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Radiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered, eTextbook

ISBN: 978-1-4443-9292-0
224 pages
September 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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From choosing the relevant investigation through to interpretation and its effects on patient management, Radiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered provides an overview of the modern imaging department, including radiation and safety considerations, putting radiology in its clinical context.

The cases, covering a broad spectrum of disease processes in all body systems, are illustrated with over 250 high-quality images, while the extensive self-assessment section and accompanying explanatory notes consolidates learning and provides invaluable examination practice.

Radiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is perfect for medical students, Foundation doctors and radiographers.

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Table of Contents



How to use this book.

List of abbreviations.

Part 1: Basic science.

Introduction to clinical radiology.

Radiation exposure in diagnostic radiology.

Approach to interpreting a radiological image.

Part 2: Cases.

Case 1 A 58-year-old man with hemiplegia.

Case 2 A 65-year-old woman with visual disturbance, headache, and vomiting.

Case 3 A 26-year-old woman with numb hands and feet.

Case 4 A 45-year-old woman with weight loss.

Case 5 A 47-year-old woman with severe back pain.

Case 6 An 11-month-old boy presents with abdominal pain.

Case 7 A 10-year-old boy with a painful arm.

Case 8 A 48-year-old woman with a breast lump.

Case 9 A 70-year-old man with haemoptysis.

Case 10 A 31-year-old woman with shortness of breath.

Case 11 A 30-year-old man with night sweats.

Case 12 A 27-year-old woman involved in a road traffic accident.

Case 13 A 30-year-old man with painful swollen fingers.

Case 14 A 42-year-old woman with abdominal pain.

Case 15 A 57-year-old man with jaundice.

Case 16 A 23-year-old woman presents with diarrhoea.

Case 17 A 67-year-old man with rectal bleeding.

Case 18 A 60-year-old woman presents with abdominal pain.

Case 19 A 34-year-old man with microscopic haematuria.

Case 20 A 53-year-old man with frank haematuria.

Case 21 A 69-year-old woman presents with post-menopausal bleeding.

Case 22 A 30-year-old woman presents with right iliac fossa pain.

Case 23 A 75-year-old man presents with back pain.

Case 24 A 30-year-old man with headache.

Case 25 A 50-year-old woman with a cough.

Part 3: Self-assessment.





Index of cases by diagnosis.


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Author Information

Ashley Shaw, Consultant Radiologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Edmund Godfrey, Specialist Registrar, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Abhinav Singh, Specialist Registrar, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Tarik Massoud, University Lecturer & Honorary Consultant, Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

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The Wiley Advantage

  • Offers an overview of the different modalities available within a modern radiology department, highlighting applications, technique overview, risks and contraindications
  • Provides a systematic approach to interpreting common radiological investigations, as well as presenting the normal appearances of common investigations complete with anatomical labels
  • Includes 27 real-life patient cases and outcomes, with common, classical and atypical presentations: discover what you might miss on attachments
  • Features questions, answers and explanations, using MCQs, EMQs and SAQs
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"The book provides an overview of a modern imaging department and will prove useful for reviewing commonly encountered conditions and their radiological appearances." (Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, January 2010)
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