Evidence-Based Imaging

Optimizing Imaging in Patient Care

  • L. Santiago Medina
  • C. Craig Blackmore

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. L. Santiago Medina, C. Craig Blackmore
    Pages 1-18
  3. C. Craig Blackmore, L. Santiago Medina, James G. Ravenel, Gerard A. Silvestri
    Pages 19-27
  4. Laurie L. Fajardo, Wendie A. Berg, Robert A. Smith
    Pages 28-56
  5. James G. Ravenel, Gerard A. Silvestri
    Pages 57-78
  6. James M.A. Slattery, Lucy E. Modahl, Michael E. Zalis
    Pages 79-101
  7. Soonmee Cha
    Pages 102-118
  8. Kejal Kantarci, Clifford R. Jack Jr.
    Pages 142-159
  9. Katie D. Vo, Weili Lin, Jin-Moo Lee
    Pages 160-179
  10. L. Santiago Medina, Amisha Shah, Elza Vasconcellos
    Pages 180-193
  11. Byron Bernal, Nolan Altman
    Pages 194-211
  12. Yoshimi Anzai, William E. Neighbor Jr.
    Pages 212-232
  13. Karen A. Tong, Udo Oyoyo, Barbara A. Holshouser, Stephen Ashwal
    Pages 233-259
  14. William Hollingworth, Adrian K. Dixon, John R. Jenner
    Pages 273-293
  15. Marla B.K. Sammer, Jeffrey G. Jarvik
    Pages 294-318
  16. C. Craig Blackmore, Gregory David Avey
    Pages 319-333
  17. L. Santiago Medina, Diego Jaramillo, Esperanza Pacheco-Jacome, Martha C. Ballesteros, Brian E. Grottkau
    Pages 334-351
  18. Andrew J. Bierhals, Pamela K. Woodard
    Pages 352-368

About this book


Evidence-Based Imaging: Optimizing Imaging for Patient Care presents the radiologist and clinician with a user-friendly guide to the evidence-based science and the merit behind the diagnostic imaging studies performed in medicine. Edited by Drs. L. Santiago Medina and C. Craig Blackmore, this ideal reference gathers contributions by internationally renowned specialists in the field. The book provides a systematic framework for understanding the best imaging choices for patient care. Chapters highlight key points that support the clinical applications, allowing fast access to pertinent information. Topics include patient selection, imaging strategies, test performance, cost-effectiveness, and applicability. Nine major areas of medical imaging are covered: Oncology, Neuroimaging, Abdomen, Thorax, Musculoskeletal, Cardiovascular, Pediatrics, Trauma, and Women's Imaging. Emphasis is placed on common diseases. A wealth of illustrations and summary tables reinforces key evidence.
By offering a clear understanding of the science behind the evidence, the book fills a void for radiologists, clinicians, residents, and others with an interest in medical imaging and a desire to implement an evidence-based approach.


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Authors and affiliations

  • L. Santiago Medina
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • C. Craig Blackmore
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Health Outcomes, Policy and Economics (HOPE) CenterMiami Children’s HospitalMiami
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyMiami Children’s HospitalMiami
  3. 3.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  4. 4.Department of RadiologyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  5. 5.Health ServicesUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  6. 6.Services Research SectionHarborview Injury Prevention and Research CenterSeattleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-31216-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-25916-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-31216-3
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