Nov 232016
 

Internal Medicine: An Illustrated Radiological Guide


By (author): Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh

This very well-received book, now in its second edition, equips the radiologist with the information needed in order to diagnose internal medicine disorders and their complications from the radiological perspective. It offers an easy-to-consult tool that documents the most common and most important radiological signs of a wide range of diseases, across diverse specialties, with the aid of an excellent gallery of images and illustrations. Compared with the first edition, numerous additions and updates have been made, with coverage of additional disorders and inclusion of many new images. Entirely new chapters focus on occupational medicine and toxicology imaging, chiropractic medicine, and energy and quantum medicine. Internal Medicine – An Illustrated Radiological Guide puts the radiologist in the internal medicine physician’s shoes. It teaches radiologists how to think in terms of disease progression and complications, explains where to look for and to image these complications, and identifies the best modalities for reaching a diagnosis. It will also benefit internal medicine physicians by clarifying the help that radiology can offer them and assisting in the choice of investigation for diagnostic confirmation.

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Nov 192016
 

Chest Radiology: PreTest Self- Assessment and Review


By (author): Juzar Ali, Warren G. Summer

Now updated to reflect the USMLE Step 2 exam, with greater emphasis on case presentations and diagnostic skills. Approximately 400 new clinical vignettes with accompanying questions (500 questions in all)–now featuring expanded answers referenced to leading textbooks or journal articles. Reviewed by McGraw-Hill’s Medical Student Advisory Committee to ensure simulation of the USMLE test-taking experience.
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Nov 192016
 

Traumatologia scheletrica: Imaging integrato clinico-radiologico (Italian Edition)


La radiologia tradizionale riveste e mantiene un ruolo fondamentale nello studio della patologia scheletrica in ortopedia e in particolare in traumatologia. Di qui la necessità, per non dire l’obbligo, di conoscere e parlare un linguaggio comune in termini di esecuzione, riconoscimento e descrizione condiviso da specialisti di diverse discipline, come ad esempio radiologo e traumatologo.
Partendo dalla classificazione AO (e da altre classificazioni utilizzate soprattutto a livello articolare) questo atlante di traumatologia si propone di rappresentare, a partire dall’esecuzione tecnica, le immagini radiografiche delle fratture, stabilendone i criteri di correttezza e integrandole quando necessario con esami TC e RM, e affronta le varie lesioni dal punto di vista diagnostico, ma soprattutto clinico. I capitoli sono suddivisi per segmenti scheletrici e, grazie anche alla collaborazione con gli specialisti ortopedici, ogni immagine radiografica è corredata di referto e commento clinico. Vengono classificate le lesioni dello scheletro appendicolare e del rachide, con un apposito capitolo di indispensabile completamento delle lesioni in età di accrescimento.
Il volume fornisce ai vari operatori, ma in particolare ai Medici Radiologi, un valido strumento di studio e di consultazione, illustrando per ciascuna lesione il corretto iter procedurale.    
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Nov 182016
 

Cardiovascular Imaging


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By (author): Yi-Hwa Liu, Frans J. Th. Wackers

A host of imaging techniques are available to clinical cardiologists, including nuclear imaging, echocardiography, computerized tomography, and magnetic-resonance imaging. Chamber size, ventricular function, valvular function, coronary anatomy, and myocardial perfusion are among a wide array of cardiac characteristics that can all be assessed noninvasively.

Cardiovascular Imaging systematically reviews each of these major techniques and provides clinical data from well-designed research studies. Following a brief overview of non-invasive cardiac imaging and the stress modalities used to detect coronary disease, case-based chapters are devoted to each of the various imaging techniques. The final chapter provides a glimpse of future possibilities, particularly with respect to molecular imaging. The text is illustrated throughout with amply-sized images.

Demonstrating the values and limitations of the imaging techniques, the book enables practitioners to determine which test, in which patient population, and for which purpose would be the most appropriate to use.

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Nov 172016
 

Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons


Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons provides a comprehensive guide to the use of ultrasonography in surgical practice of abdominal diseases. The content is divided into three major sections, with the final section being dedicated to the logistics of incorporating ultrasound into a surgical practice. In Part I : The Basics, the principles of ultrasonography are reviewed focusing on ultrasound physics, equipment and instrumentation. A detailed approach to the various scanning methods with image and artifact interpretation is demonstrated with illustrations and images. In Part II : Anatomy, Application and Intervention, ultrasound anatomy and its use in surgery are detailed. The normal and abnormal ultrasound anatomy of specific abdominal organ or organ systems (esophagus, liver, pancreas, biliary, stomach, anorectum, vascularabdominal wall) with illustrations and images are demonstrated. A state-of-the-art review of the major applications of surgical abdominal ultrasound is provided in this section ranging from trauma ultrasound and laparoscopic staging to techniques in ultrasound guidance and three-dimensional targeting. In Part III : Ultrasound in Surgical Practice, the practical aspects of incorporation of ultrasound into a surgical practice are addressed with topics ranging from credentialing to coding and billing.

Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons will serve as a very useful resource and guide for surgeons and students with little to some experience in ultrasound, including practicing surgeons, surgical fellows and surgical residents.

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Nov 162016
 

AOSpine Masters Series, Volume 6: Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma


FOUR STARS from Doody’s Star Ratings™

This is a complete yet concise book on an extremely important subject. It addresses virtually all aspects of the treatment of traumatic injuries to the thoracic and lumbar spine. It is an excellent addition to the field. Highly recommended. — Doody’s Review (starred review)

Overall, this is a well-written and concise book that is worth reading for spine surgeons and trainees alike who need to address and treat spine trauma frequently in their practice. — World Neurosurgery

This sixth volume in the AOSpine Masters Series provides expert guidance on making an accurate diagnosis and classification of injuries to the thoracolumbar area of the spine. Chapters include: Radiographic Assessment of Thoracolumbar Fractures, Posterior and Anterior MIS in TL Fractures, and Thoracolumbar Fracture Fixation in the Osteoporotic Patient.

