Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology Essentials

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Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2013 - Medical - 958 pages

Get the quick answers you need on every aspect of diagnostic radiology and apply them in your day-to-day practice. Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology Essentials serves as a comprehensive review and reference for radiologists in training and in practice by providing practical solutions to diagnostic problems in the radiological recognition and interpretation of a wide range of disease entities. Organized by body region, its innovative, accessible outline format, bullet point style and numerous, high quality, multi-modality images make essential key facts about any given condition easy to find and retrieve. The content follows the same order and is derived from the renowned authoritative reference work Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology. "The authors deserve to be congratulated on their gargantuan efforts and I am sure this textbook will be well thumbed by future radiology trainees preparing for their examinations."RAD Magazine, Nov 2013

  • Find the answers you need quickly and easily using the synoptic, bullet point format and structure. Every section is organised consistently to include Definition, Clinical Findings, Radiological Findings and Pearls.
  • Efficiently review the key radiological features of a broad spectrum of disease entities - all images are linked to the text on the facing page.
  • Avoid potential pitfalls in diagnosis by referring to the diagnostic "Pearls" sections in each chapter.
  • Differentiate a full range of normal and abnormal findings with more than 3,000 images, including plain film, CT, MRI, ultrasound and nuclear medicine imaging.
  • Keep hard-to-remember information and details at your fingertips with an extensive Appendix section including many 'quick reference' items that are essential in day-to-day practice (e.g. TNM staging).
  • Access the entire text and images online, fully searchable, at Expert Consult.

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About the author (2013)

After qualifying in medicine in 1996 Dr Grant completed basic surgical training at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham prior to working for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals for four years until entry back into specialist training within the NHS. Upon completing his radiology training at Addenbrookes Hospital, including a specialist year at the Royal Marsden Hospital, he was appointed as a consultant radiologist at the Royal Free Hospital in 2010. His areas of sub specialisation include hepatobiliary imaging as well as urological imaging. He is a core member of the hepatobiliary and urological MDT lead radiologist for research activities within the radiology department and co-lead radiologist for cancers of the GU system. Dr Nyree Griffin graduated from the University of Bristol Medical School in 1995 as the Gold Medallist in her year. She was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) in 2006 from the University of Nottingham for research into the role of phoshodiesterase inhibitors in anal sphincter function. Nyree undertook higher specialist training in radiology at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital between 2002 and 2006. She subsequently completed a one-year cross sectional fellowship at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. She was appointed as the lead consultant gastrointestinal radiologist at Guy's and St Thomas' in 2008. Since then she has developed a well-established and high-quality gastrointestinal radiology service.

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