This brand new text, is an essential practical guide for junior doctors and medical students making the transition from medical school to life on the wards. .
'I think that this book is an excellent idea.' 4th year medical student
The hands-on guide to imaging takes a systems focused approach and is very easy to consult when on the job. Written to help you get the most of your Radiology department, this book gives you:
Pointers on how to evaluate the appropriate Radiology required
Reference on patient care and preparation
Guidance on analysing results and patient feedback
Advice on following the correct procedures
The best information about imaging techniques
150 detailed images
Help on how to deal effectively with the Radiology department
Health and Safety advice
Hints on how to organise paperwork and work through the mass of hospital forms
Details on how to manage budgets effectively
A quick reference, pocket-sized reassurance
This book intends to help you understand the practical issues that aren't taught at Medical School. Why not see for yourself how it can help you?
Dr David Howlett MRCP FRCR is a Consultant Radiologist at Eastbourne District General Hospital. Eastbourne will be involved in the teaching of new medical students at Brighton Medical School and Dr Howlett is keen to utilise his large collection of teaching films. He is the co-editor of another Blackwell Publishing title, Cases in Surgical Radiology, which was published in September 2001.
List of contributors. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Abbreviations.. Chapter 1 Making Best Use of the Radiology Department. Chapter 2 Imaging Techniques. Chapter 3 Respiratory system. Chapter 4 Cardiovascular System. Chapter 5 The Upper Gastrointestinal Tract. Chapter 6 The Lower Gastrointestinal Tract. Chapter 7 Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Imaging. Chapter 8 The Breast. Chapter 9 Musculoskeletal System. Chapter 10 The Neck. Chapter 11 The Urogenital Tract. Chapter 12 Central Nervous System. Index.