Emergency CT Scans of the Head: A Practical Atlas

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This well-organized, easy-to-use atlas of head CT scans serves as a teaching and reference tool for the emergency department physician. Subtle findings that can be missed by non-radiologists are emphasized. There are nine abundantly illustrated chapters, covering topics which range from the essentials of CT scans of the head to trauma, infections, and selected pediatric conditions. In addition, two appendices show normal anatomy for comparison.

... This is the first text on CT of the head written by an emergency physician, for emergency and primary care physicians. ... Presented in an atlas format with more than 250 CT images and diagrams. ... Includes quick reference tables on neurological and radiographic differential diagnosis on the endsheets. ... Covers the essentials of CT, including the use of it vs. MRI, and variants and artifacts. ... Explains the technical aspects and physics of CT scans. ... A checklist indicates what physicians should ask when looking at a scan.

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Contents

ESSENTIALS OF CT SCANS TO THE HEAD
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Trauma
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Ischemic Stroke
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