MRI at a Glance

Author: Catherine Westbrook

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632056194

Category: Medical

Page: 128

View: 5841

Students of radiology and radiography at both undergraduate and postgraduate level often experience difficulty in learning MRI techniques. This book provides concise, easily accessible information on MRI physics which can be used as a revision tool. Topics covered include relaxation processes, image contrast, pulse sequences, image production, image quality, artefacts, MRA, instrumentation and safety. Double page spreads for each section will contain a diagram and/or image depicting the main concepts of MR physics together with a succinct account of the topic in bullet points and tables.

Radiology at a Glance

Author: Rajat Chowdhury,Iain Wilson,Christopher Rofe,Graham Lloyd-Jones

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118914775

Category: Medical

Page: 152

View: 7490

Preceded by Radiology at a glance / Rajat Chowdhury ... [et al.]. 2010.

MRI from Picture to Proton

Author: Donald W. McRobbie,Elizabeth A. Moore,Martin J. Graves,Martin R. Prince

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316688259

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 9954

MR is a powerful modality. At its most advanced, it can be used not just to image anatomy and pathology, but to investigate organ function, to probe in vivo chemistry, and even to visualise the brain thinking. However, clinicians, technologists and scientists struggle with the study of the subject. The result is sometimes an obscurity of understanding, or a dilution of scientific truth, resulting in misconceptions. This is why MRI from Picture to Proton has achieved its reputation for practical clarity. MR is introduced as a tool, with coverage starting from the images, equipment and scanning protocols and traced back towards the underlying physics theory. With new content on quantitative MRI, MR safety, multi-band excitation, Dixon imaging, MR elastography and advanced pulse sequences, and with additional supportive materials available on the book's website, this new edition is completely revised and updated to reflect the best use of modern MR technology.

Anatomy at a Glance

Author: Omar Faiz,Simon Blackburn,David Moffat

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118297105

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 7129

Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, this new edition provides an accessible introduction and revision aid for medical, nursing and all health sciences students. Thoroughly updated and now fully supported by a set of web-based flashcards, Anatomy at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of anatomy to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. Anatomy at a Glance: Addresses the basic concepts of anatomy in an highly visual, easy-to-remember way Features two new chapters outlining anatomical terminology and basic embryology Includes more coverage of imaging techniques such as CT and MRI Offers free online flashcards for self-assessment and revision at www.wiley.com/go/anatomyataglance This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store. To find out more about the at a Glance series, please visit www.ataglanceseries.com

MRI in Practice

Author: Catherine Westbrook,Carolyn Kaut Roth,John Talbot

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444337432

Category: Medical

Page: 442

View: 9525

Since the first edition was published in 1993, MRI in Practice has become the standard text for radiographers, technologists, radiology residents, radiologists and even sales representatives on the subject of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). This text is essential reading on undergraduate and postgraduate MRI courses. Furthermore MRI in Practice has come to be known as the number one reference book and study guide in the areas of MR instrumentation, principles, pulse sequences, image acquisition, and imaging parameters for the advanced level examination for MRI offered by the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in the USA. The book explains in clear terms the theory that underpins magnetic resonance so that the capabilities and operation of MRI systems can be fully appreciated and maximised. This fourth edition captures recent advances, and coverage includes: parallel imaging techniques and new sequences such as balanced gradient echo. Building on the success of the first three editions, the fourth edition has been fully revised and updated. The book now comes with a companion website at www.wiley.com/go/mriinpractice which hosts animated versions of a selection of illustrations in the book that are used on the MRI in Practice Course. These animations and accompanying text are aimed at helping the reader?s comprehension of some of the more difficult concepts. The website also hosts over 200 interactive self-assessment exercises to help the reader test their understanding. MRI in Practice features: Full color illustrations Logical presentation of the theory and applications of MRI A new page design A companion website at www.wiley.com/go/mriinpractice featuring interactive multiple choice questions, short answer questions PLUS animations of more complex concepts from the book For more information on the MRI in Practice Course and other learning resources by Westbrook and Talbot, please visit www.mrieducation.com

Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals

Author: Lorrie L. Kelley,Connie M. Petersen

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323082600

Category: Medical

Page: 768

View: 5125

This book covers the sectional anatomy of the entire body. The text presents actual diagnostic images from both MRI and CT modalities side-by-side with corresponding anatomic line drawings to illustrate the planes of anatomy most commonly demonstrated by diagnostic imaging.

