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About this book
Evidence-Based Imaging in Pediatrics: Optimizing Imaging in Pediatric Patient Care presents a user friendly guide to the evidence-based science and the merit defining the appropriate use of medical imaging in infants and children. Edited by Drs. Medina, Applegate and Blackmore, this ideal reference gathers contributions by internationally renowned specialists in the field. The book covers the most prevalent conditions and diseases affecting children. Each chapter is framed around important and provocative clinical questions relevant to the daily physician’s practice. Key points and summarized answers are highlighted so the busy clinician can quickly understand the most important evidence-based imaging data. Topics include patient selection, imaging strategies, test performance, cost-effectiveness, radiation safety and applicability. A wealth of illustrations and summary tables reinforces the key evidence.
By offering a clear understanding of the science behind the evidence, the book fills a void for pediatricians, radiologists, clinicians, surgeons, residents and others with an interest in medical imaging and a desire to implement an evidence-based approach to optimize pediatric patient care.