Imaging Abdominal and Flank Trauma

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Abdominal trauma presents challenges in diagnostic imaging. Patients with abdominal trauma may have multiple, concomitant life-threatening injuries to the head, spine, chest, and extremities. For the unstable patient, the greatest…

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Cardiac Computed Tomography

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In the previous three chapters, we discussed chest imaging for a variety of indications, ignoring one of the most obvious concerns—cardiac ischemia. Among chief complaints to the emergency department, chest…

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Imaging Soft Tissues of the Neck

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Imaging of soft tissues of the neck can be essential in the evaluation of patients with a variety of chief complaints, including neck trauma, ingested or aspirated foreign body, nontraumatic…

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Imaging the Head and Brain

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Emergency physicians frequently evaluate patients with complaints requiring brain imaging for diagnosis and treatment. The diversity of imaging modalities and variations of these modalities may be daunting, creating uncertainty about…

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Imaging the Face

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Facial imaging plays an important role in the evaluation of trauma, as well as in assessment of soft-tissue infections and masses of the face. Facial imaging often overlaps with imaging…

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