Essential Radiology: Clinical Presentation, Pathophysiology, Imaging

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Thieme, 2006 - Medical - 354 pages

This comprehensive introduction to the essentials of radiology is designed
to enable readers to excel at ordering the appropriate examination and reliably
interpreting basic imaging findings. Organized around the major organ systems,
it situates imaging within the larger context of the patient's clinical
presentation, the pathophysiology of the disease or injury, the analysis and
differential diagnosis of imaging findings, and the integration of each into
patient management.

Special features include:

  • Concise reviews of key anatomic and physiologic

  • Full integration of pathophysiology and imaging

  • More than 600 exquisite illustrations demonstrating
    important concepts

  • Mini-atlas of essential cross-sectional anatomy of the
    brain, chest, and abdomen

Essential Radiology is an invaluable reference for
learning how to make full use of radiology's extraordinary promise in diagnosing
disease and enhancing patient care. Instructors will find this an ideal book for course adoption.


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Professor and Vice Chairman of Radiology at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

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