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Making Sense of Echocardiography

A Hands-on Guide, Second Edition

Author: Andrew R Houghton

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482228424

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Echocardiography is one of the most useful and powerful diagnostic tools in the assessment of cardiac function. It remains a rapidly expanding modality, with new techniques constantly developing and maturing. Building on the success of the original work, the second edition of Making Sense of Echocardiography: A Hands-on Guide provides a timely, accessible overview for those learning echocardiography for the first time as well as an accessible handbook that experienced sonographers can refer to throughout their careers. The strong clinical focus and concentration on real-life scenarios make this book especially relevant in day-to-day practice. New chapters in this edition discuss myocardial mechanics and speckle tracking and 3D echo. The book also contains significantly expanded and updated material on: Contrast echocardiography Tissue Doppler imaging Intravascular ultrasound and epicardial echocardiography The left ventricle and its systolic function Left ventricular diastolic function The left atrium Supplying the latest guidelines and evidence-based clinical advice, this edition is also supplemented with new illustrations and an updated website. Fully updated key references for further reading are provided for each chapter. This accessible yet comprehensive text will ensure readers are up to date on the essentials in the field and can confidently integrate new procedures into their everyday practice.

Making Sense of Echocardiography

A Hands-on Guide

Author: Andrew R Houghton

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482213869

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Echocardiography is a powerful diagnostic tool that allows assessment of cardiac function, detection of cardiovascular abnormalities, and measurement of physiological parameters such as valvular function and left ventricular ejection fraction. Taking a step-by-step approach to transthoracic echocardiography, Making Sense of Echocardiography is the ideal handbook for anyone preparing for the Transthoracic Echocardiography accreditation examination of the British Society of Echocardiography. The handbook's 'how to' approach makes it the ideal reference text for the practicing sonographer. Making Sense of Echocardiography provides a clinical context for each echo study and includes the latest published guidelines on what to do with the results. Transthoracic echocardiography is covered throughout with clear step-by-step guidance on how to perform each study, evaluate your findings and write your report. Separate chapters describe the use of transoesophageal and stress echocardiography. Newer modalities such as 3D and tissue Doppler imaging are covered alongside traditional ultrasound methods, providing a complete snapshot of echocardiography and its applications in cardiac medicine today. As an up-to-date, accessible, and clearly-written overview of echocardiography, this book is unrivalled. It is an essential guide for Cardiologists, Cardiac Technicians, Primary Care Physicians, specialist nurses, and anyone with an interest in cardiac imaging.

Making Sense of Echocardiography

A Hands-on Guide, Second Edition

Author: Andrew R Houghton

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482227436

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 6340

Echocardiography is one of the most useful and powerful diagnostic tools in the assessment of cardiac function. It remains a rapidly expanding modality, with new techniques constantly developing and maturing. Building on the success of the original work, the second edition of Making Sense of Echocardiography: A Hands-on Guide provides a timely, accessible overview for those learning echocardiography for the first time as well as an accessible handbook that experienced sonographers can refer to throughout their careers. The strong clinical focus and concentration on real-life scenarios make this book especially relevant in day-to-day practice. New chapters in this edition discuss myocardial mechanics and speckle tracking and 3D echo. The book also contains significantly expanded and updated material on: Contrast echocardiography Tissue Doppler imaging Intravascular ultrasound and epicardial echocardiography The left ventricle and its systolic function Left ventricular diastolic function The left atrium Supplying the latest guidelines and evidence-based clinical advice, this edition is also supplemented with new illustrations and an updated website. Fully updated key references for further reading are provided for each chapter. This accessible yet comprehensive text will ensure readers are up to date on the essentials in the field and can confidently integrate new procedures into their everyday practice.

Making Sense of the ECG

A Hands-On Guide, Fourth Edition

Author: Andrew Houghton,David Gray

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444181823

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 6204

Interpreting an ECG correctly and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task to the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that will be invaluable to any doctor, nurse, or paramedic when evaluating the condition of a patient. Making Sense of the ECG has been written specifically with this in mind, and will help the student and more experienced healthcare practitioner to identify and answer crucial questions, including: Are these abnormalities significant? How to I distinguish between VT and SVT? Has the patient had a myocardial infarction? How do I measure the QT interval? Should I refer this patient to a cardiologist? This practical, easy-to-read and easy-to-remember guide to the ECG as a tool for diagnosis and management has been fully updated in its fourth edition to reflect the latest guidelines.

Successful Accreditation in Echocardiography

A Self-Assessment Guide

Author: Sanjay Banypersad

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119958571

Category: Medical

Page: 180

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Sitting an accreditation examination is a daunting prospect for many trainee echocardiographers. And with an increasing drive for the accreditation of echocardiography laboratories and individual echocardiographers, there is a need for an all-encompassing revision aid for those seeking accreditation. The editors of this unique book have produced the only echocardiography revision aid based on the syllabus and format of the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) national echocardiography accreditation examination and similar examinations administered across Europe. Written by BSE accredited members, fully endorsed by the BSE, and with a foreword by BSE past-president, DR. Simon Ray, this indispensable guide provides a valuable insight into how echocardiography accreditation exams are structured. Crucially, to support students with the more challenging video section of the exam, a companion website provides video cases, and with clear and concisely-structured explanations to all questions, this is an essential tool for anyone preparing to sit an echocardiography examination.

Echo Made Easy

Author: Atul Luthra

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9386150204

Category: Medical

Page: 274

View: 2712

Fourth edition presenting latest advances in use and interpretation of echocardiography. Includes CD ROM demonstrating technique. Previous edition published in 2012.

Critical Care Ultrasonography

Author: Alexander Levitov,Paul H. Mayo,Anthony D. Slonim

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071714419

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 1929

A complete, hands-on guide to successful image acquisition and interpretation at the bedside Written by top practitioners in the field, this comprehensive book is filled with practical guidance that helps you master clinical ultrasonography in a critical care environment. Here, you’ll learn exactly how to utilize diagnostic ultrasound as part of the physical exam, as the book examines current evidence supporting its use in the critically ill adult and child. Organized by body system, Critical Care Ultrasonography features self-contained chapters that can be used as individual reference guides for a range of interventions, from transthoracic echocardiography to echocardiagraphic evaluation of cardiac trauma. Through this in-depth coverage, you’ll get a sense of how this essential technology supports the cross-disciplinary nature of critical care. The book’s authoritative content is reinforced throughout by a full-color presentation and hundreds of concept-clarifying illustrations, figures, and images. Features Comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of ultrasound use in critical care Guidance on ultrasound procedures enables practitioners to use ultrasound for vascular and axial procedures, improving safety and ensuring that nationally recognized compliance standards are upheld Cardiac ultrasound chapters help you assess and monitor the patient’s cardiopulmonary status non-invasively Chapter on Neck and Upper Respiratory Ultrasound offers an overview of little-known techniques that have not been comprehensively described in any other source Full-color presentation, with 495 illustrations that emphasize the basic skills required to visualize anatomic structures and interpret findings

Echo Made Easy

Author: Sam Kaddoura

Publisher: Made Easy

ISBN: 9780702066573

Category:

