First Aid Radiology for the Wards

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Date

October 29, 2008

Format

Paperback, 271 pages

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ISBN

0071381015 / 9780071381017

$

Your Price

46.00



Overview


Main description

The Student-to-Student, Step-by-Step Guide to Radiology Clerkship Success

This survival guide for the radiology wards teaches you how to read and present normal and abnormal x-rays, CTs, and MRIs for the most commonly seen diseases and disorders. You'll find 150 radiologic images divided by modality, clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the results, and illustrations of classic results of important conditions.

Detailed advice from radiology clerkship veterans help you:

  • Prepare for and take the test
  • Perform a basic study
  • Determine if a film is adequate
  • Present each study on the ward
  • Spot the strengths and weaknesses of studies
  • Recognize basic anatomical structures
  • Identify abnormal conditions

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO HONING RADIOLOGY SKILLS FOR EVERY CLERKSHIP

  • The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to interpreting and presenting radiology studies
  • Detailed how-to-succeed and what-to-study guidance from clerkship vets
  • 75 radiology images of the most commonly seen disorders illustrate each modality and detail
  • Illustrates normal as well as abnormal results
  • Classic results of important conditions often seen on the wards and tested on the USMLE Step 2CK
  • Clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the results
  • “Classifieds” feature high-yield websites, top extracurricular opportunities, and scholarships
  • Tear-out cards with essential radiology concepts in pocket-ready format

A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE

  • Discover med students’ “secret weapon”
  • Impress on the wards and succeed in the clerkships
  • Save time with high-yield topics, important radiology images, and pocket-ready reminders
  • The first book to describe how to read radiographic films for the most commonly seen disorders
  • Apply the First Aid formula for clerkship success!


    Table of contents

    Section 1: How to Succeed in the Radiology Clerkship
    Section 2: High Yield Facts
    1. Neuroradiology
    2. Chest Radiology
    3. Gastrointestinal Radiology
    4. Genitourinary Radiology
    5. Obstetrics and Gynecology
    6. Musculoskeletal Radiology
    7. Pediatric Radiology
    Section 3: Classified
    Awards for Medical Students Intending to Pursue Radiologic Specialties
    General Medical Student Awards
    Websites & Resources of Interest
    Index





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