Medicolegal Issues for Diagnostic Imaging Professionals, Fourth Edition

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Author: Robert J. Parelli

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420086645

Category: Law

Page: 216

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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.

Medicolegal Issues for Diagnostic Imaging Professionals, Fourth Edition

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Author: Robert J. Parelli

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781574440812

Category: Law

Page: 216

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Designed to enhance the work and study of radiographers and imaging specialists, this third edition provides critically relevant applications of the law from a radiographer's perspective. Written in a clear and highly understandable format, the book enlightens readers on medicolegal and ethical situations that they might encounter in their daily professional routine. Designed to provide meaning and interpretation for legal situations, the book includes case studies that give legal insight and implications. The book integrates tort law, labor law, and legal doctrines with ethics, patient rights, risk management, and forensic radiology.

Introduction to Radiologic Technology

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Author: Laverne Tolley Gurley,William Joseph Callaway

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 406

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Now in its fifth edition, INTRODUCTION TO RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY continues to give readers an excellent foundation on which to build a career in the imaging sciences. It introduces the profession of radiologic technology and presents an overview of the body of knowledge that students will acquire in future radiography courses. They will also learn what to expect from a career in radiologic technology, what will be required of them as practicing radiographers, and what options they will have for advancement. The book opens with chapters on learning skills and a historical overview of medicine and radiology. Subsequent chapters cover essential topics in radiography such as patient care, ethics, medicolegal considerations, quality assurance, and radiation safety. This revised edition features a new chapter on critical thinking skills as well as significant content updates throughout.

Professional Voice, Fourth Edition

The Science and Art of Clinical Care, 3-Volume Set

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Author: Robert Thayer Sataloff

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1597567108

Category: Medical

Page: 2224

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The most comprehensive reference on voice care and science ever published! Substantially revised and updated since the previous edition published in 2005, Professional Voice: The Science and Art of Clinical Care, Fourth Edition provides the latest advances in the field of voice care and science. In three volumes, it covers basic science, clinical assessment, nonsurgical treatments, and surgical management. Twenty new chapters have been added. These include an in-depth chapter on pediatric voice disorders, chapters detailing how hormonal contraception, autoimmune disorders, and thyroid disorders affect the voice, as well as chapters on the evolution of technology in the voice care field, and advances in imaging of the voice production system. The appendices also have been updated. They include a summary of the phonetic alphabet in five languages, clinical history and examination forms, a special history form translated into 15 languages, sample reports from a clinical voice evaluation, voice therapy exercise lists, and others. The multidisciplinary glossary remains an invaluable resource. Key Features With contributions from a Who's Who of voice across multiple disciplines120 chapters covering all aspects of voice science and clinical careFeatures case examples plus practical appendices including multi-lingual forms and sample reports and exercise listsComprehensive indexMultidisciplinary glossary What's New Available in print or electronic format20 new chaptersExtensively revised and reorganized chaptersMany more color photographs, illustrations, and case examplesFully updated comprehensive glossaryMajor revisions with extensive new information and illustrations, especially on voice surgery, reflux, and structural abnormalities New Chapters 1. Formation of the Larynx: From Hox Genes to Critical Periods 2. High-Speed Digital Imaging 3. Evolution of Technology 4. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Voice Production System 5. Pediatric Voice Disorders 6. The Vocal Effects of Thyroid Disorders and Their Treatment 7. The Effects of Hormonal Contraception on the Voice 8. Cough and the Unified Airway 9. Autoimmune Disorders 10. Respiratory Behaviors and Vocal Tract Issues in Wind Instrumentalists 11. Amateur and Professional Child Singers: Pedagogy and Related Issues 12. Safety of Laryngology Procedures Commonly Performed in the Office 13. The Professional Voice Practice 14. Medical-Legal Implications of Professional Voice Care 15. The Physician as Expert Witness 16. Laryngeal Neurophysiology 17. The Academic Practice of Medicine 18. Teamwork 19. Medical Evaluation Prior to Voice Lessons 20. Why Study Music? Intended Audiences Individuals While written primarily for physicians and surgeons, this comprehensive work is also designed to be used by (and written in language accessible to) speech-language pathologists, singing voice specialists, acting voice specialists, voice teachers, voice/singing performers, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and others involved in the care and maintenance of the human voice. Libraries It is a must-have reference for medical and academic libraries at institutions with otolaryngology, speech-language pathology, music, nursing and other programs related to the human voice.

