For the physical therapist and student. Uses a systems approach to provide basic imaging principles: how to identify anatomy on advanced imaging techniques and how to apply this information.
Features complete routine radiographic exams for the entire skeleton with point-by-point teaching observations for every radiograph.
The only book of its kind to present complete sets of x-rays for every joint and region of the spine. Now covers chest imaging and neurological imaging, and has 90 new images.
Author Lynn McKinn is, the 2009 winner of APTA Helen J. Hislop Award for Outstanding Contributions to Professional Literature, presents a straightforward, logical approach to medical imaging for physical therapists.
After introductory chapters on basic radiology, a chapter on how to evaluate radiographs and chapters on advanced medical imaging, the text is organized by anatomic regions and then by joints.
At the heart of each anatomic chapter is a complete set of normal, routine radiographs that include tracings and point-by-point teaching observations.
Each chapter ends with a discussion and offers imaging examples for commonly seen traumas and pathologies. The accompanying CD-ROM features exercises that reinforce the content in the text and help you to identify and recognize anatomy and pathologies. A volume in the Contemporary Perspectives in Rehabilitation Series
Edited by Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA