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Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography

Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography Author Catherine M. Otto
ISBN-10 UOM:39015059131832
Release 2004
Pages 541
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The new edition of Dr. Otto's benchmark text of echocardiography is a must for everyone learning echo for the first time, or re-learning the essential concepts. Dr. Otto's writing style engages the reader and makes difficult concepts easy to understand. New to this edition is a discussion of new echo techniques including contrast and 3D and how they fit into the echo practice. All echo images are new to this edition and are complemented by new full color drawings of heart structures and physical orientation. Each chapter includes a practical outline called The Echo Exam, ideal for understanding the use of echo and how to understand the outcomes. Clear and concise coverage of the basics of image acquisition give the reader the how and why of echocardiography. All new four color line drawings and digital images. Comprehensive discussion of key and new echo modalities including contrast, Doppler, three-dimensional and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). The Echo Exam (a one page summary of how to do it, the necessary calculations, diagnosis and examples) is included at the end of every chapter and at the end of the book as an appendix. A must for anyone learning echo for the first time, or re-learning the essential concepts....



The Practice of Clinical Echocardiography

The Practice of Clinical Echocardiography Author Catherine M. Otto
ISBN-10 9781416036401
Release 2007
Pages 1153
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Dr. Otto's best-selling text not only explains how to qualitatively and quantitatively interpret echocardiographic images and Doppler flow data, but also outlines how this information affects your clinical decision making. This edition features new chapters on tissue doppler, intracardiac echocardiography, hand-held echocardiography, and echocardiography in inherited connective tissue disorders. A companion DVD offers case-based multiple-choice questions to help you assess your understanding. Whether you are attempting to choose a course of therapy, ascertain the optimal timing for intervention, arrive at a prognosis, or determine the possible need for periodic diagnostic evaluation, this is an essential resource you'll consult time and time again. Delivers clear and concise coverage of the basics of image acquisition that explains the how and why of echocardiography. Reflects the latest technology and standards of practice. Provides a clinically based approach to echocardiography, with an in-depth discussion of the main cardiac events seen in practice, including adult congenital heart disease. Devotes extensive detail to training, education, and quality assurance-making it the most comprehensive text on echocardiography. Includes a practical outline called The Echo Exam at the end of each chapter that presents necessary calculations, diagnoses, and examples along with guidance on how to interpret outcomes. Includes a bonus DVD containing 3 cases and 5 multiple-choice questions for each chapter that test your knowledge of the material. Perfect resource for Residents preparing for the boards. Offers an expanded section on echocardiography techniques that explains the latest applications for all types of practices. Discusses new echocardiography modalities, including contrast and 3-D echocardiography, so you can utilize the most promising new approaches for your patients. Includes new chapters on tissue doppler, intracardiac echocardiography, hand-held echocardiography, and echocardiography in inherited connective tissue disorders. Uses new, full-color line drawings and new color Doppler images to help you easily visualize cardiac problems.



Echocardiography Review Guide Companion to the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography

Echocardiography Review Guide  Companion to the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography Author Catherine M. Otto
ISBN-10 0323227589
Release 2015-04-24
Pages 432
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This review companion to Dr. Catherine Otto's Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography demonstrates how to record echos, avoid pitfalls, perform calculations and understand the fundamentals echocardiography for every type of cardiac problem. It teaches and tests in one convenient volume, with precise step-by-step instructions on using and interpreting echocardiography. It's a must-have for anyone new to the field or preparing for the echocardiography boards, the PTEeXAM, or the diagnostic cardiac sonographer's exam. Enhance your calculation skills for all aspects of echocardiography. Multiple-choice questions in each chapter cover the latest information tested on exams. Features expert advice and easy-to-follow procedures on using and interpreting echo (including pitfalls in recording) in every chapter. Prepare for your exams with "The Echo Exam" section included in each chapter, which features a summary of how to perform the procedure along with all the necessary calculations, diagnostic information, and real-life examples you may encounter. Gain a full understanding of the material in the main textbook, such as contrast echo, 3D echo, myocardial mechanics, as well as intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), which is discussed in more detail for those new to the field. Easily comprehend complex topics, including the latest in ultrasound physics and image acquisition. Test your knowledge! Completely new questions and answers are fed into an assessment and testing module on the website for convenient learning and review. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. 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.



Pocket Atlas of Echocardiography

Pocket Atlas of Echocardiography Author Thomas Böhmeke
ISBN-10 9783132417236
Release 2017-09-20
Pages 240
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In diagnostic cardiology, the effectiveness and reliability of state-of-the-art echocardiography is unsurpassed but,-as with all ultrasound examinations-the results are highly operator dependent. The second edition of Boehmeke's Pocket Atlas of Echochardiography is concise and portable, including all the information necessary to perform and read echocardiograms, and to navigate the bewildering number of imaging planes that transect the heart, with ease and confidence. Key features: More than 400 illustrations, including sharp, clear echocardiograms, corresponding full-color schematic diagrams, and 3-D images. For this new edition, all images showing cardiac disease have been post-processed to make them clearer and in more accurate relation to the explanatory drawings Detailed descriptions of all the acoustic windows and imaging planes for every echocardiogram A practical overview of the typical patient examination, including imaging and patient positioning All cardiac diseases are shown: valvular heart disease, coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathies, prosthetic valves, carditis, septal defects, hypertensive heart diseases, intracardiac masses; depicted in B-mode, M-mode, Doppler and color Doppler New to the second edition: nearly 80 videos are now accessible on the Thieme MediaCenter showing normal views and many pathologies in video mode



Essential Echocardiography E Book

Essential Echocardiography   E Book Author Alisdair Ryding
ISBN-10 9780702045547
Release 2013-04-02
Pages 272
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This book is a step-by-step manual for the complete echo-novice. It should be the only book needed to become a proficient echocardiographer. The text focuses on the practicalities of performing an examination, and the interpretation of images. Avoiding unnecessary technicalities, it places particular emphasis on the diagnostic features of sample cases and covers the entire breadth of adult cardiology. The majority of the echo images are also available in a dynamic form on the Expert Consult platform. Also included is access to 100 case scenarios and images for self-assessment interpretation. The combination of the book and the website materials provides an unparalleled learning experience for people who do not routinely practise echocardiography. . The text covers the basic concepts of how ultrasound works and looks at practical aspects of how to perform an echo. It examines both normal function as well as the whole range of pathologies encountered in day-to-day clinical practice. There is particular emphasis on how to report your interpretation of the echo findings. The book is highly illustrated throughout with real examples many of which are available to view in dynamic form on the Expert Consult platform, thus offering a comprehensive library of echo movies. The text is fully up to date with the latest recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography as well as equivalents from the British Society of Echocardiography 100 self-assessment cases on the Expert Consult platform test knowledge and interpretation skills and are aimed at BSE accreditation exam level The full text of the book is available on the Expert Consult platform There are new chapters on 3D echo and right ventricular pathologies. The text has been fully updated and there are more than 200 new images to illustrate state-of-the-art echo. The presentation of the echo images has been simplified with the addition of a fold-out flap on the book referencing the key areas of anatomical detail. The text now includes the latest recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography as well as the equivalents from the British Society of Echocardiography



The Echo Manual

The Echo Manual Author Jae K. Oh
ISBN-10 0781748534
Release 2006
Pages 431
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Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this best-selling manual is a practical guide to the performance, interpretation, and clinical applications of echocardiography. The Echo Manual is written by recognized authorities at the Mayo Clinic and provides a concise, user-friendly summary of techniques, diagnostic criteria, and quantitative methods for both echocardiography and Doppler echocardiography. Discussion of each clinical problem also includes transesophageal echocardiography. This edition covers the latest techniques, standards, and applications and includes new contrast agents. All references have been updated. More than 900 images—well annotated and true to gray scale and color—give readers an immediate grasp of salient points.



