Author: Ray Gaiser
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2015-06-22
Your complete, one-stop guide to passing the Vascular Technology boards Vascular Technology Examination PREP is packed with everything you need to know to ace the ARDMS® Vascular Technology registry exam. Covering all aspects of vascular disease and testing, this unparalleled review book combines a rigorous grounding in vascular principles with high-yield review questions that boost comprehension and retention. Major sections of the book survey each vascular region, including cerebrovascular, venous, peripheral arterial, and abdominal/visceral, while every chapter contains a full list of questions with answers and explanations. To further reinforce core concepts, Vascular Technology Examination PREP features full color illustrations, tables, and sonographic images throughout every chapter. Also included is a chapter covering the latest perspectives in quality assurance, with detailed information on patient and practitioner safety guidelines. Whether you are a seasoned or beginning sonographer, you can count on this indispensable, all-in-one learning tool to help you thoroughly understand the role and specific duties of a vascular technologist—and gear up for success on exam day. Features of Vascular Technology Examination PREP · The most in-depth review for the Vascular Technology boards available—also ideal as a clinical point-of-reference for practitioners · Vascular region sections follow the outline of the registry exam, which covers hemodynamics and vascular anatomy, pathology, patient assessment and integration of data, protocols, interpretation of results, treatments, and related vascular system testing · Enhanced by more than 500 illustrations and sonographic images · Includes 600 chapter review questions with detailed answer explanations and a 120-question practice test at the end of the book · Essential for Vascular Technology certification or recertification
Author: Mometrix Media LLC
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Secrets of the ARDMS Vascular Technology 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 Vascular Technology 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 Vascular Technology Exam includes: The 5 Secret Keys to 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 Content review including: Venous hemodynamics, Pressure gradients, External carotid artery, Internal carotid artery, Circle of Willis, Cerebrovascular blood flow, Poiseuille's law, Stenosis, Lower peripheral venous system, Cerebral veins, Abdominal veins, Hydrostatic pressure, External iliac artery, Kinetic and potential energy, Transient ischemic attack, Reversible ischemic neurologic deficit, Vertebrobasilar insufficiency, Stroke, Atherosclerosis, 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.
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.
Author: Susanna Ovel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-03-27
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! "..no doubt that this is a worthwhile text which could provide a useful revision platform for sonography students in the UK." Reviewed by Sue Halson-Brown on behalf of RAD Magazine, February 2015 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: R. Eugene Zierler
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2012-03-28
The Fourth Edition of D. Eugene Strandness's Duplex Scanning in Vascular Disorders has been significantly revised by a new team of authors. This book explains the physiologic principles of duplex scanning and methodically explores each of the major clinical application areas: cerebrovascular, peripheral arterial, peripheral venous, visceral vascular, and specialized applications including assessment of aortic endografts, follow-up of carotid and peripheral artery stents, treatment of pseudoaneurysms, surveillance of infrainguinal bypass grafts, dialysis access procedures, and evaluation prior to coronary artery bypass grafts. Each chapter is authored by a team consisting of an MD and a sonography technologist. The book includes new Doppler scan images.
Author: Ali AbuRahma
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2012-08-31
Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis comprehensively covers all aspects of noninvasive evaluation of the circulatory system in the extremities. The increasing popularity of noninvasive techniques is not reflected in the number of comprehensive works on the topic and it is clear from the success of the first edition that the demand for an updated volume is increasing. This large format book is the definitive text written by the expert editors and contributors. It is well supported by exceptional illustrative material, producing the definitive work in the field. The book is invaluable to all those who work in vascular laboratories as well as internists, cardiologists, vascular laboratory directors and staff, general surgeons involved in vascular surgery and the vascular surgery community in general.
Author: William J. Callaway
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-07-05
Prepare for success on the ARRT certification exam! Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Radiography: The Complete Study Guide & Career Planner, 7th Edition offers a complete, outline-style review of the major subject areas covered on the ARRT exam in radiography. Each review section is followed by a set of questions testing your knowledge of that subject area. Two mock ARRT exams are included in the book, and over 1,400 online review questions may be randomly combined to generate a virtually limitless number of practice exams. From noted radiography educator and lecturer William J. Callaway, this book is also an ideal study guide for the classroom and an expert resource for use in launching your career. Over 2,400 review questions are provided in the book and online, offering practice in a multiple-choice format similar to the ARRT exam. Outline-style review covers the major subject areas covered on the ARRT exam, and helps you focus on the most important information. Coverage of digital imaging reflects the increased emphasis of this topic on the Registry exam. Career planning advice includes examples of resumes and cover letters, interviewing tips, a look at what employers expect, online submission of applications, salary negotiation, career advancement, and continuing education requirements. Online mock exams let you answer more than 1,400 questions in study mode - with immediate feedback after each question, or in exam mode - with feedback only after you complete the entire test. Key Review Points are included in every chapter, highlighting the ‘need to know’ content for exam and clinical success. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers are included in the appendix. Electronic flashcards are available online, to help you memorize formulas, key terms, and other key information. Online test scores are date-stamped and stored, making it easy to track your progress. UPDATES reflect the latest ARRT exam changes, providing the content that you need to know in order to pass the exam. NEW! Image labeling exercises prepare you for the labeling questions on the ARRT exam. NEW! Colorful design highlights essential information and makes the text easier to read.
Author: John S. Pellerito
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2012
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.
Author: M. Ashraf Mansour
Release Date: 2005
Noted experts in vascular surgery, interventional radiology, cardiology, and vascular medicine explore the best approaches for vascular imaging of cerebrovascular disease, peripheral atherosclerotic occlusive disease, intra-abdominal occlusive disease, venous disorders, and aneurysms. They describe all of today's imaging modalities and their applications for diagnosis as well as their increasingly important intraoperative and interventional roles.
Author: Abigail Thrush
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2009-09-15
This book provides an understanding of the underlying scientific principles in the production of B-mode and Colour Flow imaging and Spectral Doppler sonograms. A basic description of common vascular diseases is given along with a practical guide as to how ultrasound is used to detect and quantify the disease. Possible treatments of common vascular diseases and disorders are outlined. Ultrasound is often used in post-treatment assessment and this is also discussed. The role of ultrasound in the formation and follow-up of haemodialysis access is a growing field and is covered in detail. Practical step-by-step guide to peripheral vasular ultrasound. Explains the basic scientific principles of ultrasound instrumention and blood flow. Fully illustrated with 175 black and white scans, 150 colour scans and 220 black and white and colour line drawings. Contributions from leading names in peripheral vascular ultrasound. Accompanying DVD includes cine loops of ultrasound scans in normal and diseased vessels and of optimum scans to show potential pitfalls and common mistakes. Four new chapters and two new contributors, both clinical lecturers in vascular ultrasound. New chapter on treatment techniques of particular interest to vascular surgeons who increasingly are required to learn basic scanning skills. Sections on ultrasound instrumentation updated to cover new developments in equipment such as broadband colour imaging. Current practices in all the vascular ultrasound applications covered are reviewed and updated.