Squire's Fundamentals of Radiology / Edition 6

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Overview

In the past five years, the development of new imaging technologies that make possible faster and more accurate diagnoses has significantly improved the imaging of disease and injury. This new edition of Squire’s Fundamentals of Radiology describes and illustrates these new techniques to prepare medical students and other radiology learners to provide the most optimal and up-to-date imaging management for their patients. Not only are new diagnostic techniques outlined, such as the multidetector computed tomography diagnosis of pulmonary embolism and the diffusion-weighted magnetic-resonance imaging of stroke, but hundreds of new diagnostic images have been included to illustrate the radiological characteristics of common diseases with state-of-the-art computed radiography, ultrasound, multidetector computed tomography, and magnetic-resonance images. The text has been completely reviewed and updated to present the latest and best strategies in diagnostic imaging.
New interventional radiology procedures have been added, including vertebroplasty, a percutaneous injection treatment of painful spinal compression fractures; uterine artery embolization, a surgical alternative to hysterectomy in women with painful or bleeding uterine fibroids; and radiofrequency ablation, a percutaneous technique for treating unresectable tumors in the liver and other organs with probes that superheat and thus destroy cancer cells.
A new chapter on advances in diagnostic imaging describes many cutting-edge imaging technologies, such as three-dimensional and digital imaging, functional magnetic-resonance imaging, PET–CT (positron emission tomography combined with computed tomography), cardiac calcium CT scoring, multidetector gated cardiac CT, and molecular imaging.

The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some color illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

