Optimize diagnostic accuracy in the emergency department with Problem Solving in Radiology: Emergency Radiology, a new addition to the popular Problem Solving in Radiology series. Published in association with the American Society of Emergency Radiology, the medical reference book is designed to help experienced radiologists, residents, or emergency medicine practitioners accurately address problematic conditions and reach the most accurate diagnosis.Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.Access problem-oriented content that helps you quickly and accurately diagnose patients.Focus on the core knowledge needed for successful results with templated, concise chapters containing both traditional and unusual presentations of pathology. Each chapter will include: Typical Presentation; Variants; Mimickers (what looks like this pathology, but isn’t); and Pitfalls (how a diagnosis can be missed and how to avoid it).Stay up to date on today's hot topics in radiology, including radiation concerns when using total body CT for trauma assessment; trauma in the pregnant patient; imaging pediatric craniocerebral trauma; and penetrating trauma to the torso and chest.
Considered the feng shui bible by classical practitioners and teachers, 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Feng Shui' has been updated to include more case stuides and feng shui readings to make the practical application of feng shui even more accessible; new chapters feature before and after photos of feng shi makeovers and explain Ming Gua; the Guardian Star that influences a person's character, and much more. One of the few Western books that focuses on classical feng shui, which is growing in popularity now that the topic has become more mainstream. Joseph Yu is one of only five world-renowned classical feng shui masters.
After two decades since the disintegration of Soviet Union in 1991, the largest and the most populist socialist state — the People's Republic of China — does not only manage to stay intact, but has also emerged as the second largest economy in the world. Moreover, its political, diplomatic, military and cultural reaches have been extended to various parts of the world. There have been many factual and fictional discussions and debates in the public domains, on China's apparent rise either as a threat or an opportunity. This book will take on these discussions and debates to provide theory-informed empirical studies regarding a few research questions: We consider that the idea and concept of “Global China” is perhaps the most viable analytical instrument to capture such increasingly complex phenomena in association with the rise of China.
This volume in the best-selling Case Review series uses 200 case studies to challenge your knowledge of a full range of topics in musculoskeletal imaging. Whether you are preparing for the radiology board exams, recertifying, or looking to hone your diagnostic abilities, this book will help you read and interpret all imaging modalities used for the musculoskeletal system. Its structured to be accessible, easy-to-use, and concise enough to be read cover to cover in a short period of time. The expanded coverage on high-tech imaging ensures that you will be current with the latest advancements and trends in musculoskeletal imaging. Musculoskeletal Imaging: Case Review, 2nd Edition is your ideal concise, economical, and user-friendly tool for self-assessment in this specialty!Presents 200 unknown cases to challenge your knowledge of a full range of topics in musculoskeletal imaging with questions, answers, diagnoses, and additional commentary. Divides cases into three levels of difficulty, Opening Round, Fair Game, and Challenge, so you can test yourself and monitor your progress. Reflects the official American Board of Radiology exam format and creates a daily practice environment to build test-taking confidence. Uses an accessible, user-friendly format for quick cover to cover reading.Features new and expanded coverage of the latest high-tech imaging procedures to help you stay abreast of recent advances and trends in musculoskeletal imaging. Emphasizes differential diagnosis to help you distinguish among diseases and disorders with similar sonographic presentations. Features new and additional images, over 500 in all, that complement the text to provide you with current, high-quality visual guidance of clinical situations as encountered in practice. Includes cross-references to Musculoskeletal Imaging: The Requisites, 3rd Edition to direct you to further information for you to review.
This volume examines the Chinese foreign policy framework today and traces its evolution since the post-Mao era. Through the consideration of China's relations with the major powers and its management of various challenges ranging from territorial disputes to energy security, it investigates China's pursuit of major power status and influence in peaceful international scenarios.The author critically analyzes China's foreign policy from Chinese leaders' evolving worldview of the changing international environment. As China emerges as a major power and the second largest economy in the world, anyone interested in international politics and scenarios as well as China's foreign policy needs a basic, insightful reference book like this.
China and Japan are the two most important countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Their economic ties are significant not only because they are the second and third largest economies in today's world, but also because their economic relationship has an important impact on regional economic co-operation and international production chains.China's Japan Policy: Adjusting to New Challenges analyzes the significance of Japan in China's foreign policy framework within the broader context of China's world view, its national objectives, and the Chinese leadership's policy adjustments in response to the changing international and domestic circumstances. It looks at China's Japan policy in recent decades since their normalization of relations in 1972. The book also examines the unique characteristics of the China-Japan bilateral relationship, especially the historical legacy, territorial disputes, and the special cultural affinities between the two nations. Readers interested in China and Japan will find this an invaluable reference with detailed insights on international relations and economic developments in the Asia-Pacific region.