Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics (With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access), Edition 2

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Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics, 2nd Edition, is an image-filled, practical, and clinical introduction to this integral part of the diagnostic process. William Herring, MD, a skilled radiology teacher, masterfully covers everything you need to know to effectively interpret medical images. Learn the latest on ultrasound, MRI, CT, and more, in a time-friendly format with brief, bulleted text and abundant high-quality images. Then ensure your mastery of the material with additional online content, bonus images, and self-assessment exercises at www.studentconsult.com.
  • Identify a wide range of common and uncommon conditions based upon their imaging findings.
  • Quickly grasp the fundamentals you need to know through easy-access bulleted text and more than 700 images.
  • Arrive at diagnoses by following a pattern recognition approach, and logically overcome difficult diagnostic challenges with the aid of decision trees.
  • Learn from the best, as Dr. Herring is both a skilled radiology teacher and the host of his own specialty website, www.learningradiology.com.
  • Easily master the fundamental principles of MRI, ultrasound, and CT with new chapters that cover principles of each modality and the recognition of normal and abnormal findings.
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Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Apr 1, 2011
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Pages
333
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ISBN
9780323081665
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Diagnostic Imaging / General
Medical / Education & Training
Medical / Internal Medicine
Medical / Radiology, Radiotherapy & Nuclear Medicine
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