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Answered By: Emily Gilbert, Health Sciences Librarian Last Updated: Feb 07, 2018 Views: 42
The gold standard text for radiographic positioning is Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures. This book is available to Rasmussen students in a few different places:
|Volume 1||eBook Central||15||Click here|
|Volume 2||eBook Central||15||Click here|
|Volume 3||eBook Central||15||Click here|
|3-volume set||eBook Central||3||Click here|
|3-volume set||eBooks and Academic Books||3||Click here|
Not sure which volume you need? Scroll to the bottom to see which chapters are in each volume!
Merrill's is a 3-volume atlas, so there is a plethora of information to sort through. You can see screenshots below of how to navigate in both eBook Central and eBooks and Academic Books.
Once you're in the book, first zoom in or out to your comfort level (#1 in the images below), and you can use the table of contents (2) to find a chapter that interests you or search with the book (3) for a specific term. Once you find something useful, use the arrows (4) to navigate page by page, and you can print, save, or email (5) a limited number of pages from the book.
eBooks and Academic Books:
Need to figure out which volume to use? The chapters in each volume are listed below.
|Preliminary Steps in Radiography|
|General Anatomy and Radiographic Positioning Terminology|
|Long Bone Measurement|
|Mouth and Salivary Glands|
|Anterior Part of Neck|
|Urinary System and Venipuncture|
|Skull, Facial Bones, and Paranasal Sinuses|
|Central Nervous System|
|Vascular, Cardiac, and Interventional Radiography|
|Sectional Anatomy for Radiographers|
|Magnetic Resonance Imaging|