Body MRI

Author: Evan S. Siegelman

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721637402

Category: Medical

Page: 527

View: 9573

This book provides complete coverage of MRI to diagnose tumours and functional disorders of the chest and abdomen. It also addresses the expanding use of MRI to examine the male and female reproductive systems, pelvis, hips, bladder, and breast.

Organic Chemistry As a Second Language: First Semester Topics

Author: David R. Klein

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119110661

Category: Science

Page: 400

View: 5514

Readers continue to turn to Klein's Organic Chemistry as a Second Language: First Semester Topics, 4th Edition because it enables them to better understand fundamental principles, solve problems, and focus on what they need to know to succeed. This edition explores the major principles in the field and explains why they are relevant. It is written in a way that clearly shows the patterns in organic chemistry so that readers can gain a deeper conceptual understanding of the material. Topics are presented clearly in an accessible writing style along with numerous hands-on problem solving exercises.

Medical Terminology Systems

A Body Systems Approach

Author: Barbara A Gylys,Mary Ellen Wedding

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803658680

Category: Medical

Page: 591

View: 8437

You’ll begin by learning the parts of word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success.

Musculoskeletal Imaging: The Requisites

Author: B. J. Manaster,David A. May,David G. Disler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455750522

Category: Medical

Page: 600

View: 5409

Musculoskeletal Imaging: The Requisites, 4th Edition delivers the conceptual, factual, and interpretive information you need for effective clinical practice in musculoskeletal imaging, as well as for certification and recertification review. Master core knowledge the easy and affordable way with clear, concise text enhanced by at-a-glance illustrations, boxes, and tables - all completely rewritten to bring you up to date. Find key information easily with numerous outlines, tables, "pearls," and boxed material for easy reading and reference.

Embryology at a Glance

Author: Samuel Webster,Rhiannon de Wreede

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118910788

Category: Medical

Page: 128

View: 1659

Highly Commended in Obstetrics and gynaecology in the 2017 BMA Medical Book Awards Embryology at a Glance is a highly illustrated and innovative introduction to key embryological concepts, with concise, memorable descriptions of major embryological developments. This new edition covers the basic principles of human development, from mitosis and meiosis, before exploring the primary formation of each body system, including the development of the musculoskeletal, circulatory, digestive, reproductive, and nervous systems during the foetal and neonatal periods. Key features include: New chapters on cell signalling genes, stem cells, and antenatal screening for common congenital and genetic defects Full colour photographs and illustrations Links to clinical practice highlighted throughout Timelines of each developmental stage MCQs and EMQs for revision and review A companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/embryology featuring 15 brand new animations, and podcasts to help clearly explain the processes that occur during development. An additional instructor resource contains an image bank of all the figures from the book to aid teaching this fascinating area Embryology at a Glance provides the perfect alternative to the overwhelming detail seen in conventional embryology texts. It provides just the right level of detail on embryology and congenital abnormalities for all medical students and health professionals to develop a thorough understanding of human development and its implications for clinical practice.

Medical Genetics at a Glance

Author: Dorian J. Pritchard,Bruce R. Korf

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118689011

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 1404

Medical Genetics at a Glance covers the core scientific principles necessary for an understanding of medical genetics and its clinical applications, while also considering the social implications of genetic disorders. This third edition has been fully updated to include the latest developments in the field, covering the most common genetic anomalies, their diagnosis and management, in clear, concise and revision-friendly sections to complement any health science course. Medical Genetics at a Glance now has a completely revised structure, to make its content even more accessible. Other features include: • Three new chapters on Gene Identification, The Biology of Cancer, and Genomic Approaches to Cancer • A much extended treatment of Biochemical Genetics • A completely revised chapter on The Cell Cycle, explaining principles of biochemistry and genetics which are fundamental to understanding cancer causation • Two new chapters on Cardiac Developmental Pathology • An extended Case Studies section Providing a broad understanding of one of the most rapidly progressing topics in medicine, Medical Genetics at a Glance is perfect for students of medicine, molecular biology, genetics and genetic counselling, and is a previous winner of a BMA Award.

