Author: Catherine M. Otto

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 541

View: 3086

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....
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Author: Catherine M. Otto

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416036407

Category: Medical

Page: 1153

View: 4951

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.
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Author: Jae K. Oh,James B. Seward,A. Jamil Tajik

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781748537

Category: Medical

Page: 431

View: 9294

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

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780323227582

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 4067

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.
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A Collaborative Project of Medical Students and Faculty

Author: Leonard S. Lilly

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469816687

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 9750

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.
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From Fetus to Adult

Author: Wyman W. Lai,Luc L. Mertens,Meryl S. Cohen,Tal Geva

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118742486

Category: Medical

Page: 928

View: 6296

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
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Author: Enrico Chiappa,Andrew C. Cook,Gianni Botta,Norman H Silverman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9788847005730

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 8656

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.
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Basic Principles and Interpretation of Clinical Cases

Author: Christina An Gkali,Constantine Dimitrakakis,Maria Sotiropoulou

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9352700570

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 1784

Elastography is a new medical imaging modality that maps the elastic properties of soft tissue, helping in the detection and diagnosis of disease, and reducing the need for biopsy. This book is a guide to breast elastography for practising radiologists. Beginning with an overview of the basic principles of elastography, the following sections provide in depth explanations of different techniques, highlighting interpretation methods and potential pitfalls. Authored by recognised experts from Athens, the text is highly illustrated with radiological images and diagrams, and includes case studies covering a range of breast pathologies and explaining elastography techniques. Key points Comprehensive guide to breast elastography for radiologists Covers basic principles, different techniques, interpretation, and potential pitfalls Includes case studies covering a range of breast pathologies Authored by recognised experts from Athens
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Health for Families and Populations

Author: Frances A. Maurer,Claudia M. Smith

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455707627

Category: Medical

Page: 870

View: 2601

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.
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Author: Lawrence P. Tilley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416023984

Category: Medical

Page: 443

View: 8779

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.
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Author: Allan L. Klein

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 149638024X

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 1930

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.
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Author: André Denault,Annette Vegas,Yoan Lamarche,Jean-Claude Tardif,Pierre Couture

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 148223713X

Category: Medical

Page: 412

View: 2339

Basic Transesophageal and Critical Care Ultrasound provides an overview of transesophageal ultrasound of the heart, lung, and upper abdomen as well as basic ultrasound of the brain, lung, heart, abdomen, and vascular system. Ultrasound-guided procedures commonly used in critically ill patients are also covered. With more than 400 clinical images, this well-illustrated text and its accompanying videos demonstrate new developments and challenges for those interested in mastering basic transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and bedside surface ultrasound. Each chapter is presented in an easy-to-read format that includes color diagrams and ultrasound images which optimize interactive learning for both novice and experienced clinicians. The book is divided into two parts. The first is dedicated to basic TEE while the second provides focused coverage of bedside ultrasound. The book also includes chapters on extra-cardiac TEE and ultrasound of the brain—unconventional areas that will become more important in the future as clinicians evaluate not only the etiology of hemodynamic instability but also the impact on multiple organs and systems such as the kidney, liver, splanchnic perfusion, and brain. This text is an invaluable resource to those preparing for the National Board of Echocardiography’s Examination of Special Competence in Basic Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (PTEeXAM) and its equivalents outside the USA and Canada. In addition, it prepares physicians for the American College of Chest Physician’s critical care ultrasound certification. The contents follow the syllabus of the TEE basic echo exam to ensure complete coverage of a trainee's requirements. It also includes sample questions and two helpful mock exams. Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts in TEE, the book is a must-have for those in training and in practice.
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A Body Systems Approach

Author: Barbara A Gylys,Mary Ellen Wedding

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803658680

Category: Medical

Page: 591

View: 8991

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.
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Author: Michael Steven Miller,Lawrence P. Tilley

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 562

View: 9587

This edition covers the latest techniques for diagnosing heart disease and respiratory conditions in the dog and cat, common cardiovascular disorders and practical treatment methods for cardiac failure, cardiac arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, cardiopulmonary arrest and resuscitation.
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Author: Mauro Moscucci

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469830469

Category: Medical

Page: 1168

View: 9460

Grossman & Baim's Cardiac Catheterization, Angiography, and Intervention, 8e is the premier reference on cardiac catheterization, and appeals to seasoned practitioners, residents and cardiology fellows. This title reflects the rapid evolution and growing clinical use of hemodynamic data and of imaging and interventional techniques.
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Author: Tom Lissauer,Will Carroll

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723438730

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 1345

Thoroughly revised and updated, the fifth edition of this prize-winning title retains the high level of illustration and accessibility that has made it so popular worldwide with medical students and trainees approaching clinical specialty exams. Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics has been translated into eight languages over its life. Case studies. Summary boxes. Tips for patient education. Highly illustrated with 100s of colour images. Diseases consistently presented by Clinical features; Investigations; Management; Prognosis; and, where appropriate, Prevention. Separate chapters on Accidents Child protection Diabetes and endocrinology Inborn Errors of Metabolism New chapter on Global child health New co-editor, Will Carroll, Chair of MRCPCH Theory Examinations.
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Concise Textbook

Author: Joseph G. Murphy

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199915717

Category: Medical

Page: 1091

View: 774

Organized to present a comprehensive overview of the field of cardiology in an accessible, reader-friendly format that can be covered in about 12 months, this new edition contains roughly 50% new material, the cardiac pharmacology section has been completely reworked, cardiovascular trials have been included, and the entire book has been updated to reflect current practice guidelines and recent developments. The book is peppered throughout with numerous tables and clinical pearls that aid the student, as well as the teacher, to remain focused.
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Author: Yashesh Patel

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071714812

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 1420

The most thorough and up-to-date review available for the the Internal Medicine clerkship exam and USMLE Step 2 CK Organized by system, LANGE Q&A Internal Medicine features more than 1000 USMLE-style questions and answers with concise but comprehensive explanations of correct and incorrect answer options. This trusted review simulates the test-taking experience by including almost 100% clinical vignette questions and updates on the latest patient management and treatment options. The questions are carefully selected to match the style and difficulty level of what students will see on the actual exam. Answers are referenced to authoritative texts and seminal articles for further reading. 1000+ board-style questions cover the clerkship’s core competencies Build confidence and assess your knowledge with 1,000+ USMLE-style questions Pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses with questions grouped by organ system Understand why answers are correct or incorrect with detailed explanations answer options Reinforce your understanding of critical issues related to high-yield shelf exam topics Gain a better understanding of key concepts with more than 70 images Get greater clarification with answer explanations referenced to Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine Bolster your preparation with a 118-question comprehensive practice exam EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO EXCEL Clinical vignettes simulate the type of questions you will see on the actual exam Student and resident reviewed to make sure you are studying the most relevant material possible Questions focus on high-yield material, allowing you to maximize your study time
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Author: Sunil Sinha,Lawrence Miall,Luke Jardine

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119235758

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 4264

Providing a comprehensive yet concise guide for trainee doctors, neonatal nurses and midwives, Essential Neonatal Medicine continues to be an indispensable resource that combines the depth and breadth of a textbook with the efficiency of a revision guide. Extensively updated and full-colour throughout, this edition includes new chapters on neonatal transport and palliative care, as well as further content on pathophysiology and embryology, quality improvement and risk management, infection control, and non-invasive ventilation. With an improved artwork programme and a new glossary of terms, Essential Neonatal Medicine is ideal for all trainee health professionals new to neonatology, or looking for a comprehensive aid to support them.
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A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 2-Volume Set

Author: Peter Libby,Robert O. Bonow,Douglas L. Mann,Douglas P. Zipes

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437721834

Category: Medical

Page: 2304

View: 4859

Dr. Braunwald's masterwork returns ... bringing you the definitive guidance you need to overcome any challenge in clinical cardiology today, using the best approaches available! Hundreds of world authorities, many of them new to this edition, synthesize all of the recent developments that are revolutionizing practice - from the newest findings in molecular biology and genetics to the latest imaging modalities, interventional procedures, and medications. This multimedia e-dition includes not only the printed reference, but also access to the complete contents online, fully searchable, with regular updates and much more. The expertise of the contributors, the scope of the coverage, and the versatile, multimedia format all make this the ultimate reference for the practicing cardiologist. Locate the answers you need fast, thanks to a user-friendly, full-color design, complete with more than 1,500 color illustrations. Glean clinically actionable information quickly with Clinical Practice Points in every chapter. Access the complete contents of the 2-volume set online, fully searchable, plus regular updates to reflect the latest clinical developments · Focused Reviews · Commentaries · Late-Breaking Trials · and more. Apply the latest knowledge in your field with 7 new chapters on Acute Heart Failure · Device Therapy of Heart Failure · Emerging Therapies for Heart Failure · Complementary and Alternative Approaches to Management · Prevention and Management of Stroke · Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy · and Coronary Arteriography Guidelines. Get fresh perspectives on your practice with contributions from more than 20 brand-new authors.
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