Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide E-Book

Author: Nigel Raby,Laurence Berman,Simon Morley,Gerald de Lacey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050318

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any given image. Common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty are highlighted. Prevent mistakes. Pitfalls and associated abnormalities are emphasized throughout. Avoid misdiagnoses. Normal anatomy is outlined alongside schemes for detecting variants of the norm. Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points. Will provide a useful overview of the most important features in diagnosis and interpretation. Easily grasp difficult anatomical concepts. Radiographs accompanied by clear, explanatory line-drawings. Spend less time searching with an improved layout and design with succinct, easy-to-follow text. A templated chapter approach helps you access key information quickly. Each chapter includes key points summary, basic radiographs, normal anatomy, guidance on analyzing the radiographs, common injuries, rare but important injuries, pitfalls, regularly overlooked injuries, examples, and references. Grasp the nuances of key diagnostic details. Updated and expanded information, new radiographs, and new explanatory line drawings reinforce the book’s aim of providing clear, practical advice in diagnosis. Avoid pitfalls in the detection of abnormalities that are most commonly overlooked or misinterpreted.

The Chest X-Ray: A Survival Guide

Author: Gerald de Lacey,Simon Morley,Laurence Berman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051071

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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British Medical Association Book Awards 2009 - First Prize Winner, Radiology Category Featuring a practical, clinical approach – and written in a quick-access style – this portable, economical reference helps you build a strong foundation in chest x-ray interpretation. Three radiologists with years of clinical and teaching experience present fundamental principles and key anatomical concepts...walk you through examples of classic chest x-ray features that provide subtle evidence of abnormality...and explore a variety of problems and dilemmas common to everyday clinical practice. High-quality drawings and digital chest x-rays – combined with secrets from the radiologists’ toolbox, helpful differential diagnoses, handy checklists, and key references – deliver all the assistance you need to enhance your interpretation skills. Provides a strong foundation of essential knowledge for an informed, systematic approach to accurate chest x-ray interpretation. Features the work of three radiologists who offer you the benefit of their many years of clinical and teaching experience. Emphasizes common errors and misdiagnoses to help ensure correct image readings. Presents step-by-step guidance in a bulleted, quick-access format, in short chapters focused on clinical problems, to make it easy to master the information that you need to know. Makes difficult anatomic concepts easier to grasp by pairing radiographs with color line drawings. Explains the nomenclature special to the field through a glossary of important terms. Highlights the most important concepts in diagnosis/interpretation via Key Points in each chapter.

ABC of Emergency Radiology

Author: Otto Chan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118703030

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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A great source of examples that can be referred to in the heat of emergency. Mistakes can easily be made when interpreting emergency radiographs. The situation is often made more difficult by the urgency and circumstances in which the radiograph has to be evaluated. This book describes a systematic approach to assessing radiographs, instructing you on the appearances of radiological abnormalities and comparing these with normal radiographs. Each chapter covers a different part of the body and leads you through the anatomy, followed by the different types of view to request, the system of assessment itself, and pitfalls to avoid. With its clear explanation, combined with over 400 radiographs and illustrations, this essential book provides a great source of examples that can be referred to in the heat of an emergency. It will be invaluable for accident and emergency staff, trainee radiologists, medical students, nurses, and radiographers.

