Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide

Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide


By (author) Nigel Raby, By (author) Laurence Berman, By (author) Gerald de Lacey

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  • Publisher: Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 214mm x 20mm | 621g
  • Publication date: 14 March 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0702026670
  • ISBN 13: 9780702026676
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 325 ills.
  • Sales rank: 25,977

Product description

This pocket book is written primarily for doctors with little or no experience in the accident and emergency department and who are faced with the problem of radiologic interpretation when no other help is readily at hand. The book is liberally illustrated with high quality, well-annotated radiographs which assist the reader in the interpretation of abnormal/normal radiographic appearances. The focus is on common areas of injury with the emphasis being placed on the detection of those abnormalities that are most commonly overlooked or misinterpreted. Each chapter deals with the basic radiographs required, important anatomy, normal variants, a system for inspecting suggested views, types of injury and ends with a summary of key points.

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Review quote

"Recommended to Radiologists and Emergency Room personnel as an in-hospital reference. The sample x-rays included within the chapters provide physicians with an added advantage as they serve to recreate real-life clinical situations." "The Electronic Review," January/February 2006 "I recommend this book to beginning and/or intermediate level radiology trainees, as well as other medical professionals involved in urgent care.""," March 2005

Table of contents

-FOREWORD -GLOSSARY -INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1: Basic Principles CHAPTER 2: Skull CHAPTER 3: Facial Bones CHAPTER 4: Shoulder and Elbow CHAPTER 5: Wrist and Distal Forearm CHAPTER 6: Hand and Fingers CHAPTER 7: Cervical Spine CHAPTER 8: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine CHAPTER 9: Pelvis CHAPTER 10: Hip and Proximal Femur CHAPTER 11: Knee CHAPTER 12: Ankle and Hindfoot CHAPTER 13: Mid Foot and Forefoot CHAPTER 14: Particular Paediatric Points CHAPTER 15: Foreign Bodies - Penetrating CHAPTER 16: Foreign Bodies - Swallowed CHAPTER 17: Abdomen CHAPTER 18: Chest