The fourth edition as over 200 new and revised images and illustrations to provide examples of normality, abnormality, and hemodynamics as they relate to physiologic Doppler and plethysmographic waveforms, duplex scanning, and color flow studies. The text clearly and systemically covers anatomy and hemodynamics, patient history, clinical manifestations, testing capabilities, limitations, physical principles, techniques, current diagnostic criteria, interpretation, therapeutic interventions, test validation, and related subtopics.
This is the first full-color book written as a clinical vascular sonography text for the laboratory portion of a sonography and vascular sonography program or for practicing sonographers. Practical Vascular Technology is an image and feature-rich textbook and reference clearly illustrating the procedures and principles associated with applied vascular sonography. Each chapter includes thoroughly illustrated sections on patient and equipment preparation, the testing sequence, typical results of the test, and interpretation of test results. A companion website includes clinical case studies and a student quiz bank.
Now in its 6th edition, Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography, by Drs. John Pellerito and Joseph Polak, provides an easily accessible, concise overview of arterial and venous ultrasound. A new co-editor and new contributors have updated this classic with cutting-edge diagnostic procedures as well as new chapters on evaluating organ transplants, screening for vascular disease, correlative imaging, and more. High-quality images, videos, and online access make this an ideal introduction to this complex and rapidly evolving technique. Find information quickly with sections organized by clinical rationale, anatomy, examination technique, findings, and interpretation. Get a thorough review of ultrasound vascular diagnosis, including peripheral veins and arteries, carotid and vertebral arteries, abdominal vessels, and transcranial Doppler. Quickly reference numerous tables for examination protocols, normal values, diagnostic parameters, and ultrasound findings for selected conditions. Visualize important techniques with hundreds of lavish line drawings and clinical ultrasound examples. Stay current with trending topics through new chapters on evaluation of organ transplants, screening for vascular disease, correlative imaging, and accreditation and the vascular lab. Experience clinical scenarios with vivid clarity through new color ultrasound images. Watch vascular ultrasound videos and access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com. Benefit from the fresh perspective and insight of a new co-editor, Dr. Joseph Polak. Improve your understanding of the correlation of imaging results with treatment goals in venous and arterial disease. Learn the principles of vascular ultrasonography from the most trusted reference in the field.
Ob/Gyn Sonography: An Illustrated Review--Step 1 in Davies' 1-2-3 Step Ultrasound Education & Test Preparation program--is an efficient and powerful silver-bullet review for the national registry examination in obstetric and gynecologic sonography. It thoroughly covers the ARDMS exam outline, succinctly and systematically explaining and illustrating each exam topic with easy-to-read text, more than 1000 anatomic illustrations and diagnostic scans, 49 tables containing normal fetal measurements and other clinical reference data, bulleted lists of key facts, and self-assessment exercises. Ob/Gyn Sonography: An Illustrated Review is also a practical, manageable, reader-friendly text and reference for students, cross-training sonographers, practicing sonographers, and interpreting physicians that has been peer-reviewed by 19 nationally known experts. A complete CME application and quiz at the end of the book make it possible to earn 15 hours of SDMS-approved continuing medical education credit anywhere, anytime, at your convenience.
Ultrasound is used to demonstrate and classify numerous vascular diseases and provides a firm basis for deciding the most appropriate interventional treatment. Practical Vascular Ultrasound: An Illustrated Guide delivers a hands-on, practical approach to the diagnosis of vascular disease. Providing an overview of performing vascular ultrasounds, the physiology of blood flow, and vascular pathology, the book explores the various vascular conditions most investigated through ultrasound. Conditions covered range from extracranial cerebrovascular arterial diseases to chronic venous disease in the lower limbs. For each disorder, the authors discuss: Anatomy Pathology Clinical presentations Differential diagnosis What doctors need to know for each condition Normal findings and criteria for disease as seen by ultrasound Comprehensive protocols for scanning Ultrasound images and observations that should be collected for best practice reporting The authors also discuss interventional vascular ultrasound procedures. Using easy-to-read, point-form text, this concise text is enhanced with high-resolution ultrasound images and clear line diagrams. It provides a consistent, comprehensive, and professional approach to vascular ultrasound.
Prepare for the NCLEX with this fun, full-color review! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 9th Edition uses colorful drawings and mnemonic cartoons to cover the nursing concepts and content found on the NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) - allowing you to create practice exams, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide offers a clear, visual way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, maternity, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to customize your review based on your personal study needs. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. NEW! Addition of SI Units and removal of trade-name drugs reflects changes in the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Additional alternate item questions are included on Evolve, and new questions incorporating video are also added. NEW! Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. NEW! Additional memory notecard-type illustrations are included in the book to accommodate visual learners.
Written by world-renowned experts in both CT angiography and MR angiography, this landmark work is the first comprehensive text on vascular imaging using CT and MR. It provides a balanced view of the capabilities of these modalities and practical guidelines for obtaining and interpreting images. More than 2,200 illustrations complement the text. Chapters co-authored by CT and MR authorities cover imaging of all coronary and non-coronary arteries and veins. Each chapter details indications, imaging strategies, normal and variant anatomy, diseases, surgical management, and pitfalls. The authors compare the utility of CT and MR in specific clinical situations and discuss the role of conventional angiography and ultrasound where appropriate.
The perfect study tool for preparing for your courses or examinations - Pharmacology - An Illustrated Review's focused presentation and full-color illustrations makes learning the complex information essential to success easier. Sidebars make connections to underlying concepts in other basic sciences or apply the concepts presented in the clinical setting .Features: Succinct bullet-point text streamlines studying Hundreds of full-color illustrations reinforce clear explanatory text Numerous tables sum up crucial information for quick review Frequent sidebars build on and integrate learning across the basic sciences and apply this learning to the clinical setting 200 review questions with a rationale for why answers are right or wrong test mastery and help you prepare for exams An additional 200 review questions, all available online allow you to test yourself and get immediate feedback, quickly identifying areas for further study
The perfect study tool for preparing for your courses or examinations - Physiology - An Illustrated Review's focused presentation and full-color illustrations makes learning the complex information essential to success easier. Sidebars make connections to underlying concepts in other basic sciences or apply the concepts presented in the clinical setting .Features: Succinct bullet-point text streamlines studying Hundreds of full-color illustrations reinforce clear explanatory text Numerous tables sum up crucial information for quick review Frequent sidebars build on and integrate learning across the basic sciences and apply this learning to the clinical setting 200 review questions with a rationale for why answers are right or wrong test mastery and help you prepare for exams An additional 200 review questions, all available online allow you to test yourself and get immediate feedback, quickly identifying areas for further study
Clinical Doppler Ultrasound offers an accessible, comprehensive introduction and overview of the major applications of Doppler ultrasound and their role in patient management. The new edition of this medical reference book discusses everything you need to know to take full advantage of this powerful modality, from anatomy, scanning, and technique, to normal and abnormal findings and their interpretation. It presents just the right amount of Doppler ultrasonography information in a compact, readable format! 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. Make the most informed Doppler imaging decisions possible by gaining a thorough understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of using Doppler ultrasound, as well as the basic principles behind its techniques and technologies. Acquire optimal images and avoid errors with the help of detailed protocols and high-quality, full-color illustrations throughout. Understand and apply the latest Doppler imaging techniques with a new chapter on interventional and intraoperative applications of Doppler ultrasound and a new chapter on dialysis grafts, plus coverage of the most recent information on the role of contrast agents and how best to administer them. View real-time videos of Doppler imaging, and search across the complete text online at Expert Consult.