Quality Management in the Imaging Sciences,
Edition 7
By Jeffrey Papp, PhD, RT(R) (QM)

Publication Date: 03 Jan 2024

Master all aspects of quality management and control in today’s imaging environment! A true one-of-a-kind text, Quality Management in the Imaging Sciences, 7th Edition provides the information you need to ensure that radiographic equipment operates properly and that it functions within accepted standards. Step-by-step instructions provide a guide to evaluating equipment and documenting results. Also included is coverage of the latest federal regulations, advances in technology, and current QM certification requirements. Written by physics and diagnostic imaging educator Jeffrey Papp, this resource is an excellent tool to help you prepare for the ARRT® Quality Management Advanced Level Examination.

Key Features

  • Coverage of quality management for all imaging sciences includes X-ray equipment, fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, sonography, and mammography.
  • Step-by-step QM procedures include detailed instructions on how to evaluate imaging equipment, and full-sized sample documentation forms offer practice in recording results.
  • Special icon and bolded type identify federal regulations important to quality management.
  • Learning features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, key terms (with definitions in the glossary), lab experiments, and review questions at the end of each chapter.
  • Useful appendix includes a review of the radiographic quality factors and a listing of agencies, organizations, and committees related to quality control and assurance.
  • Two 160-question practice exams on the Evolve website help you prepare for the ARRT advanced certification examination in Quality Management.

New Features

  • NEW! Updated content reflects the latest ARRT® Quality Management certification requirements.
  • NEW! Imaging updates include new technologies, current regulations, and ACR® accreditation requirements.
About the author
By Jeffrey Papp, PhD, RT(R) (QM), Professor of Physics and Diagnostic Imaging, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Table of Contents
1 Introduction to Quality Management
2 Quality Improvement Tools and Procedures
3 Image Quality
4 Film/Screen Image Receptor Systems
5 Quality Control of X-ray Generators and Ancillary Radiographic Equipment
6 Radiographic Image Artifacts
7 Quality Control of Fluoroscopic Equipment
8 Digital Radiographic and Fluoroscopic Systems and Advanced Imaging Equipment
9 Mammographic Quality Standards
10 Quality Control in Computed Tomography
11 Quality Control for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Equipment
12 Ultrasound Equipment Quality Assurance
13 Quality Assurance in Nuclear Medicine
Appendix A: Agencies, Organizations, and Committees in Quality Assurance
Book details
ISBN: 9780323832922
Page Count: 400
Illustrations : 400 illustrations
Retail Price : £70.99

Radiography students (approximately 15,000 US students per year)