Comprehensive Radiographic Pathology

Other | August 13, 2013

byRonald L. Eisenberg, Ronald L. Eisenberg, Nancy M. Johnson

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Covering the disease processes most frequently diagnosed with medical imaging,Comprehensive Radiographic Pathology, 5th Editionprovides the essential pathology knowledge needed to produce quality radiographic images. It includes a general overview of physiology, and covers disorders and injuries by body system with descriptions of the pathology, its radiographic appearance, and treatment. Now in full color, this reference includes the latest information on CT, MRI, SPECT, PET, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine, plus the always-popularRadiographer Noteswith tips for digital imaging and patient care. Expert authors Ronald L. Eisenberg and Nancy M. Johnson provide complete preparation for the classroom and for clinical practice!

  • Comprehensive coveragehelps you produce optimal images by understanding disease processes and their radiographic appearance.
  • High-quality radiographs and imagesclearly demonstrate the clinical manifestations of different disease processes and represent the quality images needed in radiography practice.
  • A body systems approachmakes it easy to locate and study information, with each chapter describing general physiology and then explaining various pathologic conditions and their radiographic appearance and treatment.
  • A discussion of specialized imaging techniquesincludes the full range of imaging modalities that may be needed to ensure correct diagnosis of pathologies, including ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), or positron emission tomography (PET).
  • Treatment sectionsexplain the most likely treatment for each pathology along with its prognosis
  • Radiographer Notesinclude tips for producing optimal radiographs along with patient management recommendations.
  • Summary Findingstablesoffer a quick reference to related pathologies, including location in the body, radiographic appearances, and treatments.
  • Study aidsinclude an outline, key terms, objectives, and review questions for every chapter.
  • Useful appendicesinclude an extensive glossary, list of major prefixes, roots, and suffixes with definitions and examples.
  • Updated contentprepares you for today's practice with the latest on morbidity, mortality, and epidemiology; invasive squamous cell carcinoma; scoliosis; joint replacements; chest tubes and lines; MRSA (antibiotic-resistant staph infection); systemic and highly infectious diseases; more on fusion imaging, CT, MRI, SPECT, PET and correlation with radiography; new CT/MR images for correlation with radiographs; andRadiographer Notesupdated with digital imaging information.
  • NEW full-color illustrationsare added, andupdated imagesadd realistic detail for MRI, CT, sonography, and fusion PET/CT.
  • NEWMosby's Radiography Online: Radiographic Pathologycourseenhances your understanding with interactive learning including animations, video clips, and narrated slide shows.

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Covering the disease processes most frequently diagnosed with medical imaging,Comprehensive Radiographic Pathology, 5th Editionprovides the essential pathology knowledge needed to produce quality radiographic images. It includes a general overview of physiology, and covers disorders and injuries by body system with descriptions of the ...

Format:OtherDimensions:496 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 13, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323277500

ISBN - 13:9780323277501

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Pathology

2. Specialized Imaging Techniques

3. Respiratory System

4. Skeletal System

5. Gastrointestinal System

6. Urinary System

7. Cardiovascular System

8. Nervous System Disease

9. Hematopoietic System

10. Endocrine System

11. Reproductive System

12. Miscellaneous Diseases

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Appendix A: Prefixes/Suffixes/Roots

Appendix B: Laboratory Tests

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