"Abdominal Sonography Review illuminates the facts and principles on which you will be tested, hones your test-taking skills, and reveals your strengths and weaknesses by exam topic. Based on the abdomen specialty exam outline published by ARDMS, this best-selling review by Cindy Owen and Dr. Edward Grant contains 550 registry-like questions together with instructive illustrations, answers, clear explanations, and quick references for further study. More than 50 image-based cases prepare you to tackle the images on the exam. Coverage includes liver, biliary tree, pancreas, urinary tract, abscesses, scrotum, prostate, spleen, retroperitoneum, abdominal vasculature, GI tract, neck, superficial structures, and instrumentation (all in the same proportion as the examination itself)" -- back cover.
Here is the new SPI edition of the single best-selling mock exam devoted to the ARDMS exam in ultrasound physics. If you are looking for guidance and a clear understanding of the principles and facts you must know to pass the SPI exam, this is the review for you. With 600 registry-like questions, 83 image-based questions, and simple, clear explanations, the SPI edition of the best-selling Ultrasound Physics Review illuminates this difficult subject from the point of view of the sonographer and points the way to success. An Image Gallery prepares you to tackle the scans on the exam. Precisely based on the ARDMS exam outline.
Author: Vikram Dogra
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2004
Following the Socratic principle that the best way to teach is to ask the right questions, the highly popular Secrets Series® has become an important part of medical education. The "Secrets" approach has given birth to a whole series of soft-cover books in a question-and-answer format. This book provides concise and condensed information in easily understandable language and contains pearls and answers to practical issues in the daily practice of ultrasonography. It highlights key diagnostic sonography concepts, based on organ systems, including obstetrics and gynecology. Covers all of the most important "need-to-know" information in the proven question-and-answer format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series.® Provides concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets." Uses bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations for quick review. Features the contributions from a team of international experts in cardiac surgery care. Presents a vast amount of information in a quick access format. Includes a thorough, highly detailed index. Includes clear and concise summaries of controversies in management and treatment
Author: Susanna Ovel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-06-07
Be confident that you can answer any and all questions on your registry exams correctly when you prepare with this complete review. Mosby’s Comprehensive Review for General Sonography Examinations provides study resources for all three main exams required for general ultrasound practice: physics, abdomen, and ob/gyn. Each chapter is arranged in table and outline format with 50 review questions at the end of the chapter and a mock exam at the end of each section. Access additional mock exams for each subject area on the companion CD or Evolve site. These exams give you experience with timed test taking in an electronic environment that simulates the actual registry exam experience. With this realistic preview of the exam environment and solid review of the material, you’ll be prepared to ace the exams! Complete preparation for the three general ARDMS exams (physics, abdomen, and ob/gyn) Content review in outline and tabular format provides a quick review of all the material you need to learn, including key terms, anatomy, functions, scanning techniques, lab values, and pathology. More than 2,500 questions in Registry format cover everything you’ll be tested on in the Registry exams. Rationales for answers to mock questions help you understand why an answer is correct or incorrect and increase your comprehension. More than 350 ultrasound scans included in the abdominal and ob/gyn sections prepare you for exam questions that ask you to identify pathology on scans. Color insert with Doppler images of the liver, biliary, and umbilical cord helps you be ready to answer questions related to Doppler imaging. Companion CD provides extra timed, graded mock exams and two entertaining, interactive games: Sonography Millionaire and Tournament of Sonography.
Author: Marilyn J. Siegel
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2011-12-21
Pediatric Sonography, Fourth Edition gives you a complete working knowledge of the latest scanning technologies and the clinical applications of ultrasound in pediatric and adolescent patients. Readers will find just the guidance they need to determine the most appropriate imaging method for evaluating a specific clinical problem, conduct the sonographic examination, and interpret the findings. The book shows the sonographic appearance of normal anatomy and disease processes within each organ system and points out technical and interpretive artifacts and errors that can affect evaluations. This edition features more than 1,800 clear, sharp images, including over 300 full-color images throughout. Other highlights include a new chapter on breast sonography, discussions of the uses and limitations of mobile instrumentation, and expanded coverage of ultrasound-guided interventional procedures.
Author: Vivek S. Tayal
Release Date: 2018-02-01
This book addresses the wide range of issues that face the program leader – from how to choose a site and how to negotiate for equipment, to how to determine staffing requirements and how to anticipate and defuse possible turf issues with other programs and services in the hospital or healthcare facility. The early chapters of this book focus on the leadership of your program whether in your department or institution. The second section centers on education at all levels recognizing that smaller machines have made ultrasound available for medical students to advanced practitioners. The third section provides detailed logistics on equipment, maintenance, and safety. The fourth section focuses on a quality improvement program and includes a chapter on the workflow process. For those with limited budgets we also offer a section on practical operating and educational solutions. The fifth section offers insight into hospital level credentialing, quality assurance, national politics, and recent issues with accreditation. This is followed by reimbursement and coding. The last section covers topics in specialized communities. Chapters focus on ultrasound in global health, emergency medical services, pediatrics, critical care, community and office based practices. Multiple US working documents including checklists, graphs, spreadsheets, tables, and policy appendices are included.
Author: Svenja Adolphs
Release Date: 2006-09-27
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Introducing Electronic Text Analysis is a practical and much needed introduction to corpora – bodies of linguistic data. Written specifically for students studying this topic for the first time, the book begins with a discussion of the underlying principles of electronic text analysis. It then examines how these corpora enhance our understanding of literary and non-literary works. In the first section the author introduces the concepts of concordance and lexical frequency, concepts which are then applied to a range of areas of language study. Key areas examined are the use of on-line corpora to complement traditional stylistic analysis, and the ways in which methods such as concordance and frequency counts can reveal a particular ideology within a text. Presenting an accessible and thorough understanding of the underlying principles of electronic text analysis, the book contains abundant illustrative examples and a glossary with definitions of main concepts. It will also be supported by a companion website with links to on-line corpora so that students can apply their knowledge to further study. The accompanying website to this book can be found at http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415320216
Author: Mometrix Media LLC
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Secrets of the ARDMS Abdomen Exam helps you ace the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Secrets of the ARDMS Abdomen Exam study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Secrets of the ARDMS Abdomen Exam includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Secrets of the ARDMS Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation Exam including: Sound, Mechanisms of Sound Generation, Sound Propagation/Interaction with Target, Single Line Reconstruction, Sound Detection/Image Formation, Applications and Techniques, Hardware Controls, Image Features, Resolution, Beamforming and the Point Spread Function, The Scattering and Reflection of Sound, Key Points, Ultrasound Physics or Abdomen Ultrasound, Sensitivity in Ultrasound, Piezoelectricity, Properties of Acoustic Plane Wave, and much more... Disclaimer: The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Inc. (ARDMS) does not endorse this product nor is the ARDMS affiliated in any way with the owner or any content related to this website.