|Author: Michelle M. Smith|
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|These popular pocket atlases show readers how to recognize normal anatomic structures on magnetic resonance, computed tomography, and ultrasound images...and how to distinguish these structures from artifacts. Six of these pocket books have recently been revised and feature sharp new images obtained with state-of-the-art technology.|
Each page presents a high-resolution image, with anatomic landmarks clearly labeled. Directly above the image are a key to the labels and a thumbnail illustration that orients the reader to the plane of view (sagittal, axial, or coronal). This format -- sharp images, orienting thumbnails, and clear keys -- enables readers to identify features with unprecedented speed and accuracy.
From the Publisher:
Featuring 73 sharp, new images obtained with state-of-the-art scanning technology, the Second Edition of this popular pocket atlas is a quick, handy guide to interpreting computed tomography images of the brain and calvarium, temporal bone, orbit, nasal cavity, and paranasal sinuses. The book helps readers recognize normal anatomic structures on CT scans and distinguish these structures from artifacts. Each page presents a high-resolution CT scan, with anatomic landmarks clearly labeled. Directly above the scan are a key to the labels and a thumbnail illustration that orients the reader to the plane of view (sagittal, axial, or coronal). This format enables readers to identify features rapidly and accurately. Praise for the previous edition: "[A] splendid, very pocket-sized atlas....[A] very useful basic booklet which will enlighten all clinical trainees and not a few of their mentors."--Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry "A very useful and uncomplicated pocket-sized reference....This little atlas will be popular among residents in neurology, neurosurgery, ENT, ophthalmology, and internal medicine, and all clinicians who are required to inspect CTs of the head."--Neurology "The book is most useful for medical students and neophyte radiology, neurology, or neurosurgical residents....Recommended!--American Journal of Neuroradiology