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The third updated and revised edition of Differential Diagnosis in Conventional Radiology provides essential information to make conventional x-ray an effective tool in diagnosing disorders affecting the bones and joints and the thoracic and abdominal body segments.
The book is organized according to classifications of radiologic findings rather than disease, enabling the reader to approach diagnosis in a way that reflects the actual clinical situation. Concise and comprehensive tables outline key information on diagnosis and differential diagnosis.
The unique organization of chapters based on radiologic findings mirrors the situations encountered in daily clinical practice
Easy-to-reference tables classifying findings, diagnosis, and differential diagnosisand providing important clinical data are perfect for an at-a-glance review
More than 2000 radiographs and schematic diagrams help to guide the reader toward the most likely diagnoses
The third edition of Differential Diagnosis in Conventional Radiology contains an updated and revised section on radiology of the abdomen combined with the complete text from the recently published books Bone and Joint Disorders and The Chest X-Ray by the same authors.
An exceptional reference work to have on hand, Differential Diagnosis in Conventional Radiology will benefit radiologists and specialists seeking to improve their skills in diagnostic imaging and will also be of great interest to residents preparing for their specialist examinations.
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The conventional chest x-ray remains the first line in the diagnostic imaging of thoracic disease. In the new edition of this classic, you will get the essential help you need to make preliminary diagnoses of a vast range of pulmonary, cardiovascular, and other thoracic conditions. The differentialdiagnostic information is provided in extensive tables, organized by classes of findings, and illustrated by hundreds of brilliant radiographs and, where helpful, schematic diagrams.
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The second edition of Bone and Joint Disorders, derived from the critically acclaimed series Differential Diagnosis in Conventional Radiology, provides the essential information you need to make the conventional x-ray an effective tool in diagnosing disorders affecting the bones and joints.
The book is organized according to classes of radiologic findings, with separate chapters addressing the differential diagnosis of osteopenia, osteosclerosis, trauma and fractures, arthritis, and tumors, as well as the differential diagnosis of lesions specific to anatomic sites. Concise but comprehensive tables outline key information about findings and etiology, and provide additional commentary on pertinent clinical data, such as common locations, frequency, and prevalence of the described disease or disorder.
Organizes information according to classes of radiologic findings, mirroring the situation encountered in clinical practice
Uses easy-to-reference tables that classify findings, correlate differential diagnoses, and provide key adjunct clinical information to help in confirm the diagnosis
Includes more than 1,000 images and illustrations that are captioned by succinct descriptions, pinpointing key characteristics of disorders
Features completely rewritten chapters, Localized Bone Lesions and Joint Diseases, with all new radiographs, and a greatly expanded chapter, Trauma and Fractures, with many new and improved radiographs and schematic diagrams
Authoritative and comprehensive, Bone and Joint Disorders is an outstanding professional reference for the radiologist who must develop diagnoses and differential diagnoses of bone and joint disorders. This book is also of interest to residents preparing for their specialist examinations.