Combat Radiology: Diagnostic Imaging of Blast and Ballistic by Les R. Folio

By Les R. Folio

Combat Radiology offers specified insights right into a army radiologist’s function within the sleek battlefield surroundings. Drawing on his contemporary stories in Iraq, Col. Les Folio, a retired air strength radiologist and flight physician with over two decades of carrier, provides a finished creation to diagnostic imaging know-how for the deployed army health practitioner. issues within the e-book comprise descriptions of imaging services of hospitals in deployed army bases in strive against zones; functional imaging suggestions and terminology linked to penetrating/perforating blast and ballistic accidents; fresh scientific advances at the battlefield; and the altering function of imaging modalities in strive against occasions. also, particular anatomic and pathologic imaging instances from wrestle occasions are provided, together with irritating mind damage, chest, abdomen/pelvis, and skeletal trauma. strive against Radiology will attraction not just to army radiologists and surgeons, but in addition to civilian emergency radiologists and trauma physicians who come across sufferers with ballistic and blast accidents because of armed clash, terrorism, and catastrophe situations.

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