Case Review Series
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This brand-new volume in the best-selling "Case Review" series uses more than 200 case studies to challenge your knowledge of a full range of topics in emergency radiology, including MDCT-A of vascular injury, CT and MR of spinal injuries, CT and MRI of CNS emergencies, and subtle and classic CT signs of bowel emergencies. It is your ideal concise, affordable, and user-friendly tool for self assessment in this specialty! With its soft-cover format, easy-access organization, and high-quality images, Emergency Radiology goes a long way toward alleviating exam anxiety and sharpening your clinical skills.Table of Contents
- Discusses the classic appearance of a range of emergent imaging pathology and key points concerning diagnoses to promote rapid, appropriate treatment of acute illnesses.
- Organizes case studies into "Opening Round," "Fair Game," and "Challenge" sections that present varying levels of difficulty.
- Mirrors the format and content of the American Board of Radiology's oral exam, and offers case studies similar to those found on exams, to give you realistic preparation for the test-taking experience.
- Features more than 500 high-quality, state-of-the-art images representing a wide range of clinical situations encountered in the field.
- Incorporates the most recent knowledge from the literature in this field, and offers 200 case studies, to make sure your skills are completely up to date.
- Groups cases by topic for a more efficient, targeted review of information.
In this excellent teaching aid, the authors from the Trauma and Emergency Radiology section of the University of Maryland have compiled a myriad of interesting cases that provide ample opportunity to rapidly familiarize the reader with the classic appearances of a range of emergent imaging pathology and key points concerning these diagnoses.
The format mirrors the style and content of the American Board of Radiology's oral examination and allows radiological trainees a realistic preparation for their test-taking experience.
Since each case in the book is distinct, this is the kind of text that one can pick up and review at any time day or night! I thoroughly recommend this fantastic book to all radiologists reviewing ED studies.
Dr. Terence Featherstone, RAD Magazine, December 2009
By Stuart E. Mirvis, MD, FACR, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology; Associate Vice Chairman for Medical Affairs; Director, Emergency Radiology/Trauma Radiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, US; Kathirkamanathan Shanmuganathan, MD, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, US; Lisa A. Miller, MD, Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, US and Clint W. Sliker, MD, Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, US