Digital Mammography

A Holistic Approach

  • Peter Hogg
  • Judith Kelly
  • Claire Mercer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Introduction and Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Alison J. Darlington
      Pages 3-10
    3. Dawn M. McDonald
      Pages 11-16
    4. Lisa Hackney, Susan Williams
      Pages 27-47
    5. Zebby Rees, Susan E. Garnett
      Pages 49-52
    6. Solveig S. H. Hofvind, Chris J. M. de Wolf
      Pages 67-74
  3. Caring for Patients and Clients

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Susan Cliffe, Colin Cliffe
      Pages 77-82
    3. Stuart J. Mackay
      Pages 89-95
    4. Julie M. Nightingale, Fred J. Murphy, Rita M. Borgen
      Pages 97-104
    5. Leslie Robinson, Marie Griffiths, Julie Wray, Cathy Ure, Julie R. Stein-Hodgins, Geraldine Shires
      Pages 105-111
    6. Patsy Whelehan
      Pages 113-117
    7. Melanie Stephens
      Pages 119-122
  4. Equipment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. C. John Kotre, Cláudia Sá dos Reis
      Pages 125-141

About this book


This up-to-date, evidence-based book covers the whole range of mammography and mammography-related techniques used in practice, and also the rapid and increasingly sophisticated evolution of mammographic clinical practice and technology.


A wide range of topics, from the psychological and emotional support required from the practitioner to all aspects of screening and symptomatic mammographic imaging, are discussed.


Digital Mammography: A Holistic Approach is aimed at radiographers, technicians, technologists, physicists, nurses and medical practitioners worldwide, and enables the reader to gain a better understanding of techniques, equipment and anatomy.



Breast Anatomy Breast Cancer Mammographic Clinical Practice Mammographic Techniques Mammography Imaging

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Hogg
    • 1
  • Judith Kelly
    • 2
  • Claire Mercer
    • 3
  1. 1.University of SalfordSalfordUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Breast Care UnitCountess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation TrustChesterUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention CentreUniversity Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe Hospital,ManchesterUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-04830-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-04831-4
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