This book is a highly visual guide to the radiographic and advanced imaging modalities – such as computed tomography and ultrasonography – that are frequently used by physicians during the treatment of emergency patients. Covering practices ranging from ultrasound at the point of care to the interpretation of CT scan results, this book contains over 2,200 images, each with detailed captions and line-art that highlight key findings. Within each section, particular attention is devoted to practical tricks of the trade and tips for avoiding common pitfalls. Overall, this book is a useful source for experienced clinicians, residents, mid-level providers, or medical students who want to maximize the diagnostic accuracy of each modality without losing valuable time.
This comprehensive guide to emergency imaging contains over 2,200 images formatted in plain film, ultrasound, CT, and MRI scans, accompanied by captions detailing relevant pathologies. Clinicians, residents, and mid-level providers alike will reach for this book during busy shifts to help them choose the best imaging modality for their patients.
About the Author
J. Christian Fox received his undergraduate degree at University of California, Irvine and his MD at Tufts Medical School. Since joining the University of California, Irvine faculty in 2001 in his role of Chief of the Division of Emergency Ultrasound, he directs the Ultrasound Fellowship. In 2010 he created a fully integrated four-year ultrasound curriculum at the School of Medicine where he serves as the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs. He is the editor of Clinical Emergency Radiology as well as Atlas of Emergency Ultrasound, and has authored over sixty articles on ultrasound.