Netter's Concise Radiologic Anatomy E-Book

Author: Edward C. Weber,Joel A. Vilensky,Stephen W. Carmichael,Kenneth S. Lee

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323221475

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 2265

Designed to make learning more interesting and clinically meaningful, Netter's Concise Radiologic Anatomy, 2nd Edition matches radiologic images—from MR and ultrasound to CT and advanced imaging reconstructions—to the exquisite artwork of master medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD. As a companion to the bestselling Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy, this updated medical textbook begins with the anatomy and matches radiologic images to the anatomic images; the result is a concise, visual guide that shows how advanced diagnostic imaging is an amazing "dissection tool" for viewing human anatomy in the living patient! [This eBook does NOT come with pincode access to StudentConsult.com. All content is included within the ebook file. Only purchases of the printed version of this book include a pincode for online access.] Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Quickly review key information with a concise, user-friendly format that is organized and color-coded to be in-line with Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy, 6th Edition. View direct, at-a-glance comparisons between idealized anatomic illustrations and real-life medicine with side-by-side radiology examples of normal anatomy and common variants with corresponding anatomy illustrations. Improve upon your knowledge with a brief background in basic radiology, including reconstructions and a list of common abbreviations for the images presented. Broaden your visual comprehension with the help of 30 brand-new ultrasound images.

Small Animal Surgery

Author: Theresa Welch Fossum

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323077620

Category: Medical

Page: 1619

View: 5657

The fourth edition of Small Animal Surgery serves as a one-stop resource for authoritative information on all aspects of small animal surgery. Coverage includes basic procedures such as spays, castrations, and declaws, as well as more advanced surgeries like craniotomy, ventral slots, and lung lobectomy. New contributors bring a fresh perspective and discuss the latest advances in key areas such as imaging modalities, regenerative medicine, minimally invasive surgery, and neurology. Access to a companion website provides a fully searchable version of the book, bi-monthly content updates, videos, aftercare instructions, case presentations, and a fracture planner. Well illustrated, step-by-step instructions for surgical techniques provide quick reference to practical how-to information in emergency and clinical situations. Coverage of cutting-edge imaging techniques, including radiographs, CT, MRI, and digital imaging, explores the most useful imaging modalities for demonstrating areas of surgical concern. Access to the continually updated companion website for the life of this edition includes: Bi-monthly content updates provide cutting-edge information on surgery developments Video clips of step-by-step surgical procedures Customizable and printable aftercare instructions Interactive Fracture Planner Case presentations Neurosurgery video clips References linked to PubMed Over 1500 full color images offer exceptionally clear representations of anatomy and currently accepted surgical techniques, including approaches and closure. Anesthesia Protocols offer easy access to recommendations for anesthetizing animals with particular diseases or disorders. Notes boxes call attention to specific data, offering at-a-glance access to key information. A new chapter on neurologic examination provides a solid foundation in neuroanatomy, electro-diagnostics, and basic MRI physics and principles, enabling you to perform a proper neurologic exam to detect problems in cats and dogs, some of which can be corrected via surgical repair. A new chapter on regenerative medicine provides the most current information on stem cell research. Differential diagnosis tables and boxes offer quick access to vital information, including how to avoid misdiagnosis of disorders that may mimic more commonly encountered surgical neurologic problems that are not actual disorders requiring surgical repair.

Handbook of MRI Technique

Author: Catherine Westbrook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118661613

Category: Medical

Page: 392

View: 6119

Now entering its fourth edition, the market-leading Handbook of MRI Technique has been fully revised and updated to incorporate new technologies and developments essential to good practice. Written specifically for technologists and highly illustrated, it guides the uninitiated through scanning techniques and helps more experienced technologists to improve image quality. The first part of the book considers the main aspects of theory that relate to scanning and also includes practical tips on gating, equipment use, patient care and safety, and information on contrast media. The second half provides step-by-step instruction for examining each anatomical area, beginning with a basic anatomy section followed by sections on indications, patient positioning, equipment, artefacts and tips on optimizing image quality. Written by an international team of technologists from the United States, United Kingdom and Europe Suitable for users for all types of MRI systems Now includes key points throughout for quick reference Companion website at www.wiley.com/go/westbrook/mritechnique with self-assessment and image flashcards Handbook of MRI Technique continues to be the ideal support both for radiographers new to MRI and for regular users looking for information on alternative techniques and suggestions on protocol modifications.