Learning Radiology

Recognizing the Basics

Author: William Herring

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323388515

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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A must-have for anyone who will be required to read and interpret common radiologic images, Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics is an image-filled, practical, and easy-to-read introduction to key imaging modalities. Skilled radiology teacher William Herring, MD, masterfully covers exactly what you need to know to effectively interpret medical images of all modalities. Learn the latest on ultrasound, MRI, CT, patient safety, dose reduction, radiation protection, and more, in a time-friendly format with brief, bulleted text and abundant high-quality images. Identify a wide range of common and uncommon conditions based upon their imaging findings. Arrive at diagnoses by following a pattern recognition approach, and logically overcome difficult diagnostic challenges with the aid of decision trees. Quickly grasp the fundamentals you need to know through more than 700 images and an easy-to-use format and pedagogy, including: bolding of key points and icons designating special content; Diagnostic Pitfalls; Really, Really Important Points; Weblinks; and Take-Home Points. Gauge your mastery of the material and build confidence with extra images, bonus content, interactive self-assessment exercises, and USMLE-style Q&A that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams. Apply the latest recommendations on patient safety, dose reduction and radiation protection Benefit from the extensive knowledge and experience of esteemed author Dr. William Herring—a skilled radiology teacher and the host of his own specialty website, www.learningradiology.com. Stay current in the latest advancements and developments with meticulous updates throughout including a new chapter on Pediatric Radiology as well as more than 60 new and updated photos, many highlighting newer imaging modalities.

Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine

Author: Peter Cameron,George Jelinek,Anne-Maree Kelly,Anthony F. T. Brown,Mark Little

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054380

Category: Medical

Page: 1036

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Now fully revised and updated, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine provides clear and consistent coverage of this rapidly evolving specialty. Building on the success of previous editions, it covers all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department. It will also prove invaluable to the range of other professionals working in this setting - including nurse specialists and paramedics - who require concise, highly practical guidance, incorporating latest best practices and current guidelines. For the first time, this edition now comes with access to addtional ancillary meterial, including practical procdure videos and self-assessment material. Updates throughout reflect latest practice developments, curricula requirements and essential guidelines Key point boxes highlight topic ‘essentials’ as well as controversial areas of treatment An expanded list of leading international contributors ensures comprehensive coverage and maximizes worldwide relevance New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillariy material, including procedure videos and self-assessment materials to check your understanding and aid exam preparation Expansion of administration section - especially patient safety New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillary materials - including practical procedures videos and self-assessment materials

Clinical Emergency Radiology

Author: J. Christian Fox

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107065798

Category: Medical

Page: 650

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A clinician's visual guide to choosing image modality and interpreting plain films, ultrasound, CT, and MRI scans for emergency patients.

MRI Made Easy

Author: Govind B Chavhan

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9350902702

Category: Medical

Page: 230

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a type of scan used to diagnose health conditions that affect organs, tissue and bone. MRI scanners use strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed images of the inside of the body. Divided into two sections, this concise guide introduces radiology trainees to the principles, sequences and interpretation of MRI. The first section describes the basic principles, instrumentation and interpretation of MRI, whilst the second section discusses the higher applications of the technique. Authored by Canadian radiologist Govind Chavhan, this second edition includes 250 images and illustrations, as well as a photo CD, to assist trainees with learning. Key points New edition introducing radiology trainees to principles, sequences and interpretation of MRI Authored by Canadian radiology specialist Features 250 images and illustrations Includes photo CD First edition published in 2007

Interpreting Trauma Radiographs

Author: Jonathan McConnell,Renata Eyres,Julie Nightingale

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047077715X

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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As advanced practices and role extension within the healthcare sector continues unabated, increasingly practitioners seek ways to widen their professional remit and develop and add to their skills. Interpreting Trauma Radiographs provides a unique guide to enable radiographers and trained healthcare professionals to confidently and competently interpret and report on radiographic images. Designed specifically for radiographers, casualty (accident and emergency) medical officers and trainees, and other health professionals who regularly encounter trauma radiography as part of their work, this book brings together expert contributions on the clinical, medical, legal and scientific aspects of radiographic interpretation and reporting, promoting a thorough understanding of both the general framework of reporting and the detail of image interpretation. The book is divided into two sections. The first section deals with the overall framework of image reporting and interpretation: the radiologist’s perspective, the legal aspects, scientific background and the psychological nature of perception and interpretation. The second section focuses on image interpretation of regional anatomy, presented to support both reporting practitioners in training and those more experienced in reporting practice. Interpreting Trauma Radiographs is an invaluable companion for qualified radiographers, radiographers in training, casualty medical officers, and other healthcare professionals, such as nurse practitioners, aspiring to interpret and report on radiographic images.

Clark's Pocket Handbook for Radiographers, Second Edition

Author: A. Stewart Whitley,Charles Sloane,Gail Jefferson,Ken Holmes,Craig Anderson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315353296

Category: Medical

Page: 252

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Drawn from the bestselling Clark's Positioning in Radiography, this pocket handbook provides clear and practical advice to help radiographers in their day-to-day work. Designed for rapid reference, it covers how to position the patient and the central ray, describes the essential image characteristics and illustrates each radiographic projection with a positioning photograph and a radiograph.

Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide

Author: David Kessel,Iain Robertson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702068888

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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What are the must-know aspects to preparing for and performing the most frequently requested diagnostic and therapeutic interventional procedures? Interventional Radiology: A Survival Guide, 4th Edition gives you the information you need to provide safe care in an easy-to-read, concise format. Written by experienced radiologists Drs. H. David Kessel and Iain Robertson, this edition features clear, step-by-step instructions for fundamental skills in this fast-growing field. Extensively restructured into 4 sections: Core interventional skills; Essential equipment; Principles of Vascular intervention and Principles of Non-vascular intervention. Increased emphasis on Interventional Oncology including the management of cancer and its complications. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Nearly 300 line diagrams and photos illustrate procedures, including anatomical and technical points. Tip boxes highlight key facts and technical recommendations. Troubleshooting guides help get you back on track when things don’t go exactly as planned. Warning boxes highlight common and important pitfalls.

Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children, Third Edition

Author: Ffion Davies,Colin E. Bruce,Kate Taylor-Robinson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315349221

Category: Medical

Page: 219

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Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new guidelines. The new edition includes: the latest recommended guidelines and procedures, for instant access to key information generous use of colour, warning boxes, icons, clinical tips and practical advice to help the reader find information at a glance numerous illustrations help explain more difficult concepts detailed guidance on when to treat, how to treat, when to refer or when minor trauma is indicative of a more serious diagnosis. This concise evidence-based book remains an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility. It is a touchstone for all those seeing children following minor injury or trauma.

Minor Injuries

A Clinical Guide

Author: Dennis Purcell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702066729

Category: Medical

Page: 318

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The latest edition of this popular textbook continues to offer accessible, practical and clinically relevant information on the management of minor injuries. Reflecting the author’s long experience as a practitioner and teacher, the volume covers anatomy, examination and specific injuries in the depth that the specialty requires. Injuries to all parts of the body are included. Richly illustrated throughout - with many original images based on the author’s own designs - the volume is also accompanied by online videos where the author demonstrates the limb examinations which are described in the text. The new edition has expanded to survey the law and the basic principles for X-ray requesting and interpretation in minor injury areas. The volume also offers more detailed guidance on the specific X-rays which are required for each of the limb joints. This material is intended to satisfy the legal training requirements for new practitioners to request X-rays as non-medical referrers. Fully updated to include the latest guidelines and current practice on minor injuries of every kind, the third edition now offers a more comprehensive structure for the specialty of minor injuries, based on injuries to the limb and to the midline. Within the different topics under these broad headings, advice is given on the care of children, adults and the elderly. Minor Injuries: A Clinical Guide, third edition, will be indispensable to every trainee, from nursing and from other professions, and to those who are already qualified and who wish to expand or update their practice. The volume also aims to equip practitioners to work in stand-alone units, seeing every patient who presents, and as such is ideal for those undertaking Advanced Practice training. The book also offers teachers of minor injuries a rationale for their sessions and a framework for designing their courses. Describes working methods which are robust, flexible and swift Explains the classification of musculoskeletal injuries and use of current investigative techniques Explains normal limb movement to contextualize abnormal presentation More than 150 illustrations help clarify sometimes complex anatomical and clinical information Explains the importance of accurate record keeping, including reference to current law Discusses the management of trauma in children and adolescents with special reference to consent and confidentiality, non-accidental injury, communication, analgesia, and sports injuries Chapter on wound care, including burns, describes wound assessment, exploration, infection, treatment and complications Explains the management of minor head injuries, including clinical examination, the use of imaging techniques, cranial nerve assessment, and discharge advice Chapter on facial trauma includes damage to the eye, ENT problems such as foreign bodies, and tooth avulsion Accompanying website contains 77 videos showing the techniques described in the book and a fully downloadable image bank to aid personal study Contains new information on X-ray interpretation Re-organized to reflect the difference in approach between midline injuries and limb injuries Explains the differences in the management of children and adults Differentiates between the different categories of older people - the active and fit retiree and the frail older person

