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    DescriptionDiagnostic Imaging in Critical Care: A problem based approach provides an up to date educational resource to enable clinicians to interpret patients imaging investigations. The book is based on a series of problems about critically ill patients. The problems which are of varying degrees of difficulty, begin with a brief clinical history followed by an image or series of images questions are asked about the images and answers provided at the end of the chapter. There are two sets of radiological images for each problem - one set is in the book as part of the problem, and the second set on the DVD - a full set of high quality images such as a reporting radiologist would review (the same images seen on the digital X-ray system used in the author's clinical practice). Problems arranged in chapters based on anatomical region being imaged.Plain X-ray, CT, MRI and ultrasound images from the full spectrum of disease processes seen in the critically ill adultDVD with high quality images similar to those used in real life. Contains the entire set of problems. DVD allows reader to scroll through a series sequential images giving an appreciation of 3 D anatomy. Proven method of displaying images enhances learning.

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    Diagnostic Imaging in Critical Care
    A Problem Based Approach
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Joyce, By (author) Nivene Saad, By (author) Peter Kruger, By (author) Carole Foot, By (author) Nikki Blackwell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 220
    Width: 195 mm
    Height: 264 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 862 g
    ISBN 13: 9780729538787
    ISBN 10: 0729538788

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MMPH
    BISAC V2.8: MED080000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BIC subject category V2: MMKL
    BISAC V2.8: MED019000, MED018000
    DC22: 616.0754
    Thema V1.0: MKSH, MJA, MKR
    Elsevier Australia
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    22 December 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Marrickville, NSW
    Table of contents
    PREFACE Chapter 1 - CHEST Normal variantsTraumatic aortic ruptureChest wall/lung traumaBony trauma (including spinal) seen on CXRDiaphragmatic herniaWhite out of hemithorax (pleural fluid / tumour / consolidation / pneumonectomy / collapse) PneumothoraxPlacement of lines and tubesMitral valve diseasePulmonary hypertensionAortic coarctationAortic aneurysmDissecting aortic aneurysmPulmonary embolusPercardial effusionLung collapseComplications of cardiac surgeryPneumoniaEmpyemaLung abscessARDSChronic obstructive lung diseaseIncidental lung cancer Interstitial lung disease- reticular and nodularAlveolar opacityRuptured oesophagusSurgical emphysemaPerforated viscusMediastinal massAsbestosis Chapter 2 - ABDOMEN AND PELVISBiliary obstructionGas in biliary treePortal venous gasLiver traumaFree fluid in abdomenRenal traumaPerforated viscusPelvic fractureLiver abscessSubphrenic abscessSplenic traumaBladder ruptureAbdominal aortic aneurysmEmphysematous pyelonephritisAscitesSmall and large bowel obstructionPsoas abscessPancreatitis and its complicationsObstructed renal systemPyelonephritisPack left in abdomen Chapter 3 - HEAD Subdural haematoma; acute and chronicExtradural haematomaIntracerebral haematomasSubarachnoid haemorrhage (with and without hydrocephalus) Herpes encephalitisIschaemic infarctsDiffuse axonal injuryTumoursAbscessFacial and skull fracturesSubdural empyemaAcute hydrocephalus +/- blocked shuntSagittal sinus thrombosisArnold Chiari malformationSinusitisCerebral atrophy Chapter 4 - SPINEFractures and dislocationsEpidural abscessSpinal cord traumaEpidural haematomaCongenital anomaliesAnkylosing spondylitisOsteomyelitis Chapter 5 - MISCELLANEOUSThyroid massNeck abscessAir in knee jointEpiglottitisLaryngeal traumaGas in soft tissues/clostridial infectionShoulder fracture on chest Xray