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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Strategies for Reducing Radiation Exposure from Multidetector Computed Tomography in the Acute Care Setting

Chapter 2: Image Management in Emergency Radiology

SECTION 1: CRANIOCEREBRAL ORBITAL-MAXILLO-FACIAL EMERGENCIES

Chapter 3: Craniocerebral Trauma

Chapter 3 Section 1: Traumatic Brain Injury

Chapter 3 Section 2: Skull Base and Temporal Bone Fractures

Chapter 4: Nontraumatic Brain Emergencies

Chapter 4 Section 1: Intracranial Hemorrhage

Chapter 4 Section 2: Intracranial Infections

Chapter 4 Section 3: Stroke

Chapter 4 Section 4: Acute Presentation of Neoplasm

Chapter 5: Face and Neck Emergencies

Chapter 5 Section 1: Midfacial Trauma

Chapter 5 Section 2: Traumatic Craniocervical Vascular Injury

Chapter 5 Section 3: Neck and Facial Infections

Chapter 5 Section 4: Traumatic Orbital Emergencies

Chapter 5 Section 5: Nontraumatic Orbital Emergencies

SECTION 2: SPINE EMERGENCIES

Chapter 6: Spinal Trauma

Chapter 6: Section 1: Cervical Spine Emergencies

Chapter 6: Section 2: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

Chapter 7: Nontraumatic Spine Emergencies

SECTION 3: THORACIC EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY

Chapter 8: Blunt Chest Trauma

Chapter 9: Nontraumatic, Nonvascular Chest Emergencies

Chapter 10: Vascular Chest Emergencies

SECTION 4: ABDOMINAL EMERGENCIES

Chapter 11: Blunt Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Trauma

Chapter 11 Section 1: CT Protocols and Scan Optimization

Chapter 11 Section 2: Sonography

Chapter 11 Section 3: Solid Intraperitoneal Organ Injury

Chapter 11 Section 4: Gallbladder and Biliary System Injury

Chapter 11 Section 5: Pancreatic Injury

Chapter 11 Section 6: Bowel and Mesenteric Injury

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Details

No. of pages:
592
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9780323314800
Electronic ISBN:
9781455758395
Print ISBN:
9781455754175

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