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Diagnostic Imaging in Critical Care

A Problem Based Approach


Diagnostic Imaging in Critical Care: A problem based approach provides an up to date educational resource to enable clinicians to interpret patients imaging investigations. The book is based on a series of problems about critically ill patients. The problems which are of varying degrees of difficulty, begin with a brief clinical history followed by an image or series of images questions are asked about the images and answers provided at the end of the chapter. There are two sets of radiological images for each problem – one set is in the book as part of the problem, and the second set on the DVD – a full set of high quality images such as a reporting radiologist would review (the same images seen on the digital X-ray system used in the author’s clinical practice).

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Key Features

    • Problems arranged in chapters based on anatomical region being imaged.
    • Plain X-ray, CT, MRI and ultrasound images from the full spectrum of disease processes seen in the critically ill adult
    • DVD with high quality images similar to those used in real life. Contains the entire set of problems.
    • DVD allows reader to scroll through a series sequential images giving an appreciation of 3 D anatomy. Proven method of displaying images enhances learning.

Author Information

    By Chris Joyce, MB, ChB, JFICM, FANZCA, Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care, University of Queensland. Director of Intensive Care , Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane; Nivene Saad, MB, ChB, FRANZCR, Staff Radiologist, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane; Peter Kruger, MBBS, JFICM, FANZCA, Senior Lecturer, Dept Anaesthesiology & Critical Care University of Queensland, deputy Director of Intensive Care, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane; Carole Foot, MBBS, FACEM, JFICM, Staff Specialist Intensive Care, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney and Nikki Blackwell, FRCP, FRACP, FAChPM, DTMH, JFICM, Senior Staff Specialist Intensive Care Prince Charles Hospital Brisbane, Consultant Critical Care Medecins Sans Frontieres, Paris, Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland

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Diagnostic Imaging in Critical Care
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 220 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 11/16 X 10 3/8 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
  • ISBN: 978-0-7295-3878-7
  • Copyright: 2009