Pocket Atlas of Radiographic Anatomy / Edition 3

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Overview

In this easily accessible pocket atlas, two expert radiologists present the normal radiographic anatomy readers need in order to interpret conventional diagnostic radiographs. Each practical, two-page unit displays a standard radiograph of a different projection on the left-hand side supplemented by a detailed, clearly labeled schematic drawing on the opposing page. The consistent, user-friendly format facilitates easy identification and rapid review of key anatomic information.

Features:

  • 177 radiographic studies provide multiple views of every basic anatomic structure
  • High-resolution radiographs appear beside explanatory drawings to aid comprehension
  • Seven examinations new to this edition cover a trans-scapular Y view of the shoulder; 45 external and internal rotation views of the knee; and more

An ideal reference for anyone involved in the interpretation of commonly performed radiographic studies, the third edition of Pocket Atlas of Radiographic Anatomy is an especially valuable tool not only for medical students and radiology residents, but also for radiological technologists.

Incl. standard radiographs for 170 radiographic examinations & their different projections.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

Very straightforward...a wonderful reference book.--Student RepresentativeThis Atlas, as for its previous editions, is undoubtedly recommended to the residents in radiology. Clinical Imaging May 2011Praise for the second edition:This book contains a very good range of easily accessible information on common examinations and represents a valuable starting point for radiographers seeking image interpretation information...highly recommended. --RAD Magazine[Five stars] A readily accessible tool for reading, learning, and reference...covers a wide gamut of radiographic anatomy...pocket-sized...information is readily available...a good introduction to radiographic anatomy..the .images are excellent.--Doody's Review
Doody Reviews
Reviewer: Kenneth A Bell, DVM, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description: This is an update of an excellent atlas of radiographic images of human anatomy, with both conventional imaging and images using radiographic contrast material. The previous edition was published in 2006.
Purpose: It is intended as a readily accessible tool for reading, learning, and reference.
Audience: Although it appears to be directed at students, the book should be useful for practitioners as well. It also could be helpful in educating patients about to undergo radiographic procedures.
Features: The book covers a wide gamut of radiographic anatomy using keys to identify anatomic parts and it does a good job of outlining pertinent anatomy. There are images that use radiographic contrast material or simulated contrast material with drawings outlining anatomic structures. It is pocket-sized and information is readily available. It would be helpful to include CT and MRI images in future editions.
Assessment: This is a good introduction to radiographic anatomy for medical students and beginning radiology residents. It also should be helpful to general internists and other clinicians. The images are excellent, making a detailed understanding of the anatomy possible. This edition would be more comprehensive if CT, MRI, and ultrasound images were added.
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Kenneth A Bell, DVM, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description: This is an update of an excellent atlas of radiographic images of human anatomy, with both conventional imaging and images using radiographic contrast material. The previous edition was published in 2006.
Purpose: It is intended as a readily accessible tool for reading, learning, and reference.
Audience: Although it appears to be directed at students, the book should be useful for practitioners as well. It also could be helpful in educating patients about to undergo radiographic procedures.
Features: The book covers a wide gamut of radiographic anatomy using keys to identify anatomic parts and it does a good job of outlining pertinent anatomy. There are images that use radiographic contrast material or simulated contrast material with drawings outlining anatomic structures. It is pocket-sized and information is readily available. It would be helpful to include CT and MRI images in future editions.
Assessment: This is a good introduction to radiographic anatomy for medical students and beginning radiology residents. It also should be helpful to general internists and other clinicians. The images are excellent, making a detailed understanding of the anatomy possible. This edition would be more comprehensive if CT, MRI, and ultrasound images were added.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Kenneth A Bell, DVM, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description: This is an update of an excellent atlas of radiographic images of human anatomy, with both conventional imaging and images using radiographic contrast material. The previous edition was published in 2006.
Purpose: It is intended as a readily accessible tool for reading, learning, and reference.
Audience: Although it appears to be directed at students, the book should be useful for practitioners as well. It also could be helpful in educating patients about to undergo radiographic procedures.
Features: The book covers a wide gamut of radiographic anatomy using keys to identify anatomic parts and it does a good job of outlining pertinent anatomy. There are images that use radiographic contrast material or simulated contrast material with drawings outlining anatomic structures. It is pocket-sized and information is readily available. It would be helpful to include CT and MRI images in future editions.
Assessment: This is a good introduction to radiographic anatomy for medical students and beginning radiology residents. It also should be helpful to general internists and other clinicians. The images are excellent, making a detailed understanding of the anatomy possible. This edition would be more comprehensive if CT, MRI, and ultrasound images were added.
Booknews
With no textual accompaniment, this pocket atlas is a strictly visual depiction of normal radiographic anatomy for 170 examinations. Each radiographic image, organized by anatomical structures, such as the skeletal system, chest and lung, and circulatory system, is accompanied by a labeled line drawing of the anatomy allowing for easy identification. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783137842033
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 6/9/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 573,327
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Emil Reif, MDDepartment of RadiologyMarienhaus Klinikum Saarlouis - DillingenDillingen/Saarlouis, Germany
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