Practical Radiograph Interpretation
Springer Publishing Co Inc
erschienen am 30. Dezember 2016
Buch | Softcover | 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.
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