Emergency Radiology, An Issue of Radiologic Clinics of North America [NOOK Book]

Overview

The practice of Emergency Radiology has undergone rapid change in the last decade: as imaging procedures are increasingly performed within short periods of time after the arrival of patients to the emergency room, the expectation for near real-time interpretations (often by subspecialists) has gained popularity. Larger emergency centers provide 24 hour on-site coverage by well trained radiologists, while others rely on the services of equally well trained radiologists located off-site, taking advantage of modern ...
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Emergency Radiology, An Issue of Radiologic Clinics of North America

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Overview

The practice of Emergency Radiology has undergone rapid change in the last decade: as imaging procedures are increasingly performed within short periods of time after the arrival of patients to the emergency room, the expectation for near real-time interpretations (often by subspecialists) has gained popularity. Larger emergency centers provide 24 hour on-site coverage by well trained radiologists, while others rely on the services of equally well trained radiologists located off-site, taking advantage of modern universal interconnectivity. Either way, radiologists’ input is increasingly affecting the immediate outcome of patients presenting with acute symptoms.  Radiologists have embraced the challenge to protect patient safety by seeking evidence-based data to support the proper utilization of CT (including the use of alternative imaging modalities) and radiologists and CT manufacturers together have worked intensely to find optimal methods to deliver the inevitable radiation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455743117
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 1/28/2012
  • Series: Clinics: Radiology
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 8 MB

Table of Contents

Preface: Emergency Radiology Jorge A. Soto xi

Strategies for Reducing Radiation Exposure in Multi-Detector Row CT Aaron Sodickson 1

Updated Imaging of Traumatic Brain Injury Wayne S. Kubal 15

The Imaging of Maxillofacial Trauma and its Pertinence to Surgical Intervention Nisha Mehta Parag Butala Mark P. Bernstein 43

Multi-Detector Row CT Angiography of the Neck in Blunt Trauma Felipe Munera Mark Foley Falgun H. Chokshi 59

Imaging of Acute Head and Neck Infections Aldo Gonzalez-Beicos Diego Nunez 73

Imaging of Aortic and Branch Vessel Trauma Martin L. Gunn 85

Splenic Trauma: What is New? Alexis Boscak Kathirkamanthan Shanmuganathan 105

CT Imaging of Blunt Traumatic Bowel and Mesenteric Injuries Christiana A. LeBedis Stephan W. Anderson Jorge A. Soto 123

Multi-Detector Row CT of Acute Non-traumatic Abdominal Pain: Contrast and Protocol Considerations Stephan W. Anderson Jorge A. Soto 137

Imaging of Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy Douglas S. Katz Michele A.I. Klein George Ganson John J. Hines 149

Diagnosis of Acute Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage and Acute Mesenteric Ischemia in the Era of Multi-Detector Row CT Jamlik-Omari Johnson 173

Index 183

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