Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 14, 2011 - Medical - 318 pages

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

 

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Contents

Recognizing Anything
1
Recognizing Normal Chest Anatomy and a Technically Adequate Chest Radiograph
8
Recognizing Airspace Versus Interstitial Lung Disease
18
Recognizing the Causes of an Opacified Hemithorax
27
Recognizing Atelectasis
32
Recognizing a Pleural Effusion
40
Recognizing Pneumonia
50
Recognizing Pneumothorax Pneumomediastinum Pneumopericardium and Subcutaneous Emphysema
59
Recognizing Abnormal Calcifications and Their Causes
156
Recognizing the Imaging Findings of Trauma
164
Recognizing Gastrointestinal Hepatic and Urinary Tract Abnormalities
172
Ultrasonography
193
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
209
Recognizing Abnormalities of Bone Density
218
Recognizing Fractures and Dislocations
232
Recognizing Joint Disease
249

Recognizing Adult Heart Disease
68
Recognizing the Correct Placement of Lines and Tubes
86
Computed Tomography
98
Recognizing Diseases of the Chest
109
Recognizing the Normal Abdomen
127
Recognizing Bowel Obstruction and Ileus
138
Recognizing Extraluminal Air in the Abdomen
148
Recognizing Some Common Causes of Neck and Back Pain
261
Recognizing Some Common Causes of Intracranial Pathology
276
Recognizing What to Order
299
Bibliography
304
Index
305
The Last Printed Page
318
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