Practically every radiologist would benefit from an all-encompassing guide to malpractice issues in radiology. Dr. Ronald Eisenberg, a highly respected author in the field, has put together a comprehensive reference to provide radiologists with an introduction to malpractice issues and a basic understanding of their relationships with government regulatory agencies and HMOs. This softcover book will detail the mechanics of a lawsuit, how radiologists can become the object of a malpractice action, and what they can do to minimize potential exposure.
Prepared by two leading experts in musculoskeletal ultrasound and a well-known podiatrist, this atlas is a complete guide to the use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of foot and ankle disorders. The book contains over 500 illustrations, including full-color Doppler images and correlative MR images to show comparative anatomy and pathology. For each region of the foot and ankle, the atlas shows normal ultrasound anatomy and appearances of specific disorders. The authors compare the utility of ultrasound and MRI, particularly in detecting soft tissue injuries and foreign bodies. A chapter on ultrasound-guided therapeutic injections and diagnostic aspirations is also included.
As medical imaging plays an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and treatment of patients, it has become vital for medical practitioners to have a thorough understanding of the many complicated techniques available. The Oxford Handbook of Medical Imaging is a practical quick-reference guide to all the modalities and techniques of imaging for medical and surgical conditions. Practical and easy to use, the handbook covers all common diagnoses, symptoms, and conditions. Medical and surgical emergencies are covered, along with explanations of the rationale behind each imaging techinque and the common questions likely to be asked. Fully illustrated throughout with example images from real cases, the indications, merits, and drawbacks of all the various modalities are explained in quick bullet points for ease of understanding and quick reference. Each chapter (where appropriate) is split into handy sections on differential diagnosis, presenting symptoms, and common conditions, so you will always have the most relevant information at your fingertips. This handbook is sure to be a constant companion for all radiographers and students, junior doctors, clinicians, and anyone who works with medical imaging.
Now in its Third Edition, this book provides a comprehensive review for radiology residents preparing for the physics portion of the American Board of Radiology written examination and for radiologic technologists preparing for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination. The book features a complete review of x-ray production and interactions, projection and tomographic imaging, image quality, radiobiology, radiation protection, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance.
This edition includes 70 per cent new illustrations, updated information on nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance, and expanded coverage of radiobiology, radiation protection, and radiation dosing in adults and children. More than 500 practice questions help the user fully prepare for examinations.
An overview of imaging modalities, PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART & A SCIENCE, 5th Edition delivers essential information on radiographic contrast, density, detail, and distortion, as well as the latest instrumentation and technology used in the imaging sciences. Building logically from the simplest concepts to the more complex, the text ties lessons together visually and conceptually in a student-friendly and thorough presentation of radiographic exposure.
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Written by Lane F. Donnelly, MD, recipient of the Society of Pediatric Radiology's 2009 Singleton-Taybi Award for professional lifetime dedication to medical education, "Pediatric Imaging: The Fundamentals" makes it remarkably simple to learn how to safely perform and accurately interpret pediatric imaging studies. Ideal for residents and practitioners alike, this reader-friendly text emphasizes advanced imaging applications-including neuro applications-while nearly 400 high-quality, clinically relevant digital images (nearly 100 in color) clearly demonstrate essential concepts, techniques, and interpretation skills. Full-chapter coverage of current breakthroughs in PET/CT, MR sleep studies, fetal imaging, and more, ensure that you have the latest information available at your fingertips.
- Offers full-chapter coverage of current breakthroughs in PET/CT, MR sleep studies, fetal imaging, and more, ensuring that you have the latest information at your fingertips.
- Emphasizes advanced imaging applications, including neuro applications.
- Highlights the basic anatomy needed to understand this complex subspecialty.
- Provides an in-depth discussion of patient safety issues to help you gain a basic understanding of radiology and its effect on the pediatric patient.
- Presents information in a reader-friendly format through lists, tables, and images that makes reference quick and easy.
- Includes nearly 650 high-quality, clinically relevant digital images that clearly demonstrate essential concepts, techniques, and interpretation skills.
All healthcare professionals practising ultrasound in a clinical setting should receive accredited training in the principles and practice of ultrasound scanning. This second edition of Diagnostic Ultrasound: Physics and Equipment provides a comprehensive introduction to the physics, technology and safety of ultrasound equipment, with high quality ultrasound images and diagrams throughout. It covers all aspects of the field at a level intended to meet the requirements of UK sonography courses. New to this edition: • Updated descriptions of ultrasound technology, quality assurance and safety. • Additional chapters dedicated to 3D ultrasound, contrast agents and elastography. • New glossary containing definitions of over 500 terms. The editors and contributing authors are all authorities in their areas, with contributions to the scientific and professional development of ultrasound at national and international level.
This quick reference guide for medical students and residents presents over sixty clinical case studies of major neurological conditions and their associated neuroimaging characteristics. A primer on the fundamental physics which underlie neuroimaging techniques is also provided. The content is organized by pathology type and the structure of every topic is similar to help the reader develop his or her thinking process in a stepwise fashion and to provide a rational approach to imaging interpretation.
Neuroradiology in Clinical Practice is aimed at medical students and residents doing their rotations in neurology, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and family medicine, but will also be useful for allied health professionals, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other primary medical care providers.
A comprehensive resource for your health professions students, including physical and occupational therapists, chiropractors, and behavioral medicine students, Introduction to Surface Electromyography clearly explains how to use SEMG to treat a variety of neuromuscular conditions. It covers the development of SEMG, instrumentation, assessment, and treatment, and features a detailed atlas for electrode placement. • Provides a comprehensive introduction to surface electromyography • Features a detailed electrode atlas with illustrations of 68 electrode placement sites • Includes helpful “quick reference” items throughout the text • Addresses the growing uses for surface electromyography • Includes data from the latest research studies on the use of SEMG in work performance, sports performance, rehabilitation, and movement analysis
Written for the modern medical student and designed to accompany any current gross anatomy textbook, this brand-new pictorial handbook presented by Drs. Vilensky, Weber, Carmichael, and Sarosi lets you quickly identify pathologic correlates of gross anatomy. Abundant side-by-side high-quality radiography, MR, CT, and ultrasound images of normal and pathologic conditions help you quickly develop the skills you need to differentiate between what's normal and what's not. Discussions on the choice of imaging modality for various pathologies will help you select the right imaging procedure in many clinical situations, making this a handy resource in the clinical environment. But best of all, this visual approach to pathologic correlates will help you ace your courses, the USMLE and NBME final exams.
. Features side-by-side radiography, MR, CT, and ultrasound images that illustrate normal and abnormal anatomy, helping you quickly identify conditions while improving your diagnostic skills.
. Covers clinical conditions found in the main core of textbooks and radiologically depicts the clinical correlates that you're exposed to daily, making it the ideal companion resource for any medical gross anatomy course.
. Uses concise, brief text that explains the condition, thus allowing the radiologic images to guide you to the differentiating factors.
. Incorporates discussions of imaging modality choices for a range of pathologies to help you understand how to select imaging procedures for various clinical situations in the clinical environment.
. Offers the visual guidance you need to study for and pass your exams.