A Practical Approach to Radiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416023418

A Practical Approach to Radiology

1st Edition

Authors: Nancy Major
Print ISBN: 9781416023418
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 30th August 2006
Page Count: 240


This lavishly illustrated book is a perfect introduction to the exciting field of radiology. A lively, easy-to-read writing style explores the diagnostic imaging issues associated with each body region. Extensive tables, color-coded key points, and detailed drawings make finding essential information a snap. Case studies and high- resolution images demonstrate radiologic principles and characteristic findings for a wide range of disease entities. All imaging modalities are covered including fluoroscopy, CT, MR, nuclear medicine, and more. An ideal text for anyone interested in diagnostic imaging, A Practical Approach to Radiology not only gives you the information you need, it brings it to life.

Key Features

  • Features a full-color, templated format, making pertinent information easy to digest and recall.
  • Includes color-coded tables that discuss differential diagnoses and indications for types of exams.
  • Uses key points to list the findings on an x-ray as well as outlining search patterns.
  • Explores the latest, cutting-edge technologies in the field, including spiral CT and 3-D reconstruction.
  • Contains over 800 images to demonstrate important points.

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Concepts of Imaging Methods
    2. Chest
    3. Abdominal Imaging
    4. Musculoskeletal Imaging
    5. Neuroimaging
    6. Pediatric Imaging
    7. Interventional Radiology
    8. Nuclear Imaging
    9. Breast Imaging


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About the Author

Nancy Major

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant MSK Radiologist, TriState Imaging/Mainline Diagnostic Imaging, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, MD Director of Diagnostic Imaging Orthopaedic Associates of Allentown Allentown, PA