Clinical Echocardiography Review

Author: Allan L. Klein

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 149638024X

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 7108

Perfect for exam review or clinical practice, Clinical Echocardiography Review: A Self-Assessment Tool, Second Edition features over 1100 self-assessment questions to keep you up to date with the latest advances and clinical applications in the field. Written by national and international experts from the Cleveland Clinic and other leading institutions, this best-selling review tool offers a self-paced, highly effective way to assess and expand your knowledge of echocardiography and improve comprehension and retention of vital information.

Clinical Echocardiography Review

A Self-Assessment Tool

Author: Allan L. Klein,Craig R. Asher

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 160831054X

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 7346

"The book focuses on the time tested way of "the Socratic method" to teach the key concepts to busy clinical cardiologists, fellows, anesthesiologists and sonographers using a multiple choice question & answer format. The book will emphasize diagnostic interpretation rather than clinical management. This book is comprehensive with chapters ranging from fundamentals to new technologies. The format of each chapter is standardized with 3 types of questions. At the beginning, there are simple Type I questions followed by an answer. Then, Type II questions involving a question associated with a still frame graphic (M-Mode, 2-D or a 3-D) come next and are followed by an answer. Finally, Type III questions are presented involving case studies associated with several questions based on movies and still frames"--

Echocardiography Board Review

500 Multiple Choice Questions With Discussion

Author: Ramdas G. Pai,Padmini Varadarajan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118515595

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 486

Echocardiography Board Review, 2nd Edition 500 Multiple Choice Questions with Discussion Ramdas G. Pai, MD, Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA, USA Padmini Varadarajan, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA, USA Echocardiography is an essential tool for the modern-day cardiologist and routinely used in the diagnosis, management and follow-up of patients with suspected or known heart diseases. This best-selling book now returns in a fully revised new edition, once again providing cardiologists and cardiology/echocardiography trainees with a rapid reference, self-assessment question and answer guide to all aspects of echocardiography. Packed with full-color images and written by experienced echocardiographers, the book covers: applied ultrasound physics practical hydrodynamics valvular heart disease myocardial diseases congenital heart disease non-invasive hemodynamics surgical echocardiography Containing 500 case-based questions, including clear explanations and discussions for every question, Echocardiography Board Review, 2nd Edition, is the perfect preparation guide for all those about to take the National Board of Echocardiography’s Board exam, including cardiology and echocardiography trainees and specialist physicians preparing for re-certification. Sonographers planning to take RDCS or RDMS certification examinations should find this book very helpful as well. Of related interest Practical Manual of Echocardiography in the Urgent Setting Fridman, ISBN 978-0-470-65997-7 Successful Accreditation in Echocardiography: A Self-Assessment Guide Banypersad, ISBN 978-0-470-65692-1 Website www.wiley.com/go/cardiology

Nuclear Cardiology Review: A Self-Assessment Tool

Author: Wael A. Jaber,Manuel D. Cerqueira

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496381661

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 904

In this second edition of Nuclear Cardiology Review: A Self-Assessment Tool, physicians at the renowned Cleveland Clinical offer a Q & A style approach to preparing for the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology’s Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC) exam. Featuring three new contributors, the book includes questions that cover the technical, interpretative, and clinical application of nuclear cardiology, so that test takers are adequately prepared for their exam.

Successful Accreditation in Echocardiography

A Self-Assessment Guide

Author: Sanjay Banypersad

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119958571

Category: Medical

Page: 180

View: 9101

Sitting an accreditation examination is a daunting prospect for many trainee echocardiographers. And with an increasing drive for the accreditation of echocardiography laboratories and individual echocardiographers, there is a need for an all-encompassing revision aid for those seeking accreditation. The editors of this unique book have produced the only echocardiography revision aid based on the syllabus and format of the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) national echocardiography accreditation examination and similar examinations administered across Europe. Written by BSE accredited members, fully endorsed by the BSE, and with a foreword by BSE past-president, DR. Simon Ray, this indispensable guide provides a valuable insight into how echocardiography accreditation exams are structured. Crucially, to support students with the more challenging video section of the exam, a companion website provides video cases, and with clear and concisely-structured explanations to all questions, this is an essential tool for anyone preparing to sit an echocardiography examination.

