emergency radiology coffee case book case oriented fast focused effective education

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emergency radiology requires consistent, timely, and accurate imaging interpretation with the rapid application of clinical knowledge across many areas of radiology practice that have traditionally been fragmented by organ system or modality divisions. this text unifies this body of knowledge into an educational resource capturing the core competencies required of an emergency radiologist. this book of 85 index cases is organized by clinical presentations that simulate real-life radiology practice in the emergency department. companion cases spanning the differential diagnoses and spectrum of disease provide hundreds more examples for a fast, focused and effective education called coffee (case-oriented fast focused effective education). this text can serve as a 'go to' resource for radiologists, as well as any other physicians working in the emergency department. it will be an excellent companion for radiologists preparing for initial board certification or re-certification by the american board of radiology.show more

imaging non traumatic abdominal emergencies in pediatric patients 2017

vittorio miele


this book provides up-to-date, comprehensive, and accurate information on the diagnostic imaging of nontraumatic abdominal emergencies in pediatric patients. all of the most common neonatal and pediatric emergencies are covered, with separate discussion of diseases that occur more commonly in newborns and those typically encountered later in childhood. for each condition, the main signs observed using the various imaging techniques – x-ray, ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance – are described and illustrated with the aid of a wealth of images. attention is drawn to those features of particular relevance to differential diagnosis, and the prognostic value of diagnostic imaging is also explained. the final section addresses topics of special interest, including the acute onset of abdominal neoplasms, the problems associated with radiation protection in the emergency setting, and medicolegal issues and informed content. the book will be of value for all radiologists working in emergency settings in which pediatric patients (newborn and children accessing the emergency department) are regularly examined.show more

emergency and trauma radiology a teaching file

daniel b nissman md

part of the popular teaching files series, emergency and trauma radiology: a teaching file is an exceptional resource for radiology trainees and practicing radiologists who are interested in reviewing the basics of this diverse and challenging field. 300 cases, both in print and online, are portrayed through high-quality images similar to those you see in daily practice. each emergency or trauma case includes images, along with descriptions of clinical history, findings, differential diagnosis, a discussion of diagnosis, relevant questions with appropriate answers, reporting requirements, and key information to relay to the treating physician. it's an ideal review tool both for practicing clinicians as well as those studying for board and certification exams. key features *more than 300 cases (100 in print and an additional 200 in the interactive ebook) help you make accurate and informed diagnoses and study for exams.*actual cases have been taken from extensive teaching files in major medical centers.*each case is presented as an unknown, and in random order, for a close approximation to daily decision-making.*
cases follow the same consistent format: a brief clinical history, several images, relevant findings, differential diagnosis, and final diagnosis, followed by a discussion of the case.*realistic case discussions mimic those between residents and faculty members in all radiology departments.now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive ebook edition, which can be ed to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:*complete content with enhanced navigation*powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web*cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation*highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text* ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues*quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

emergency radiology the requisites 2nd edition

jorge a. soto; brian c. lucey

get the essential tools you need to make an accurate diagnosis in the emergency department part of the popular “requisites” series, “emergency radiology: the requisites” delivers the conceptual, factual, and interpretive information you need for effective clinical practice in emergency radiology, as well certification and recertification review. master core knowledge the easy and affordable way with clear, concise text enhanced by at-a-glance illustrations, boxes, and tables – all revised and enhanced with digital content to bring you up to date with today’s state of the art knowledge.

