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Basic Radiology : An Organ System Approach : 2nd edition, 2010  - Michael Chen

Basic Radiology : An Organ System Approach

2nd edition, 2010

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Published: 27th August 2010
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A well-illustrated, systems-based primer on learning radiologic imaging

"Basic Radiology" is the easiest and most effective way for medical students, residents, and clinicians not specializing in radiologic imaging to learn the essentials of diagnostic test selection, application, and interpretation. This trusted guide is unmatched in its ability to teach you how to select and request the most appropriate imaging modality for a patient's presenting symptoms and familiarize yourself with the most common diseases that current radiologic imaging can best evaluate.

Features:
750 high-quality images across all modalities An organ-system approach to all chapters with the exception of two introductory chapters Consistent chapter presentation that includes: Recap of recent developments in the radiologic imaging of the organ system discussed; Description of normal anatomy; Discussion of the most appropriate imaging technique for evaluating that organ system; Questions and imaging exercises designed to enhance your understanding of key principles Brief list of suggested readings and general references Timely chapter describing the various diagnostic imaging techniques currently available, including conventional radiography, nuclear medicine, ulstrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging An important chapter providing an overview of the physics of radiation and its related biological effects, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging

Contributors
Preface
Introduction
Scope of Diagnostic Imaging
The Physical Basis of Diagnostic Imaging
Chest
Imaging of the Heart and Great Vessels
Radiology of the Chest
Radiology of the Breast
Bones and Joints
Musculoskeletal Imaging
Imaging of Joints
Abdomen
Plain Film of the Abdomen
Radiology of the Urinary Tract
Gastrointestinal Tract
Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas
Head and Spine
Brain and Its Coverings
Imaging of the Spine
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ISBN: 9780071627085
ISBN-10: 0071627081
Series: LANGE Clinical Medicine
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 27th August 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 18.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised