Clark's Positioning in Radiography

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First published in 1939, Clark's Positioning in Radiography is the definitive text on patient positioning for the diagnostic radiography student and practitioner. This fully revised 12th edition ensures that the title retains its pre-eminence in the field, with hundreds of new positioning photographs and brand new explanatory line diagrams, a clearly defined and easy-to-follow structure, and international applicability. The book presents the essentials of radiographic techniques in as practical a way as possible, avoiding unnecessary technical complexity and ensuring that the student and practitioner can find quickly the information that they require regarding a particular position. The experienced author team, expanded for this edition, understand that there is no substitute for a good understanding of basic skills in patient positioning and an accurate knowledge of anatomy to ensure good radiographic practice. All the standard positioning is included in this single volume, accompanied by supplementary positions where relevant and illustrations of pathology where appropriate. Common errors in positioning are also included.

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About the Author:

A. Stewart Whitley
Radiology Directorate Manager, Directorate of Radiology and Physiotherapy Services, Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust, Blackpool, Lancashire

Charles Sloane
Senior Lecturer, Department of Radiography and Imaging Science, St Martin’s College, Lancaster

Graham Hoadley
Consultant Radiologist, Clinical Director, Directorate of Radiology and Physiotherapy Services, Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust, Blackpool, Lancashire

Adrian D. Moore
Professor of Health Sciences, Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge

Chrissie W. Alsop
Superintendent Radiographer, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Manchester Medical School and Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester

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"This edition is an excellent update to this series on radiographic positioning and techniques. The sections on digital radiography provide useful information on the acquisition of digital images and their incorporation into a modern PACs system."--Doody's


"This book is a comprehensive guide to positioning in radiology targeted at a wide range of readers including radiographers, trainee radiologists and personnel interested in diagnostic imaging. It has an excellent coverage of all modalities with helpful information on alternative techniques. It discusses the advantages and limitations of radiographic procedures, indications for particular imaging, and sensitivities of each method. It also provides relevant teaching on medical physics, in an easy to read and understandable format. This book discusses the principles of image quality and the recommended methods necessary to achieve diagnostic criteria, as well as providing a review of radiation hazards and how to protect patients and staff. As well as this, it also highlgights common radiographic errors and gives reasoning as to why and how these are avoidable. This is an excellent overview - even for the experienced."--BMA Book Awards


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