emergency and trauma radiology

savvas nicolaou
>editor savvas nicolaou, md and authors provide a comprehensive review of emergency and trauma radiology. articles will include: improving outcomes in the polytrauma patient: a review of the role of whole body ct; advanced imaging in the emergency department: dual energy ct in the acute setting; imaging of traumatic brain injury: basic concepts and future direction; imaging patterns and management algorithms in acute stroke: an update for the emergency radiologist; imaging of non-traumatic neuroradiology emergencies; pearls and pitfalls in c-spine trauma with new concepts; face and neck infections: what the emergency radiologist needs to know; negative ct for acute pulmonary embolism: important differentials in acute dyspnea; imaging of penetrating thoracic injury; imaging of easily missed fractures in the upper extremity; imaging of easily missed fractures in the lower extremity; imaging of genitourinary trauma; imaging of ischemia, obstruction and infection in the abdomen; imaging of pancreatic and duodenal trauma; and more

the acute abdomen an issue of radiologic clinics of north america

richard m. gore, md
dr. robert gore (co-editor of textbook of gastrointestinal radiology) has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of the acute abdomen. articles will include: evaluating the patient with right upper quadrant pain; evaluating the patient with left upper quadrant pain; evaluating the patient with right lower quadrant pain; evaluating the patient with left lower quadrant pain; acute pancreatitis; acute disorders of the abdominal aorta; bowel obstruction; bowel ischemia; acute infectious and inflammatory enterocolitides; acute urinary tract disorders; acute gynecologic disorders; evaluating the acute abdomen in the pregnant patient; mr evaluation of the acute, non-traumatic abdomen in adolescents and adults; and more!

emergency radiology rotations in radiology

hani h. abujudeh; hani h. abujudeh
>emergency radiology presents a comprehensive review of emergency pathologies commonly encountered by practicing radiologists and residents in training. the first five sections are organized by organ system and include head, neck, face, and spine, chest, abdominal, pelvic, and bone emergencies, followed by chapters on pediatric and nuclear medicine emergencies and special topics in emergency imaging. part of the rotations in radiology series, this book offers a guided approach to imaging diagnosis with examples of all imaging modalities complimented by the basics of interpretation and technique and the nuances necessary to arrive at the best diagnosis. each pathology is covered with a targeted discussion that reviews the definition, clinical features, anatomy and physiology, imaging techniques, differential diagnosis, clinical issues, key points, and further reading. this organization is ideal for trainees’ use during specific rotations and for exam review, or as a quick refresher for the established emergency imager.

on call radiology

gareth lewis; hilten patel; sachin modi; shahid hussain

on-call radiology presents case discussions on the most common and important clinical emergencies and their corresponding imaging findings encountered on-call. cases are divided into thoracic, gastrointestinal and genitourinary, neurological and non-traumatic spinal, paediatric, trauma, interventional and vascular imaging. iatrogenic complications are also discussed.

each case is presented as a realistic clinical scenario and includes a clinical history and request for imaging. multi-modality imaging examples and a case discussion on the diagnosis and basic management, with emphasis on important radiological findings, are also presented.

this book combines a case-based discussion format with practical advice on imaging decision making in the acute setting. it also offers guidance on radiology report writing and techniques, with a focus on relevant positive and negative findings to pass on to referring clinicians. on-call radiology offers invaluable knowledge and practical tips for any on-call radiologist.

emergency neuroradiology a case based approach

yang tang; sugoto mukherjee; max wintermark

neuroradiological emergencies pose important challenges to the on-call physician, demanding thorough preparedness and quick action. this concise, highly illustrated volume covers all facets of emergency neuroradiology in a clear, easily searchable way, making it ideal both for effective learning and for rapid reference. over 150 cases, accompanied by nearly 800 high-quality ct and mri images, guide the reader through both common and uncommon presentations in all three key areas: brain, head and neck, and spine. each case consists of a short history, images, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, key points in bullet form, and suggested readings. the cases are organized into thematic chapters to provide a structured approach for primary learning, but every case remains independent and fully searchable for guidance when on call. with its practically focused approach, this book is a must for radiology residents, fellows and practicing radiologists, and will also benefit specialists in neurology, neurosurgery and emergency medicine.

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trauma radiology companion methods guidelines and imaging fundamentals 2nd edition

trauma radiology companionby

  • michelle m bittle md assistant professor of radiology, university of washington, seattle, wa
  • martin l gunn md assistant professor, university of washington, seattle, wa
  • joel a gross md associate professor, director of emergency radiology, university of washington, seattle, wa
  • eric j stern md professor of radiology, adjunct professor of medicine, adjunct professor medical education and biomedical informatics, adjunct professor of global health, university of washington, seattle, wa

trauma radiology companion, second edition is an easy-to-use, quick reference for trauma imaging designed for radiology residents, radiologists, and emergency physicians. the bulleted, key point format allows rapid access to succinct information for use in the clinical setting. unlike traditional radiologic texts that emphasize image interpretation and follow a radiographic pattern, disease-oriented, anatomic site, or modality-specific approach, this handbook provides easy-to-look-up answers to common and uncommon questions that arise in day-to-day work, as well as in training and studying. the text is written in bulleted style to emphasize key points related to the common diagnoses encountered in the trauma setting. this new edition presents up-to-date clinical and radiologic information and images, represents all imaging modalities now in use, and includes current mdct protocols.

  • new: addition of pet-ct where necessary
  • new: current mdct protocols
  • new: much more mri
  • bulleted text
  • high quality images
  • organized by diagnosis
  • portable
  • written by faculty at harborview medical center

practical guide to emergency ultrasound 2nd edition

practical guide to emergency ultrasoundby

  • karen s cosby md, facep, assistant professor, department of emergency medicine, stroger hospital of cook county, rush medical college, chicago, il
  • john l kendall md, facep, ultrasound coordinator, denver health medical center; assistant professor, division of emergency medicine, university of colorado health sciences center, denver, co

keep pace with the rapid changes in emergency ultrasound knowledge.

this 2nd edition of the practical guide to emergency ultrasound addresses your need for a practical, comprehensive, how-to book on ultrasound techniques in the emergency department, including new and expanded applications.

organized in an easy-to-navigate problem-based and symptom-based approach, chapters cover many uses for ultrasound in the ed and proper ultrasound technique. over 900 images, many in full color, illustrate key concepts and diagnoses, including the use of echocardiography in the ed and newer applications for imaging ocular, musculoskeletal injuries and the use of ultrasound in the management of undifferentiated hypotension and dyspnea.

key features

  • chapters on newer applications of ultrasound including thoracic, inferior vena cava, musculoskeletal, and ocular imaging; newer and evolving applications for procedural guidance, including nerve blocks; new and highlighted content for pediatric applications; and chapters on prehospital use, and use in resource-limited settings.
  • entire section focusing on ultrasound use in the resuscitation of acute injury or illness.
  • over 900 images demonstrate key diagnoses and proper ultrasound technique
  • over 175 online video clips that display more realistic three-dimensional views
  • more than 60 additional online-only images for several chapters

emergency imaging a practical guide

emergency imagingby alexander baxter (author)

a comprehensive introduction to the clinical radiology of trauma and acute diseases, emergency imaging: a practical guide helps readers acquire the image interpretation skills necessary to care for patients with emergent conditions. this book is organized by anatomic region, and each of the eight sections has an introduction that includes an analytical approach and checklist, important anatomy, imaging techniques, and key differential diagnoses.

key features:

  • more than 1700 high-quality images
  • concise discussions of 232 important traumatic and emergent conditions
  • a format optimized for self-study and review, with illustrations and explanatory text on facing pages

tailored to the needs of radiology and emergency medicine residents, senior medical students, and all clinicians who care for emergency patients, this book is an indispensable practical reference.

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radcases emergency radiology

by eugene yu, nasir jaffer, taebong chung, ali m. naraghi, dheeraj rajan

emergency radiology presents the challenging cases that are most likely to be encountered by physicians and radiologists in the emergency room. it helps er physicians correctly interpret images and thus quickly make initial diagnoses on both common and less common disorders. this book can also be used as an effective review guide for those studying for the radiology board exams.

key features:

  • examples of critical cases that must be accurately diagnosed to avert potential disaster in daily practice and on exams
  • clearly labeled, high-quality images help you absorb key findings at-a-glance
  • a scratch-off code in each book that provides a year of free access to a searchable online database of 250 must-know cases, the 100 cases in the book, plus an additional 150 cases available only online

diagnostic imaging emergency published by amirsys 2nd edition

by r. brooke jeffrey, b. j. manaster, anne g. osborn, melissa l. rosado-de-christenson, paula j. woodward

imaging plays a central role in the evaluation of the acutely ill patient.  in the current age, it  would be unthinkable not to have a state-of-the-art emergency room without a closely stationed multidetector ct scanner. diagnostic imaging: emergency, 2nd edition is intended as a readable and approachable reference for all major traumatic and non-traumatic  diagnoses that can be encountered in the acutely ill patient. the book evaluates multiple organ systems including the brain, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis and musculoskeletal system in both adults and pediatric patients. furthermore, the organization was  designed to provide the ideal model for a quick reference text.  the book is divided into two large parts – trauma and non-trauma – and within each of these parts, diagnoses within each individual organ system are thoughtfully divided to provide an organized approach. each section has an introduction that is designed to explain the appropriate work-up for the specific clinical scenario. diagnostic imaging: emergency, 2nd edition is designed to be a resource for all physicians taking care of acutely ill patients.

published by amirsys, a globally recognized medical information publisher.
written by experts for each organ system: brain, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, and musculoskeletal system
fully updated references from previous edition
features nearly 260 chapters and hundreds of annotated images and illustrations
comes with amirsys ebook advantage , an online ebook featuring expanded content, additional ebook images, and fully searchable text.

problem solving in emergency radiology

problem solving in emergency radiologyby stuart e. mirvis

optimize diagnostic accuracy in the emergency department with problem solving in radiology: emergency radiology, a new addition to the popular problem solving in radiology series. published in association with theamerican society of emergency radiology, the medical reference book is designed to help experienced radiologists, residents, or emergency medicine practitioners accurately address problematic conditions and reach the most accurate diagnosis.

  • access problem-oriented content that helps you quickly and accurately diagnose patients.
  • focus on the core knowledge needed for successful results with templated, concise chapters containing both traditional and unusual presentations of pathology. each chapter will include: typical presentation; variants;mimickers (what looks like this pathology, but isn’t); and pitfalls (how a diagnosis can be missed and how to avoid it).
  • stay up to date on today’s hot topics in radiology, including radiation concerns when using total body ct for trauma assessment; trauma in the pregnant patient; imaging pediatric craniocerebral trauma; and penetrating trauma to the torso and chest.
  • access the full text online at expert consult.

trauma radiology companion methods guidelines and imaging fundamentals edition 2

by michelle bittle

trauma radiology companion, second edition is an easy-to-use, quick reference for trauma imaging designed for radiology residents, radiologists, and emergency physicians. the bulleted, key point format allows rapid access to succinct information for use in the clinical setting. unlike traditional radiologic texts that emphasize image interpretation and follow a radiographic pattern, disease-oriented, anatomic site, or modality-specific approach,  this handbook provides easy-to-look-up answers to common and uncommon questions that arise in day-to-day work, as well as in training and studying. the text is written in bulleted style to emphasize key points related to the common diagnoses encountered in the trauma setting. this new edition presents up-to-date clinical and radiologic information and images, represents all imaging modalities now in use, and includes current mdct protocols.

essential emergency imaging

by resa lewiss

part of the essential emergency medicine series, this book offers emergency department staff a one-stop shop for information about all aspects of imaging.  with the demand for cost-effective treatment, and the plethora of imaging options, the emergency physician needs to know which test will provide the best information with the least impact on the patient.  the authors present information in a systematic, user-friendly approach.  beginning with the suspected diagnosis, the clinician reviews a brief overview of the condition, usual findings, and possible lab tests. “bedside pearls” reflect usual findings; classic images with more pearls about the specific technique follow.  each chapter ends with the advantages and disadvantages of the various imaging modalities.

pediatric emergency critical care and ultrasound

by stephanie j. doniger (editor)
emergency bedside ultrasound assessment is well established for adult patients, but has only recently been introduced into everyday clinical practice for the care of pediatric patients. pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound is a concise, practical text which explains the principles of ultrasound, its diagnostic application in all organ systems and its use as a procedural adjunct. both well-established and innovative applications are described, assisting the practitioner in incorporating ultrasound into daily practice, facilitating patient care and decreasing radiation exposure. case studies and abundant illustrations enable the reader to study the appropriate techniques in detail and learn from real examples from the pediatric emergency department and intensive care unit. pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound is the first comprehensive bedside ultrasonography resource focusing on pediatric patients and is essential reading not only for pediatric emergency medicine subspecialists but for all emergency physicians, intensivists/critical care physicians and pediatricians. the first comprehensive textbook for pediatric bedside ultrasound illustrations and images depict techniques, facilitating learning of bedside ultrasonography case studies describe common pediatric-specific applications, enabling learning from examples of real pediatric patients written and edited by world-renowned experts and pioneers in both emergency ultrasound and pediatric emergency ultrasound

emergencies in radiology

by richard graham, ferdia gallagher

this essential handbook provides indispensable guidance for all those seeking or reporting investigations in radiology which arises in an emergency setting. it summarises the major problems faced on-call and provides advice on the most suitable radiological tests to request as well as suggesting an appropriate timescale for imaging. from a radiologist’s perspective, it lists in concise format the protocol for each test and outlines the expected findings.

emergency radiology is a crucial component of emergency care as a whole. it is rare for a patient to undergo emergency surgery or treatment without prior imaging. radiology is the new gate-keeper in clinical practice with an emergency ct scan of the head being performed in most uk hospitals every day. radiology can confirm a diagnosis, sending a patient down a pathway of established therapy; confirm normality, leading to patient discharge; detect an unsuspected abnormality, suggesting an alternative action altogether; or be non-contributory. this concise, portable handbook supports emergency-setting radiology and helps the reader in this vital field.

accident and emergency radiology a survival guide

by nigel raby

since it was first published, accident and emergency radiology: a survival guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the emergency department. the core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: “these images look normal to me, but . . . how can i be sure that i am not missing a subtle but important abnormality

  • ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any given image. common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty are highlighted.
  • prevent mistakes. pitfalls and associated abnormalities are emphasized throughout.
  • avoid misdiagnoses. normal anatomy is outlined alongside schemes for detecting variants of the norm. each chapter concludes with a summary of key points. will provide a useful overview of the most important features in diagnosis and interpretation.
  • easily grasp difficult anatomical concepts. radiographs accompanied by clear, explanatory line-drawings.
  • spend less time searching with an improved layout and design with succinct, easy-to-follow text. a templated chapter approach helps you access key information quickly. each chapter includes key points summary, basic radiographs, normal anatomy, guidance on analyzing the radiographs, common injuries, rare but important injuries, pitfalls, regularly overlooked injuries, examples, and references.
  • grasp the nuances of key diagnostic details. updated and expanded information, new radiographs, and new explanatory line drawings reinforce the book’s aim of providing clear, practical advice in diagnosis.
  • avoid pitfalls in the detection of abnormalities that are most commonly overlooked or misinterpreted.
  • access the complete contents and illustrations online at expert consult-fully searchable!

critical care ultrasound expert consult online and print 1e

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  • philip lumb mb bs (author)


for physicians and nurses in critical care medicine, the increased demand and use of ultrasound necessitates further training. critical care ultrasound helps meet that need. a straightforward, practical approach, an abundance of detailed ultrasound images, and online video demonstrations provide step-by-step guidance on the principles and effective use of this important imaging modality in both diagnosis and assistance with specific procedures. coverage includes the latest applications of ultrasound for neurologic critical care; vascular problems; chest; hemodynamic monitoring; and abdominal and emergency uses, as well as assistance in a variety of specific procedures in critical care medicine.

    • incorporate a holistic approach. visualize all or any parts of the body, tissues, organs and systems in their live, anatomically and functionally interconnected state and in the context of the whole patient’s clinical circumstances.
    • see exactly how it’s done. numerous ultrasound images and dozens of videos demonstrate the use of ultrasound in critical care.
    • rely on the guidance of more than 80 different experts from australia, china, middle east, europe, usa, and canada regarding the current and future use of ccu.
    • adapt the use of emergency ultrasound in specialized out-of-hospital (i.e., war zones, animals) and in-hospital (i.e., pediatric units) settings. additionally, issues regarding ccu logistics, training, and education are analyzed for the first time.
    • access the complete contents, images, and video online at expert consult -fully searchable!

emergency radiology cases cases in radiology

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  • hani h. abujudeh (editor)


in over 150 cases featuring 600, high-quality images, emergency radiology cases provides a succinct review of problems encountered by radiologists when on call for the emergency room. cases are divided into trauma, non-trauma, and pediatric sections, and categorized by parts of the body including: brain, spine, upper and lower extremities, chest, and abdomen. part of the cases in radiology series, this book follows the easy-to-use format of question and answer in which the patient history is provided on the first page of the case, and radiologic findings, differential diagnosis, teaching points, next steps in management, and suggestions for furthering reading are revealed on the following page. this casebook is an essential resource for radiology residents and practicing radiologists alike.


pocket tutor emergency imaging

emergency imaging pocket tutorby

  • mandip k heir mbchb pg dip meded frcr, specialty registrar in radiology, university hospitals of leicester nhs trust, leicester, uk
  • ram vaidhyanath dmrd dnb frcr, consultant radiologist, university hospitals of leicester nhs trust, leicester, uk

pocket tutor emergency imaging is the perfect companion for medical students, junior doctors and anyone seeking to improve their working knowledge of the radiological appearance of common emergency presentations. guide to appearance of normal images and abnormal signs helps you navigate imaging results quickly and recognise underlying pathology. clearly labelled, high-quality images teach you to identify anatomical landmarks and clinical signs. concise disease descriptions give key facts and cardinal imaging features to look out for in emergency cases. make every spare moment count with the pocket tutor series of guides to clinical investigations, skills and specialties. from reminders of key first principles to tips on how to think like an expert, the step-by-step approach and pocket-size format mean you can reinforce knowledge fast: on attachment, in transit, during tutorials or before exams.

emergency radiology imaging of acute pathologies

emergency radiology imaging of acute pathologiesby

  • singh, ajay

in the emergency and trauma setting, accurate and consistent interpretation of imaging studies are critical to the care of acutely ill and injured patients. emergency radiology: imaging of acute pathologies is a comprehensive review of radiological diagnoses commonly encountered in the emergency room by radiologists, residents, and fellows. the book is organized by anatomical sections that present the primary er imaging areas of the acute abdomen, pelvis, thorax, neck, head, brain and spine, and osseous structures. for each section, the common diagnoses are concisely described and are accompanied by relevant clinical facts and key teaching points that emphasize the importance of radiological interpretation in clinical patient management. the role of modalities such as plain radiography, ct, ultrasound, mr, and nuclear medicine imaging in managing emergency conditions is highlighted.

learning imaging is a unique case-based series for those in professional education in general and for physicians in prarticular.

key features

  • covers all primary emergency imaging areas, including acute abdomen, pelvis, thorax, neck, brian/spine, and osseous structures
  • comprehensive review of radiological diagnoses commonly encountered by emergency radiologists
  • includes relevant clinical information useful for management of acutely ill and injured patients

emergency cross sectional radiology

emergency cross-sectional radiologyby

  • dr daniel y. f. chung (author),
  • dipanjali mondal (author),
  • erskine j. holmes (author),
  • rakesh misra (author)


cross-sectional imaging plays an ever-increasing role in the management of the acutely ill patient. there is 24/7 demand for radiologists at all levels of training to interpret complex scans, and alongside this an increased expectation that the requesting physician should be able to recognise important cross-sectional anatomy and pathology in order to expedite patient management. emergency cross-sectional radiology addresses both these expectations. part i demystifies cross-sectional imaging techniques. part ii describes a wide range of emergency conditions in an easy-to-read bullet point format. high quality images reinforce the findings, making this an invaluable rapid reference in everyday clinical practice. emergency cross-sectional radiology is a practical aide-memoire for emergency medicine physicians, surgeons, acute care physicians and radiologists in everyday reporting or emergency on-call environments.

