Pediatric Imaging: The Fundamentals

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009 - HEALTH & FITNESS - 284 pages
Written by Lane F. Donnelly, MD, recipient of the Society of Pediatric Radiology's 2009 Singleton-Taybi Award for professional lifetime dedication to medical education, Pediatric Imaging: The Fundamentals makes it remarkably simple to learn how to safely perform and accurately interpret pediatric imaging studies. Ideal for residents and practitioners alike, this reader-friendly text emphasizes advanced imaging applications-including neuro applications-while nearly 400 high-quality, clinically relevant digital images (nearly 100 in color) clearly demonstrate essential concepts, techniques, and interpretation skills. Full-chapter coverage of current breakthroughs in PET/CT, MR sleep studies, fetal imaging, and more, ensure that you have the latest information available at your fingertips.
  • Offers full-chapter coverage of current breakthroughs in PET/CT, MR sleep studies, fetal imaging, and more, ensuring that you have the latest information at your fingertips.
  • Emphasizes advanced imaging applications, including neuro applications.
  • Highlights the basic anatomy needed to understand this complex subspecialty.
  • Provides an in-depth discussion of patient safety issues to help you gain a basic understanding of radiology and its effect on the pediatric patient.
  • Presents information in a reader-friendly format through lists, tables, and images that makes reference quick and easy.
  • Includes nearly 650 high-quality, clinically relevant digital images that clearly demonstrate essential concepts, techniques, and interpretation skills.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN PEDIATRIC IMAGING
1
CHAPTER TWO AIRWAY
8
CHAPTER THREE CHEST
26
CHAPTER FOUR CARDIAC
62
CHAPTER FIVE GASTROINTESTINAL
86
CHAPTER SIX GENITOURINARY
125
CHAPTER SEVEN MUSCULOSKELETAL
156
CHAPTER EIGHT NEURO
212
Index
259
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Lane F. Donnelly MD is currently Chief Quality Officer and Christopher G. Dawes Endowed Director of Quality at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford Children's Health. He is also a Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics and the Associate Dean, Maternal and Child Health (Quality and Safety) in the School of Medicine at Stanford University. He also serves as the Co-Executive Director of Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement. Dr. Donnelly has been an NIH funded researcher, has published 285 peer review manuscripts that have been cited over 10,000 times and has authored 10 textbooks and over 40 book chapters. Former Leadership positions include Radiologist-in-Chief and Frederic N. Silverman Chair of Pediatric Radiology as well as Executive Cabinet member at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (2002-2011); Inaugural Chief Medical Officer / Physician-in-Chief at the Nemours Children's Hospital (helping plan, staff, and open the greenfield hospital in 2012) and Enterprise Vice President as well as Enterprise Radiologist-in-Chief for the Nemours Foundation (2011-2015); and Chief Quality Officer for Hospital Based Services at Texas Children's Hospital (2015-2017). He was educated at The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.