Emergency Radiology is a quick reference pocketbook for radiologists worldwide working in any emergency or acute care setting. It acts both as a checklist of presenting features to enable accurate interpretation of diagnostic imaging investigations and as a guide to understanding the basics of performing therapeutic or diagnostic interventional procedures. A wide range of emergencies are reviewed, giving all pertinent information in a concise presentation for on-call radiologists and trainees who encounter these emergencies out-of-hours. The text is complemented by high quality images of emergency conditions in all body systems, including head, cardiovascular, chest, abdomen, pelvis and extremities. Pediatrics, fluoroscopy, ultrasound and the use of MRI in emergencies are also discussed. Emergency Radiology is an invaluable for all radiologists, emergency physicians and radiography technicians, as well as for any healthcare practitioner involved in patient care in the emergency or acute care environment.
• Contains diagnostic ‘pearls’ for each condition – helps reader to understand pitfalls, tricks and tips in making a diagnosis • Brief clinical information of each emergency condition – helps reader understand common clinical presentations and select appropriate imaging investigations • Covers new emergency topics such as coronary CTA, triple rule out, vascular MR emergencies - helps reader to understand and form a basis to further expand the knowledge on these new and important emergencies
Preface; Part I. CT Emergencies: 1. Head Mayil S. Krishnam; 2. Cardiovascular and chest Mayil S. Krishnam; 3. Abdomen/pelvis Mayil S. Krishnam; Part II. Other Emergencies: 4. Ultrasound Jolanta Webb and Swati P. Deshmane; 5. Fluoroscopy John Curtis and Mayil S Krishnam; 6. MRI Sacha Niven and Mayil S. Krishnam; 7. Interventional procedures – basics Michael Murphy; 8. Paediatrics Shivaram Avula and Nick Barnes; 9. Skeletal trauma John Curtis and Mayil Krishnam; 10. Miscellaneous Swati P. Deshmane and Mayil S. Krishnam; Index.