7 Musculoskeletal

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10.1055/b-0035-122287 7 Musculoskeletal Approach Most musculoskeletal examinations obtained in the emergency department are requested for characterization of fractures, evaluation of joint effusions, exclusion of osteomyelitis in patients with cellulitis, and…

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6 Abdomen and Pelvis

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10.1055/b-0035-122286 6 Abdomen and Pelvis Approach CT is the primary imaging study for evaluation of most patients with major trauma and acute abdominal pain. In multiorgan trauma, a chest radiograph,…

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2 Brain

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10.1055/b-0035-122282 2 Brain Approach Noncontrast head CT is one of the most frequently ordered emergency studies. Common indications include headache, suspected cerebral infarct or intracerebral hemorrhage, altered mental status, and…

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5 Chest

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10.1055/b-0035-122285 5 Chest Approach and Analysis Plain chest radiographs (chest X-rays, CXR) make up the bulk of imaging work in the emergency department. They are requested for virtually any suspected…

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3 Head and Neck

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10.1055/b-0035-122283 3 Head and Neck Approach Head and neck conditions evaluated in the emergency department include facial trauma, blunt neck injury, orbital and peri-orbital inflammatory disease, neck masses, pharyngitis, and…

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4 Spine

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10.1055/b-0035-122284 4 Spine Approach The aim of spinal imaging in acute trauma is to detect fractures, evaluate their stability, and identify associated soft tissue injuries. Other emergent indications include atraumatic…

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8 Pediatrics

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10.1055/b-0035-122288 8 Pediatrics Approach and Analysis A number of emergent conditions are unique to the pediatric and neonatal age groups, and these are addressed in this chapter. Conditions also seen…

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1 Introduction to Emergency Imaging

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10.1055/b-0035-122281 1 Introduction to Emergency Imaging Observing and Interpreting Some examinations, such as a radiograph of a simple fracture in a long bone, can be appreciated immediately and accurately. Others,…

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