Learning Radiology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323328074, 9780323341332

Learning Radiology

3rd Edition

Recognizing the Basics

Authors: William Herring
eBook ISBN: 9780323341332
eBook ISBN: 9780323328203
eBook ISBN: 9780323388511
Paperback ISBN: 9780323328074
eBook ISBN: 9780323328227
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 16th April 2015
Page Count: 352
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Description

A must-have for anyone who will be required to read and interpret common radiologic images, Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics is an image-filled, practical, and easy-to-read introduction to key imaging modalities. Skilled radiology teacher William Herring, MD, masterfully covers exactly what you need to know to effectively interpret medical images of all modalities. Learn the latest on ultrasound, MRI, CT, patient safety, dose reduction, radiation protection, and more, in a time-friendly format with brief, bulleted text and abundant high-quality images. Then ensure your mastery of the material with additional online content, bonus images, and self-assessment exercises at Student Consult.

Key Features

  • Identify a wide range of common and uncommon conditions based upon their imaging findings.
  • Arrive at diagnoses by following a pattern recognition approach, and logically overcome difficult diagnostic challenges with the aid of decision trees.
  • Quickly grasp the fundamentals you need to know through more than 700 images and an easy-to-use format and pedagogy, including: bolding of key points and icons designating special content; Diagnostic Pitfalls; Really, Really Important Points; Weblinks; and Take-Home Points.
  • Gauge your mastery of the material and build confidence with extra images, bonus content, interactive self-assessment exercises, and USMLE-style Q&A that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams.
  • Apply the latest recommendations on patient safety, dose reduction and radiation protection
  • Benefit from the extensive knowledge and experience of esteemed author Dr. William Herring—a skilled radiology teacher and the host of his own specialty website, www.learningradiology.com.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Recognizing Anything

Chapter 2. Recognizing a Technically Adequate Chest Radiograph

Chapter 3. Recognizing Normal Pulmonary Anatomy

Chapter 4. Recognizing Normal Cardiac Anatomy

Chapter 5. Recognizing Airspace versus Interstitial Lung Disease

Chapter 6. Recognizing the Causes of an Opacified Hemithorax

Chapter 7. Recognizing Atelectasis

Chapter 8. Recognizing a Pleural Effusion

Chapter 9. Recognizing Pneumonia

Chapter 10. Recognizing Pneumothorax, Pneumomediastinum, Pneumopericardium, and Subcutaneous Emphysema

Chapter 11. Recognizing the Correct Placement of Lines and Tubes and Their Potential Complications: Critical Care Radiology

Chapter 12. Recognizing Diseases of the Chest

Chapter 13: Recognizing Adult Heart Disease

Chapter 14. Recognizing the Normal Abdomen: Conventional Radiology

Chapter 15. Recognizing the Normal Abdomen and Pelvis on Computed Tomography

Chapter 16. Recognizing Bowel Obstruction and Ileus

Chapter 17. Recognizing Extraluminal Gas in the Abdomen

Chapter 18. Recognizing Abnormal Calcifications and Their Causes

Chapter 19. Recognizing the Imaging Findings of Trauma

Chapter 20. Recognizing Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, and Urinary Tract Abnormalities

Chapter 21. Ultrasonography: Understanding the Principles and Recognizing Normal and Abnormal Findings

Chapter 22. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Understanding the Principles and Recognizing the Basics

Daniel J. Kowal, MD

Chapter 23. Recognizing Abnormalities of Bone Density

Chapter 24. Recognizing Fractures and Dislocations

Chapter 25. Recognizing Joint Disease: An Approach to Arthritis

Chapter 26. Recognizing Some Common Causes of Neck and Back Pain

Chapter 27. Recognizing Some Common Causes of Intracranial Pathology

Chapter 28. Recognizing Pediatric Diseases

Appendix: What to Order When

Bibliography

Chapter 1 Quiz Answers

Online Content

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323341332
eBook ISBN:
9780323328203
eBook ISBN:
9780323388511
Paperback ISBN:
9780323328074
eBook ISBN:
9780323328227

About the Author

William Herring

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Chairman and Residency Program Director, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA