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Clinical Emergency Radiology

Clinical Emergency Radiology

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Clinical Emergency Radiology
As recent technological advances have revealed, imaging repre-sents the most dynamic subdiscipline of emergency medicine.The use of ultrasound, MRI, and CT scans has revolution-ized the way that acute injuries and conditions are managedin the ED. More sophisticated imaging modalities are com-monplace now, enabling acute conditions such as cardiac arrest,aortic aneurysm, and fetal trauma to be diagnosed within sec-onds.
Clinical Emergency Radiology 
is a new clinical resource inthe field of emergency radiology. It thoroughly addresses boththe technical applications and the interpretation of all imag-ing studies used in the ED, including x-rays, MRI, CT, andcontrast angiography. The full spectrum of conditions diag-nosed within each modality is covered in detail, and exam-ples of normal radiological anatomy, patterns, and anomaliesare also included. This book is designed to be a standard ref-erence for emergency physicians and contains more than 2,000images to comprehensively cover every aspect of radiology inthe ED.J.ChristianFox(M.D.UniversityofCalifornia,Irvine)grad-uated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1997 andcompleted his residency at the University of California, Irvine,in emergency medicine. Dr. Fox currently teaches at the Uni-versity of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, where he hasreceivedtheAmericanAcademyofEmergencyMedicine’sYoungEducatorAward.HeisAssociateClinicalProfessorofEmergency Medicine,ChiefoftheDivisionofEmergencyandTraumaUltra-sound, and Director of the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship.Dr.Foxhaslecturedandwrittenextensivelyonemergencyimag-ing locally and internationally and formerly held the post of Co-Chair of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine’sEmergency Ultrasound Section.

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