Accident and Emergency Radiology, 2e
ISBN: 0702026670
EAN13: 9780702026676
Language: English
Publication Date: February 26, 2005
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 0.79" H x 8.43" L x 5.43" W
Weight: 1.37 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
Perfect for the non-specialist, this pocket guide focuses on common injuries and those abnormalities that are frequently overlooked or misinterpreted in the emergency department...and gives key indicators when a radiologist should be consulted. Using a concise and systematic approach, it explains how to examine and accurately interpret x-rays. Each chapter focuses on the basic radiographs required, important anatomy, normal variants, a system for inspecting suggested views, types of injury, and ends with a summary of key points. Highlights common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty. Emphasizes pitfalls and associated abnormalities. Provides a summary of key points at the end of each chapter for a quick overview of the most important features. Accompanies radiographs with line-drawings to explain difficult concepts. Completely revises and updates all chapters. Provides greater coverage of chest radiology. Features more conceptual line drawings, tables, and summary charts, and improved quality of images.