Key Features:

  • Each chapter provides historic literature as well as a synthesized analysis of current literature and proposes an evidence-based treatment plan
  • Editors are international authorities on thoracolumbar spine trauma
  • Expert tips and pearls included in every chapter

The AOSpine Masters Series, a copublication of Thieme and AOSpine, a Clinical Division of the AO Foundation, addresses current clinical issues whereby international masters of spine share their expertise and recommendations on a particular topic. The goal of the series is to contribute to an evolving, dynamic model of an evidence-based medicine approach to spine care.

All spine surgeons and orthopaedic surgeons, along with residents and fellows in these areas, will find this book to be an excellent reference that they will consult often in their treatment of patients with thoracolumbar spine injuries.

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Nov 132016
 

Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography: 2-Volume Set, 7e (Textbook of Diagnostic Ultrasonography)


By (author): Sandra L. Hagen-Ansert MS RDMS RDCS FASE FSDMS

Stay up to date with the rapidly changing field of medical sonography! Heavily illustrated and extensively updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography, 7th Edition equips you with an in-depth understanding of general/abdominal and obstetric/gynecologic sonography, the two primary divisions of sonography, as well as vascular sonography and echocardiography. Each chapter includes patient history, normal anatomy (including cross-sectional anatomy), ultrasound techniques, pathology, and related laboratory findings, giving you comprehensive insight drawn from the most current, complete information available.

  • Full-color presentation enhances your learning experience with vibrantly detailed images.
  • Pathology tables give you quick access to clinical findings, laboratory findings, sonography findings, and differential considerations.
  • Sonographic Findings highlight key clinical information.
  • Key terms and chapter objectives help you study more efficiently.
  • Review questions on a companion Evolve website reinforce your understanding of essential concepts.
  • New chapters detail the latest clinically relevant content in the areas of:
    • Essentials of Patient Care for the Sonographer
  • Artifacts in Image Acquisition
  • Understanding Other Imaging Modalities
  • Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Issues in Sonography
  • 3D and 4D Evaluation of Fetal Anomalies
  • More than 700 new images (350 in color) clarify complex anatomic concepts.
  • Extensive content updates reflect important changes in urinary, liver, musculoskeletal, breast, cerebrovascular, gynecological, and obstetric sonography.
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Nov 132016
 

Emergency Radiology of the Chest and Cardiovascular System (Medical Radiology)


This book provides an up-to-date, systematic review of all facets of emergency radiology in patients with chest trauma or pain with the aim of equipping the reader with a detailed knowledge of the various radiological patterns, which is essential in order to make a prompt diagnosis under circumstances when time is of critical importance. To this end, the indications, value, and results of the various emergency imaging modalities, including sonography and interventional radiology, are described and illustrated in the full range of blunt chest injuries and nontraumatic chest emergencies. Technological aspects, protocols tailored to the mechanism of injury, and post-processing techniques are also extensively covered. Emergency Radiology of the Chest and Cardiovascular System will be of value to general and interventional radiologists, radiology residents, radiology technicians, and all physicians and surgeons who work in emergency care.

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Nov 122016
 

Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging (Contemporary Perspectives in Rehabilitation)


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By (author): Lynn N. McKinnis PT OCS

A volume in the Contemporary Perspectives in Rehabilitation Series

Edited by Steven L. Wolf, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Here’s everything Physical Therapists need to know about medical imaging.

This comprehensive guide helps you develop the skills and knowledge you need to accurately interpret imaging studies and understand written reports. Lynn McKinnis, 2009 winner of APTA’s Helen J. Hislop Award for Outstanding Contributions to Professional Literature, guides you every step of the way.

Begin with a basic introduction to radiology; then progress to evaluating radiographs and advanced imaging from head to toe. Imaging for commonly seen traumas and pathologies, as well as case studies prepare you to meet the most common to complex challenges in clinical and practice.

More advanced images and critical-thinking exercises as well as new student resources online at DavisPlus continue to make the 4th Edition the ideal text in a rapidly advancing field.

The Davis Digital Version lets you access the complete text online. Plus, interactive exercises reinforce the content in the text and help you identify and recognize anatomy and pathologies. Redeem the Plus Code inside new, printed texts to access these DavisPlus resources.

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Nov 102016
 

Defining the Medical Imaging Requirements for a Rural Health Center (Communications in Medical and Care Compunetics)


This book presents the patient management challenges that rural health centers face, and establishes the criteria for the type of medical imaging services that should be available in such facilities. To make the work of the center’s health practitioners more effective and efficient, the book assesses what health conditions may require medical attention in those centers. Information is provided on how to use basic imaging modalities, such as radiography and ultrasound, emphasizing the need for thoughtful service planning, careful equipment and imaging protocol selection, continuous staff training, and the implementation of quality control programs. The book is also a valuable resource for those physicians, medical physicists and service engineers who provide virtual and physical consultations to meet these needs.

Rural health centers are established to prevent patients from being forced to travel to distant urban medical facilities. To manage patients properly, rural health centers should be part of regional and more complete systems of medical health care installations in the country on the basis of a referral and counter-referral program. Thus, the centers should have the infrastructure needed to transport patients to urban hospitals when they need more complex health care. The coordination of all the activities is possible only if rural health centers are led by strong and dedicated managers. 

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