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Course: ASRT Authored Courses, Bone Densitometry

Module: Bone Densitometry Basics | Module 5: Equipment

Module Description: This module explains the principles behind dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, the DXA equipment available from different manufacturers, and the beam configurations they use. You will also learn about the characteristics of K-edge filtering and energy-switching systems, and the calibration and maintenance of DXA machines.

Author: ASRT: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
About the author: The mission of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is to advance the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession and to enhance the quality of patient care.
Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Credits: 0.75
Price: $15.00