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
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.
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: 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: Frank R. Miele
Publisher: Pegasus Lectures, Incorporated
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Medical physics
Frank Miele, the highly acclaimed author of Ultrasound Physics, 4th Edition, leads you through the key concepts of ultrasound physics in this unique NEW board preparation guide. Each brief chapter begins with a critical concept summary, followed by typical board questions. A thorough explanation is included with each question to not only prepare you for your exam but to improve your command of the subject. By providing an inside look at the key concepts and the test questions most often seen by exam takers, Essentials of Ultrasound Physics: The Board Review Book gives you the edge on your credentialing exam.
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: 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: Kathryn A. Gill
Publisher: Davies Incorporated
Release Date: 2009-11-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
Breast Sonography Review illuminates the facts and principles on which you will be tested by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, hones your test-taking skills, and reveals your strengths and weaknesses by exam topic. Based precisely on the breast specialty exam outline published by ARDMS, this review contains 349 registry-like questions (including CME activity questions) together with answers, clear explanations, and quick references for further study. Coverage includes breast instrumentation and technique, normal anatomy, benign versus malignant features, specific lesions (benign), specific lesions (malignant), and invasive procedures. Approved for 6 hours of continuing medical education credit.
Author: Yoshifumi Saijo
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Intravascular ultrasound imaging (IVUS) plays very important roles in clinical cardiology. This book describes the newest advances in vascular ultrasound imaging and the surrounding technologies for high frequency vascular ultrasound imaging. Most important topics of the book are technical applications of IVUS (elasticity imaging, chromaflow...) and the basic data (vibration, acoustic microscopy) that should provide very important information to understand clinical IVUS imaging.
Author: Wayne R. Hedrick
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release Date: 2005
Providing explanations and drawings that explain the whys of physics as applied to ultrasound, this title includes material on PACS, contrast agents, power Doppler, harmonic imaging, 3D and 4D technology, 1.5D and 2D transducers, and more. It also offers preparation for the physics portion of the ARDMS certification exam.