As presented by Dr. Osterhouse, Radiology in Practice teaches how to take and interpret radiographs, MRIs, CTs, and other diagnostic imaging tools, including the bone scan. In addition, the course provides a valuable review of spinal and extremity imaging for a doctor in general practice.
This hour teaches the participant about the presence and development of spinal trauma that is detectable and measurable through diagnostic imaging. Dr. Osterhouse gives examples of trauma on plain film, MRI, and CT scans. In addition, she offers examples of patient histories and examination findings to provide a complete picture of the traumatized patient.
The participant will be able to explain how to visualize the spine using the appropriate diagnostic tools to diagnose and manage spinal trauma cases. In addition, they will be able to explain the basics of x-ray, MRI, bone scan, and CT imaging related to spinal trauma diagnosis.