Emergency Imaging of At-Risk Patients, 1st Edition
Provides a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to imaging of non-traumatic and traumatic emergencies in at-risk patients.
Covers acute brain, thoracic, abdominal, and musculoskeletal conditions, including the unique challenges of imaging pregnant, geriatric, bariatric, cancer, immunocompromised, and pediatric patients, as well as patients using recreational drugs.
Describes specific applications of ultrasound, MRI, radiography, and multidetector computed tomography (MDCT).
Reviews recent imaging-related clinical literature and appropriate criteria and guidelines.
A valuable tool for emergency and general radiologists, as well as pediatricians, obstetricians, gynecologists, orthopedic, trauma surgeons, and trainees in all specialties.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
1 Emergency Imaging of At-Risk Patients: General Principles
2 Neurological Emergencies in Geriatric Patients
3 Neurological Emergencies in Cancer and Immunocompromised Patients
4 Chest Emergencies in Pregnant Patients
5 Abdominal Emergencies in Cancer and Immunocompromised Patients
6 Nontraumatic Abdominal Emergencies in Pregnant Patients
7 Abdominal Trauma in Pregnant Patients
8 Abdominal Emergencies in Bariatric Patients
9 Abdominal Emergencies in Geriatric Patients
10 Imaging of Musculoskeletal Infections Related to Recreational Drug Use
11 Emergency Department Neuroimaging for the Sick Child
12 Emergency Department Body Imaging for the Sick Child
Michael N. Patlas, MD,