Chest X-Ray Made Easy - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780702054990, 9780702055010

Chest X-Ray Made Easy

4th Edition

Authors: Jonathan Corne Maruti Kumaran
eBook ISBN: 9780702055010
eBook ISBN: 9780702064753
Paperback ISBN: 9780702054990
Paperback ISBN: 9780702055003
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 21st August 2015
Page Count: 184
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Table of Contents

  • How to look at a chest X-ray
  • Localizing lesions
  • The CT scan
  • The white lung field
  • The black lung field
  • The abnormal hilum
  • The abnormal heart shadow
  • The widened mediastinum
  • Abnormal ribs
  • Abnormal soft tissues
  • The sick patient
  • The hidden abnormality
  • Self assessment


Description

This popular guide to the examination and interpretation of chest radiographs is an invaluable aid for medical students, junior doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and radiographers. Translated into over a dozen languages, this book has been widely praised for making interpretation of the chest X-ray as simple as possible

The chest X-ray is often central to the diagnosis and management of a patient. As a result every doctor requires a thorough understanding of the common radiological problems. This pocketbook describes the range of conditions likely to be encountered on the wards and guides the reader through the diagnostic process based on the appearance of the abnormality shown.

Key Features

• Covers the full range of common radiological problems

• Includes valuable advice on how to examine an X-ray

• Assists the doctor in determining the nature of the abnormality

• Points the clinician towards a possible differential diagnosis.


Details

No. of pages:
184
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702055010
eBook ISBN:
9780702064753
Paperback ISBN:
9780702054990
Paperback ISBN:
9780702055003

About the Authors

Jonathan Corne Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Respiratory Physician, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham; Head of the East Midlands Postgraduate Specialty School of Medicine, Health Education, East Midlands, UK

Maruti Kumaran Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Radiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK