Vascular Technology: An Illustrated Review / Edition 4

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Overview

For registry candidates, technologists in training, sonographers in cross-training, lab personnel, and interpreting physicians, here is the revised and expanded third edition of this very popular book. It began life as an illustrated review of everything a registry candidate needs to know to pass the vascular technology examination, topic by topic, in one volume. Written by nationally renowned authors, it quickly became a standard text in diagnostic ultrasound programs across the country and a practical guide for vascular lab personnel. It is now perhaps the most widely read vascular reference in print . . . So we made it better! We expanded and updated the text, added more than 40 color and gray-scale images, photo-documented physiologic exam techniques, published more case studies and angiograms, and included an integral application for continuing education credits with self-assessment quizzes, glossaries, and other new features. Why are our study aids and educational resources so popular and effective? Because they contain the same kinds of thought-provoking questions you will find on the real exam! Approved for 12 hours of continuing medical education (CME) credit by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS).
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780941022736
  • Publisher: Davies Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 442
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. I Arterial Evaluation 1
Gross Anatomy of the Central and Peripheral Arterial System 1
Physiology and Fluid Dynamics 13
Arterial Testing 33
Other Conditions 109
Invasive Tests and Therapeutic Intervention 114
Pt. II Cerebrovascular Evaluation 121
Gross Anatomy 121
Physiology and Fluid Dynamics 127
Cerebrovascular Testing 129
Other Conditions - Subclavian Steal 162
Invasive Tests and Therapeutic Intervention 164
Pt. III Venous Evaluation 169
Gross Anatomy 169
Venous Hemodynamics 177
Venous Testing 182
Invasive Tests and Therapeutic Intervention 210
Pt. IV Test Validation and Statistics 215
Statistical Profile 215
Statistical Correlations 217
App. A: Self-Assessment Test 223
App. B: Case Studies 247
App. C: Technical Aspects of Selected Tests 273
App. D Application for CME Credit 289
Bibliography 299
Plates 301
Index 310
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