Ultrasound Teaching Manual: The Basics of Performing and Interpreting Ultrasound Scans [NOOK Book]

Overview

This workbook offers structured, course-like learning, and just like an instructor in an ultrasound course, it guides you systematically through the individual organ systems. The accompanying videos demonstrate basic anatomy for ultrasound, optimum transducer positioning, and the interaction between transducer position and monitor display, allowing you to experience the learning points in real time for a deeper, visual understanding.

"...introduces the various applications of American scanners for all...

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Ultrasound Teaching Manual: The Basics of Performing and Interpreting Ultrasound Scans

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Overview

This workbook offers structured, course-like learning, and just like an instructor in an ultrasound course, it guides you systematically through the individual organ systems. The accompanying videos demonstrate basic anatomy for ultrasound, optimum transducer positioning, and the interaction between transducer position and monitor display, allowing you to experience the learning points in real time for a deeper, visual understanding.

"...introduces the various applications of American scanners for all organs, including positioning, step-by-step descriptions of each procedure, explanatory drawings, and self-assessment quizzes including answers."

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An introduction to the use of ultrasound scanners and interpretation of scans themselves. After overviews of standard scan orientations and physical principles of ultrasound, material is divided into sections on anatomical regions, and process are described with step-by-step directions. B&w photos, ultrasound images, and diagrams for every procedure show proper positioning of the scanner for optimal imaging, ultrasound results, and correlative drawings identifying all key anatomic structures. Includes tips, quizzes, and fold-out and separate reference tables. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Reviewer: Donna L. Karp, BSN (Froedtert Hospital)
Description: This ultrasound teaching manual is unique in that readers can use every page as a quiz to test their knowledge. The previous editions were published in English in 1999 and 2005.
Purpose: The purpose is to teach the physical principles and techniques of diagnostic ultrasound.
Audience: This manual is written for students, residents, nurses, MDs, sonographers, etc. Any healthcare professional would benefit from this well-written and well-illustrated instruction manual.
Features: Succinct and to the point, this manual covers all body systems and includes excellent illustrations. The ability to watch online, dynamic video sequences of physicians performing ultrasound scans on abdominal organs and vessels allows learners to view the examination techniques in detail.
Assessment: This manual enables readers to integrate new material in a very interactive manner. The illustrations are very good and the supplementary online videos are a nice feature. This is a good resource for all health professionals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783131734433
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 2/20/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 132
  • Sales rank: 922,273
  • File size: 19 MB
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Meet the Author

Institute for Diagnostic Radiology, Medical Faculty of Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
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Table of Contents

Image Formation and Echogenicity
Operating Sonographic Equipment
Sonographic Equipment and Selection of the Appropriate Transducer
Artifacts
1 Sagittal Overview
2 Axial Overview
3 Liver
4 Gallbladder and Biliary Ducts
5 Kidneys and Adrenal Glands
6 Spleen
7 GI Tract
8 Urinary Bladder
9 Male Genital Organs
10 Female Genital Organs
11 Pregnancy
12 Thyroid Gland
Solutions to-the Quiz
Tips and Tricks for the Beginner
Acknowledgement
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