The Right Imaging Study

A Guide for Physicians

  • Ronald L. Eisenberg
  • Alexander R. Margulis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. William Dillon
    Pages 1-26
  3. Jeffrey S. Klein
    Pages 27-107
  4. D. David Dershaw
    Pages 108-123
  5. U. Joseph Schoepf
    Pages 124-172
  6. Richard M. Gore
    Pages 173-272
  7. N. Reed Dunnick
    Pages 273-347
  8. Donald Resnick
    Pages 348-407
  9. Burton P. Drayer
    Pages 408-515
  10. Evis Sala, Hedvig Hricak
    Pages 516-563
  11. Deborah Levine
    Pages 564-580
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 581-615

About this book

Introduction

Ideal for family physicians, internists, pediatricians, emergency physicians and all involved in clinical diagnosis, this new edition provides need-to-know information when ordering the most clinically appropriate and cost-effective diagnostic imaging studies. Focused chapters target key questions for quick and easy reference for 300 clinical problems encountered in day-to-day practice. The first part of each chapter helps the reader establish a working diagnosis based on signs and symptoms and common causes. The second part provides coherent imaging strategies for confirming or refining the initial diagnosis. Most importantly, recognized experts in the fields of radiology and primary care draw on their own experience to provide clinically pertinent advice to help you select the correct diagnostic imaging studies needed for your patients.

With its portable, pocket-sized format, The Right Imaging Study: A Guide for Physicians is the definitive reference tool that is sure to improve your diagnostic and decision-making skills when ordering imaging studies.

Keywords

Guide Imaging care diagnosis diagnostic imaging radiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Ronald L. Eisenberg
    • 1
  • Alexander R. Margulis
    • 2
  1. 1.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Weill-Cornell Medical College of Cornell UniversityNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73774-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-73773-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-73774-4
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