Basic Radiology

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A well-illustrated, systems-based primer on learning radiologic imaging

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"Overall, this is a high quality book and a nice quick reference that is surprisingly complete for its size. The copious and well-chosen images are particularly valuable. It would be a good addition to the libraries of radiology departments, especially for medical students who are interested in radiology as a specialty and for radiology residents at the beginning of their training."--Doody's Review Service

Basic Radiology is the easiest and most effective way for medical students, residents, and clinicians not specializing in radiologic imaging to learn the essentials of diagnostic test selection, application, and interpretation. This trusted guide is unmatched in its ability to teach you how to select and request the most appropriate imaging modality for a patient’s presenting symptoms and familiarize yourself with the most common diseases that current radiologic imaging can best evaluate.

Features:

  • More than 800 high-quality images across all modalities
  • A logical organ-system approach
  • Consistent chapter presentation that includes: ---Recap of recent developments in the radiologic imaging of the organ system discussed
    ---Description of normal anatomy
    ---Discussion of the most appropriate imaging technique for evaluating that organ system
    ---Questions and imaging exercises designed to enhance your understanding of key principles
  • Brief list of suggested readings and general references
  • Timely chapter describing the various diagnostic imaging techniques currently available, including conventional radiography, nuclear medicine, ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging
  • An important chapter providing an overview of the physics of radiation and its related biological effects, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging

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The perfect primer for anyone looking to sharpen their imaging skills!

Helps medical students, residents, and non-specialist clinicians to build confidence, skills and knowledge -- also an ideal “memory refresher” for radiologists!

Completely revised and expanded, BASIC RADIOLOGY, 2E educates you on the essentials of diagnostic test selection, application, and interpretation. This handy tutorial combines an organ-based, problem-oriented approach with over 750 high-quality images across all modalities -- everything from conventional radiography to nuclear imaging, ultrasonography, CT, MRI, PET, and SPECT. In addition, self-test questions and clinical case presentations help to further hone your diagnostic skills.

*Organ-based, problem-oriented review of the radiologic presentation of the most common disease states
*Features over 750 high-quality images across all modalities, including PET and SPECT
*Advises on technique selection and how to properly order imaging exams on the basis of clinical presentation, patient preparation (if applicable), and potential conflicts between techniques
*Diagnostic imaging exercises and case studies help to illustrate important nuances for accurate diagnosis
*Includes a review of normal radiographic anatomy for each organ system
*Provides a convenient synopsis of current imaging techniques and basic physics principles
*Suggested Readings included throughout

About the Author:

Author Profiles
Michael Y.M. Chen, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Thomas L. Pope, MD
Professor of Radiology
Department of Radiology and Radiologic Science
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

David J. Ott, MD
Professor of Radiology
Department of Radiology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

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