Clinical Assessment of Voice, Second Edition

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Author: Robert Thayer Sataloff

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1944883738

Category: Medical

Page: 752

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In Clinical Assessment of Voice, Second Edition, Dr. Sataloff brings together a dynamic group of professionals who share his interdisciplinary philosophy of voice care. They provide an introduction to medical diagnostics and special problems with professional performers and voice users and offer a rare look at the assessment procedures used by the top voice care teams in the world. Clinical Assessment of Voice, Second Edition, includes chapters written by individuals with specialties in laryngology, teaching of singing and acting, voice science, and speech-language pathology, nursing, and acoustics. Starting with an extensive case history and following with the physical examination, the objective documentation in the voice laboratory, and the latest diagnostic imaging with laryngeal computed tomography and strobovideolaryngoscopy, the chapters delineate the possible diagnoses and treatment approaches that currently represent the state of the art in assessment of voice disorders. Added is current information on the medical-legal evaluation, now ever more important for the professional performer. New to this edition: New chapters on high-speed digital imaging, evolution of technology, magnetic resonance imaging, pediatric voice disorders, and thyroid disorders.Many chapters have been rewritten extensively to include the most recent practices and techniques, as well as updated references.Discussion of a large number of studies that were not addressed previously and a review of the latest literature, while also retaining classic literature.New information on topics such as measuring voice treatment outcomes, World Trade Center syndrome, and laryngeal effects of asbestos exposure.A selection of new authors who provide an interdisciplinary approach and valuable insights into the care of vocal performers. Clinical Assessment of Voice, Second Edition is ideal for speech-language pathology students and clinicians and is suitable for classroom use as well as for reference. For practicing otolaryngologists and speech-language pathologists, it is an invaluable guide for understanding the techniques for proper diagnosis and for organizing a plan of treatment. For singers and performers, knowledge of the assessment process is presented in a manner that allows them to determine what level of assessment they should pursue for the most current treatment.

Forthcoming Books

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Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Breast Imaging Expert Radiology Series E-Book

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Author: Lawrence W. Bassett,Mary C Mahoney,Sophia Apple,Carl D'Orsi

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455705934

Category: Medical

Page: 832

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Imaging of the Breast, by Drs. Lawrence Bassett, Mary Mahoney, Sophia Apple, and Carl D'Orsi, enables you to more accurately interpret the imaging findings for even your most challenging cases. A comprehensive look at breast imaging, it correlates radiologic images with pathology slides to strengthen the accuracy of your diagnosis. This entry in the Expert Radiology Series also addresses topics such as appropriateness criteria for various imaging approaches, the BI-RAD quality assessment and reporting tool, and image-guided interventional procedures. Confidently interpret breast imaging findings by looking at how various radiologic presentations correlate with pathology studies. Make the best imaging decisions with comprehensive coverage of the appropriateness criteria for various imaging modalities. Comply with accepted reporting standards thanks to in-depth information on Breast Imaging-Reporting and Data System. Enhance your interventional radiology skills with detailed guidance of these techniques. View breast pathology clearly with full-color images throughout.

Orell and Sterrett's Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

Expert Consult: Online and Print

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Author: Svante R Orell,Gregory F. Sterrett

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047554

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Orell & Sterrett’s Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology 5e provides you with a logical and systematic approach to the acquisition, interpretation and diagnosis of FNA biopsy samples. It is an ideal resource for all those requiring an authoritative and systematic review of the cytological findings in those malignant and benign lesions likely to be the target of FNA. The book is lavishly illustrated with high quality colour images that demonstrate the cytological features as well as their relevant immunohistochemical and molecular findings. Organized into anatomical regions, each chapter is consistently organized into two parts: the first deals with clinical and technical aspects followed by a systematic presentation of cytological findings. This is your perfect practical bench resource for daily reference in the laboratory. Provides practical tips and advice on how to avoid pitfalls and ensure accurate diagnoses. Over 1,200 colour illustrations capture each entity’s cellular, morphological and immunohistochemical appearance. Chapters have been up-dated and revised and a brand new one on cytological findings in infectious diseases added. Both MGG and Pap smears illustrated in parallel as well as the corresponding histology to help provide side-by-side analysis. Access the full text online and download images via Expert Consult. Brand new chapter on cytological findings in infectious diseases. Inclusion of immuno-profiles and other relevant ancillary tests. New illustrations. New contributing authors. Available online via Expert Consult.

European Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

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Author: Nicholas Perry,E. Puthaar

Publisher: European Communities

ISBN: 9789279012587

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Breast cancer is the most frequent cause of cancer-related deaths in women in Europe, and demographic trends indicate a continuing increase in this substantial public health problem. Systematic early detection through screening, effective diagnostic pathways and optimal treatment have the ability to substantially lower current breast cancer mortality rates and reduce the burden of this disease in the population. This is the fourth edition of these guidelines which contains information on recommended standards and procedures for breast cancer screening and diagnostic services, including chapters on multi-disciplinary aspects of quality assurance, data collection and monitoring, effective communication of information, requirements of a specialist unit, and a certification protocol.