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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Jonathan Corne
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2015-06-26
File: 222 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780702055010

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Translated into over a dozen languages, this book has been widely praised for making interpretation of the chest X-ray as simple as possible. It describes the range of conditions likely to be encountered on the wards and guides the doctor through the process of examining and interpreting the film based on the appearance of the abnormality shown. It then assists the doctor in determining the nature of the abnormality and points the clinician towards a possible differential diagnosis. It covers the common radiological problems the junior doctors are faced with starting with the appearance of the film, e.g. showing generalised shadowing or a coin lesion. It gives advice on how to examine an X-ray, how to check its technical quality and how to identify where the lesion is. All the X-rays are accompanied by a simple line diagram outlining where the abnormality is. 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. Now presented in two-colour to enhance the appearance of the text. New material includes an introduction to thoracic CT scanning indicating the usefulness of these scans where appropriate.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Jonathan Corne
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2009-10-01
File: 184 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780702045097

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This pocketbook describes the range of common radiological problems likely to be encountered by medical staff who have to interpret X-Rays that can be of good to poor definition. The examples are all accompanied by simple line diagrams.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Jonathan Corne
Publisher:
Release: 2002
File: 127 Pages
ISBN-13: 0443070083

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Author: Jonathan Corne
Publisher:
Release: 2015-08
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 070205500X

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This book provides a portable aid to the interpretation of a range of plain radiographs, many of which will be have to be interpreted by the admitting or on-call ward doctor. Plain X-rays are often the first investigation carried out on patients presenting acutely, in all specialties. Their interpretation is of paramount importance, as an accurate diagnosis will guide further management and investigation in these patients. The book will also help to guide initial further management, as well as guide the need for further imaging. The book’s layout enables easy and quick reference, with a radiograph of each condition together with a succinct description of the clinical signs, radiological signs and suggested further management of each life threatening condition. • A user-friendly guide to the interpretation of a range of on-call radiological conditions • The emphasis throughout is on acute plain x-ray appearances for which immediate management and senior help are necessary. • Written specifically for the on-call doctor working in all specialties. • Will also aid efficient and accurate referral across specialties.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Iain Au-Yong
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2010-09-08
File: 304 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781455725267

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This new edition has been fully revised to provide radiologists and trainees with the latest information and guidance on chest X-ray. Divided into four sections, the book covers numerous conditions encountered in daily practice, explaining how to read and interpret X-ray images in order to make a differential diagnosis. The second edition features a brand new section of 30 cases correlating chest X-rays with high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) findings to assist understanding. The book is highly illustrated with images and diagrams, and includes a DVD ROM, as well as comprehensive appendices. Key points Fully revised, new edition providing latest information and guidance on chest X-ray Second edition features new section presenting 30 cases correlating chest X-ray with HRCT Highly illustrated and includes DVD ROM Previous edition (9788180619557) published in 2007

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Genre: Medical
Author: D Karthikeyan
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited
Release: 2017-09-30
File: 236 Pages
ISBN-13: 9350255634

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Chest X-rays for Medical Students offers a fresh analytical approach to identifying chest abnormalities, helping medical students, junior doctors, and nurses understand the underlying physics and basic anatomical and pathological details of X-ray images of the chest. The authors provide a memorable framework for analysing and presenting chest radiographs, with each radiograph appearing twice in a side-by-side comparison, one as seen in a clinical setting and the second highlighting the pathology. This new second edition includes significant revisions, improved annotations of X-rays, expanded pathologies, and numerous additional high-quality images. A comprehensive one-stop guide to learning chest radiograph interpretation, this book: Aligns with the latest Royal College of Radiologists’ Undergraduate Radiology Curriculum Offers guidance on how to formulate normal findings Features self-assessment tests, presentation exercises, and varied examples Includes sections on radiograph quality X-ray hazards and precautions Chest X-rays for Medical Students is an ideal study guide and clinical reference for any medical student, junior doctor, nurse or radiographer.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Christopher Clarke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2020-03-23
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119504153

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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Christopher Clarke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2017-05-03
File: 128 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119426721

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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Gerald de Lacey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2012-05-25
File: 384 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780702051074

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This book contains a series of plain chest x-ray films to test your approach to the interpretation of one of the most frequently requested hospital investigations. Building on the highly successful CHEST X-RAY MADE EASY this new companion volume allows you to refine your diagnostic skills. The 100 cases are arranged in order of difficulty, progressing from the straightforward to the more challenging through the book. Tests knowledge of chest radiography in a varied and useful format. Contains a variety of cases at levels, suitable for both student final and MRCP exams. Includes films of less than perfect technical quality to reflect the real life situation. Doubles in value as a valuable chest radiograph reference book.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Jonathan Corne
Publisher:
Release: 2006
File: 205 Pages
ISBN-13: 0443070121

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