Echocardiography

A Case-Based Review

Author: Garvan C. Kane,Jae K. Oh

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469813475

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 661

Echocardiography: A Case-Based Review complements The Echo Manual, 3e, with real time echocardiographic examples that illustrate best practices in technique and interpretation. The authors present 100 cases, each designed to bring out salient features of echocardiographic performance, interpretation, and clinical applications. The casebook cross-references the Manual for further information. The book presents a brief case history with initial findings and still images of the echo. Accompanying the book is an online companion website that offers over 500 interactive questions and answers that follow the patient's echo clips for proper patient management. Using actual cases, concise answers to the review questions explain key findings in the actual test(s). Plus, the online companion website also offers over 950 echo clips. The authors lead the trainee through key points in diagnosis or technique, differential diagnoses, caveats, and an online library of the echo for evaluation. Of primary interest to echo trainees and experts are cases dealing with Doppler hemodynamics, chamber quantification, evaluation of specific cardiovascular symptoms, strain, 3D echo, diastology, and patient management based on echocardiographic information. Put your knowledge to the test anytime, anywhere with the FREE online access to the companion website.

Clinical Sonography

A Practical Guide

Author: Roger C. Sanders,Thomas Charles Winter

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781748698

Category: Medical

Page: 698

View: 5256

Considered by many to be the most relied-upon, practical text of its kind, Clinical Sonography: A Practical Guide is appreciated for its clear, concise writing, consistent format, and problem-based organization. This text cuts through complicated material to deliver the clearest and most comprehensive guide to sonography, leading students from the basics of imaging and positioning to more advanced clinical tips on instrumentation and report making. The Fourth Edition includes over 800 new black-and-white images and 48 full-color images. New chapters cover ankle problems, malpractice, laboratory accreditation, and ergonomics. Chapters on artifacts, interventional techniques, and shoulder sonography have been extensively revised.

The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2013

Author: Frank J. Domino,Robert A. Baldor, M.D.,Jeremy Golding, M.D.,Jill A. Grimes, M.D.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451183747

Category: Medical

Page: 1712

View: 8015

The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2013 Premium Edition provides rapid-access information on the diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and associated conditions of diseases and conditions. Organized alphabetically by diagnosis, this best-selling clinical reference continues to present brief, bulleted points on disease topics in a consistent 3-column format. Online/Mobile access to 5minuteconsult.com accompanies this textbook purchase. This trusted, evidence-based content is written by physicians to bring you the information you need fast at the point of care. Features include... More than 900 topics in print and online including over 95 new topics: Asherman Syndrome, Acute Diarrhea, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Gastric Polyp, Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease, IgA Nephropathy, Q Fever, Thymus Cancer and many more Additional 30 algorithms in print and online including Dizziness, Migraine Treatment, Rectal Pain and Vitamin D Deficiency Premium Online Access Includes... Diseases & Conditions - Thousands of bulleted topics from across our 5-Minute Series to support your patient care decisions 12-in-1 - Access to content from 12 titles (5 Minute: Pain Management, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Women's Health, Orthopedic, Urology, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine and Clinical as well as Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures, A Practical Guide to Soft Tissue & Joint Injections and Wallach's Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests Internet Point-of-Care CME - Earn CME credits as you treat your patients at no additional cost Customizable Patient Handouts - Over 1,000 handouts in English/Spanish from AAFP to help educate your patients Procedure Video - Build your skills with procedure videos and also have access to physical therapy videos Drugs - A to Z drug monographs from Facts and Comparison with patient education and interactions Algorithms - Diagnostic and Treatment algorithms linked to associated topic for quick reference Images - Provide visual guidance in areas such as dermatology, radiology etc Updates - Topics, videos, handouts, drugs and more updated on a regular basis Mobile - Web-enabled mobile access to diseases/conditions, drugs, images, algorithms and lab tests as well as updates

Advanced Approaches in Echocardiography

Author: Linda D. Gillam,Catherine M. Otto

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437726976

Category: Medical

Page: 253

View: 7155

Echocardiography Review Manual fully prepares you for success on the echocardiography boards, the PTEeXAM, or the diagnostic cardiac sonographer's exam. Drs. Catherine M. Otto and Rosario Freeman, along with cardiac sonographer Rebecca G. Schwaegler, clearly demonstrate how to record echos, avoid pitfalls, perform calculations, and understand the fundamentals of echocardiography for all types of cardiac disease. All-new multiple-choice review questions and answers probe your knowledge of the latest approaches, and a completely new chapter on TEE covers everything you need to know about this te

Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy

Rationales for Nursing Practice

Author: Geralyn Frandsen,Sandra Smith Pennington

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1609137116

Category: Medical

Page: 1176

View: 3486

This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized and readable presentation, the text explains the "why" behind each nursing action, and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients. The 10th edition has a new fresh design and approach with an added focus on patient safety integrated into the text.

