Accident and Emergency X-Rays Made Easy book cover

Accident and Emergency X-Rays Made Easy

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.

Audience
Medical Students, Nurses, Radiographers, Paramedics and Doctors working in the E.R.

Paperback, 344 Pages

Published: August 2004

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07324-3

Contents

  • 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

    Hints

    Index

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