Perfect for the non-specialist, this pocket guide focuses on common injuries and those abnormalities that are frequently overlooked or misinterpreted in the emergency department...and gives key indicators when a radiologist should be consulted. Using a concise and systematic approach, it explains how to examine and accurately interpret x-rays. Each chapter focuses on the basic radiographs required, important anatomy, normal variants, a system for inspecting suggested views, types of injury, and ends with a summary of key points.
Features more conceptual line drawings, tables, and summary charts, and improved quality of images.
Highlights common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty.
Emphasizes pitfalls and associated abnormalities.
Provides a summary of key points at the end of each chapter for a quick overview of the most important features.
Accompanies radiographs with line-drawings to explain difficult concepts.
"Recommended to Radiologists and Emergency Room personnel as an in-hospital reference. The sample x-rays included within the chapters provide physicians with an added advantage as they serve to recreate real-life clinical situations." The Electronic Review, January/February 2006
"I recommend this book to beginning and/or intermediate level radiology trainees, as well as other medical professionals involved in urgent care."AuntMinnie.com, March 2005
By Nigel Raby, FRCR, Consultant Radiologist,Western Infirmary, Glasgow; Laurence Berman, MB, BS, FRCP, FRCR, Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Radiologist, University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge and Gerald de Lacey, MA, FRCR, Consultant Radiologist to www.radiology-courses.com and formerly Consultant Radiologist at Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK
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