Essentials of Skeletal Radiology

Essentials of Skeletal Radiology

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The Second Edition of this landmark text is by far the most comprehensive radiology text ever published.The magnificent, two volume set features a new two colour format, and covers the entire spectrum of chiropractic radiology, including skeletal variants that simulate disease, normal anatomy and radiographic positioning, and every facet of bone pathology.The streamlined, easy to read text is supported with charts and diagrams of target sites for various entities, with radiographs, CT and MRI scans. Other features new to this edition include a totally rewritten chapter on Specialized Diagnostic Imaging (Chapter 6) including MRI, CT, Myelography, CT Myelography, Nuclear Medicine (Bone Scans) and Discography.The reader will find medical-legal implications of various clinical entities fully explored, along with new mnemonics, over 1,000 new illustrations, 1,000 new references, 200 new cases and 100 new radiographic artifacts in Chapter 16. The First Edition, (a best seller) earned these words:"A proud reminder of chiropractic's contribution to the health care sciences." CCAJ"An important contribution to the body of radiologic knowledge.
It is inconceivable that a physician of any kind--much less a chiropractic one--could conduct a fully viable practice without the addition of these volumes to his library." MPI's Dynamic Chiropracti
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  • Hardback | 1800 pages
  • 216 x 279mm | 5,430g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • 2nd edition
  • illustrations, references
  • 0683093304
  • 9780683093308

Table of contents

Volume 1: radiographic positioning and normal anataomy; measurements in skeletal radiology; congenital anomalies and normal skeletal variants; scoliosis; the natural histroy of spondyloysis and spondylolisthesis; diagnostic imaging of the musculoskeletal system; principles of radiological interpretation; skeletal dysplasias; trauma. Appendix: mneumonics. Volume 2: arthritic disorders; tumour and tumour-like processes; infection; haematological and vascular disorders; nutritional, metabolic and endocrine disorders; report writing in skeletal radiology; radiographic artifacts; radiographic anthology of vertebral names. Appendix: mnemonics.
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