.Ballinger, Philip W. is the author of 'Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positions and Radiologic Procedures ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780323044820 and ISBN 0323044824.

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