Perfect for the non-specialist, this pocket guide focuses on common injuries and those abnormalities that are frequently overlooked or misinterpreted in the emergency department...and gives key indicators when a radiologist should be consulted. Using a concise and systematic approach, it explains how to examine and accurately interpret x-rays. Each chapter focuses on the basic radiographs required, important anatomy, normal variants, a system for inspecting suggested views, types of injury, and ends with a summary of key points.
- Highlights common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty.
- Emphasizes pitfalls and associated abnormalities.
- Provides a summary of key points at the end of each chapter for a quick overview of the most important features.
- Accompanies radiographs with line-drawings to explain difficult concepts.
CHAPTER 1: Basic Principles
CHAPTER 2: Skull
CHAPTER 3: Facial Bones
CHAPTER 4: Shoulder and Elbow
CHAPTER 5: Wrist and Distal Forearm
CHAPTER 6: Hand and Fingers
CHAPTER 7: Cervical Spine
CHAPTER 8: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
CHAPTER 9: Pelvis
CHAPTER 10: Hip and Proximal Femur
CHAPTER 11: Knee
CHAPTER 12: Ankle and Hindfoot
CHAPTER 13: Mid Foot and Forefoot
CHAPTER 14: Particular Paediatric Points
CHAPTER 15: Foreign Bodies – Penetrating
CHAPTER 16: Foreign Bodies – Swallowed
CHAPTER 17: Abdomen
CHAPTER 18: Chest
- Saunders Ltd.
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Consultant Radiologist,Western Infirmary, Glasgow Consultant Radiologist
Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Radiologist, University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge Consultant Radiologist
Consultant Radiologist to www.radiology-courses.com and formerly Consultant Radiologist at Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK