The Chest X-Ray: A Survival Guide
Author: Gerald de Lacey, Simon Morley, Laurence Berman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
British Medical Association Book Awards 2009 - First Prize Winner, Radiology Category Featuring a practical, clinical approach – and written in a quick-access style – this portable, economical reference helps you build a strong foundation in chest x-ray interpretation. Three radiologists with years of clinical and teaching experience present fundamental principles and key anatomical concepts...walk you through examples of classic chest x-ray features that provide subtle evidence of abnormality...and explore a variety of problems and dilemmas common to everyday clinical practice. High-quality drawings and digital chest x-rays – combined with secrets from the radiologists’ toolbox, helpful differential diagnoses, handy checklists, and key references – deliver all the assistance you need to enhance your interpretation skills. Provides a strong foundation of essential knowledge for an informed, systematic approach to accurate chest x-ray interpretation. Features the work of three radiologists who offer you the benefit of their many years of clinical and teaching experience. Emphasizes common errors and misdiagnoses to help ensure correct image readings. Presents step-by-step guidance in a bulleted, quick-access format, in short chapters focused on clinical problems, to make it easy to master the information that you need to know. Makes difficult anatomic concepts easier to grasp by pairing radiographs with color line drawings. Explains the nomenclature special to the field through a glossary of important terms. Highlights the most important concepts in diagnosis/interpretation via Key Points in each chapter.
Chest X-Ray Made Easy
Author: Jonathan Corne, Maruti Kumaran
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This popular guide to the examination and interpretation of chest radiographs is an invaluable aid for medical students, junior doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and radiographers. Translated into over a dozen languages, this book has been widely praised for making interpretation of the chest X-ray as simple as possible The chest X-ray is often central to the diagnosis and management of a patient. As a result every doctor requires a thorough understanding of the common radiological problems. This pocketbook describes the range of conditions likely to be encountered on the wards and guides the reader through the diagnostic process based on the appearance of the abnormality shown. 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. A larger page size allows for larger and clearer illustrations. A new chapter on the sick patient covers the patient on ITU and the appearance of lines and tubes. There is extended use of CT imaging with advice on choosing modalities depending on the clinical circumstances. A new section of chest x-ray problems incorporates particularly challenging case histories. The international relevance of the text has been expanded with additional text and images.
Chest X-rays for Medical Students is a unique teaching and learning resource that offers students, junior doctors, trainee radiologists, nurses, physiotherapists and nurse practitioners a basic understanding of the principles of chest radiology. Provides a memorable way to analyze and present chest radiographs – the unique ‘ABCDE’ system as developed by the authors Explains how to recognize basic radiological signs, pathology and patterns associated with common medical conditions as seen on plain PA and AP chest radiographs Presents each radiograph twice, side by side - once as would be seen in a clinical setting and again with the pathology clearly highlighted Includes a section of self-assessment and presentation exercises to test knowledge and presentation technique Ideal for study and clinical reference, this book will be the ideal companion for any medical student, junior doctor or trainee radiographer.
Accident and Emergency Radiology
Author: Nigel Raby, Laurence Berman, Gerald De Lacey, Simon Morley
Publisher: Saunders Limited
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!
Chest X-ray is the most commonly requested film in any medical department so it is vital for clinicians to have a good understanding of the signs in order to make an accurate diagnosis. This book presents numerous postero-anterior plain chest X-ray images with detailed descriptions, exposing trainees and clinicians to both basic and more complex diagnoses. Beginning with an introduction to chest anatomy and how to read an X-ray, the following chapters present 101 cases by chest section. The final chapter includes 20 practice X-rays or spotters for self assessment. Key points 101 cases presenting chest X-ray images with detailed descriptions Covers simple and complex diagnoses Cases presented in logical format by section of the chest Includes 20 practice X-rays for self assessment
Interpreting Chest X Rays
Author: Dr Stephen Ellis
Publisher: Scion Publishing Ltd
Radiological imaging is now accessible to a wide range of healthcare workers, many of whom are increasingly taking on extended roles. This book will equip all healthcare professionals, including medical students, chest physicians, radiographers and radiologists, with the techniques and knowledge required to interpret plain chest radiographs. It is not an exhaustive text, but concentrates on interpretive skills and pattern recognition – these help the reader to understand the pitfalls and spot the clues that will allow them to correctly interpret the chest X-rays they will encounter in their daily practice. The book features over 300 high quality images, along with a range of case story images designed to enable readers to test and develop their interpretation skills. Interpreting Chest X-Rays is a handy ready reference that will help you to avoid making errors interpreting chest X-rays and decide, for example: * if a temporary pacing wire has been inserted correctly * whether the shadows you can see are real abnormalities * if all chest tubes and lines are located appropriately in an ITU patient * what further imaging may assist interpretation of an apparent abnormality * whether a post-surgical chest is significantly abnormal * what organism might be causing an infection * why a patient is short of breath * whether patient positioning accounts for an abnormal appearance on a chest X-ray * what impact radiographic technique has had on the appearance of pathology
200, Chest X-Ray Cases
Author: Mudher Al-Khairalla, James Chalmers, Tom Fardon
Modern medical practice has seen many advances in imaging over the past ten years. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, CT scanning and Ultrasound investigations have all been added to the repertoire of normal practice. However, the humble chest X-ray remains a crucial first line investigation - particularly for acute medical admissions. Many chest X-rays are requested for a specific purpose e.g. confirmation of pneumonia, but the image may reveal features of previously unsuspected disease of another body system. Digital storage of X-ray images means that a chest X-ray may be viewed at any computer workstation in your hospital. Clinicians now have the opportunity to view these images without waiting for the X-ray packet to be delivered. This can only be advantageous for the patient if the clinician knows what to look for on the image. This book takes you through 200 images in a stimulating manner designed to improve your confidence in reporting the humble chest X-ray.
Popular for its easy-to-use format, Felson's Principles of Chest Roentgenology remains the must-have primer of chest radiology. With the inclusion of the latest imaging approaches and terminology, its unique programmed learning approach-presented in a highly interactive style-demystifies reading and interpreting radiologic images. High-quality images and diagrams are accompanied by multiple-choice review questions to reinforce key concepts. Additional online images plus self-assessment tests help you sharpen your skills and build confidence! Quickly grasp the radiology fundamentals you need to know-including basic science, image interpretation, and terminology-with the popular "programmed learning" approach, which promotes fast learning and reference. Discern the nuances between modalities by comparing CT and MR images as well as traditional radiographs. View detailed clinical images covering all the image types you'll see on the boards including digital quality radiographs and an introduction of PET imaging, plus more advanced imaging such as CT and MRI than ever before. Benefit the from more robust interactive offerings in an e-book format-with easy-to-access quizzes and board questions provided online. Test your skills and simulate the exam experience with updated content aligned with the new MCQ-format Board exam for easy preparation and review.
This lively and entertaining manual on how to interpret abdominal radiographs will be invaluable to all medical students and junior doctors and has been written by a practising radiologist with many years' experience of teaching the subject. It outlines the few simple rules you need to follow, then explains how to sort out the initial and apparently overwhelming jumble of information which constitutes the abdominal X-ray. Knowledge of its contents will provide a secure base for tackling exams and the subsequent challenges of clinical practice. A comprehensive guide to all the common and serious conditions which are likely to be detected on a plain abdominal x-ray. Explains both how to look and what to look for on an abdominal film. Addresses exam technique to assist students preparing for clinical and OSCE exams. Fully updated including developments in the use of digital radiography and new legislation on radiation exposure. New additional illustrations of other complimentary forms of imaging such as the use of CT in suspected renal colic.
The Chest X-ray
Author: Matthias Hofer, N. Abanador
For whom is this book designed? For all students and physicians in training who want to learn more about the systematic interpretation of conventional chest radiographs, and for anyone who wants to learn how to insert chest tubes and central venous catheters. What does this book offer? Detailed diagrams on topographical anatomy, with numerical labels for self-review. Coverage includes even relatively complex findings in trauma victims and ICU patients. Detailed, step-by-step instructions on the placement of CVCs and chest tubes. Simple aids and tricks, such as the silhouette sign, that are helpful in image interpretation. Images to illustrate all common abnormalities (systematically arranged according to morphological patterns).
Author: Beverley Harden, Jane Cross, Mary Ann Broad
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
A solution-oriented synopsis of the majority of issues faced in the on-call setting, such as communication, assessment of the patient, problem identification and treatment.
Quick reference guide to chest X-Ray interpretation. Covers more than 100 lungs and heart disorders, each illustrated by radiographic image and corresponding line diagram.
SEAL Survival Guide
Author: Cade Courtley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Think and act like a Navy SEAL and you can survive anything. You can live scared—or be prepared. “We never thought it would happen to us.” From random shootings to deadly wildfires to terrorist attacks, the reality is that modern life is unpredictable and dangerous. Don’t live in fear or rely on luck. Learn the SEAL mindset: Be prepared, feel confident, step up, and know exactly how to survive any life-threatening situation. Former Navy SEAL and preeminent American survivalist Cade Courtley delivers step-by-step instructions anyone can master in this illustrated, user-friendly guide. You’ll learn to think like a SEAL and how to: improvise weapons from everyday items * pack a go bag* escape mass-shootings * treat injuries at the scene* subdue a hijacker * survive extreme climates * travel safely abroad* defend against animal attacks * survive pandemic * and much more Don’t be taken by surprise. Don’t be a target. Fight back, protect yourself, and beat the odds with the essential manual no one in the twenty-first century should be without. BE A SURVIVOR, NOT A STATISTIC!
Acid-Base Case Studies
Author: Ira Kurtz
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
The general aim of this book is to present a practical, case- orientated approach to the analysis of acid-base problems in the clinical setting. Medical students, residents, fellows and attendings will find the book a required addition to their medical library.
Ultimate Fighter champ Forrest Griffin and Erich Krauss, who previously brought you the New York Times bestseller Got Fight, now offer a hilarious and very timely guide to surviving the coming apocalypse. Be Ready When the Sh*t Goes Down provides everything an aspiring Mad Max needs to know about post-apocalyptic living. Since it’s coming soon anyway, we might as well all Be Ready When the Sh*t Goes Down.