Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students
A comprehensive guide to reading, presenting and interpreting abdominal radiographs
Highly Commended in Radiology in the 2016 BMA Medical Book Awards“This is very good learning tool for medical students and ancillary healthcare professionals. Other books on this topic exist but I have never seen such a well-presented book. The examples and pictographic explanations are the best I have seen. Demonstration of the sometimes bewildering array of descriptive terms with excellent images and diagrams is the most memorable feature of this book. This is a really excellent book that will help the doctors of tomorrow have a sound understanding of abdominal X-rays and will likely spark an interest in radiology among its readers.”
Cover of Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students Book
- Covers the key knowledge and skills necessary for practical use.
- Provides an effective and memorable way to analyse and present abdominal radiographs - the unique ‘ABCDE’ system as developed by the authors.
- Presents each radiograph twice, side by side: the first as seen in the clinical setting, and the second with the pathology clearly highlighted in colour.
- Includes self-assessment to test knowledge and presentation technique with a systematic approach covering both the analysis of radiographs and next steps mirroring the clinical setting and context.
This new title is clearly illustrated using a unique colour overlay system. A succinct and up-to-date overview of the principles and practice of this important topic. Essential reading for any medical student.
"...This is, quite frankly, one of the essential textbooks that should be in the library of any medical student. It is a fantastic educational resource, and is one of those text books that you will return to time and time again..."
"...I think it's brilliant - it's like being given training wheels while you are learning a complex skill that can save someone's life..."
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