Accident and Emergency X-Rays Made Easy

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By James D. Begg, MB, BS, FRCR
ISBN
9780443073243
Publication Date
09-09-2004
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  • A practical and well-illustrated guide for a topic that is relevant to a large number of trainees in medicine.
  • Addresses the limited anatomical knowledge of many trainees working in casualty departments.
  • Lively text written with real knowledge of the job involved.
  • Thorough coverage of all common conditions.
  • Here's easy-to-follow advice in an easy-to-follow format. A practicing radiologist with many years of experience working in Emergency Departments explains how to successfully troubleshoot and accurately interpret radiologic images of the most commonly encountered conditions. For each body system, he reviews normal anatomy and normal variants, and addresses the many pitfalls that affect radiologic technique and the huge potential for misinterpreting the images.

    Key Features
    • Covers the conditions most commonly encountered on an emergency basis or as the result
      of accidents.
    • Reviews the knowledge of normal anatomy and normal anatomical variations essential to interpreting radiographs accurately.
    • Discusses effective methods for analyzing the diagnostic quality of x-rays and interpreting
      the pathology.
    • Addresses the many pitfalls and the enormous potential for error in technique and diagnosis.
    • Use real-life cases of 'memorable' patients to illustrate relevant historical facts and insights.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780443073243
    Author Informaiton By James D. Begg, MB, BS, FRCR, Consultant Radiologist, Royal Victoria Hospital, Dundee and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiology, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Published Reviews "A basic textbook on Accident and Emergency Radiology for junior doctors, medical students, nurses and radiographers, and other professions allied to medicine. A practical and well-illustrated guide systematically written for easy reference. Plain films are accompanied with background information, and relevant anatomical knowledge to aid understanding. A must for any doctor aspiring to work in A&E and will provide a powerful body of methods for analyzing the diagnostic quality of and pathology present on X-rays." 3rd Year Medical Student, Edinburgh University, September 2004
    Table of Content The approach to accident and emergency films

    The plain skull X-ray in trauma

    The neck

    The thoracic spine

    The lumbar spine

    The shoulder girdle

    The upper limb

    Upper airway obstruction

    The chest X-ray

    The abdomen

    The pelvis

    The hip

    The lower limb

    Foreign bodies and penetrating injuries

    Non-accidental injury

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    Index
    Publication Date 09-09-2004
    Pages 344
    Trim 186x123
    Stock Status In Stock
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