Accident and Emergency Radiology

Author: Nigel Raby
Publisher: Saunders Limited
ISBN: 0702042323
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Medical

Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any given image. Common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty are highlighted. Prevent mistakes. Pitfalls and associated abnormalities are emphasized throughout. Avoid misdiagnoses. Normal anatomy is outlined alongside schemes for detecting variants of the norm. Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points. Will provide a useful overview of the most important features in diagnosis and interpretation. Easily grasp difficult anatomical concepts. Radiographs accompanied by clear, explanatory line-drawings. Spend less time searching with an improved layout and design with succinct, easy-to-follow text. A templated chapter approach helps you access key information quickly. Each chapter includes key points summary, basic radiographs, normal anatomy, guidance on analyzing the radiographs, common injuries, rare but important injuries, pitfalls, regularly overlooked injuries, examples, and references. Grasp the nuances of key diagnostic details. Updated and expanded information, new radiographs, and new explanatory line drawings reinforce the book's aim of providing clear, practical advice in diagnosis. Avoid pitfalls in the detection of abnormalities that are most commonly overlooked or misinterpreted. Access the complete contents and illustrations online at Expert Consult-fully searchable!

The Chest X Ray A Survival Guide

Author: Gerald de Lacey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702051074
Release Date: 2012-05-25
Genre: Medical

British Medical Association Book Awards 2009 - First Prize Winner, Radiology Category Featuring a practical, clinical approach – and written in a quick-access style – this portable, economical reference helps you build a strong foundation in chest x-ray interpretation. Three radiologists with years of clinical and teaching experience present fundamental principles and key anatomical concepts...walk you through examples of classic chest x-ray features that provide subtle evidence of abnormality...and explore a variety of problems and dilemmas common to everyday clinical practice. High-quality drawings and digital chest x-rays – combined with secrets from the radiologists’ toolbox, helpful differential diagnoses, handy checklists, and key references – deliver all the assistance you need to enhance your interpretation skills. Provides a strong foundation of essential knowledge for an informed, systematic approach to accurate chest x-ray interpretation. Features the work of three radiologists who offer you the benefit of their many years of clinical and teaching experience. Emphasizes common errors and misdiagnoses to help ensure correct image readings. Presents step-by-step guidance in a bulleted, quick-access format, in short chapters focused on clinical problems, to make it easy to master the information that you need to know. Makes difficult anatomic concepts easier to grasp by pairing radiographs with color line drawings. Explains the nomenclature special to the field through a glossary of important terms. Highlights the most important concepts in diagnosis/interpretation via Key Points in each chapter.

ABC of Emergency Radiology

Author: Otto Chan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118703038
Release Date: 2013-03-27
Genre: Medical

A great source of examples that can be referred to in the heat of emergency. Mistakes can easily be made when interpreting emergency radiographs. The situation is often made more difficult by the urgency and circumstances in which the radiograph has to be evaluated. This book describes a systematic approach to assessing radiographs, instructing you on the appearances of radiological abnormalities and comparing these with normal radiographs. Each chapter covers a different part of the body and leads you through the anatomy, followed by the different types of view to request, the system of assessment itself, and pitfalls to avoid. With its clear explanation, combined with over 400 radiographs and illustrations, this essential book provides a great source of examples that can be referred to in the heat of an emergency. It will be invaluable for accident and emergency staff, trainee radiologists, medical students, nurses, and radiographers.

Learning Radiology

Author: William Herring
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323074445
Release Date: 2011-04-14
Genre: Medical

Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics, 2nd Edition, is an image-filled, practical, and clinical introduction to this integral part of the diagnostic process. William Herring, MD, a skilled radiology teacher, masterfully covers everything you need to know to effectively interpret medical images. Learn the latest on ultrasound, MRI, CT, and more, in a time-friendly format with brief, bulleted text and abundant high-quality images. Then ensure your mastery of the material with additional online content, bonus images, and self-assessment exercises at www.studentconsult.com. Identify a wide range of common and uncommon conditions based upon their imaging findings. Quickly grasp the fundamentals you need to know through easy-access bulleted text and more than 700 images. Arrive at diagnoses by following a pattern recognition approach, and logically overcome difficult diagnostic challenges with the aid of decision trees. Learn from the best, as Dr. Herring is both a skilled radiology teacher and the host of his own specialty website, www.learningradiology.com. Easily master the fundamental principles of MRI, ultrasound, and CT with new chapters that cover principles of each modality and the recognition of normal and abnormal findings. Know the basics and be more confident when interpreting diagnostic imaging studies

