9781444135152

Making Sense of the Chest X-ray, Second Edition: A hands-on guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9781444135152

  • ISBN10:

    1444135155

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 3/21/2013
  • Publisher: CRC Press
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Summary

When a patient presents to the emergency department, in the GP practice or in the outpatient clinic with a range of clinical signs, the chest x-ray is one of the most valuable diagnostic tools available to the attending physician. Accurate interpretation and understanding of the chest x-ray istherefore a crucial skill that all medical students and junior doctors must acquire in order to formulate quickly an appropriate management plan. Making Sense of the Chest X-ray is here to help.The second edition of this well-received pocket guide remains the perfect introduction to the subject. Written from a problem-oriented approach, the author shares his extensive experience of teaching this subject, with "real life" scenarios interspersed throughout the text. Making Sense of the ChestX-ray offers:* advice on when to seek additional/expert opinion* suggestions on how to deal with particularly difficult areas* an emphasis on the link between radiographic appearance and clinical finding

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