First Aid Radiology for the Wards by Latha GantiFirst 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


    • 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


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

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

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