Echocardiography Review Guide

Companion to the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography

Author: Catherine M. Otto,Rebecca Gibbons Schwaegler,Rosario V. Freeman

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9781437720211

Category: Medical

Page: 426

View: 1488

Echocardiography Review Manual fully prepares you for success on the echocardiography boards, the PTEeXAM, or the diagnostic cardiac sonographer's exam. Drs. Catherine M. Otto and Rosario Freeman, along with cardiac sonographer Rebecca G. Schwaegler, clearly demonstrate how to record echos, avoid pitfalls, perform calculations, and understand the fundamentals of echocardiography for all types of cardiac disease. All-new multiple-choice review questions and answers probe your knowledge of the latest approaches, and a completely new chapter on TEE covers everything you need to know about this technique. Plus, full-text online access at www.expertconsult.com allows you to consult this resource from any computer and view additional cine images for each case, allowing more versatile and effective learning and self testing. Enhance your calculation skills for all aspects of echocardiography. Challenge yourself with multiple-choice questions in every chapter - thoroughly updated in this edition - covering all of the latest information tested on exams. Review essential basic principles with The Echo Manual, a consolidated, portable reference from the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography. Benefit from expert advice and easy-to-follow procedures on using and interpreting echo (including pitfalls in recording) in every chapter. Prepare for the PTEeXAM with a brand-new chapter on TEE. Assess your mastery of today's clinical echocardiography with all-new questions and answers and new illustrations in every chapter. Access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com, and get more benefit from each case with additional cine images online. Ace your echocardiography exam with the help of Dr. Catherine M. Otto's Echocardiography Review Manual - providing ALL NEW questions and answers plus online resources for more versatile and effective learning and self-testing.

Marks' Basic Medical Biochemistry

Author: Alisa Peet

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 160831572X

Category: Medical

Page: 1014

View: 1312

This core textbook helps medical students bridge the gap between biochemistry, physiology, and clinical care. The strength of Mark's Basic Medical Biochemistry is that it starts with the patient—the metabolic and nutritional needs of the human body (easy for students to understand)—as opposed to explanations of complex chemical theory. Mark's Basic empahsizes clinical correlations throughout the text and links biochemical concepts to physiology and pathophysiology, using patient vignettes as the context. These specific and memorable mock patient cases are followed throughout the chapter to pose questions, illustrate core concepts, and help students remember and apply biochemical priniciples within the context of clinical practice.

Echocardiography

A Practical Guide for Reporting and Interpretation, Third Edition

Author: Helen Rimington,John Chambers

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 148223193X

Category: Medical

Page: 239

View: 461

Echocardiography: A Practical Guide for Reporting and Interpretation is a step-by-step guide to clinical echocardiography. This new edition has been extensively revised and includes new international guidelines, grading criteria and normal data. The book presents an up-to-date discussion of echocardiography use in both acute and critical care settings and provides increased guidance for clinical interpretation, including how echocardiography can help inform surgical decisions. In addition, the content has been extended, particularly in the consideration of valve disease and cardiomyopathies. Providing a pragmatic approach to clinical echocardiography, the book also covers examples of conditions requiring urgent clinical advice. It contains a summary of formulae as well as supporting online images and videos.

Clinical Nuclear Cardiology: State of the Art and Future Directions E-Book

Author: Barry L. Zaret,George A. Beller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323085725

Category: Medical

Page: 896

View: 6048

Clinical Nuclear Cardiology—now in its fourth edition—covers the tremendous clinical growth in this field, focusing on new instrumentation and techniques. Drs. Barry L. Zaret and George A Beller address the latest developments in technology, radiopharmaceuticals, molecular imaging, and perfusion imaging. Thoroughly revised to include 20 new chapters—Digital/Fast SPECT, Imaging in Revascularized Patients, and more—this new edition provides state-of-the-art guidance on key areas and hot topics with stunning visuals. Online access to the fully searchable text at expertconsult.com includes highly illustrated case studies that let you see the problem using a variety of imaging modalities. In other words, this is an invaluable resource no clinician or researcher in nuclear cardiology should be without. Features an editorial and contributing team of worldwide leaders in nuclear cardiology to provide you with current and authoritative guidance. Includes a section focusing on acute coronary syndromes to provide you with practical management tools for these conditions. Presents a full-color design that allows color images to be integrated throughout the text. Includes access to the fully searchable contents of the book online at expertconsult.com, along with highly illustrated case studies that let you see the problem using a variety of imaging modalities. Features 20 new chapters including Cellular Mechanisms of Tracer Uptake and Clearance; Attenuation/Scatter Corrections: Clinical Aspects; Hybrid Imaging; Digital/Fast SPECT; Imaging in Revascularized Patients; and more. Focuses on perfusion imaging in a section dedicated to this hot topic so you get all the information you need to stay current.

Clinical Prediction Models

A Practical Approach to Development, Validation, and Updating

Author: Ewout W. Steyerberg

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387772448

Category: Medical

Page: 500

View: 6928

Prediction models are important in various fields, including medicine, physics, meteorology, and finance. Prediction models will become more relevant in the medical field with the increase in knowledge on potential predictors of outcome, e.g. from genetics. Also, the number of applications will increase, e.g. with targeted early detection of disease, and individualized approaches to diagnostic testing and treatment. The current era of evidence-based medicine asks for an individualized approach to medical decision-making. Evidence-based medicine has a central place for meta-analysis to summarize results from randomized controlled trials; similarly prediction models may summarize the effects of predictors to provide individu- ized predictions of a diagnostic or prognostic outcome. Why Read This Book? My motivation for working on this book stems primarily from the fact that the development and applications of prediction models are often suboptimal in medical publications. With this book I hope to contribute to better understanding of relevant issues and give practical advice on better modelling strategies than are nowadays widely used. Issues include: (a) Better predictive modelling is sometimes easily possible; e.g. a large data set with high quality data is available, but all continuous predictors are dich- omized, which is known to have several disadvantages.

Rapid Review Anesthesiology Oral Boards

Author: Ruchir Gupta

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107653665

Category: Medical

Page: 260

View: 7307

Focusing on the most commonly tested topics, the book provides those studying for the oral board exam with model answers.

Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Author: Catherine M. Otto

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455728578

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 1183

Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography, 5th Edition enables you to use echocardiography to its fullest potential in your initial diagnosis, decision making, and clinical management of patients with a wide range of heart diseases. World-renowned cardiologist Dr. Catherine M. Otto helps you master what you need to know to obtain the detailed anatomic and physiologic information that can be gained from the full range of echo techniques, from basic to advanced. Get straightforward explanations of ultrasound physics, image acquisition, and major techniques and disease categories - all with a practical, problem-based approach. Make the most of this versatile, low-cost, low-risk procedure with expert guidance from one of the foremost teachers and writers in the field of echocardiography. Know what alternative diagnostic approaches to initiate when echocardiography does not provide a definitive answer. Access the entire text online at www.expertconsult.com, as well as echo video recordings that correspond to the still images throughout the book. Acquire a solid foundation in the essentials of advanced echocardiography techniques such as contrast echo, 3D echo, myocardial mechanics, and intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography. Fully understand the use of echocardiography and its outcomes with key points that identify the must-know elements in every chapter, and state-of-the-art echo images complemented by full-color comparative drawings of heart structures. Familiarize yourself with new ASE recommendations for echocardiographic assessment of the right heart and 3D echocardiography, including updated tables of normal measurements.

Nuclear Cardiology

Practical Applications

Author: Gary V. Heller,Robert Hendel

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071386357

Category: Medical

Page: 369

View: 7110

A clinical guide for physicians in need of practical information on the indications for and interpretations of the results of a nuclear test. It presents practical information on the indications for and interpretations of the results of a nuclear test. It also features a section comparing the various imaging modalities as well as an overview of the technical aspects of nuclear cardiology.

Basic Clinical Neuroscience

Author: Paul A. Young,Paul Henry Young,Daniel Lee Tolbert

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781753197

Category: Medical

Page: 406

View: 5779

Basic Clinical Neuroscience offers medical and other health professions students a clinically oriented description of human neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. This text provides the anatomic and pathophysiologic basis for understanding neurologic abnormalities through concise descriptions of functional systems with an emphasis on medically important structures and clinically important pathways. It emphasizes the localization of specific anatomic structures and pathways with neurological deficits, using anatomy enhancing 3-D illustrations. Basic Clinical Neuroscience also includes boxed clinical information throughout the text, a key term glossary section, and review questions at the end of each chapter, making this book comprehensive enough to be an excellent Board Exam preparation resource in addition to a great professional training textbook. The fully searchable text will be available online at thePoint.