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Translated into over a dozen languages, this book has been widely praised for making interpretation of the chest X-ray as simple as possible. It describes the range of conditions likely to be encountered on the wards and guides the doctor through the process of examining and interpreting the film based on the appearance of the abnormality shown. It then assists the doctor in determining the nature of the abnormality and points the clinician towards a possible differential diagnosis. It covers the common radiological problems the junior doctors are faced with starting with the appearance of the film, e.g. showing generalised shadowing or a coin lesion. It gives advice on how to examine an X-ray, how to check its technical quality and how to identify where the lesion is. All the X-rays are accompanied by a simple line diagram outlining where the abnormality is.
Now presented in two-colour to enhance the appearance of the text.
New material includes an introduction to thoracic CT scanning indicating the usefulness of these scans where appropriate.
Covers the full range of common radiological problems.
Includes valuable advice on how to examine an X-ray.
Assists the doctor in determining the nature of the abnormality.
Points the clinician towards a possible differential diagnosis.
By Jonathan Corne, MA, PhD, FRCP, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK and Kate Pointon, MRCP, FRCR, Consultant Radiologist, Department of Radiology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
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