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Interpreting Chest X-Rays
Illustrated with 100 Cases

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  • Date Published: September 2005
  • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • format: Adobe eBook Reader
  • isbn: 9780511074035

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  • Interpreting chest X-rays can seem baffling and intimidating for senior medical students and newly qualified doctors. This highly illustrated guide provides the ideal introduction to chest radiology. It uses 100 clinical cases to illuminate a wide range of common medical conditions, each illustrated with a chest X-ray and a clear description of the significant diagnostic features and their clinical relevance. Where appropriate CT scans and bronchoscopic imaging are also included as part of the investigation. Pulmonary medicine is largely based on a strong foundation on the plain chest radiograph. Indeed chest radiography is the single most common investigation done in hospital practice. This illustrated collection of case studies will help make the learning process easier and more enjoyable and less painful. As well as illuminating pearls of core knowledge in chest X-ray interpretation, it highlights some of the pitfalls that might wrong-foot the inexperienced practitioner.

    • Designed as a ready reference and revision aid for those in training and taking medical exams
    • Problem orientated learning use a wide variety of real-life clinical cases
    • Covers common patterns of abnormal chest X-rays encountered in daily clinical practice
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    "With a good sampling of elementary and of more sophisticated radiographic signs, it serves both the introductive and consolidative purposes and may very well target readers as diverse as respiratory therapists, medical students, and physicians in training, up to the more versed and experienced clinicians." - Octavian C. Ioachimescu, MD, Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Cleaveland Clinic Foundation

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    • Date Published: September 2005
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511074035
    • contains: 208 b/w illus.
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Clinical cases 1–100
    Index.

  • Authors

    Philip Eng, Singapore General Hospital
    Dr Philip Eng is Head of the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital, and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore.

    Foong-Koon Cheah, Singapore General Hospital
    Dr Foong-Koon Cheah is Chief of Thoracic Radiology at the Singapore General Hospital.

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