showed hyperinflation and mild emphysema, but no infiltrates.
Chapters cover the physiology and pathophysiology of common respiratory, cardiac, and surgical conditions relevant to entry-level physical therapy students; assessment topics like clinical decision making, patient interviews, chart review, physical examination, the interpretation of lab tests, chest radiology
, pulmonary function testing, mobility and exercise testing, electrocardiogram interpretation, and oxygen therapy and mechanical ventilation; and management topics like adult and patient education, breathing strategies and exercises, positioning, airway clearance techniques, and mobilization and exercise training for hospitalized patients and those in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.
The records of all patients were reviewed taking in account the complete clinical history, clinical examination and chest radiology
The team is headed by Dr Heshan Panditaratne, a consultant radiologist who specialises in nuclear and chest radiology
Authored by the eminent Micheal Ellis and Christopher Flower, it is a short, lucid text on adult chest radiology
, with over 400 high-quality images.
Henschke, chief of chest radiology
at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell University, New York.
Julien is chief of Thoracic Imaging and Director of the Tumor Program at the world-renowned Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and is a nationally known expert in chest radiology
However, an even greater source of irritation leading up to the process is the oft-repeated misconception that chest radiology
is only for those who want to spend their careers in the ivory tower.
Each disc was interpreted randomly by two radiologists who have an interest in chest radiology
, and a consensus reached.
The opening chapter explains basic concepts of chest radiology
and the next two chapters present basics for understanding normal and abnormal chest radiology
Imaging methods covered include chest radiology
, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, 2-D and Doppler echocardiography, cardiac computed tomography (CT), cardiac magnetic resonance (MR), angiography, and nuclear cardiology techniques.
, complete with case studies and radiographs on CD