McRae's Orthopaedic Trauma and Emergency Fracture Management

Author: Timothy O White,Samuel P Mackenzie,Alasdair J Gray

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702057290

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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This book is derived from Ronald McRae’s Pocketbook of Orthopaedics and Fractures, a highly successful ‘survival guide’ for the trainee working in accident and emergency or orthopaedic departments. Retaining the underlying principles of the original editions this comprehensive rewrite and re-presentation provides complete coverage of orthopaedic trauma surgery as relevant to contemporary practice. McRae's Orthopaedic Trauma and Emergency Fracture Management utilises a detailed descriptive and didactic style, alongside a wealth of illustrations all completely redrawn for this book. The first section on general principles in orthopaedic trauma deals with basic terminology and classification, principles of closed and operative management of fractures, infection and complications. The main section provides a regional review of specific injuries, each following a logical sequence describing emergency department and orthopaedic management, and outlining a safe and widely accepted management strategy. Each chapter begins with an overview of the relevant anatomy and principles of the examination of the patient. The book provides a comprehensive overview of both surgical as well as conservative management of orthopaedic trauma injuries. This book is a fully rewritten text based on a classic textbook by Mr Ronald McRae. Now in a larger page size the book contains over 500 illustrations all drawn in two colours for this new edition. Over 250 x-rays accompany the text, many of which are connected with the line drawings to ease interpretation.

Fundamentals of Body CT E-Book

Author: W. Richard Webb,Wiliam E. Brant,Nancy M. Major

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323263585

Category: Medical

Page: 434

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Perfect for radiology residents and practitioners, Fundamentals of Body CT offers an easily accessible introduction to body CT! Completely revised and meticulously updated, this latest edition covers today's most essential CT know-how, including the use of multislice CT to diagnose chest, abdominal, and musculoskeletal abnormalities, as well as the expanded role of 3D CT and CT angiography in clinical practice. It’s everything you need to effectively perform and interpret CT scans. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information to effectively interpret CTs and the salient points needed to make accurate diagnoses. Review how the anatomy of each body area appears on a CT scan. Grasp each procedure and review key steps quickly with a comprehensive yet concise format. Achieve optimal results with step-by-step instructions on how to perform all current CT techniques. Compare diagnoses with a survey of major CT findings for a variety of common diseases—with an emphasis on those findings that help to differentiate one condition from another. Make effective use of 64-slice MDCT and dual source CT scanners with coverage of the most current indications. Stay current extensive updates of clinical guidelines that reflect recent changes in the practice of CT imaging, including (ACCP) Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer guidelines, paraneoplastic and superior vena cava syndrome, reactions to contrast solution and CT-guided needle biopsy. Get a clear view of the current state of imaging from extensively updated, high-quality images throughout. Access the complete contents online at ExpertConsult.

Pocket Atlas of Radiographic Anatomy

Author: Torsten Bert Moeller,Emil Reif

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131505818

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 8812

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In this easily accessible pocket atlas, two expert radiologists present the normal radiographic anatomy readers need in order to interpret conventional diagnostic radiographs. Each practical, two-page unit displays a standard radiograph of a different projection on the left-hand side supplemented by a detailed, clearly labeled schematic drawing on the opposing page. The consistent, user-friendly format facilitates easy identification and rapid review of key anatomic information.Features: 177 radiographic studies provide multiple views of every basic anatomic structure High-resolution radiographs appear beside explanatory drawings to aid comprehension Seven examinations new to this edition cover a trans-scapular Y view of the shoulder; 45 external and internal rotation views of the knee; and more An ideal reference for anyone involved in the interpretation of commonly performed radiographic studies, the third edition of Pocket Atlas of Radiographic Anatomy is an especially valuable tool not only for medical students and radiology residents, but also for radiological technologists.

