The Chest X-Ray

The Chest X-Ray A Survival Guide

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Synopsis

British Medical Association Book Awards 2009 - First Prize Winner, Radiology Category

Featuring a practical, clinical approach - and written in a quick-access style - this portable, economical reference helps you build a strong foundation in chest x-ray interpretation. Three radiologists with years of clinical and teaching experience present fundamental principles and key anatomical concepts…walk you through examples of classic chest x-ray features that provide subtle evidence of abnormality…and explore a variety of problems and dilemmas common to everyday clinical practice. High-quality drawings and digital chest x-rays - combined with secrets from the radiologists' toolbox, helpful differential diagnoses, handy checklists, and key references - deliver all the assistance you need to enhance your interpretation skills.
  • Provides a strong foundation of essential knowledge for an informed, systematic approach to accurate chest x-ray interpretation.
  • Features the work of three radiologists who offer you the benefit of their many years of clinical and teaching experience.
  • Emphasizes common errors and misdiagnoses to help ensure correct image readings.
  • Presents step-by-step guidance in a bulleted, quick-access format, in short chapters focused on clinical problems, to make it easy to master the information that you need to know.
  • Makes difficult anatomic concepts easier to grasp by pairing radiographs with color line drawings.
  • Explains the nomenclature special to the field through a glossary of important terms.
  • Highlights the most important concepts in diagnosis/interpretation via Key Points in each chapter.

Book information

ISBN: 9780702030468
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Imprint: Saunders
Pub date:
DEWEY: 617.5407572
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 376
Weight: 680g
Height: 215mm
Width: 141mm
Spine width: 20mm