From choosing the relevant investigation through to interpretation and its effects on patient management, Radiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered provides an overview of the modern imaging department, including radiation and safety considerations, putting radiology in its clinical context. The cases, covering a broad spectrum of disease processes in all body systems, are illustrated with over 250 high-quality images, while the extensive self-assessment section and accompanying explanatory notes consolidates learning and provides invaluable examination practice. Radiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is perfect for medical students, Foundation doctors and radiographers.Chest X-ray The chest radiograph is ideally taken with the patient standing facing the detector with the X-rays having passed ... Alternatively, a direct measurement of the transverse diameter can be made, with 15 cm in women and 16 cm in men considered the upper limit of normal. ... Areas of the film where abnormalities are easily missed: ac Lung apices ac Hilar regions ac Behind the heart ac Below the ... Abdominal X-ray The plain abdominal film is acquired with the patient lying supine.
|Author||:||Ashley Shaw, Edmund Godfrey, Abhinav Singh, Tarik Massoud|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2010-09-02|