Problem Solving in Emergency Radiology

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Joseph Yu
  • Kathirkamanathan Shanmuganathan
  • Stuart Mirvis
  • Jorge Soto
  • Wayne Kubal
  • Key Features

    • Access problem-oriented content that helps you quickly and accurately diagnose patients.
    • Focus on the core knowledge needed for successful results with templated, concise chapters containing both traditional and unusual presentations of pathology. Each chapter will include: Typical Presentation; Variants; Mimickers (what looks like this pathology, but isn’t); and Pitfalls (how a diagnosis can be missed and how to avoid it).
    • Stay up to date on today's hot topics in radiology, including radiation concerns when using total body CT for trauma assessment; trauma in the pregnant patient; imaging pediatric craniocerebral trauma; and penetrating trauma to the torso and chest.
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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

    Chapter 11 Section 7:&nb

    Details

    No. of pages:
    592
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2015
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781455754175
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323398589