Accident and Emergency X-Rays Made Easy

Accident and Emergency X-Rays Made Easy

by James D. Begg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443073244

ISBN-13: 9780443073243

Pub. Date: 09/23/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Here's easy-to-follow advice in an easy-to-follow format. A practicing radiologist with many years of experience working in Emergency Departments explains how to successfully troubleshoot and accurately interpret radiologic images of the most commonly encountered conditions. For each body system, he reviews normal anatomy and normal variants, and addresses the many

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Overview

Here's easy-to-follow advice in an easy-to-follow format. A practicing radiologist with many years of experience working in Emergency Departments explains how to successfully troubleshoot and accurately interpret radiologic images of the most commonly encountered conditions. For each body system, he reviews normal anatomy and normal variants, and addresses the many pitfalls that affect radiologic technique and the huge potential for misinterpreting the images.

• Covers the conditions most commonly encountered on an emergency basis or as the result of accidents.
• Reviews the knowledge of normal anatomy and normal anatomical variations essential to interpreting radiographs accurately.
• Discusses effective methods for analyzing the diagnostic quality of x-rays and interpreting the pathology.
• Addresses the many pitfalls and the enormous potential for error in technique and diagnosis.
• Use real-life cases of ‘memorable' patients to illustrate relevant historical facts and insights.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443073243
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/23/2004
Series:
Made Easy Series
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

The approach to accident and emergency films

The plain skull X-ray in trauma

The neck

The thoracic spine

The lumbar spine

The shoulder girdle

The upper limb

Upper airway obstruction

The chest X-ray

The abdomen

The pelvis

The hip

The lower limb

Foreign bodies and penetrating injuries

Non-accidental injury

Hints

Index

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