Interpreting CT Head Scans: A Basic Guide to Image Analysis
CT scanning is one of the main imaging modalities involved in the diagnosis of lesions in the head, most dramatically haemorrhage, caused either by trauma, disease or post-operative complications. This text provides an introduction to the correct application and interpretation of CT. Throughout, the book emphasizes the practical aspects of diagnosis, providing guidance on clinical triage, recognition patterns, logical analysis of observations, and decision making and problem solving.
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