Page: 304

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Fetal Echocardiography

Author: Julia A. Drose

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416056696

Category: Medical

Page: 365

View: 1047

Perfect for both the novice learning to perform fetal echocardiography, as well as the expert needing more details of various anomalies, this comprehensive text/atlas covers everything you need to know. It incorporates a practical, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and management with contributors from various medical specialties. You'll find complete information on physiology, detailed guidelines on how to perform a fetal echocardiogram, and highly illustrated coverage of various congenital heart abnormalities. Full-color images, coverage of the latest technologies, and a new companion CD keep you up to date with the latest in this fast-changing field. "How-to" details include scanning protocols, the correct equipment to use, and technical and anatomical limitations. Normal anatomy, variants, and common pitfalls in scanning and diagnosis are presented. Coverage of congenital heart abnormalities includes how the conditions look on scans, which scanning views and modalities to use, differential diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. Thoroughly covers every topic on the ARDMS certification exam in fetal echocardiography, making your study more efficient and effective. Three new chapters cover first trimester fetal echocardiography, 3D fetal echocardiography, and fetal intervention, all incorporating the newest technologies and treatments. Companion CD features video clips of scanning techniques plus 260 study questions, sortable by chapter, which you can use to help prepare for the ARDMS certification exam in fetal echocardiography. Presents the latest in color and Doppler imaging, demonstrating scanning as it actually appears in the clinical setting. Evolve Online Resources includes an image collection of over 400 illustrations from the text.

Making Sense of Vascular Ultrasound

A hands-on guide

Author: Kenneth Myers,Amy Clough

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444114328

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

View: 4391

Ultrasound is used to demonstrate and classify numerous vascular diseases including · cerebrovascular and transcranial · lower and upper limb arterial · deep vein thrombosis · deep and superficial venous reflux · renal, hepatoportal, mesenteric and penile. Making Sense of Vascular Ultrasound is designed to give users a hands-on, practical approach to the diagnosis of vascular disease. This pocket-sized handbook provides easy to read, concise, point-form text and includes high-resolution ultrasound images and informative line diagrams. Each regional chapter covers · anatomy · pathology · clinical presentations · differential diagnosis · treatment · what the doctor needs to know · normal findings and criteria for disease as seen by ultrasound · comprehensive protocols · ultrasound images to collect for reports The book also provides an overview of the physical principles of ultrasound, the physiology of blood flow, vascular pathology, setting up a vascular ultrasound diagnostic service, and interventional vascular ultrasound procedures.

Cardiology Secrets E-Book

Author: Glenn N. Levine

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455748749

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 1526

Get quick answers to the most important clinical questions with Cardiology Secrets! Using the popular and trusted Secret Series® Q&A format, this easy-to-read cardiology book provides rapid access to the practical, "in-the-trenches" know-how you need to succeed both in practice, and on cardiology board and recertification exams. Get the evidence-based guidance you need to provide optimal care for your patients with cardiac heart diseases. Explore effective solutions to a full range of clinical issues including the general examination, diagnostic procedures, arrhythmias, symptoms and disease states, valvular heart disease, cardiovascular pharmacology, and other medical conditions with associated cardiac involvement. Zero in on key information with bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from the leading cardiologists, and "Key Points" boxes that provide a concise overview of important board-relevant content. Review essential material efficiently with the "Top 100 Secrets in Cardiology" – perfect for last-minute study or self-assessment. Apply all the latest advances in clinical cardiology techniques, technology, and pharmacology. Access the complete text and illustrations online at Expert Consult, fully searchable.

Echocardiography

A Practical Guide for Reporting and Interpretation, Third Edition

Author: Helen Rimington,John Chambers

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 148223193X

Category: Medical

Page: 239

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Echocardiography: A Practical Guide for Reporting and Interpretation is a step-by-step guide to clinical echocardiography. This new edition has been extensively revised and includes new international guidelines, grading criteria and normal data. The book presents an up-to-date discussion of echocardiography use in both acute and critical care settings and provides increased guidance for clinical interpretation, including how echocardiography can help inform surgical decisions. In addition, the content has been extended, particularly in the consideration of valve disease and cardiomyopathies. Providing a pragmatic approach to clinical echocardiography, the book also covers examples of conditions requiring urgent clinical advice. It contains a summary of formulae as well as supporting online images and videos.

