Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics / Edition 3

Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics / Edition 3

by William Herring MD, FACR
ISBN-10:
0323328075
ISBN-13:
9780323328074
Pub. Date:
04/30/2015
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences

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Overview

Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics / Edition 3

A must-have for anyone who will be required to read and interpret common radiologic images, Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics is an image-filled, practical, and easy-to-read introduction to key imaging modalities. Skilled radiology teacher William Herring, MD, masterfully covers exactly what you need to know to effectively interpret medical images of all modalities. Learn the latest on ultrasound, MRI, CT, patient safety, dose reduction, radiation protection, and more, in a time-friendly format with brief, bulleted text and abundant high-quality images. Then ensure your mastery of the material with additional online content, bonus images, and self-assessment exercises at Student Consult.


• Identify a wide range of common and uncommon conditions
based upon their imaging findings.
• Arrive at diagnoses
by following a pattern recognition approach, and logically overcome difficult diagnostic challenges with the aid of decision trees.
• Quickly grasp the fundamentals
you need to know through more than 700 images and an easy-to-use format and pedagogy, including: bolding of key points and icons designating special content; Diagnostic Pitfalls; Really, Really Important Points; Weblinks; and Take-Home Points.
• Gauge your mastery of the material
and build confidence with extra images, bonus content, interactive self-assessment exercises, and USMLE-style Q&A that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams.
• Apply the latest recommendations
on patient safety, dose reduction and radiation protection
• Benefit from the extensive knowledge and experience
of esteemed author Dr. William Herring—a skilled radiology teacher and the host of his own specialty website, www.learningradiology.com.


• Stay current in the latest advancements and developments
with meticulous updates throughout including a new chapter on Pediatric Radiology as well as more than 60 new and updated photos, many highlighting newer imaging modalities.
• Maximize your learning experience
with interactive Student Consult extras videos/images of 3D images, functional imaging examinations, dynamic studies, and additional assessments.
• Student Consult eBook version included with purchase.
This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323328074
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/30/2015
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 192,271
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Recognizing Anything

Chapter 2. Recognizing a Technically Adequate Chest Radiograph

Chapter 3. Recognizing Normal Pulmonary Anatomy

Chapter 4. Recognizing Normal Cardiac Anatomy

Chapter 5. Recognizing Airspace versus Interstitial Lung Disease

Chapter 6. Recognizing the Causes of an Opacified Hemithorax

Chapter 7. Recognizing Atelectasis

Chapter 8. Recognizing a Pleural Effusion

Chapter 9. Recognizing Pneumonia

Chapter 10. Recognizing Pneumothorax, Pneumomediastinum, Pneumopericardium, and Subcutaneous Emphysema

Chapter 11. Recognizing the Correct Placement of Lines and Tubes and Their Potential Complications: Critical Care Radiology

Chapter 12. Recognizing Diseases of the Chest

Chapter 13: Recognizing Adult Heart Disease

Chapter 14. Recognizing the Normal Abdomen: Conventional Radiology

Chapter 15. Recognizing the Normal Abdomen and Pelvis on Computed Tomography

Chapter 16. Recognizing Bowel Obstruction and Ileus

Chapter 17. Recognizing ExtraluminalGas in the Abdomen

Chapter 18. Recognizing Abnormal Calcifications and Their Causes

Chapter 19. Recognizing the Imaging Findings of Trauma

Chapter 20. Recognizing Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, and Urinary Tract Abnormalities

Chapter 21. Ultrasonography: Understanding the Principles and Recognizing Normal and Abnormal Findings

Chapter 22. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Understanding the Principles and Recognizing the Basics

Daniel J. Kowal, MD

Chapter 23. Recognizing Abnormalities of Bone Density

Chapter 24. Recognizing Fractures and Dislocations

Chapter 25. Recognizing Joint Disease: An Approach to Arthritis

Chapter 26. Recognizing Some Common Causes of Neck and Back Pain

Chapter 27. Recognizing Some Common Causes of Intracranial Pathology

Chapter 28. Recognizing Pediatric Diseases

Appendix:What to Order When

Bibliography

Chapter 1 Quiz Answers

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