Lecture Notes: Radiology (Lecture Notes Series) / Edition 2by Pradip R. Patel
Lecture Notes: Radiology focuses on imaging techniques, basic film interpretation, and specialised radiological investigations, and is organised by body systems. The emphasis is on plain film and contrast radiology, but more advanced imaging techniques (e.g. CT and MRI) are also covered. Radiology has an important role in the initial diagnosis and/i>… See more details below
Lecture Notes: Radiology focuses on imaging techniques, basic film interpretation, and specialised radiological investigations, and is organised by body systems. The emphasis is on plain film and contrast radiology, but more advanced imaging techniques (e.g. CT and MRI) are also covered. Radiology has an important role in the initial diagnosis and subsequent management of patients, and
Lecture Notes: Radiology is a concise course in radiographical interpretation presenting the essential core knowledge for medical students and house officers. It provides a fundamental understanding of radiology, focusing on the conditions with which the junior doctor should be familiar.
The First Edition was awarded a prestigious BMA book award in 1998. The book emphasises the pattern of disease as seen on commonly used X-rays and contrast examinations, with explanatory notes on further investigations by imaging techniques such as ultrasound, CT and MRI.
The book contains:
- Clear illustrations
- Clinically orientated text arranged into organ systems
- A chapter on examination hints and viva technique
Key fact boxes are included to support the understanding of key information and this text will prove invaluable as a rapid revision guide for finals.
Lecture Notes: Radiology is written specifically for students, junior doctors on foundation programmes, specialist nurses and staff in the radiology department.
therefore the clinical orientation of this book is important to ensure that radiology is seen as part of the routine care of patients.
The first edition was a BMA Book Award Winner (1998).
Reviews of the current edition:
"This is a fantastic book which presents the essential core knowledge for Medical Students."
Sphincter, Liverpool Medical School Gazette
"The level of detail is such that junior doctors may also find it of interest in the early stages of training. In conclusion, this concise and useful book should prove to be a valuable addition to the 'Lecture Notes' series so well known to medical students."
"Lecture Notes on Radiology is an excellent book, which I believe would be invaluable when surgical and medical finals rear their ugly heads, as well as being useful for the earlier years....All topics are well structured, easy to read and beautifully laid out."
Leech Y Gelen, University of Wales College of Medicine Student Gazette
"Overall, it is almost impossible for me to criticise this book, a position I rarely find myself in. This is one book the review copy of which I will hang on to, use frequently, and recommend to the medical students who come through the wards."
Table of Contents
2. Respiratory Tract.
3. Cardiovascular System.
4. Gastrointestinal Tract.
5. Liver and Pancreas.
6. Urinary Tract.
7. Skeletal System.
8. Skeletal Trauma.
10. Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
12. Specific Radiological Investigations.
13. Film-Viewing Hints.
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