The Radiology of Emergency Medicine

Author: John H. Harris
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780683306798
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

The thoroughly revised, updated Fourth Edition of this highly acclaimed classic remains the premier reference on the radiologic assessment of all acute illnesses and injuries. Written by experienced radiologists, the book provides up-to-date, authoritative, unambiguous guidelines on the use of all relevant inaging studies--from conventional radiography to CT, MRI, and ultrasound. This edition features more CT, ultrasound, and MR images, state-of-the-art coverage of the expanded role of these modalities, and many new concepts on conventional radiography. Chapters on acute non-traumatic abdominal emergencies, abdominal trauma, and obstetric, gynecologic, and scrotal emergencies have been completely rewritten by experts on those specific topics. A Brandon-Hill recommended title.

Emergency Ultrasound Made Easy E Book

Author: Justin Bowra
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702048722
Release Date: 2011-10-24
Genre: Medical

The use of ultrasound in emergency medicine has proved invaluable in answering very specific, time-critical questions, such as the presence of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, or of blood in the abdomen after trauma. Unlike other imaging modalities (e.g. CT scan) it is a rapid technique that can be brought to the patient with ease. This book, Emergency Ultrasound Made Easy, is accessible and easy to use in an emergency. It is aimed mainly at specialists and trainees in emergency medicine, surgery and intensive care; but its broad scope (e.g. rapid diagnosis of DVT) makes it an invaluable addition to the library of any doctor with an interest in ultrasound, whether in primary care or the hospital setting. A pocket-sized and practical guide to the appropriate use of ultrasound in the emergency department. Designed to be used in an urgent situation (e.g. a shocked trauma patient). Written by team of international leading experts. This Second Edition has been comprehensively revised and updated to reflect the major advances in the practice of bedside ultrasound, and reflects the pioneering efforts of individual clinicians and the high-quality portable machines now available. This edition still firmly adheres to the principles of only using ultrasound where it adds value and only asking simple questions that may be readily addressed using ultrasound.

Interpreting Trauma Radiographs

Author: Jonathan McConnell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470777152
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Medical

As advanced practices and role extension within the healthcare sector continues unabated, increasingly practitioners seek ways to widen their professional remit and develop and add to their skills. Interpreting Trauma Radiographs provides a unique guide to enable radiographers and trained healthcare professionals to confidently and competently interpret and report on radiographic images. Designed specifically for radiographers, casualty (accident and emergency) medical officers and trainees, and other health professionals who regularly encounter trauma radiography as part of their work, this book brings together expert contributions on the clinical, medical, legal and scientific aspects of radiographic interpretation and reporting, promoting a thorough understanding of both the general framework of reporting and the detail of image interpretation. The book is divided into two sections. The first section deals with the overall framework of image reporting and interpretation: the radiologist’s perspective, the legal aspects, scientific background and the psychological nature of perception and interpretation. The second section focuses on image interpretation of regional anatomy, presented to support both reporting practitioners in training and those more experienced in reporting practice. Interpreting Trauma Radiographs is an invaluable companion for qualified radiographers, radiographers in training, casualty medical officers, and other healthcare professionals, such as nurse practitioners, aspiring to interpret and report on radiographic images.

Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children Third Edition

Author: Ffion Davies
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781315349220
Release Date: 2017-11-10
Genre: Medical

Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new guidelines. The new edition includes: the latest recommended guidelines and procedures, for instant access to key information generous use of colour, warning boxes, icons, clinical tips and practical advice to help the reader find information at a glance numerous illustrations help explain more difficult concepts detailed guidance on when to treat, how to treat, when to refer or when minor trauma is indicative of a more serious diagnosis. This concise evidence-based book remains an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility. It is a touchstone for all those seeing children following minor injury or trauma.

Clinical Emergency Radiology

Author: J. Christian Fox
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107065796
Release Date: 2017-03-16
Genre: Medical

A clinician's visual guide to choosing image modality and interpreting plain films, ultrasound, CT, and MRI scans for emergency patients.

Felson s Principles of Chest Roentgenology

Author: Lawrence Roger Goodman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455774838
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Medical

Popular for its easy-to-use format, Felson's Principles of Chest Roentgenology remains the must-have primer of chest radiology. With the inclusion of the latest imaging approaches and terminology, its unique programmed learning approach-presented in a highly interactive style-demystifies reading and interpreting radiologic images. High-quality images and diagrams are accompanied by multiple-choice review questions to reinforce key concepts. Additional online images plus self-assessment tests help you sharpen your skills and build confidence! Quickly grasp the radiology fundamentals you need to know-including basic science, image interpretation, and terminology-with the popular "programmed learning" approach, which promotes fast learning and reference. Discern the nuances between modalities by comparing CT and MR images as well as traditional radiographs. View detailed clinical images covering all the image types you'll see on the boards including digital quality radiographs and an introduction of PET imaging, plus more advanced imaging such as CT and MRI than ever before. Benefit the from more robust interactive offerings in an e-book format-with easy-to-access quizzes and board questions provided online. Test your skills and simulate the exam experience with updated content aligned with the new MCQ-format Board exam for easy preparation and review.

Fundamentals of Body CT E Book

Author: W. Richard Webb
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323263580
Release Date: 2014-09-05
Genre: Medical

Perfect for radiology residents and practitioners, Fundamentals of Body CT offers an easily accessible introduction to body CT! Completely revised and meticulously updated, this latest edition covers today's most essential CT know-how, including the use of multislice CT to diagnose chest, abdominal, and musculoskeletal abnormalities, as well as the expanded role of 3D CT and CT angiography in clinical practice. It’s everything you need to effectively perform and interpret CT scans. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information to effectively interpret CTs and the salient points needed to make accurate diagnoses. Review how the anatomy of each body area appears on a CT scan. Grasp each procedure and review key steps quickly with a comprehensive yet concise format. Achieve optimal results with step-by-step instructions on how to perform all current CT techniques. Compare diagnoses with a survey of major CT findings for a variety of common diseases—with an emphasis on those findings that help to differentiate one condition from another. Make effective use of 64-slice MDCT and dual source CT scanners with coverage of the most current indications. Stay current extensive updates of clinical guidelines that reflect recent changes in the practice of CT imaging, including (ACCP) Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer guidelines, paraneoplastic and superior vena cava syndrome, reactions to contrast solution and CT-guided needle biopsy. Get a clear view of the current state of imaging from extensively updated, high-quality images throughout. Access the complete contents online at ExpertConsult.

Accident and Emergency X rays Made Easy

Author: James D. Begg
Publisher:
ISBN: 0443073244
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

This manual gives both background knowledge of the subject and describes some memorable real-life cases.

Clark s Pocket Handbook for Radiographers Second Edition

Author: A. Stewart Whitley
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781315353296
Release Date: 2016-11-03
Genre: Medical

Drawn from the bestselling Clark's Positioning in Radiography, this pocket handbook provides clear and practical advice to help radiographers in their day-to-day work. Designed for rapid reference, it covers how to position the patient and the central ray, describes the essential image characteristics and illustrates each radiographic projection with a positioning photograph and a radiograph.

Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian3

Author: Signe J. Plunkett
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702027680
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Small animal veterinarians of all specialties and at all stages in their careers will find the new edition of Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian their invaluable one-stop shop for the information they need to provide optimal patient care in an emergency situation. Readers familiar with the previous edition will be pleased to see the text comprehensively updated, with much new content and many new features including an all-color design to make finding information easier than ever. Those coming to the book for the first time will appreciate its clarity of structure, its concise and practical approach and its step-by-step presentation of key information, all of which will prove their worth time and again in each new emergency, whatever the species. For those working as a solo doctor in an emergency practice, Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian third edition will fulfil the role of a substitute colleague when further information is needed quickly. No small animal clinician will want to be without a copy. New to this edition Contains two new chapters on supportive care (fluid therapy, oxygen supplementation, analgesia, nutritional support) and shock Presents the latest recommendations for cardiopulmonary resuscitation Includes the latest diagnostic testing regimens Offers current therapeutic recommendations including analgesia and nutritional support Dr Plunkett is joined by new co-authors for respiratory emergencies and emergencies of the urinary tract, and for a completely revised and augmented exotics chapter Contains major updates, revisions and expansions of the toxicologic emergencies chapter