First Aid Radiology for the Wards by Latha Ganti

First Aid Radiology for the Wards

byLatha Ganti, S. Matthew Stead, Matthew S. Kaufman

Paperback | November 19, 2008

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The Student-to-Student, Step-by-Step Guide to Radiology Clerkship Success

This survival guide for the radiology wards teaches you how to read and present normal and abnormal x-rays, CTs, and MRIs for the most commonly seen diseases and disorders. You'll find 150 radiologic images divided by modality, clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the results, and illustrations of classic results of important conditions.

Detailed advice from radiology clerkship veterans help you:

  • Prepare for and take the test
  • Perform a basic study
  • Determine if a film is adequate
  • Present each study on the ward
  • Spot the strengths and weaknesses of studies
  • Recognize basic anatomical structures
  • Identify abnormal conditions

    INSIDER’S GUIDE TO HONING RADIOLOGY SKILLS FOR EVERY CLERKSHIP

    • The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to interpreting and presenting radiology studies
    • Detailed how-to-succeed and what-to-study guidance from clerkship vets
    • 75 radiology images of the most commonly seen disorders illustrate each modality and detail
    • Illustrates normal as well as abnormal results
    • Classic results of important conditions often seen on the wards and tested on the USMLE Step 2CK
    • Clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the results
    • “Classifieds” feature high-yield websites, top extracurricular opportunities, and scholarships
    • Tear-out cards with essential radiology concepts in pocket-ready format

    A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE

    • Discover med students’ “secret weapon”
    • Impress on the wards and succeed in the clerkships
    • Save time with high-yield topics, important radiology images, and pocket-ready reminders
    • The first book to describe how to read radiographic films for the most commonly seen disorders
    • Apply the First Aid formula for clerkship success!

About The Author

Latha Stead, MD Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine University of Rochester School of Medicine Rochester, New York
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Title:First Aid Radiology for the WardsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:271 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.4 inPublished:November 19, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071381015

ISBN - 13:9780071381017

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Table of Contents

Section 1: How to Succeed in the Radiology Clerkship
Section 2: High Yield Facts
1. Neuroradiology
2. Chest Radiology
3. Gastrointestinal Radiology
4. Genitourinary Radiology
5. Obstetrics and Gynecology
6. Musculoskeletal Radiology
7. Pediatric Radiology
Section 3: Classified
Awards for Medical Students Intending to Pursue Radiologic Specialties
General Medical Student Awards
Websites & Resources of Interest
Index