Evidence-Based Neuroimaging Diagnosis and Treatment: by Dr. L. Santiago Medina M.D., MPH, Dr. C. Craig Blackmore PDF

By Dr. L. Santiago Medina M.D., MPH, Dr. C. Craig Blackmore M.D., MPH (auth.), L. Santiago Medina, Pina C. Sanelli, Jeffrey G. Jarvik (eds.)

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Evidence-Based Neuroimaging is a uncomplicated consultant that employs evidence-based medication standards to systematically evaluate the facts defining the suitable use of scientific imaging for the mind, backbone, head, and neck. Edited by way of L. Santiago Medina, Pina C. Sanelli, and Jeffrey G. Jarvik, the publication presents a scientific framework for figuring out the simplest imaging offerings for sufferer care. Chapters spotlight key issues that help scientific purposes, permitting quickly entry to pertinent details together with sufferer choice, imaging recommendations, try out functionality, cost-effectiveness, and applicability. The diagnostic imaging of many universal illnesses, problems, and stipulations are lined, together with a number of sclerosis, acute ischemic stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s illness, aggravating mind damage, autism, spinal trauma, spinal infections, neck lots, thyroid melanoma, and cervical lymph node metastasis. by means of delivering a transparent figuring out of the technological know-how at the back of the proof, the ebook fills a void for radiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, basic care physicians, and different clinicians with an curiosity in neuroimaging and a wish to enforce an evidence-based procedure into their day-by-day practice.

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