McGraw-Hill's Pocket Guide to Chest X-Rays

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McGraw-Hill, 2003 - Medical - 120 pages
Chest x-rays are an important diagnostic tool for medical and nursing practitioners of any specialty. This book presents essential information on how to interpret test results and to identify normal and abnormal images in order to then make accurate diagnoses. It is an ideal quick reference for non-specialist practitioners, hospital residents, GPs and nurses who are regularly presented with chest x-rays.

This concise, practical handbook uses check lists and boxed bullet points to highlight important information and includes an extensive range of images for easy reference. This pocket guide provides case studies and common scenarios and explains the technology involved including CT scans.

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Contents

Basic radiologic anatomy
9
Chest Xray interpretation
25
Common lung pathologies
59
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About the author (2003)

Greg Briggs, MB BS is Senior Staff Radiologist at Royal North Shore Hospital and Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists. He has written extensively for journals and chapters in multi-authored books.

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