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: 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: Frederick W. Kremkau
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-09-03
Learn how diagnostic ultrasound works, and find out how to properly handle artifacts, scan safely, evaluate instrument performance, and prepare for registry examinations, with the market-leading Sonography Principles and Instruments, 9th Edition. It concisely and comprehensively covers the essential aspects of ultrasound physics and instrumentation like Doppler, artifacts, safety, quality assurance, and the newest technology — all in a dynamic, highly visual format for easy review of key information. Dr. Kremkau, unlike others, uses extensive exam questions, over 1,000 high-quality illustrations, and only the most basic equations to simplify complicated concepts, making this text a highly respected reference for sonography students and professionals. Essential coverage of physics and sonography prepares you for the physics portion of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification exam. Current technology content, including the continuing progression of contrast agents and 3D and the more general aspects of transducers and instruments, helps you better comprehend the text. Straightforward explanations simplify complicated concepts. Learning objectives at the beginning of every chapter give you a measurable outcome to achieve. Key terms provide you with a list of the most important terms at the beginning of each chapter. Key Points, called out with an icon and special type, highlight the most important information to help you study more efficiently. Bulleted reviews at the end of each chapter identify key concepts covered in that chapter. End-of-chapter exercises test your knowledge and understanding with a mix of true/false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and matching questions. Glossary of key terms at the end of the book serves as a quick reference, letting you look up definitions without having to search through each chapter. Appendices, including a List of Symbols, Complication of Equations, and Mathematics Review, equip you with additional resources to help comprehend difficult concepts. An Evolve site with student resources enhances your learning experience. A full-color design depicts over 120 high-quality ultrasound scans similar to what you will encounter in the clinical setting. NEW! All-new content on elastography, shear wave imaging, acoustic radiation force impulse imaging (ARFI), volume imaging, power M-mode Doppler in TCD, miniaturization, and newer acquisition technique in Epic System keeps you in the know. NEW! Updated instrument output data and official safety statements ensure you are current with today’s technology. NEW! Updated art added to necessary chapters gives you an up-to-date representation of what you will encounter in the clinical setting.
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.
Author: Stanley Jablonski
Publisher: Hanley & Belfus
Release Date: 2005
This portable resource provides authoritative definitions for all of the medical acronyms and abbreviations used in medicine today. It also includes a CD-ROM that makes the content accessible via computer.
Author: Jean L. Bolognia
Release Date: 2017-10-02
With more complete, authoritative coverage of basic science, clinical practice of both adult and pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, and dermatologic surgery than you'll find in any other source, Dermatology, 4th Edition, is the gold-standard reference in the field today. Drs. Jean L. Bolognia, Julie V. Schaffer, and Lorenzo Cerroni bring their considerable knowledge and experience to this two-volume masterwork, ensuring its reliability and usefulness for both residents and practitioners. Provides the in-depth, expert information you need to address challenges you face in practice across all subspecialties - including medical dermatology, pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, dermatologic surgery, and cosmetic dermatology. Uses the famous "easy-in, easy-out" approach, transforming complex information into more than 1,000 reader-friendly tables and algorithms, along with templated chapter contents for quick recognition and access. Focuses on the essential "need-to-know" basic science information and key references. Brings together an esteemed team of expert editors and contributors that provide a truly global perspective, led by Drs. Jean L. Bolognia, Julie V. Schaffer, and Lorenzo Cerroni. Includes over 4,000 illustrations, with over 2,000 new images in this edition, that provide more examples of skin disorders across different skin types in varying stages of presentation; plus enhanced histologic images that provide a clearer understanding of clinicopathologic correlations for multiple skin disorders. Enhances learning opportunities with 20 new video clips of core procedures, including nail surgery, flaps, grafts, laser therapy, soft tissue augmentation, and botulinum toxin injections, plus 200 bonus online images. Features 70 brand-new schematics and algorithms to better aid diagnosis, optimize decision making, and improve your approach to each patient. Includes the latest therapy options with supporting evidence-based grading levels. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Author: Jack Rychik
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release Date: 2011-10
Complied by the team at the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia, this Expert Consult site and accompanying atlas-style text guide the acquisition and interpretation of fetal images for accurate diagnosis and effective management. Vivid color images, drawings, pathologic specimens and diagnostic algorithms facilitate tracking the progress of development of over 100 fetal heart problems. Enhance your cardiac imaging skills with a video library demonstrating imaging of the normal heart, and the imaging presentation of more than 100 different fetal heart problems. Recognize potential problems using views of the normal heart in development for comparative diagnosis. Get comprehensive coverage of cardiac anatomy, pathophysiology, natural history and disease management. See developing and existing problems as they appear in practice thanks to an abundance of vivid color images, drawings, pathologic specimens, and diagnostic algorithms. Track the progress of development in the fetal heart by using the best imaging modalities & techniques for more accurate diagnosis.
Author: David B. Seifer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2002-01-08
This book is an invaluable resource to all physicians treating infertile couples. The book emphasizes the practice of infertility in the office setting, reflecting the current trend away from the hospital into the outpatient environment. The most current and advanced therapies available are discussed by recognized experts in the field. The first half of the book is devoted to the evaluation and work-up of the infertile couple. The second half of the book presents the treatment and operative procedures. With 200 illustrations this book is a must for all infertility specialists, obstetrician-gynecologists, fellows, and residents. Its practical and comprehensive approach makes it an excellent choice for the office practitioner.
Author: Andre Heck
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2004-03-31
With about 200,000 entries, StarBriefs Plus represents the most comprehensive and accurately validated collection of abbreviations, acronyms, contractions and symbols within astronomy, related space sciences and other related fields. As such, this invaluable reference source (and its companion volume, StarGuides Plus) should be on the reference shelf of every library, organization or individual with any interest in these areas. Besides astronomy and associated space sciences, related fields such as aeronautics, aeronomy, astronautics, atmospheric sciences, chemistry, communications, computer sciences, data processing, education, electronics, engineering, energetics, environment, geodesy, geophysics, information handling, management, mathematics, meteorology, optics, physics, remote sensing, and so on, are also covered when justified. Terms in common use and/or of general interest have also been included where appropriate.
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.