Interpretation of Emergency Head CT: A Practical Handbook

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Holmes, Erskine J.; Misra, Rakesh R.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 978-1-10-749593-7

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 74

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This easy-to-read Handbook offers clinicians a practical system for interpreting emergency head CT.

This image driven book covers a wide spectrum of conditions likely to be encountered in everyday clinical practice. Practical tips for recognizing subtle pathology, through to the more obvious, are supplemented by easy-to-interpret diagrams. New topics have been added since the first edition, including trauma CT cervical spine interpretation, and an up-to-date section on acute stroke. In addition to the clinical chapters, this Handbook provides simplified technical details, and a brief historical background, making it an excellent reference manual and learning aide for all clinicians with an interest in emergency CT head interpretation.

Key Features:

  • Covers a wide range of conditions relating to emergency head CT, allowing the variety of specialist groups needing to interpret these conditions to develop these skills
  • Includes a large number of heightened resolution CT plates showing subtle and obvious anomalies, with the accompanying text limited to precise details
  • Cervical spine CT interpretation and an extended review of normal anatomy have been added to this second edition


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Holmes, Erskine J.; Misra, Rakesh R.
ISBN: 978-1-10-749593-7
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 148
Illustrations: 139
Year: 2017
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 74