Comprehensive Radiographic Pathology / Edition 4

Comprehensive Radiographic Pathology / Edition 4

by Ronald L. Eisenberg, Nancy M. Johnson
     
 

Offering a foundation in the basic principles of pathology, this book focuses on the radiographic appearances of diseases and injuries that are most likely to be diagnosed with medical imaging. It offers everything you need to know about pathology imaging, including disease processes, radiographic appearance, and treatment. Updated and revised, this edition provides… See more details below

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Offering a foundation in the basic principles of pathology, this book focuses on the radiographic appearances of diseases and injuries that are most likely to be diagnosed with medical imaging. It offers everything you need to know about pathology imaging, including disease processes, radiographic appearance, and treatment. Updated and revised, this edition provides hundreds of illustrations and current information to help you meet the challenge of today's radiography.

Inside you'll find: Hundreds of high-quality illustrations of the radiographic appearance of various disease processes. A body systems approach that makes information easy to find and understand. New imaging modalities, including SPECT, PET, CT, MR, ultrasound, and fusion. New pathologies, including hepatitis variations, SARS, anthrax, and Marfan's syndrome. Radiographer Notes in every chapter that provide helpful suggestions for producing optimal radiographs for each organ system and discuss how to handle the needs of different patients. Thorough coverage of alternative imaging modalities that may be needed to ensure proper diagnosis. Treatment sections with useful background on various pathologies. An expanded discussion of how CT and MR scans are used in diagnosis. Summary tables listing diseases, their locations, radiographic appearance, and treatment. An extensive glossary and a list of major prefixes, roots, and suffixes with definitions and examples.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323036245
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/15/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.41(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction to Pathology1
2Respiratory System31
3Skeletal System84
4Gastrointestinal System153
5Urinary System221
6Cardiovascular System255
7Nervous System295
8Hematopoietic System347
9Endocrine System367
10Reproductive System399
11Miscellaneous Diseases439
Glossary461
App. APrefixes/Suffixes/Roots464
App. BLaboratory Tests466
App. C: Answer to Questions466

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