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Pediatric Imaging in Global Health Radiology

  • Charles M. MaxfieldEmail author
  • Sinisa Haberle
  • Cheri Nijssen-Jordan
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Abstract

Pediatric Radiology is unique in its attention to the diagnostic imaging needs of the children of the world. In low-resource settings, it is important that the challenging needs of the pediatric patient are addressed through appropriate expertise, training, and equipment. This chapter helps focus on those challenges, takes a systemic approach to common clinical diseases seen in low-resource settings, and, finally, reviews some specific diseases associated with high morbidity and mortality in the global pediatric population.

Keywords

Pediatric Diagnostic imaging Ultrasound Children Techniques Clinical Disease Low-resource setting Tuberculosis HIV Parasites 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles M. Maxfield
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sinisa Haberle
    • 2
  • Cheri Nijssen-Jordan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyNovant Health Hemby Children’s HospitalCharlotteUSA
  3. 3.Department of PaediatricsAlberta Children’s HospitalCalgaryCanada

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