Oxford Handbook of Accident and Emergency Medicine

Author: Jonathan P. Wyatt

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198526230

Category: Medical

Page: 714

View: 8535

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"The Oxford Handbook of Accident and Emergency Medicine follows the style of the other highly successful Oxford Handbooks in providing practical guidelines on the management of a huge range of situations that present in A & E. For junior doctors, nurses, paramedics, and medical students, this book will be the essential guide."--BOOK JACKET.

Diagnostic Bronchoscopy

A Teaching Manual

Author: Peter Stradling,John R. Stradling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443042935

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Bronchoscopy is a technique used by chest physicians to examine the bronchi. There are two types of bronchoscope in general use and the authors explain how to conduct each examination and the advantaes and limitations.

Emergency Radiology: Case Studies

Author: David Schwartz

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071593090

Category: Medical

Page: 568

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Effectively and confidently interpret even the most challenging radiographic study A Doody's Core Title! "...should be a part of every emergency medicine resident's personal library. In addition to residents, I would highly recommend this book to medical students, midlevel providers and any other physician who is interested in improving their ability to interpret radiographic studies necessary to diagnose common emergency medicine patient complaints."--Annals of Emergency Medicine 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "The purpose is to help improve the reader's skills in ordering and interpreting radiographs. The focus is on conventional radiographs, as well as noncontrast head CT. For emergency physicians this is a vital skill, which can greatly aid in making difficult diagnoses. The book is well written and thorough in addressing how to read radiographs, as well as covering easy to miss findings. The numerous pictures and radiographs are invaluable in demonstrating the author's teaching points and in engaging the reader in the clinical cases....This well written book will be extremely useful for practicing emergency physicians. The clinical cases are interesting and help challenge the reader to improve their skills at evaluating radiographs more thoroughly."--Doody's Review Service 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, a leading educator, 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. Features 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

Radiographic Image Analysis

Author: Kathy McQuillen Martensen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323280692

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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Learn to produce the most accurate radiographic images on the first try with Radiographic Image Analysis, 4th Edition. This thoroughly updated guide walks you through the steps of how to carefully evaluate an image, how to identify the improper positioning or technique that caused a poor image, and how to correct the problem. For each procedure, there is a diagnostic-quality radiograph along with several examples of unacceptable radiographs, a complete list of radiographic evaluation guidelines, and detailed discussions on how each of the evaluation points is related to positioning and technique. Each unacceptable radiograph is accompanied by a description of the misaligned anatomical structures, how the patient was mis-positioned, and how to adjust technique to obtain an acceptable radiograph. "The whole text is well presented." Reviewed by Jenny May on behalf of Radiography, July 2015 Poorly positioned example images appear at the end of procedures to test your knowledge. Spotlights concepts boxes highlight the most important information as it appears in the chapters and directs readers to more information on these topics. Chapter objectives, key terms, and outlines help in mastering important concepts and information. NEW! Expanded sections on pediatric, obesity, and trauma digital radiography provides the most pertinent and up-to-date information needed for clinical success. NEW! Reformatted content surrounding procedures includes the following to help you identify correctly and incorrectly positioned patients: accurately positioned projection with labeled anatomy photograph of an accurately positioned model table that provides a detailed one-to-one correlation between the positioning procedures and image analysis guidelines discussion, with correlating images, on identifying how the patient, central ray, or image receptor were poorly positioned if the projection does not demonstrate an image analysis guideline discussion of topics relating to positioning for patient condition variations and non-routine situations photographs of bones and models positioned as indicated to clarify information and demonstrate anatomy alignment when distortion makes it difficult practice images of the projection that demonstrate common procedural errors NEW! Two-color design helps you read and retain pertinent information. NEW! Updated boxed material summarizes important analysis details and provides a quick reference. NEW! Highlighted table data offers a new format to aid in the understanding of field size requirements using direct-capture digital radiography.