Crash Course (US): Imaging

Crash Course (US): Imaging

by Deborah ter Meulen, Barry Kelly, Ian C. Bickle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323053386

ISBN-13: 9780323053389

Pub. Date: 02/29/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Get the most from your study time! In print and online, this title in the "Crash Course" series makes it easy to master the imaging essentials you must know to navigate your course work and prepare for exams. Clear, concise text covers all essential concepts; user-friendly learning features, including "hints and tips" and "comprehension check" boxes, make study

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Overview

Get the most from your study time! In print and online, this title in the "Crash Course" series makes it easy to master the imaging essentials you must know to navigate your course work and prepare for exams. Clear, concise text covers all essential concepts; user-friendly learning features, including "hints and tips" and "comprehension check" boxes, make study easier; and review questions help you assess your mastery of the material and pinpoint areas requiring additional study.

• Presents guidance in a clear, concise, narrative-style text that covers exactly what you need to know - no more, no less.
• Makes study easier through learning features such as "hints and tips" and "comprehension check" boxes, as well as abundant two-color diagrams explaining key concepts in an interesting and visual way.
• Enhances study with multiple-choice and short-answer questions at the back of the book to aid in self assessment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323053389
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/29/2008
Series:
Crash Course Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.29(w) x 10.13(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Patient Presents with

1. Chest Pain, Dyspnea, or Hemoptysis

• Cardiovascular disorders
• Respiratory disorders
• Case conferences

2. Breast Mass or Breast Screening

• The breast lump
• Breast screening
• Case conference

3. Dysphagia

• Thyroid mass
• Esophageal diseases
• Case conference

4. Abdominal Pain

• Imaging in abdominal pain
• Intestinal causes
• Hepatopancreatobiliary diseases
• Urological diseases
• Vascular diseases
• Gynecological diseases
• Case conferences

5. Jaundice

• Liver diseases
• Biliary diseases
• Pancreatic diseases
• Case conference

6. Altered Bowel Habit/Rectal Bleeding

• Small bowel diseases
• Large bowel diseases
• Case conferences

7. Scrotal or Groin Mass

• Scrotal mass
• Inguinal/thigh mass
• Case conference

8. Back Pain

• Degenerative diseases
• Inflammatory diseases
• Neoplastic spinal disease
• Metabolic bone disease
• Case conference

9. Joint Pain

• Rheumatoid arthritis
• Seronegative arthritis
• Degenerative
• Hemophilia
• Metabolic disorders
• Infectious diseases
• Systemic diseases
• Case conference

10. Neck Mass

• Thyroid masses
• Salivary diseases
• Lymphadenopathy
• Congenital/developmental diseases
• Miscellaneous disorders
• Case conference

11. Neurological Symptoms

• Headache
• Focal neurological deficit
• Seizures
• Head trauma
• Case conference

12. Urinary Tract Infection in Childhood

• Renal tract ultrasound
• Voiding cystourethrogram
• DMSA
• Other renal imaging investigations used in children with UTIs
• The role of vesico-ureteric reflux
• Case conference

13. Delayed Passage of Meconium

• Hirschsprung’s disease
• Meconium ileus
• Functional immaturity of the colon
• Ileal atresia
• Anorectal malformations
• Colonic atresia
• Radiological investigations
• Case conference

14. A Limp in Childhood

• Developmental dysplasia of the hip
• Transient synovitis of the hip joint
• Septic arthritis
• Perthes’ disease
• Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
• Toddler’s fracture
• Discitis
• Radiological evaluation
• Case conference

15. Pregnancy

• First trimester ultrasound
• Second trimester ultrasound
• Third trimester ultrasound
• Case conference

Part II: Principles of Radiology

16. Ionizing Radiation Studies

• Conventional radiology
• Computed tomography
• Interventional radiology

17. Non-ionizing Radiation Techniques

• Ultrasound
• Doppler ultrasound
• Magnetic resonance imaging

18. Nuclear Medicine

• Conventions
• Single photon emission computed tomography
• Positron emission tomography
• Specific isotope studies
• Radiation doses and requests

Part III: Image Gallery

19. Respiratory Imaging

20. Cardiovascular and Breast Imaging

21. Gastrointestinal Imaging

22. Abdominal Imaging

23. Orthopedic Imaging

24. Head and Neck Imaging

25. Pediatric Radiology

Glossary

Index

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