European Radiology - A. Chiesa
[Review of the previous edition] As a result of wide popularity, this excellent textbook reaches its fifth edition. The book appears to have been and to be the 'vademecum' of thousands of medical students, but its content is also devoted to doctors of sciences other than radiology, who use imaging as an essential tool for diagnostic workup of patients. The 25 years' experience of the textbook can clearly be recognized through its 20 chapters covering all fields of diagnostic imaging. The significant advances in imaging technology have brought a great number of new diagnostic images to this edition and new subjects, such as interventional radiology, have been included. Another important new feature of the book is body anatomy, explained either by plain films or by cross-sectional images. All diagnostic problems are presented in a very practical and essential way, tailored to students who will certainly be doctors but may not become radiologists. The reasoning of the author as a non-radiologist but with the radiologist's eyes is the most captivating feature of the textbook. This aspect can only be explained by Squire's and then Novelline's great experience in teaching medical students… The quality of images and captions is excellent, mainly from the teaching point of view. In fact, I was unable to find any misleading image or caption. Although the book is primarily devoted to medical students, its characteristics make it suitable also for first-/second-year residents in radiology. The book is definitely to be recommended to all doctors willing to know more about modern diagnostic imaging. Its size and reasonable price make this volume highly cost-effective.
Booklist
[Review of the previous edition] This is the fifth edition of a text…written as an introduction to radiology for medical students. In 1964 Lucy Frank Squire authored the first edition, which became a standard for education of medical students. Squire recently passed away, but her teaching enthusiasm and spirit are maintained in eloquent fashion by Novelline, her colleague and friend. Without changing its purpose, the text has been rewritten considerably and is nearly doubled in size. New chapters in anatomy and subspecialty areas are included. New to this edition are chapters emphasizing primary-care areas, including women's imaging, men's imaging, pediatric radiology, and AIDS. This edition also contains photographs of patients undergoing exams in radiology suites and discussions of the patients' experiences in the department.
Kathleen A. Murray
Five stars! Dr. Novelline has done an incredible job, taking an excellent text and improving it. [He] has kept the best parts of the previous editions, adding and updating to create a new incredible educational tool for a reasonable price that will stand the test of time. This text belongs in the personal library of every medical student.
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - Joseph Whitely
[Review of a previous edition] I recommend this book as the definitive introductory text for medical students in their clinical years and to the course leaders of required or elective undergraduate courses in diagnostic radiology.
Kathleen A. Murray
Robert Novelline continues in his outstanding fashion to update an excellent beginning radiology text. This is the fifth edition of a text (last edition 1988) written as an introduction to radiology for medical students. In 1964, Lucy Frank Squires published the first edition, which became a standard for education of medical students. Dr. Squires recently passed away, but her teaching enthusiasm and spirit are maintained in eloquent fashion by her colleague and friend, Dr. Novelline. This is written as an introduction to radiology concepts, beginning with the most basic fundamentals and applying them to clinical practice in informative and memorable ways. The text is appropriately aimed at medical students and students in allied health fields. It is intended to be read cover-to-cover as principles are taught, illustrated, and tested in cumulative fashion. The author is a credible source, drawing from his years of experience teaching medical students as well as from the experience of his mentor, Dr. Squires. Without changing its purpose, this text has been rewritten considerably and is nearly doubled in size. New chapters in anatomy and subspecialty areas are included. New to this edition are chapters emphasizing primary care areas, including women's imaging, men's imaging, pediatric radiology, and AIDS. This edition also contains photographs of patients undergoing exams in radiology suites and discussions of the patients' experiences in the department. As before, unknown cases are included in most chapters with answers provided in an appendix. Dr. Novelline has done an incredible job, taking an excellent text and improving it. Most changes to a text of this caliber would beless significant because the author would perhaps fear destroying an icon. Instead, the author has kept the best parts of the previous editions, adding and updating to create a new incredible educational tool for a reasonable price that will stand the test of time. This text belongs in the personal library of every medical student.
Booknews
A text for medical students on basic principles of diagnostic radiology, featuring many b&w photos and diagrams, and b&w and color images from computed tomography, magnetic resonance, and ultrasound. Includes case examples with questions and answers. This fifth edition contains new images, and five new chapters on anatomy, vascular imaging, interventional radiology, imaging of medical conditions of men, women, and children, and the use of radiology to track the course of diseases such as TB and AIDS. Also useful as an instruction manual for those in the allied health sciences. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Kathleen A. Murray, MD (University of Utah School of Medicine)
Description: Robert Novelline continues in his outstanding fashion to update an excellent beginning radiology text. This is the fifth edition of a text (last edition 1988) written as an introduction to radiology for medical students. In 1964, Lucy Frank Squires published the first edition, which became a standard for education of medical students. Dr. Squires recently passed away, but her teaching enthusiasm and spirit are maintained in eloquent fashion by her colleague and friend, Dr. Novelline.
Purpose: This is written as an introduction to radiology concepts, beginning with the most basic fundamentals and applying them to clinical practice in informative and memorable ways.
Audience: The text is appropriately aimed at medical students and students in allied health fields. It is intended to be read cover-to-cover as principles are taught, illustrated, and tested in cumulative fashion. The author is a credible source, drawing from his years of experience teaching medical students as well as from the experience of his mentor, Dr. Squires.
Features: Without changing its purpose, this text has been rewritten considerably and is nearly doubled in size. New chapters in anatomy and subspecialty areas are included. New to this edition are chapters emphasizing primary care areas, including women's imaging, men's imaging, pediatric radiology, and AIDS. This edition also contains photographs of patients undergoing exams in radiology suites and discussions of the patients' experiences in the department. As before, unknown cases are included in most chapters with answers provided in an appendix.
Assessment: Dr. Novelline has done an incredible job, taking an excellent text and improving it. Most changes to a text of this caliber would be less significant because the author would perhaps fear destroying an icon. Instead, the author has kept the best parts of the previous editions, adding and updating to create a new incredible educational tool for a reasonable price that will stand the test of time. This text belongs in the personal library of every medical student.

5 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780674012790
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/2004
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 660
  • Sales rank: 231,347
  • Product dimensions: 8.64 (w) x 11.28 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert A. Novelline, M.D., is Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School. He is also Director, Emergency Radiology, and Director, Undergraduate Radiology Education, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Basic Concepts 1
Ch. 2 The Imaging Techniques 12
Ch. 3 Normal Radiological Anatomy 42
Ch. 4 How to Study the Chest 80
Ch. 5 The Lung 92
Ch. 6 Lung Consolidations and Pulmonary Nodules 112
Ch. 7 The Diaphragm, the Pleural Space, and Pulmonary Embolism 126
Ch. 8 Lung Overexpansion, Lung Collapse, and Mediastinal Shift 140
Ch. 9 The Mediastinum 158
Ch. 10 The Heart 174
Ch. 11 How to Study the Abdomen 210
Ch. 12 Bowel Gas Patterns, Free Fluid, and Free Air 244
Ch. 13 Contrast Study and CT of the Gastrointestinal Tract 260
Ch. 14 The Abdominal Organs 300
Ch. 15 The Musculoskeletal System 352
Ch. 16 Men, Women, and Children 406
Ch. 17 The Vascular System 456
Ch. 18 The Central Nervous System 506
Ch. 19 Interventional Radiology 548
Ch. 20 Pathological Change over Time and Multisystem Disease: TB and AIDS 574
Answers to Unknowns 593
Acknowledgments 599
Index 605
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