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Research and Markets: Chest X-rays for Medical Students

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c8f987/chest_xrays_for_m) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Chest X-rays for Medical Students" to their offering.

Chest X-rays for Medical Students is a unique teaching and learning resource that offers students, junior doctors, trainee radiologists, nurses, physiotherapists and nurse practitioners a basic understanding of the principles of chest radiology.

Key Features:

  • Provides a memorable way to analyze and present chest radiographs - the unique ABCDE' system as developed by the authors
  • Explains how to recognize basic radiological signs, pathology and patterns associated with common medical conditions as seen on plain PA and AP chest radiographs
  • Presents each radiograph twice, side by side - once as would be seen in a clinical setting and again with the pathology clearly highlighted
  • Includes a section of self-assessment and presentation exercises to test knowledge and presentation technique

Readership:

Ideal for study and clinical reference, this book will be the ideal companion for any medical student, junior doctor or trainee radiographer.

Key Topics Covered:

Part 1

  • About X-rays
  • What are X-rays?
  • How are X-rays produced?
  • The resulting image on the X-ray film
  • How are X-ray images (radiographs) stored?
  • Hazards and precautions
  • Radiation hazards
  • IRMER 2000
  • In women of reproductive age
  • Chest X-ray (CXR) views
  • PA erect CXR
  • Other views
  • Normal anatomy on a PA chest X-ray
  • Presenting a chest radiograph
  • Be systematic
  • Film quality
  • Rotation
  • Adequate inspiration

Part 2

  • Overview of the ABCDE of chest X-rays
  • The ABCDE of chest X-rays

Part 3

  • Common conditions and their radiological signs
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Bronchial carcinoma
  • Heart failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Asbestos-related lung disease
  • Self-assessment questions
  • Self-assessment answers

Authors:

Christopher Clarke is Radiology Specialist Registrar trainee at Nottingham University Hospitals. Anthony Dux is a Consultant Radiologist at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c8f987/chest_xrays_for_m

Research and Markets
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