Recommended in the Brandon/Hill selected list of print books and journals for the small medical library - April 2003 The thoroughly revised, updated Fourth Edition of this highly acclaimed classic remains the premier reference on the radiologic assessment of all acute illnesses and injuries. Written by experienced radiologists, the book provides up to date, authoritative and unambiguous guidelines on the use and interpretation of all relevant imaging studies - from conventional radiography to CT, MRI, and ultrasound. This edition features more CT, ultrasound, and MR images, providing a crystal-clear view of structures affected in emergency situations. The book details state of the art applications of ultrasound for scrotal, gynecologic, and obstetrical emergencies and contemporary uses of CT for blunt abdominal and thoracic trauma, pulmonary embolism, acute aortic injury, and aortic dissection. Coverage of conventional radiography has been extensively revised and includes many new concepts on cervical spine, mid face, and other injuries.
Chapters on acute non traumatic abdominal emergencies, abdominal trauma, and obstetric, gynecologic, and scrotal emergencies have been completely rewritten by experts on those specific topics
Table of Contents
Imaging of Skull and Brain EmergenciesFsce, Including Intraorbital Soft Tissues and MandibleSpine, Including Soft Tissues of the Pharynx and NeckShoulder, Including Clavicle and ScapulaElbowWristHandChestAbdomen: Nontraumatic EmergenciesGynecological, Obstetrical and Scrotal EmergenciesAbdomen: Traumatic EmergenciesPelvis, Acetabulum and HipsKneeAnkleFoot and HeelDiaphysisInde