The Practice of Clinical Echocardiography

Author: Catherine M. Otto

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416036407

Category: Medical

Page: 1153

View: 4403

Dr. Otto's best-selling text not only explains how to qualitatively and quantitatively interpret echocardiographic images and Doppler flow data, but also outlines how this information affects your clinical decision making. This edition features new chapters on tissue doppler, intracardiac echocardiography, hand-held echocardiography, and echocardiography in inherited connective tissue disorders. A companion DVD offers case-based multiple-choice questions to help you assess your understanding. Whether you are attempting to choose a course of therapy, ascertain the optimal timing for intervention, arrive at a prognosis, or determine the possible need for periodic diagnostic evaluation, this is an essential resource you'll consult time and time again. Delivers clear and concise coverage of the basics of image acquisition that explains the how and why of echocardiography. Reflects the latest technology and standards of practice. Provides a clinically based approach to echocardiography, with an in-depth discussion of the main cardiac events seen in practice, including adult congenital heart disease. Devotes extensive detail to training, education, and quality assurance-making it the most comprehensive text on echocardiography. Includes a practical outline called The Echo Exam at the end of each chapter that presents necessary calculations, diagnoses, and examples along with guidance on how to interpret outcomes. Includes a bonus DVD containing 3 cases and 5 multiple-choice questions for each chapter that test your knowledge of the material. Perfect resource for Residents preparing for the boards. Offers an expanded section on echocardiography techniques that explains the latest applications for all types of practices. Discusses new echocardiography modalities, including contrast and 3-D echocardiography, so you can utilize the most promising new approaches for your patients. Includes new chapters on tissue doppler, intracardiac echocardiography, hand-held echocardiography, and echocardiography in inherited connective tissue disorders. Uses new, full-color line drawings and new color Doppler images to help you easily visualize cardiac problems.

The Eacvi Echo Handbook

Author: Patrizio Lancellotti,Bernard Cosyns

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198713622

Category: Medical

Page: 300

View: 8311

The EACVI Pocket Guide to Echocardiography is specially designed to take from your desk into the clinical arena. Extensively illustrated and concisely written, the pocket guide is the perfect companion for making both everyday and complex clinical decisions. Suitable for alll sonographers, trainees in cardiology, and cardiologists as well as other associated clinicains, the EACVI Pocket Guide to Echocardiography is the right addition to any cardiologistscollection.

Echocardiography Board Review

500 Multiple Choice Questions With Discussion

Author: Ramdas G. Pai,Padmini Varadarajan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118515595

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 7846

Echocardiography Board Review, 2nd Edition 500 Multiple Choice Questions with Discussion Ramdas G. Pai, MD, Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA, USA Padmini Varadarajan, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA, USA Echocardiography is an essential tool for the modern-day cardiologist and routinely used in the diagnosis, management and follow-up of patients with suspected or known heart diseases. This best-selling book now returns in a fully revised new edition, once again providing cardiologists and cardiology/echocardiography trainees with a rapid reference, self-assessment question and answer guide to all aspects of echocardiography. Packed with full-color images and written by experienced echocardiographers, the book covers: applied ultrasound physics practical hydrodynamics valvular heart disease myocardial diseases congenital heart disease non-invasive hemodynamics surgical echocardiography Containing 500 case-based questions, including clear explanations and discussions for every question, Echocardiography Board Review, 2nd Edition, is the perfect preparation guide for all those about to take the National Board of Echocardiography’s Board exam, including cardiology and echocardiography trainees and specialist physicians preparing for re-certification. Sonographers planning to take RDCS or RDMS certification examinations should find this book very helpful as well. Of related interest Practical Manual of Echocardiography in the Urgent Setting Fridman, ISBN 978-0-470-65997-7 Successful Accreditation in Echocardiography: A Self-Assessment Guide Banypersad, ISBN 978-0-470-65692-1 Website www.wiley.com/go/cardiology

McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Pain Medicine

Author: Salahadin Abdi,Pradeep Chopra,Howard Smith

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071714396

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 9955

1000 Q&As provide the preparation you need to ace the pain medicine board exams and anesthesiology recertification! "The book is meant for all physicians who are practicing interventional pain medicine. It is certainly a very helpful book for any pain fellow getting ready for board examinations....There are other pain review books available...but none as useful as this book is in preparing readers for the pain boards. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Pain Medicine is the perfect way to prepare for the American Board of Anesthesiology exam as well as exams given by the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Academy of Pain Medicine. It's also great for recertification! You'll find everything you need in one comprehensive review . . . questions, answers, explanations, practice tests, and references. Here's why this book is the ultimate anesthesiology board review tool: 1000 questions and answers with detailed explanations for correct and incorrect answers The number of questions per topic reflects the make-up of the actual exam -- so you know you're putting the most amount of study time into what's most important Answers are referenced to major pain medicine texts Questions duplicate the style and format of the ABA exam

Handbook of Cardiac Electrophysiology

Author: Andrea Natale

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203089866

Category: Medical

Page: 412

View: 1330

The first practical, user-friendly guide to the theory and practice of a routinely used technique, this new manual provides the specialist in training with a thorough grounding in the equipment, procedures, and clinical findings with which clinicians need to be familiar. Conceived as an alternative to the large and expensive texts aimed at specialists, the handbook is divided into two sections, which present: a review of the main kinds of arrhythmia, with illustrations of typical ECG findings supported where appropriate by correlative imaging the principal diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including implantation of pacemakers, resynchronization therapy, use and placement of catheters and ablation techniques Providing practical guidance on clinical applications, and illustrated with numerous graphics, checklists and flowcharts to enable readers to locate information quickly and easily, Handbook of Cardiac Electrophysiology is an accessible resource covering a widespread, but complex technology.

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

Author: A. John Camm,Thomas F. Lüscher,Patrick W. Serruys

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199566992

Category: Medical

Page: 1398

View: 359

This benchmark textbook for trainees and cardiologists throughout Europe and elswhere is now fully revised and updated. Mapped closely to the European Society of Cardiology Core Curriculum, supplemented with videos and downloadable images and accompanied by a fully searchable online version with linked full reference listings. Enhanced with EBAC accredited CME self-assessment.

The Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook E-Book

Author: Morton J. Kern

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145574042X

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 8314

The newly updated Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook helps you to effectively perform common therapeutic interventions. This convenient handbook provides full-color illustrations and videos showcasing up-to-date, step-by-step methods for the most widely practiced interventional cardiology procedures! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Review traditional procedures as well as more specialized interventions, including laser angioplasty, atherectomy, and stent implantation. Quickly access the information you need with the help of an easy-to-read outline format, which includes helpful tables and boldfaced key terms. An excellent complement to the 5th Edition of Kern's Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, the Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook is also an ideal review tool for the boards. Make optimal use of the latest techniques with coverage of coronary interventions using radial access; advances in femoral closure devices; avoidance of restenosis; interventions for peripheral vascular disease; LV support devices for high-risk PCI; indications and potential pitfalls of new stents and approach to failing dialysis shunts. Effectively evaluate coronary and peripheral vascular disease with full coverage of non-angiographic imaging techniques including FFR, OCT, IVUS and the new tools to assess intravascular plaque composition. View online videos demonstrating Radial Access, Tandem Heart for High-Risk PCI, FFR for Serial Lesions, Thromboaspiration for STEMI, Management of Coronary Perforation, and more at www.expertconsult.com!

Essential Revision Notes for Cardiology KBA

Author: Ali Khavandi

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191635650

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 1034

As the first revision text aimed specifically at the Knowledge-Based Assessment, Essential Revision Notes for Cardiology KBA is the cornerstone of your revision for this new and compulsory examination. Each chapter exactly maps the core cardiology training curriculum, giving measurable assurance that you are getting the information you need to pass. Each chapter is written by a senior cardiology trainee in collaboration with a senior consultant who has expertise in that specific field, ensuring that the content is both authoritative and accessible. Drawing on the latest guidelines and documents, the concise, bullet-pointed layout allows easy access to and digestion of the key points you'll need during revision. Numerous tables, boxes and figures make this the ideal accompaniment to retaining the large and varied amount of information needed to pass the examination.

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