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The Right Imaging Study : A Guide for Physicians - Ronald L. Eisenberg

The Right Imaging Study

A Guide for Physicians

Paperback Published: 1st April 2008
ISBN: 9780387737737
Number Of Pages: 615

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Ideal for family physicians, internists, pediatricians, emergency physicians and all involved in clinical diagnosis, this new edition provides need-to-know information when ordering the most clinically appropriate and cost-effective diagnostic imaging studies. Focused chapters target key questions for quick and easy reference for 300 clinical problems encountered in day-to-day practice. The first part of each chapter helps the reader establish a working diagnosis based on signs and symptoms and common causes. The second part provides coherent imaging strategies for confirming or refining the initial diagnosis. Most importantly, recognized experts in the fields of radiology and primary care draw on their own experience to provide clinically pertinent advice to help you select the correct diagnostic imaging studies needed for your patients.

With its portable, pocket-sized format, The Right Imaging Study: A Guide for Physicians is the definitive reference tool that is sure to improve your diagnostic and decision-making skills when ordering imaging studies.

From the reviews of the third edition:

"The authors have organized a book to help simplify choosing an optimal imaging study among multiple possibilities. This is a third edition, the first published in 1996. ... The audience includes those practicing clinicians who, rather than looking for detailed discussion, are seeking direction and advice. The authors are experienced practitioners who have lived through the technologic advances as they have occurred." (Vincent F Carr, Doody's Review Service, July, 2008)

Forewordp. vii
Preface to the Third Editionp. xi
Preface to the Second Editionp. xv
Preface to the First Editionp. xvii
Contributorsp. xxiii
Neck and Facep. 1
Chestp. 27
Breastp. 108
Cardiovascularp. 124
Gastrointestinalp. 173
Urinaryp. 273
Musculoskeletalp. 348
Neurologicp. 408
Reproductivep. 516
Obstetricsp. 564
Imaging Modalitiesp. 581
Relative Costs of Imaging Proceduresp. 592
Contrast Reactionp. 595
Subject Indexp. 601
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ISBN: 9780387737737
ISBN-10: 0387737731
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 615
Published: 1st April 2008
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.18  x 2.92
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised