Recommended Books for Radiology Residents: Pediatrics

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Fundamentals of Pediatric Radiology
By Lane F. Donnelly
Publisher: Saunders
Paperback - 273 pages

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This highly readable primer is designed to provide a quick overview of the fundamental information in pediatric imaging, techniques, and interpretation. Brief and to the point, it features short chapters and hundreds of illustrations for fast comprehension and retention of data. It emphasizes commonly encountered imaging scenarios and pediatric diseases, and practical differential diagnoses rather than long, comprehensive differential lists. Intended for quick access, this new manual condenses the "must-know" information in pediatric radiology into one convenient volume.
Pediatric Radiology: the Requisites
By Johan G. Blickman
Publisher: Mosby
Hardcover - 320 pages

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Pediatric Radiology: THE REQUISITES provides a concise yet comprehensive guide to the basics of interpreting diagnostic imaging studies of infants and children. The content is divided by organ system with eight chapters covering: overview of pediatric imaging; chest; heart; gastrointestinal tract; accessory organs of digestion; genitourinary tract; skeletal system; and neuroimaging. Each chapter discusses the use of appropriate imaging modalities in assessing the particular organ system. The diagnosis of emergency conditions is integrated throughout. Special attention is paid to growth and development, which are of utmost importance in interpreting pediatric studies.Provides concise, comprehensive coverage of the basics of interpreting diagnostic imaging studies of infants and children -- precisely the information needed to pass the Boards or CAQs. Features more than 650 state-of-the-art multimodality images, including color Doppler, correlating each disease with various types of imaging. Discusses the use of all appropriate imaging modalities for assessment in each organ system chapter, helping the reader make clinically-relevant decisions in practice. Numerous boxes and tables list pearls, key concepts, differentials, and more, helping the reader absorb information through the use of concise summaries and repeated emphasis of key facts. Integrates the diagnosis of emergency conditions into each chapter as appropriate. Pays special attention to growth and development, helping the reader navigate this uniquely important aspect of pediatric studies. Places principles in a clinical context by discussing various diseases with associated clinical syndromes, causes, findings, and imaging appearances.Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-370-4
Pediatric Radiology, Third Edition
By Jack O. Haller
Publisher: Springer
Hardcover - 300 pages

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This basic text introduces the reader to all facets of pediatric imaging from the importance of understanding X-ray exposure to children through the appropriate indications for ordering a particular examination. It covers basic problems in each organ system. There is a quiz after most of the clinical chapters. The text is aimed at the novice, while the pictures of classic important imaging findings are designed to test the mature pediatric caregiver and the radiologist beginning training. The information conveyed in this text is essential for pediatric house staff, entering radiology residents, pediatric nurse practitioners, emergency room physicians, and practicing pediatricians. It will be valuable to all physicians who deal with children as a segment of their practice. This book serves as the basic text for any of the above individuals taking a rotation through a pediatric imaging department and for orienting pediatric personnel within the imaging department.
Diagnostic Imaging: Pediatrics
By Lane Donnelly
Publisher: AMIRSYS
Hardcover - 900 pages

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Authored by one of the world's preeminent authorities in its field, this new book represents today's best single source of guidance on pediatric diagnostic imaging! It presents more details for each diagnosis · more representative images · more case data · and more current references than any other reference tool. At the same time, its user-friendly format lets you access all of this information remarkably quickly!Covers the top diagnoses in pediatric imaging, including both common and uncommon entities.Provides exquisitely reproduced imaging examples for every diagnosisplus concise, bulleted summaries of terminology · imaging findings · key facts · differential diagnosis · pathology · clinical issues · a diagnostic checklist · and selected references. Includes an extensive image gallery for each entity, depicting common and variant cases.Offers vivid, full-color anatomy and pathology drawings.Displays a "thumbnail" visual differential diagnosis for each entity.
Diagnostic Imaging: Pediatric Neuroradiology
By A. James Barkovich
Publisher: AMIRSYS
Hardcover - 1100 pages

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Every day you are faced with difficult new cases of pediatric neurologic disease that are uncommon and very challenging. This new addition to the DI series - written by A. James Barkovich, MD, and many of the best-known names in pediatric neuroradiology - contains many quality images and a vast amount of information about many of the most common diagnoses (and many less common diagnoses) that are encountered in the imaging of children with neurological disorders. Its user-friendly format helps you to quickly find the diagnoses you are seeking and create a small list of differential diagnoses.Covers the top imaging diagnoses in pediatric neuroradiology, including both common and uncommon entities.Provides exquisitely reproduced imaging examples for every diagnosisplus concise, bulleted summaries of terminology · imaging findings · key facts · differential diagnosis · pathology · clinical issues · a diagnostic checklist · and selected references.Includes an extensive image gallery for each entity, depicting common and variant cases.Offers a vivid, full-color design that makes the material easy to read.Displays a "thumbnail" visual differential diagnosis for each entity.
Caffey's Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging (2 Vol. Set)
By Jerald P. Kuhn
Publisher: Mosby
Hardcover - 2672 pages

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Here's the new, 10th Edition of the "bible" of pediatric radiology! Since 1945, this classic has offered comprehensive coverage of all areas of interest to the radiologist who deals with children. The title has been changed from Pediatric X-Ray Diagnosis to emphasize the new material included in this extensively revised version. This work is edited by Dr.Jerald Kuhn, the co-editor with Dr. Fred Silverman of the previous edition, and two new authorities, Dr. Thomas Slovis, former president of the Society for Pediatric Radiology, and Dr. Jack Haller. Over 30 contributors have added their expertise to nine sections of the new work.Includes discussions of state-of-the-art diagnostic methods while maintaining a clinical focus.All Modalities are covered, including Nuclear Medicine and Interventional Radiology.eatures a user-friendly organization: Information is broken down by body system and then cross-referenced to expanded discussions of different systems. For each discussion, readers will find complete coverage of normal anatomy, roentgenographic appearance, congenital disorders, traumatic lesions, infections, neoplasms, and more!Entirely new section on imaging of the neonate details those conditions uniquely occurring in this age group.New "teaching boxes" have been added throughout the book to emphasize the most important points. New introductory chapter discusses the hazards of exposure to diagnostic radiation in childhood.50% of images are new, most are of Ultrasound, CT or MRI studies.New appendix to reflect easy format for measurements, protocols, and pathonomic findings in frequently seen pediatric diseases.With 58 contributors.
Pediatric Imaging, Updated Edition: Case Review Series (Case Review)
By Robert J. Ward
Publisher: Mosby
Paperback - 432 pages

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Part of the popular Case Review series, this new resource challenges readers' mastery of today's essential knowledge in pediatric diagnostic imaging. 200 case studies, accompanied by 400 images and hundreds of review questions, cover a full range of pediatric imaging topics from a multi-modality perspectivewith an emphasis on differential diagnoses, pertinent radiologic findings, and relevant clinical points.Presents 200 cases organized into "Opening Round," "Fair Game," and "Challenge" difficulty levelsallowing readers to test their proficiency at every degree of expertise. Features more than 400 outstanding images that span the full range of modalities and imaging findings encountered in pediatric diagnostic imaging. Mimics the format of official exams as well as the everyday clinical experienceoffering highly effective preparation for certification, recertification, and practice. Offers answers, commentary, references, and cross-references to Dr. Blickman's Pediatric Imaging: The Requisites, 2nd Edition (0-8151-0993-8) to assist readers in building their knowledge.