Chapter 10. Radiography

  1. Margaret C. Moore MA, VN, Cert Ed, FETC. MIScT and
  2. Norman G. Palmer

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690444.ch10

Calculations for Veterinary Nurses

Calculations for Veterinary Nurses

How to Cite

Moore, M. C. and Palmer, N. G. (2008) Radiography, in Calculations for Veterinary Nurses, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690444.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632054985

Online ISBN: 9780470690444

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Keywords:

  • radiography;
  • X-ray machines;
  • grid factor;
  • focal distance;
  • X-ray beam

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Terminology

  • Kilovoltage (kV)

  • Milliamperage (mA)

  • Milliampere-seconds (mAs)

  • Manipulating the formula(see also Chapter 2, Basic Principles)

  • Combined effects of kV and mAs

  • The grid factor

  • Film Focal Distance (FFD)