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April 13, 1994

Paul and Juhl's Essentials of Radiologic Imaging

Author Affiliations

Northwestern University Medical School Evanston Hospital Evanston, Ill

JAMA. 1994;271(14):1137. doi:10.1001/jama.1994.03510380095053

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Several generations of radiologists have "grown up" with Paul and Juhl's Essentials of Radiologie Imaging. The book's past success has been based on its ability to distill the essentials of diagnostic radiology into a manageable, user-friendly format. The sixth edition successfully continues this fine tradition.

As in prior editions, the book is divided into six sections: the osseous system; the brain and spinal cord; the abdomen and gastrointestinal tract; the urinary and female genital tracts; the chest; and the face, mouth, and jaw. The chapters on the central nervous system, musculoskeletal system, and heart have been significantly expanded to incorporate the rapid advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that have occurred since the previous (1987) edition. The pulmonary section has been updated to include high-resolution, thin section computed tomography (CT) in interstitial lung disease. Ultrasound examination of the prostate and testis has been added, and coverage of ultrasound in obstetrics

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