This book follows a systematic approach to assessing radiographs, instructing the reader on the appearances of radiological abnormalities and comparing these with normal radiographs. Each chapter walks through a different part of the body, with numerous example radiographs, well annotated for clear reference and explanation.
Reflects the challenges presented to A&E nurses by the range of patient conditions encountered in emergency care. This is a useful text for A&E staff, including those who are new to the A&E department and minor injury unit who are not taking formal study.
Suitable for all those who work in the Emergency Department, this book offers step-by-step analytical approaches which help them to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but... how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?"
Gives a combination of insights into the legal, medical and patients' points of view regarding how X-rays are taken, regulated, interpreted and misinterpreted in the context of accident and emergency departments. This textbook emphasises the importance of knowing about normal anatomy and normal variations, and of the enormous scope for error.
The main difficulty facing the newcomer to acupuncture is deciding where to place the needles. There is a bewildering range of possibilities, including traditional acupuncture, the use of trigger points, and the segmental approach. This book intends to simplify the choice by building on what is already known.