The Radiology Handbook: A Pocket Guide to Medical Imaging

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Designed for busy medical students, TheRadiology Handbook is a quick and easy reference for any practitioner who needs information on ordering or interpreting images.The book is divided into three parts:• Part I presents a table, organized from head to toe, with recommended imaging tests for common clinical conditions.• Part II is organized in a question and answer format that covers the following topics: how each major imaging modality works to create an image; what the basic precepts of image interpretationin each body system are; and where to find information and resources for continued learning.• Part III is an imaging quiz beginning at the head and ending at the foot. Sixty images are provided to self-test knowledge about normal imaging anatomy and common imaging pathology.Published in collaboration with the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, The Radiology Handbook is a convenient pocket-sized resourcedesigned for medical students and nonradiologists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780821417089
  • Publisher: Ohio University Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2006
  • Series: White Coat Pocket Guide Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 689,364
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 4.75 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

J. S. Benseler is a practicing clinical radiologist and associate professor of radiology at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, with overtwenty years of experience teaching medical students, interns, and residents.

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Table of Contents

Pt. I Ordering schemes 1
Pt. II Imaging overview 21
Ch. 1 X-rays 22
Ch. 2 Computed tomography 35
Ch. 3 Ultrasound 46
Ch. 4 MRI/PET 53
Ch. 5 Chest 64
Ch. 6 Abdominal 100
Ch. 7 Urinary 114
Ch. 8 Gastrointestinal 125
Ch. 9 Musculoskeletal 142
Ch. 10 Head and neck 165
Ch. 11 Neuroimaging 176
Ch. 12 Improving proficiency 194
Pt. III Imaging anatomy and pathology 205
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