Accident and Emergency X-Rays Made Easy


  • James Begg, MB, BS, FRCR, Consultant Radiologist, Royal Victoria Hospital, Dundee and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiology, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

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


Book information

  • Published: September 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-07325-0

Table of 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