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Nuclear Cardiology Study Guide: A Technologist's Review for Passing Specialty Certification Exams

Andrzej Moniuszko, B. Adrian Kesala
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York, NY : Springer, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9781461486459, 1461486459, 9781461486442
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Summary
This book presents a comprehensive review of nuclear cardiology principles and concepts necessary to pass the Nuclear Cardiology Technology Specialty Examination. The practice questions are similar in format and content to those found on the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) and American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) examinations, allowing test takers to maximize their chances of success. The book is organized by test sections of increasing difficulty, with over 600 multiple-choice questions covering all areas of nuclear cardiology, including radionuclides, instrumentation, radiation safety, patient care, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Detailed answers and explanations to the practice questions follow. It also includes helpful test-taking tips. Supplementary appendices include commonly used abbreviations and symbols in nuclear medicine, glossary of cardiology terms, and useful websites. Nuclear Cardiology Study Guide is a valuable reference for nuclear medicine technologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and all other imaging professionals in need of a concise review of nuclear cardiology.
Contents
  • Tackling the Multiple-Choice Test
  • Practice Test 1: Difficulty Level-Easy
  • Practice Test? 2: Difficulty Level-Moderate
  • Practice Test? 3: Difficulty Level-Hard
  • Appendix A: Commonly Used Abbreviations and Symbols in Nuclear Medicine
  • Appendix B: Glossary of Cardiology Terms
  • Appendix C: Useful Websites.
Description
1 online resource (xv, 281 pages) : illustrations (some color); digital.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Available online as viewed 11/19/2013
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