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Diagnostic Imaging for the Emergency Physician (AMAZON)

Diagnostic Imaging for the Emergency Physician (AMAZON)

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Written and edited by a practicing emergency physician for emergency physicians, takes a step-by-step approach to the selection and interpretation of commonly ordered diagnostic imaging tests. Dr. Joshua Broder presents validated clinical decision rules, describes time-efficient approaches for the emergency physician to identify critical radiographic findings that impact clinical management and discusses hot topics such as radiation risks, oral and IV contrast in abdominal CT, MRI versus CT for occult hip injury, and more. Detailed explanations and numerous images-in print and online at www.expertconsult.com help you order and interpret studies, understand the radiologist's interpretations, and make the best choices for your patients.

Winner of the 2011 PROSE Award for Clinical Medicine

Emerg Med January 2012 Review - Simon Carley

JAMA Review - Laurel R. Berge, MD

Joshua S. Broder, MD, FACEP
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Joshua Broder, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Associate Residency Program Director, Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

I have to admit I was excited to review Diagnostic Imaging forthe Emergency Physician by Joshua Broder, MD. He has quickly risen as a leader in emergency radiology, and I was familiar with the quality of his other publications and presentations at national meetings. His book did not disappoint. Dr. Broder appropriately prefaced his book by saying, “This is a book for emergency physicians, by an emergency physician.” It is well organized into sections that are practical and high yield for the practice of emergency medicine. It covers every aspect of imaging, from head to toe; and from radiography to computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasonography. Unlike other emergency radiology texts, it recognizes that imaging does not occur in a vacuum, void of clinical context. His chapters are rich with discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of different imaging modalities, evidence-based reviews of key clinical questions (eg, “Is a chest X-ray routinely indicated for acute respiratory illness.

 

Jeffrey A. Holmes, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine
Maine Medical Center Portland, ME
Tufts University School of Medicine Boston, MA

 

 

 

doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2011.12.012

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