This basic text introduces the reader to all facets of pediatric imaging from the importance of understanding X-ray exposure to children through the appropriate indications for ordering a particular examination. It covers basic problems in each organ system. There is a quiz after most of the clinical chapters. The text is aimed at the novice, while the pictures of classic important imaging findings are designed to test the mature pediatric caregiver and the radiologist beginning training. The information conveyed in this text is essential for pediatric house staff, entering radiology residents, pediatric nurse practitioners, emergency room physicians, and practicing pediatricians. It will be valuable to all physicians who deal with children as a segment of their practice. This book serves as the basic text for any of the above individuals taking a rotation through a pediatric imaging department and for orienting pediatric personnel within the imaging department.