MRI at a Glance provides concise, easily accessible information on MRI physics and is an invaluable revision aid. All topics are included from magnetism to safety, K space to pulse sequences, image contrast to artefacts. The second edition has been fully revised and updated with brand new information on data acquisition and pulse sequences. The book is now in full colour throughout and follows the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format with each topic presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams encapsulating essential knowledge.
The central title in the market-leading at a Glance series,Medicine at a Glance provides a concise and accessibleintroduction to the study of medicine and is the ultimate revisionguide for the core medical curriculum. Ideal for medical students, Foundation Programme doctors andthose training in the allied health professions, Medicine at aGlance presents each topic as clear, double-page spreads withkey facts accompanied by tables, illustrations, photographs anddiagrams. Used by thousands of students in its previous two editions,Medicine at a Glance has been fully revised and updated toensure that it remains THE essential revision guide purchase Contains new chapters on history and examination, patientconsent and confidentiality, and substance abuse Further coverage of the essential facts for the diagnosis andtreatment of common symptoms and conditions Offers full support for PBL-style courses via self-assessmentcases and MCQs contained in a brand new case-based book,Medicine at a Glance: Core Cases which is also availableonline at: ahref="http://www.ataglanceseries.com/medicine"www.ataglanceseries.com/medicine/a For more information on the complete range of Wiley-Blackwellmedical student and junior doctor publishing, please visit: ahref="http://www.wileymedicaleducation.com/"www.wileymedicaleducation.com/a Reviews of previous editions "Fantastic revision tool before finals with all the breadth ofinformation you need and full colour, clearly laid outdiagrams." —Medical Student, St. Georges Medical School "The most up-to-date and best presented clinical medicine texton the market. It contains succinct and clear explanations of themedical conditions any student is expected to know. A studentfavourite." —Medical Student, Nottingham University "I definitely recommend this book to all final yearstudents...." —Final Year Student, GKT "...once you start using this book, you won't say goodbye toit..." —Gube Magazine, Melbourne University MedicalStudents Association
The at a Glance series is popular among medical students and junior doctors for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with colour summary diagrams on the left page and explanatory text on the right. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical school and beyond. Everything you need to know about Obstetrics and Gynaecology...at a Glance! Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, Obstetrics and Gynaecology at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of obstetrics and gynaecology to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at a Glance: Now features self-assessment case studies to increase clinical relevance and reinforce learning Includes new chapters on medico-legal issues to reflect latest advice in this area, and pregnancy in primary care, providing an overview of patient care Has increased coverage of miscarriage and pregnancy termination to better prepare students for these frequent rotation topics Contains full-colour artwork throughout, making the subject even easier to understand It’s an invaluable resource for all medical students, junior doctors, nurses and midwives who need an introduction to obstetrics and gynaecology. Review of the previous edition "The text with accompanying visual aids is an excellent quick referral guide to nearly everything undergraduate students will meet during O+G. It has found the right level in terms of undergraduate content and has struck the right balance between full curricular coverage and avoiding unnecessary detail. I would not hesitate to recommend it to my students." Senior Lecturer, St George’s Hospital Medical School Titles of related interest Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Third Edition Impey and Child 9781405160957 Lecture Notes: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Third Edition Hamilton-Fairley 9781405178013 Obstetrics & Gynaecology: Clinical Cases Uncovered Cruickshank 9781405186711
This book provides an overview of all aspects of radiography for the practitioner. It is written to address the areas of practice of assistant practitioners and practitioners within the clinical environment. Areas covered range from ethics and communication, through to the physics of radiography and x-ray production, and specialist techniques. Anatomy, physiology and pathology are also covered, ensuring the text is a complete introduction to radiography. Each chapter covers key points and provides revision questions (with answers) and recommended reading for exploring the chapter topic in more depth. Very structured text with clear headings and relevance to practice indicated throughout Chapter style will enable students to dip into text to find relevant information as an aid to revision Set of revision questions at end of each chapter All contributors currently teach Assistant Practitioners and student radiographers
Using state-of-the-art MRI images, this book illustrates radiological findings in the abdomen and pelvis in a case presentation format. Cases presented in this book include common and uncommon diseases of nearly every organ system of the abdomen and pelvis. Each case succinctly discusses the relevant imaging findings, differential diagnosis, and potential imaging and diagnostic pitfalls. Many cases also include discussion of MRI technique, with illustration of some common artifacts. For radiology residents and fellows, this book will be a valuable study tool and reference; fourth-year residents should find this book especially helpful when studying for oral boards. Practicing radiologists should find this a useful quick review of state-of-the-art body MRI.
Completely up to date with the latest examination changes, Get Through First FRCR: MCQs for the Physics Module offers a valuable insight into the new Physics module of the First FRCR examination. Over 200 5-part True/False MCQs are presented according to syllabus topics, accurately reflecting the content, style and level of difficulty of the actual examination questions. All answers are supplemented with clear, detailed explanations to develop candidates' understanding and to explain why their answers are right, or wrong. Featuring a wealth of practice MCQs plus one full mock examination, this book has been designed for candidates to assess their knowledge, identify topics that require further study and to build up confidence in preparation for the exam day. Written by Specialty Trainees in Radiology, under the guidance and expertise of Jerry Williams, Consultant Medical Physicist, Get Through First FRCR: MCQs for the Physics Module is the essential revision tool for all First FRCR candidates preparing for the newly revised examination.
The key contribution of the approach to x-ray mammographic image analysis developed in this monograph is a representation of the non-fatty compressed breast tissue that we show can be derived from a single mammogram. The importance of the representation, called hint, is that it removes all those changes in the image that are due only to the particular imaging conditions (for example, the film speed or exposure time), leaving just the non-fatty 'interesting' tissue. Normalising images in this way enables them to be enhanced and matched, and regions in them to be classified more reliably, because unnecessary, distracting variations have been eliminated. Part I of the monograph develops a model-based approach to x-ray mammography, Part II shows how it can be put to work successfully on a range of clinically-important tasks, while Part III develops a model and exploits it for contrast-enhanced MRI mammography. The final chapter points the way forward in a number of promising areas of research.
This issue will serve as a review of current ideas and surgical trends in the management of complex cervical spine disorders. Each chapter will discuss surgical techniques will illustrative cases and end on a very contemporary evidence-based review of the literature.
Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with complete updates throughout including 4 new sections (Abdominal Imaging, The Spine, Oncological Imaging, and Interventional Radiology) and 28 brand new chapters. Gain the fresh perspective of two new editors—Jonathan Gillard and Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop -- eight new section editors -- Michael Maher, Andrew Grainger, Philip O’Connor, Rolf Jager, Vicky Goh, Catherine Owens, Anna Maria Belli, Michael Lee -- and 135 new contributors. Stay current with the latest developments in imaging techniques such as CT, MR, ultrasound, and coverage of hot topics such as: Image guided biopsy and ablation techniques and Functional and molecular imaging. Solve even your toughest diagnostic challenges with guidance from nearly 4,000 outstanding illustrations. Quickly grasp the fundamentals you need to know through a more concise, streamlined format.