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    DescriptionChest X-rays for Medical Students is a unique teaching and learning resource that offers students, junior doctors, trainee radiologists, nurses, physiotherapists and nurse practitioners a basic understanding of the principles of chest radiology. Provides a memorable way to analyze and present chest radiographs - the unique 'ABCDE' system as developed by the authors Explains how to recognize basic radiological signs, pathology and patterns associated with common medical conditions as seen on plain PA and AP chest radiographs Presents each radiograph twice, side by side - once as would be seen in a clinical setting and again with the pathology clearly highlighted Includes a section of self-assessment and presentation exercises to test knowledge and presentation technique Ideal for study and clinical reference, this book will be the ideal companion for any medical student, junior doctor or trainee radiographer.


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    Title
    Chest X-Rays for Medical Students
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher Clarke, By (author) Anthony Dux
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 140
    Width: 217 mm
    Height: 275 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 468 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470656198
    ISBN 10: 0470656190
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.1T
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26960
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MMPH
    BISAC V2.8: MED079000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED080000
    DC22: 617.5407572
    BISAC V2.8: MED085040
    B&T Approval Code: G65243056
    DC22: 617.5/407572
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: RC941 .C593 2011
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    Ingram Theme: ASPT/CLINAS
    Thema V1.0: MKSH
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
    Publication date
    22 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Chicester
    Author Information
    Christopher Clarke is ST2 Clinical Radiology Trainee at Nottingham University Hospitals and Honorary Lecturer in Human Anatomy at Nottingham Medical School Anthony Dux is a Consultant Radiologist at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
    Back cover copy
    "Chest X-rays for Medical Students" is a unique teaching and learning resource that offers students, junior doctors, trainee radiologists, nurses, physiotherapists and nurse practitioners a basic understanding of the principles of chest radiology. Provides a memorable way to analyze and present chest radiographs - the unique 'ABCDE' system as developed by the authorsExplains how to recognize basic radiological signs, pathology and patterns associated with common medical conditions as seen on plain PA and AP chest radiographsPresents each radiograph twice, side by side - once as would be seen in a clinical setting and again with the pathology clearly highlightedIncludes a section of self-assessment and presentation exercises to test knowledge and presentation techniqueIdeal for study and clinical reference, this book will be the ideal companion for any medical student, junior doctor or trainee radiographer.
    Table of contents
    Preface vii Acknowledgements viii Learning objectives checklist ix Part 1 About X-rays 1 What are X-rays? 1 How are X-rays produced? 1 The resulting image on the X-ray film 2 How are X-ray images (radiographs) stored? 2 Hazards and precautions 3 Radiation hazards 3 IRMER 2000 3 In women of reproductive age 3 Chest X-ray (CXR) views 4 PA erect CXR 4 Other views 4 Normal anatomy on a PA chest X-ray 5 Normal anatomy 15 Normal anatomy 25 Normal anatomy 36 Normal anatomy 47 Normal anatomy 58 Normal anatomy 68 Normal anatomy 79 Normal anatomy 89 Presenting a chest radiograph 10 Be systematic 10 Film quality 11 Rotation 11 Adequate inspiration 13 Part 2 Overview of the ABCDE of chest X-rays 14 The ABCDE of chest X-rays 15 Part 3 Common conditions and their radiological signs 94 Pulmonary embolism 94 Bronchial carcinoma 94 Heart failure 95 Pneumonia 97 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 97 Tuberculosis 98 Asbestos-related lung disease 103 Self-assessment questions 108 Self-assessment answers 113 Glossary 122 Index 128