Red Flags

A Guide to Identifying Serious Pathology of the Spine

Author: Sue Greenhalgh,James Selfe

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 044310140X

Category: Medical

Page: 214

View: 7295

This valuable clinical reference alerts practitioners to potentially serious indicators of pathology in their patients, such as cancer, tuberculosis (TB), or other conditions. With a fresh approach to the subject, it presents an hierarchy of red flags, an index of suspicion, discussion of red herrings, "3D thinking," and conditional probabilities intended to assist with clinical reasoning. It's an ideal, on-the-spot resource for anyone involved in the care of patients with musculoskeletal conditions. The book's small, portable size makes it ideal for reference in any practice setting. Presents information in an accessible, at-a-glance format. The unique red flag hierarchy assists with clinical reasoning. Index of Suspicion highlights the most likely conditions indicated by specific red flags. Discussion of 3D thinking encourages clinicians to look beyond immediate symptoms to find the underlying cause of a problem. Discussion of red herrings describes how to approach indicators that may mislead a diagnosis. Information on the concept of conditional probabilities helps practitioners make informed clinical decisions.

Exploring Engineering

An Introduction to Engineering and Design

Author: Philip Kosky,Robert T. Balmer,William D. Keat,George Wise

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128025883

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 552

View: 9275

Exploring Engineering, Fourth Edition: An Introduction to Engineering and Design presents the emerging challenges engineers face in a wide range of areas as they work to help improve our quality of life. In this classic textbook, the authors explain what engineers actually do, from the fundamental principles that form the basis of their work to the application of that knowledge within a structured design process. The text itself is organized into three parts: Lead-On, Minds-On, Hands-On. This organization allows the authors to give a basic introduction to engineering methods, then show the application of these principles and methods, and finally present a design challenge. This book is an ideal introduction for anyone interested in exploring the various fields of engineering and learning how engineers work to solve problems. NEW: Chapters on Aeronautical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Design Teams NEW: Expanded content in the chapters "Defining the Problem," "Generation of 'Alternative Concepts'," and "Detailed Design" NEW: Material on sustainability issues in engineering Introduces students to the engineering profession, emphasizing the fundamental physical, chemical, and material bases for all engineering work Includes an Engineering Ethics Decision Matrix used throughout the book to pose ethical challenges and explore decision-making in an engineering context Lists of "Top Engineering Achievements" and "Top Engineering Challenges" help put the material in context and show engineering as a vibrant discipline involved in solving societal problems Companion Web site includes links to several new drawing supplements, including "Free-hand Engineering Sketching," (detailed instructions on free-hand engineering sketching); "AutoCAD Introduction," (an introduction to the free AutoCAD drawing software); and "Design Projects," (new freshman-level design projects that complement the "Hands-On" part of the textbook).

Designing Clinical Research

Author: Stephen B. Hulley,Steven R. Cummings,Warren S. Browner,Deborah G. Grady,Thomas B. Newman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469840545

Category: Medical

Page: 378

View: 652

Designing Clinical Research sets the standard for providing a practical guide to planning, tabulating, formulating, and implementing clinical research, with an easy-to-read, uncomplicated presentation. This product incorporates current research methodology--including molecular and genetic clinical research--and offers an updated syllabus for conducting a clinical research workshop. Emphasis is on common sense as the main ingredient of good science. The book explains how to choose well-focused research questions and details the steps through all the elements of study design, data collection, quality assurance, and basic grant-writing.

Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Author: Keith Allman,Iain Wilson,Aidan O'Donnell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191059366

Category: Medical

Page: 1280

View: 9904

Now on its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia provides authoritative, concise guidance on all aspects of anaesthesia. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and clinically-focused, it is indispensable for both anaesthetic trainees and experienced practitioners. Building on the award-winning success of previous editions, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is as relevant and important as ever. Fully revised to follow the latest guidelines, drugs, and procedures, this book ensures readers have the most up-to-date knowledge easily to hand. Now including brand new content on obesity surgery, colloids vs crystalloids, enhanced recovery and intraoperative fluid management, new anticoagulants, BIS updates, pulse contour analysis, and much more. Whether you are studying, just starting out in practice, or an experienced practitioner in need of a revision tool, this handbook is your essential companion.