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The Student-to-Student, Step-by-Step Guide to Radiology Clerkship Success

This survival guide for the radiology wards teaches you how to read and present normal and abnormal x-rays, CTs, and MRIs for the most commonly seen diseases and disorders. You'll find 150 radiologic images divided by modality, clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the ...

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First Aid Radiology for the Wards

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Overview

The Student-to-Student, Step-by-Step Guide to Radiology Clerkship Success

This survival guide for the radiology wards teaches you how to read and present normal and abnormal x-rays, CTs, and MRIs for the most commonly seen diseases and disorders. You'll find 150 radiologic images divided by modality, clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the results, and illustrations of classic results of important conditions.

Detailed advice from radiology clerkship veterans help you:

  • Prepare for and take the test
  • Perform a basic study
  • Determine if a film is adequate
  • Present each study on the ward
  • Spot the strengths and weaknesses of studies
  • Recognize basic anatomical structures
  • Identify abnormal conditions

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO HONING RADIOLOGY SKILLS FOR EVERY CLERKSHIP

  • The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to interpreting and presenting radiology studies
  • Detailed how-to-succeed and what-to-study guidance from clerkship vets
  • 75 radiology images of the most commonly seen disorders illustrate each modality and detail
  • Illustrates normal as well as abnormal results
  • Classic results of important conditions often seen on the wards and tested on the USMLE Step 2CK
  • Clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the results
  • “Classifieds” feature high-yield websites, top extracurricular opportunities, and scholarships
  • Tear-out cards with essential radiology concepts in pocket-ready format

A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE

  • Discover med students’ “secret weapon”
  • Impress on the wards and succeed in the clerkships
  • Save time with high-yield topics, important radiology images, and pocket-ready reminders
  • The first book to describe how to read radiographic films for the most commonly seen disorders
  • Apply the First Aid formula for clerkship success!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071643078
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 11/3/2008
  • Series: First Aid Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • File size: 20 MB
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Meet the Author

Latha Ganti, MD, MS, FACEP is Chief, Division of Clinical Research and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine at Gainesville. She is also Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester, MN) and serves as Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Emergency Medicine.

S. Matthew Stead, MD, PhD Resident in Pediatric Neurology Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN


Matthew S. Kaufman, MD Resident Department of Internal Medicine Long Island Jewish Medical Center New York

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Database of High Yield Facts
1. Neuroradiology
2. Chest Radiology
3. Gastrointestinal Radiology
4. Genitourinary Radiology
5. Topics in Obstetrics
6. Musculoskeletal Radiology
7. Topics in Pediatric Radiology
Section 3: Classified

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