Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics (3rd Revised edition)

Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics (3rd Revised edition)

By: William Herring (author)Paperback

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A must-have for anyone who will be required to read and interpret common radiologic images, Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics is an image-filled, practical, and easy-to-read introduction to key imaging modalities. Skilled radiology teacher William Herring, MD, masterfully covers exactly what you need to know to effectively interpret medical images of all modalities. Learn the latest on ultrasound, MRI, CT, patient safety, dose reduction, radiation protection, 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 Student Consult. Identify a wide range of common and uncommon conditions based upon their imaging findings. Arrive at diagnoses by following a pattern recognition approach, and logically overcome difficult diagnostic challenges with the aid of decision trees. Quickly grasp the fundamentals you need to know through more than 700 images and an easy-to-use format and pedagogy, including: bolding of key points and icons designating special content; Diagnostic Pitfalls; Really, Really Important Points; Weblinks; and Take-Home Points. Gauge your mastery of the material and build confidence with extra images, bonus content, interactive self-assessment exercises, and USMLE-style Q&A that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams. Apply the latest recommendations on patient safety, dose reduction and radiation protection Benefit from the extensive knowledge and experience of esteemed author Dr. William Herring-a skilled radiology teacher and the host of his own specialty website, www.learningradiology.com. Stay current in the latest advancements and developments with meticulous updates throughout including a new chapter on Pediatric Radiology as well as more than 60 new and updated photos, many highlighting newer imaging modalities. Maximize your learning experience with interactive Student Consult extras videos/images of 3D images, functional imaging examinations, dynamic studies, and additional assessments. Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

Contents

Chapter 1. Recognizing Anything Chapter 2. Recognizing a Technically Adequate Chest Radiograph Chapter 3. Recognizing Normal Pulmonary Anatomy Chapter 4. Recognizing Normal Cardiac Anatomy Chapter 5. Recognizing Airspace versus Interstitial Lung Disease Chapter 6. Recognizing the Causes of an Opacified Hemithorax Chapter 7. Recognizing Atelectasis Chapter 8. Recognizing a Pleural Effusion Chapter 9. Recognizing Pneumonia Chapter 10. Recognizing Pneumothorax, Pneumomediastinum, Pneumopericardium, and Subcutaneous Emphysema Chapter 11. Recognizing the Correct Placement of Lines and Tubes and Their Potential Complications: Critical Care Radiology Chapter 12. Recognizing Diseases of the Chest Chapter 13: Recognizing Adult Heart Disease Chapter 14. Recognizing the Normal Abdomen: Conventional Radiology Chapter 15. Recognizing the Normal Abdomen and Pelvis on Computed Tomography Chapter 16. Recognizing Bowel Obstruction and Ileus Chapter 17. Recognizing Extraluminal Gas in the Abdomen Chapter 18. Recognizing Abnormal Calcifications and Their Causes Chapter 19. Recognizing the Imaging Findings of Trauma Chapter 20. Recognizing Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, and Urinary Tract Abnormalities Chapter 21. Ultrasonography: Understanding the Principles and Recognizing Normal and Abnormal Findings Chapter 22. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Understanding the Principles and Recognizing the Basics Daniel J. Kowal, MD Chapter 23. Recognizing Abnormalities of Bone Density Chapter 24. Recognizing Fractures and Dislocations Chapter 25. Recognizing Joint Disease: An Approach to Arthritis Chapter 26. Recognizing Some Common Causes of Neck and Back Pain Chapter 27. Recognizing Some Common Causes of Intracranial Pathology Chapter 28. Recognizing Pediatric Diseases Appendix: What to Order When Bibliography Chapter 1 Quiz Answers Online Content

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323328074
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780323328074
  • ISBN10: 0323328075
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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