Emergency Radiology: Case Studies

  • Hardcover: 559 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (November 5, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071409173

Effectively and confidently interpret even the most challenging radiographic study

Emergency Radiology: Case Studies is a one-of-a-kind text specifically designed to help you fine-tune your emergency radiographic interpretation and problem-solving skills. Illustrated with hundreds of high-resolution images, this reference covers the full range of clinical problems in which radiographic studies play a key role. Dr. David Schwartz, leading educator and expert author of Emergency Radiology, takes you step-by-step through the radiographic analysis of medical, surgical, and traumatic disorders, giving you an unparalleled review of the use and interpretation of radiographic studies in emergency diagnosis.


  • 55 cases studies that highlight challenging areas in emergency diagnosis, including imaging studies with subtle, equivocal, or potentially misleading findings
  • Detailed coverage of the broad spectrum of disorders for which radiographs are utilized in emergency practice
  • Coverage of chest and abdominal radiology, the extremities, cervical spine and facial radiology, and head CT
  • Cohesive template for each chapter, beginning with a case presentation, followed by a comprehensive discussion of the disorder under consideration
  • Sections begin with an overview of the pertinent radiographic technique, anatomy, and method of radiographic interpretation
  • Diagnosis-accelerating radiographs, ultrasound images, CT scans, and MR images
  • Invaluable “pearls and pitfalls” of radiographic interpretation

About the Author
David T. Schwartz, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York.