Clinical Imaging - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
Clinical Imaging by Dennis Marchiori is a comprehensive text with a clear, concise writing style that allows students to quickly develop a better understanding of diagnostic imaging. Covering soft tissue imaging and skeletal imaging, including brain and spinal cord, chest, and abdomen, Clinical Imaging seamlessly integrates plain film with MRI and CT. And with more than 3,500 illustrations all contained in one volume, this trusted text offers the most effective, realistic and comprehensive approach available today.
- Combines the innovative pattern approach with more traditional detailed descriptions to emulate real-world patient interaction without sacrificing more in-depth content on disease states.
- Innovative Pattern Approach uses the patterns that link similar abnormalities to help you learn to identify, and just as importantly, differentiate abnormalities.
- Extensive cross-referencing from pattern to disease descriptions enables the reader to quickly find more detailed information.
- Dedicated chapter on the key subject of radiology physics, including algorithms for improving film quality.
- A glossary of nearly 500 radiological terms.
- NEW! Over 800 new or updated images.
- NEW! State-of-the-art MRI images deliver more comprehensive content for this growing field within imaging.
- NEW! Updated photographs familiarize you with radiographic positioning equipment.
- NEW! Clearer, more detailed line art visually reinforces your understanding of new concepts.
- NEW! Additional contributors provide fresh perspectives on important topics and trends.
Module One: Introduction
- Plain Radiographic Imaging
- Specialized Imaging
- Radiographic Positioning
- Film Interpretation and Report Writing
- Normal Anatomy
- Normal Variants
- Congenital Diseases
- Hematologic Bone Diseases
- Bone Tumors and Related Diseases
- Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Diseases
- Miscellaneous Bone Diseases
- Skull Patterns
- Spine Patterns
- Extremity Patterns
- General Skeletal Patterns
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging Patterns
- Introduction to Chest Radiography
- Diseases of the Airways
- Circulation and the Heart
- Pulmonary Infections
- Thoracic Neoplasms
- Miscellaneous Chest Diseases
- Chest Patterns
- Introduction to Abdomen Radiography
- Genitourinary Diseases
- Gastrointestinal Diseases
- Miscellaneous Abdomen Diseases
- Abdomen Patterns
Module Two: Bone, Joints and Soft Tissues
Module Three: Chest
Module Four: Abdomen
Module Five: Brain and Spinal Cord
33. Brain and Spinal Cord
Dennis Marchiori, DC, MS, DACBR, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA, USA