Diagnosis and Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease E Book

Diagnosis and Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease E Book Author Michael A. Gatzoulis
ISBN-10 9781455710010
Release 2010-10-13
Pages 528
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Diagnosis and Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, by Drs. Gatzoulis, Webb, and Daubeney, is a practical, one-stop resource designed to help you manage the unique challenges of treating long-term adult survivors of congenital heart disease. Authored by internationally known leaders in the field, this edition is the first that truly integrates anatomy and imaging technology into clinical practice, and includes new chapters on cardiac CT for ACHD assessment, critical and perioperative care, anesthesia for ACHD surgery, cardiac resynchronization therapy, and transition of care. Congenital defects are presented with high-quality illustrations and appropriate imaging modalities. Find all the information you need in one user-friendly resource that integrates anatomy, clinical signs, and therapeutic options. Confidently make decisions aided by specific recommendations about the benefits and risks of surgeries, catheter interventions, and drug therapy for difficult clinical problems. Recognize and diagnose morphologic disorders with the help of detailed, full-color diagrams. Quickly find what you need thanks to easily accessible, consistently organized chapters and key annotated references. Keep pace with the latest advancements including five new chapters on cardiac CT for ACHD assessment, critical and perioperative care, anaesthesia for ACHD surgery, cardiac resynchronisation therapy, and transition of care Comply with the latest European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) practice guidelines - integrated throughout the book - for cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronisation therapy See imaging findings as they appear in practice and discern subtle nuances thanks to new, high-quality images and illustrations Integrates anatomy, clinical signs and therapeutic options of congenital heart disease both in print and online!



Echocardiographic Anatomy in the Fetus

Echocardiographic Anatomy in the Fetus Author Enrico Chiappa
ISBN-10 8847005736
Release 2009-10-29
Pages 224
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Echocardiographic diagnosis is based on moving images. Recent advances in ultrasound systems have brought innovative applications into the clinical field and can be integrated into powerful multimedia presentations for teaching. The CD-ROM accompanying the book presents morphological pictures from tomographic sections of the whole fetal body, combined with high quality dynamic echocardiographic images of normal fetuses and of some of the most common congenital heart defects.



Clinical Echocardiography Review

Clinical Echocardiography Review Author Allan L. Klein
ISBN-10 9781496380241
Release 2017-02-08
Pages 576
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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.



Community Public Health Nursing Practice

Community Public Health Nursing Practice Author Frances A. Maurer
ISBN-10 9781455707621
Release 2013
Pages 870
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A practical approach helps you learn and apply core concepts of community and public health nursing. This text emphasizes both community and family as client, so you'll gain a solid understanding of these important specialties. Numerous real-life examples demonstrate your roles and responsibilities as a community health nurse.



Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology

Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology Author Lawrence P. Tilley
ISBN-10 9781416023982
Release 2008
Pages 443
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The most effective, practical approach to the recognition and management of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary medicine, MANUAL OF CANINE AND FELINE CARDIOLOGY, 4th Edition takes a user-friendly approach to the challenges and conditions you encounter in everyday practice. This completely revised and updated edition includes vital information on diagnostic modalities and techniques, therapeutic options, surgical procedures, and pharmaceutical management of the dog and cat cardiac patient. This invaluable, practical reference covers the full breadth of canine and feline cardiology diagnosis and management in a straightforward and clinically focused format. Covers common cardiovascular disorders and practical treatment methods for cardiac failure, cardiac arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, cardiopulmonary arrest, as well as procedures for resuscitation. Includes numerous reproductions of electrocardiograms, thoracic radiographs, and pressure curves Vibrant, full-color format helps important material stand out and includes vivid illustrations to aid in diagnosis and treatment. A user-friendly format with bullet points, tables, key points, and boxes offers at-a-glance access to key information. Cardiac Surgery chapter provides illustrated, step-by-step coverage of cardiovascular surgical procedures and techniques. Chapters on Pacemaker Therapy and Cor Pulmonale and Pulmonary Thromboembolism expand the scope of coverage A completely updated drug formulary presents the most current therapies used to pharmacologically manage cardiovascular disease. Twenty-nine expert contributors share their knowledge and clinical exposure to ensure you are using the most trustworthy and up-to-date information available.



