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Diagnostic Imaging for the Emergency Physician

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2012 - Winter


by Joshua S. Broder, M.D. ’99 (Saunders) This text takes a step-by-step approach to selecting and interpreting commonly ordered diagnostic imaging tests. It presents clinical decision rules; describes time-efficient approaches for the emergency physician to identify critical radiographic findings that impact clinical management; and discusses such topics as radiation risks, oral and IV contrast in abdominal CT, and MRI versus CT for occult hip injury.