key features

  • provides different perspectives from a variety of specialty physicians involved in emergency diagnosis
  • a short introduction explains the basic principles of ct, mri and ultrasound
  • conditions are explained in bullet-point format, providing easy access to salient information

pearls and pitfalls in emergency radiology variants and other difficult diagnoses

by 51tqoiqrsfl

  • martin l. gunn (editor)


rapid recognition of life-threatening illnesses and injuries expedites appropriate management and improves clinical outcomes. false-positive interpretations in radiology have been identified as a significant cause of error, leading to unnecessary investigation and treatment, increased healthcare costs, and delays in appropriate management. moreover, it is important that radiologists do not miss important subtle diagnoses that need urgent intervention. pearls and pitfalls in emergency radiology provides an outline of common imaging artefacts, anatomic variants and critical diagnoses that the radiologist must master in order to guide appropriate care and avoid malpractice lawsuits. one hundred selected cases – illustrated with several hundred images from mri, mdct, pet, ultrasound and radiographs – are presented in a succinct and structured format, highlighting key pearls and potential diagnostic pitfalls. the text focuses on emergent presentations of diseases in all body regions in both adults and children.


pocket atlas of emergency ultrasound

pocket atlas of emergency ultrasoundby

  • robert reardon (author),
  • o. john ma (author),
  • james mateer (author)

improve your ability to perform and interpret emergency ultrasound exams with this unique pocket atlas

featuring more than 400 ultrasound images, dozens of illustrations, and concise, bulleted text, pocket atlas of emergency ultrasound allows you to instantly compare and contrast your real-time images with those identified here. you will also find valuable how-to guidance covering essentials such as probe placement, patient positioning, and proper settings along with anatomical drawings that help you visualize affected organs.

you’ll also find:

  • clinical considerations
  • clinical indications
  • anatomic considerations
  • technique and normal findings
  • tips to improve image acquisition
  • common and emergent abnormalities
  • pitfalls

radiology on call a case based manual

radiology on call a case based manualby

  • roland talanow, md, phd, department of radiology, cleveland clinic, cleveland, oh

200 of the most common cases for radiology on-call/emergency situations—in one uncommon guide

radiology on-call covers the full spectrum of clinical scenarios that you are likely to see in the emergency department or during an in-house call. two hundred cases are logically arranged by organ system, supported by 375 precise, state-of-the-art radiographs, ct, mri, nuclear medicine and ultrasound images that accelerate on-the-spot clinical decision-making.

radiology on-call has an easy-to-navigate, streamlined style that features annotated images and minimal text. the author provides only those facts and brief descriptions that are needed to become familiar with each entity.


  • the complete on-call radiology sourcebook, designed to help residents ensure the accuracy of radiologic interpretations, become familiar with emergency findings, and reduce on-call errors
  • 200 highly instructive cases containing 375 radiographs, ct, mri, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound images, many in full color
  • consistent organization: image, diagnosis, comments, cross-reference to online tutorial
  • cross-reference to interactive online tutorial: cases are linked to an online tutorial (www.oncallradiology.com) providing many cases in a unique interactive way almost as seen on a real workstation (scroll, window, level, magnify, pan).
  • content intuitively organized by organ system: chest, abdomen, neuro, musculoskeletal
  • section-opening anatomical overviews, featuring clearly labeled radiographs, provide a solid base of knowledge for understanding subsequent material on imaging and image-guided situations
  • large collection of references, including links to free, open-access high-quality review articles about specific topics discussed in the book