Step Up to Medicine

Step Up to Medicine Author Steven S. Agabegi
ISBN-10 9781609133603
Release 2012-08-23
Pages 576
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"The questions serve as a self-assessment tool, allowing students to think through clinical scenarios without answer choices influencing their thought process. Most questions end in "what are the appropriate next steps in managing this patient?" Imagine yourself as the clinician taking care of these patients: What test(s), if any, would you order next?"--Provided by publisher.



Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Author Wyman W. Lai
ISBN-10 9781118742211
Release 2015-12-15
Pages 928
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This comprehensive textbook on the echocardiographic assessment of pediatric and congenital heart disease has been updated for a second edition with an emphasis on new technologies. This highly-illustrated full-color reference contains over 1200 figures, and offers over 600 video clips on a companion website. Fully updated, with new chapters on the assessment of the post-Fontan procedure patient and on pregnancy and heart disease Each lesion chapter includes new section highlighting the key elements of the echocardiogram(s) Written by experts from the leading centers around the world, with numerous new authors Revision emphasizes new technologies and quality of images Comprehensive content contains overview of ultrasound physics, discussion of laboratory set-up, protocol for a standard pediatric echocardiogram and quantitative methods of echocardiographic evaluation, including assessment of diastolic function Also includes special techniques and topics including 3D echocardiography, intraoperative echocardiography, and fetal echocardiography



Echo Anatomy

Echo Anatomy Author Bernard E. Bulwer, M.d.
ISBN-10 1511507381
Release 2015-04-08
Pages 104
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FEATURES: 1. A detailed expose of the anatomical basis of echocardiography. 2. Anatomical interpretation of the standard echocardiographic views acquired during the comprehensive transthoracic echocardiography examination. 3. Unique presentations of cardiac anatomy corresponding to the patient in the examination position. ........... This is the second volume in the introductory foundation series in echocardiography. The aim is to foster optimal image acquisition and interpretation in adult transthoracic echocardiography in this era of "democratization" of the technology."



Pathophysiology of Heart Disease

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease Author Leonard S. Lilly
ISBN-10 9781469816685
Release 2012-08-14
Pages 496
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Revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, this best-selling text delivers a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. It is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students and specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease. This edition has improved consistency of coverage and level of detail and enhanced illustrations. A companion website on thePoint will include the fully searchable text and audio heart sounds, plus an image bank for faculty.



Medical Terminology Systems

Medical Terminology Systems Author Barbara A Gylys
ISBN-10 9780803658684
Release 2017-03-20
Pages 591
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You’ll begin by learning the parts of word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success.



Physical Examination of the Heart and Circulation

Physical Examination of the Heart and Circulation Author Joseph K. Perloff
ISBN-10 1607950235
Release 2009
Pages 274
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In the fourth edition of this outstanding resource emphasis is placed on the physicalexamination, rather than physicaldiagnosis. The author’s objective is to describe the physical signs and how they are elicited. Sophisticated laboratory methods provide contemporary physicians with unprecedented diagnostic information, but in so doing, risk de-emphasizing the physical examination upon which previous generations were much more dependent and therefore much more adept. No organ system lends itself better to a close association between signs, structure and function than the heart and circulation. The purpose of the book is to provide the reader with the results of the author’s extensive experience in employing ordinary bedside methods that beautifully supplement the remarkable laboratory techniques that have done so much to reveal the meanings and increase the diagnostic value of cardiovascular physical signs. The cardiovascular physical examination is dealt with from birth to senescence, and includes physical appearance, the arterial pulse, the jugular venous pulse, the peripheral veins, percussion, palpation and observation of the precordium, cardiac auscultation, the thorax, lungs and abdomen. This basic text liberally draws from these early descriptions which not only excite admiration for our predecessors, but also serve to make the book richer by bringing the reader closer to a distinguished past. All chapters have been substantially revised. Old figures have been digitized to look like new, especially the irreplaceable phonocardiograms.