MEDICAL IMAGING FOR THE HEALTH

Practical Radiograph Interpretation
 
 
Springer Publishing Co Inc
  • erschienen am 30. Dezember 2016
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 232 Seiten
978-0-8261-3126-3 (ISBN)
 
The only text to integrate the basics of radiology, characteristics and differences of testing modalities, and interpretation skillsThis unique book fills a void in radiology interpretation texts by encompassing the foundational tools and concepts of the full range of medical imaging, including radiology, the basics of interpretation of plain radiographs, comparison with other testing modalities, the rationale for which to select as the first diagnostic step, and exploration and interpretation of chest, abdomen, extremity, and spinal radiographs. A concise, easy-to-use reference, it includes written descriptions enhanced with figures, tables, and actual patient films to demonstrate concepts, and discusses-in easily accessible language--differences in testing modalities and interpretation of radiographs. The text features a step-by-step guide to interpretation. The resource describes and compares available diagnostic modalities, including plain radiograph, CT Scan, Nuclear Imaging, MRI, and Ultrasound. It discusses pediatric considerations and includes separate chapters for the chest, abdomen, upper and lower extremities, cervical spine, thoracic, and lumbar spine. The book will be an asset to nurse practitioners and Physician Assistants working in all Emergency, Urgent, Intensive, and Primary Care Settings. It will also benefit medical students and graduate students in acute care, family, adult/gerontology, and emergency nurse practitioner programs, as well as emergency/trauma clinical nurse specialists, and hospitalists and intensivist nurse practitioners.Key Features:Integrates the basics of radiology, CT Scans, Nuclear Imaging, MRIs, and Ultrasound, their characteristics and differences among testing modalities, and basic step-by-step interpretation skillsRelevant to a wide range of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other mid-level providers in multiple settingsIncludes a step-by-step guide to the interpretation of the radiographsDelivers an easy-to-understand approach to selecting diagnostic imaging testsPresents actual images and figures to demonstrate conceptsFirst place winner in the 2017 American Journal of Nursing awards.
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 257 mm
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  • Breite: 179 mm
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  • Dicke: 16 mm
  • 503 gr
978-0-8261-3126-3 (9780826131263)
0826131263 (0826131263)
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Theresa M. Campo, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAANP, received a doctor of nursing practice degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and a master's of science in nursing degree from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. Theresa has over 23 years experience in emergency medicine as a registered professional nurse and advanced practice nurse. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a family nurse practitioner and the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an emergency nurse practitioner.

Dr. Campo is the co-director of the Family Nurse Practitioner track and associate clinical professor for the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She works clinically as an emergency nurse practitioner in the emergency department at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and is an adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Campo has lectured nationally and internationally, as well as authored articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals and is on the editorial board for the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal.

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