Publication Year: 2004,
This is the perfect primer for anyone looking to sharpen their imaging skills! It helps medical students, residents, and non-specialist clinicians to build confidence, skills and knowledge - also an ideal 'memory refresher' for radiologists! Completely revised and expanded, "Basic Radiology, 2E" educates you on the essentials of diagnostic test selection, application, and interpretation. This handy tutorial combines an organ-based, problem-oriented approach with over 750 high-quality images across all modalities - everything from conventional radiography to nuclear imaging, ultrasonography, CT, MRI, PET, and SPECT.In addition, self-test questions and clinical case presentations help to further hone your diagnostic skills. It features organ-based, problem-oriented review of the radiologic presentation of the most common disease states. This book features over 750 high-quality images across all modalities, including PET and SPECT, and advises on technique selection and how to properly order imaging exams on the basis of clinical presentation, patient preparation (if applicable), and potential conflicts between techniques.
Diagnostic imaging exercises and case studies help to illustrate important nuances for accurate diagnosis. This book includes a review of normal radiographic anatomy for each organ system. It provides a convenient synopsis of current imaging techniques and basic physics principles. Suggested readings are included throughout.show more