Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics
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.
Know the basics and be more confident when interpreting diagnostic imaging studies
Recognizing Normal Chest Anatomy and a Technically Adequate Chest Radiograph
Recognizing Airspace Versus Interstitial Lung Disease
Recognizing the Causes of an Opacified Hemithorax
Recognizing a Pleural Effusion
Recognizing Pneumothorax Pneumomediastinum Pneumopericardium and Subcutaneous Emphysema
Recognizing Abnormal Calcifications and Their Causes
Recognizing the Imaging Findings of Trauma
Recognizing Gastrointestinal Hepatic and Urinary Tract Abnormalities
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Recognizing Abnormalities of Bone Density
Recognizing Fractures and Dislocations
Recognizing Joint Disease
Recognizing Adult Heart Disease
Recognizing the Correct Placement of Lines and Tubes
Recognizing Diseases of the Chest
Recognizing the Normal Abdomen
Recognizing Bowel Obstruction and Ileus
Recognizing Extraluminal Air in the Abdomen