Learning Radiology, 4th Edition
The leading introductory radiology text for medical students and others who are required to read and interpret common radiologic images, Learning Radiology, 4th Edition, stresses an easy-to-follow pattern recognition approach that teaches how to differentiate normal and abnormal images. Dr. William Herring's clear, conversational writing style employs a touch of humor to explain what you need to know to effectively interpret medical images of all modalities. From the basics of patient safety, dose reduction, and radiation protection to the latest information on ultrasound, MRI, and CT, this concise, user-friendly text provides a complete, up-to-date introduction to radiology needed by today's students.
- Teaches how to arrive at a diagnosis by following a pattern recognition approach, and logically overcome difficult diagnostic challenges with the aid of decision trees.
- Features an easy-to-read bulleted format, high-quality illustrations, useful tables, and teaching boxes, as well as special content on Diagnostic Ptifalls; Really Important Points; Weblinks; and Take-Home Points.
- Includes three new chapters: Vascular, Pediatric, and Point-of-Care Ultrasound; Using Image-Guided Interventions in Diagnosis and Treatment (Interventional Radiology); Recognizing the Imaging Findings of Breast Disease.
- Helps ensure mastery of the material with additional online content, bonus images, and USMLE-style Q&A that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams.
- Shares 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.
- Offers quick review and instruction for medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as those in related fields such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
- Includes an Enhanced eBook version with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
|Author Information||By William Herring, MD, FACR, Vice Chairman and Residency Program Director, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA|
|Table of Content||
1 Recognizing Anything: An Introduction to Imaging Modalities
2 Recognizing a Technically Adequate Chest Radiograph
3 Recognizing Normal Pulmonary Anatomy
4 Recognizing Normal Cardiac Anatomy
5 Recognizing Airspace Versus Interstitial Lung Disease
6 Recognizing the Causes of an Opacified Hemithorax
7 Recognizing Atelectasis
8 Recognizing a Pleural Effusion
9 Recognizing Pneumonia
10 Recognizing the Correct Placement of Lines and Tubes and Their Potential Complications: Critical Care Radiology
11 Recognizing Other Diseases of the Chest
12 Recognizing Adult Heart Disease
13 Recognizing the Normal Abdomen and Pelvis: Conventional Radiographs
14 Recognizing the Normal Abdomen and Pelvis on Computed Tomography
15 Recognizing Bowel Obstruction and Ileus
16 Recognizing Extraluminal Gas in the Abdomen
17 Recognizing Abnormal Calcifications and Their Causes
18 Recognizing Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary, and Urinary Tract Abnormalities
19 Ultrasonography: Understanding the Principles and Its Uses in Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging
20 Vascular, Pediatric, and Point-of-Care Ultrasound
21 Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Understanding the Principles and Recognizing the Basics
22 Recognizing Nontraumatic Abnormalities of the Appendicular Skeleton Including Arthritis
23 Recognizing Nontraumatic Abnormalities of the Spine
24 Recognizing Trauma to the Bony Skeleton
25 Recognizing the Imaging Findings of Trauma to the Chest
26 Recognizing the Imaging Findings of Trauma to the Abdomen and Pelvis
27 Recognizing Some Common Causes of Intracranial Pathology
28 Recognizing Pediatric Diseases
29 Using Image-Guided Interventions in Diagnosis and Treatment: Interventional Radiology
30 Recognizing the Findings in Breast Imaging
Chapter 1 Quiz Answers
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