Understanding Ultrasound Physics

Author: Sidney K. Edelman

Publisher: E.S.P. Ultrasound

ISBN: 9780962644450

Category: Diagnostic ultrasonic imaging

Page: 567

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Pass Ultrasound Physics Exam Questions and Answers Study Guide Review

Author: Mansoor Khan

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1624884083

Category: Medical

Page: 88

View: 9389

Pass Ultrasound Physics Exam Questions and Answers Study Guide Review: Test Prep Questions and Answers Study Guide Review to help students and sonographers to prepare for ultrasound physics exam and provide sound foundation to pass the ARDMS SPI board exam.
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Point of Care Ultrasound E-book

Author: Nilam J Soni,Robert Arntfield,Pierre Kory

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323262589

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 9566

With portable, hand-carried ultrasound devices being more frequently implemented in medicine today, Point-of-Care Ultrasound will be a welcome resource for any physician or health care practitioner looking to further their knowledge and skills in point-of-care ultrasound. This comprehensive, portable handbook offers an easy-access format that provides comprehensive, non-specialty-specific guidance on this ever-evolving technology. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Access all the facts with focused chapters covering a diverse range of topics, as well as case-based examples that include ultrasound scans. Understand the pearls and pitfalls of point-of-care ultrasound through contributions from experts at more than 30 institutions. View techniques more clearly than ever before. Illustrations and photos include transducer position, cross-sectional anatomy, ultrasound cross sections, and ultrasound images.
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Physics Of Ultrasound, I Match

Author: Hector Garcia

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1626752583

Category: Medical

Page: 24

View: 6732

Ultrasound Physics I Match: A very useful study material, where repeating each match several times, creates the awareness methods of seeking a direct answer, improving the time it takes to answer the multiple choices offered on the board exam of SPI for the ARDMS or the necessary basic physics of ultrasound to take any examination of the CCI, or specialties within ARDMS
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The Feynman

Feynman-Vorlesungen über Physik

Author: Richard Phillips Feynman

Publisher: Oldenbourg Verlag

ISBN: 9783486584448

Category:

Page: 768

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Handbook of Echo-Doppler Interpretation

Author: Edmund Kenneth Kerut,Elizabeth F. McIlwain,Gary D. Plotnick

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405146125

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 2336

This handbook is intended to help the physician and sonographer to learn echo concepts and techniques in a "user friendly" way, to help them perform studies and understand concepts in order to collect as much clinically useful information as possible on an individual patient. This book is written as a very practical and easy to read manual. Each chapter highlights the various aspects of echocardiography. Practical tips are displayed throughout the book. This text is well illustrated with 165 photographs and graphical illustrations. It will be useful to the echocardiographer and sonographer for practical guidance into performing a thorough goal-orientated study for a particular problem and for the physician/cardiologist in developing the interpretation.
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Phlebology, Vein Surgery and Ultrasonography

Diagnosis and Management of Venous Disease

Author: Eric Mowatt-Larssen,Sapan S. Desai,Anahita Dua,Cynthia E. K. Shortell

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3319018124

Category: Medical

Page: 394

View: 5306

This comprehensive, up-to-date textbook offers detailed coverage of venous anatomy, pathophysiology, imaging, and management of venous pathology, leading the practitioner through all aspects of care of the venous patient. The various techniques that have revolutionized the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease during the past decade are all discussed, with clear guidance on their indications and performance. The book is exceptional in being based entirely on the curriculum designed for board certification by the American College of Phlebology. A further unique aspect of the text is the integration of ultrasound, which now plays a fundamental role in diagnosis and management. The authors come from a wide range of specialties and the book will accordingly serve the needs of vascular and general surgeons, interventional radiologists, phlebologists, ultrasonographers, and other practitioners, as well as those preparing for board examinations.​
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Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Peri-Operative Pain Relief E-Book

Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Peri-Operative Pain Relief : ExpertConsult Online and Print

Author: Dominic Harmon,Jack Barrett,Frank Loughnane,Brendan T. Finucane,George Shorten

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045349

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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The new edition of this practical multimedia resource shows you exactly how to perform successfully a full range of peripheral nerve block techniques. Over four hundred illustrations, the majority of which are in colour, plus online video clips, portray the relevant surface anatomy, the internal anatomy, the ultrasonographic anatomy to vividly depict correct needle placement in real patients. Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Peri-Operative Pain Relief has been extensively revised to reflect changes in contemporary practice. Provides a detailed foundation upon which trainees and practitioners can develop their skills in peripheral nerve block. Explains fundamental principles such as the mechanism of action of local anesthetic drugs, needle types, as well as toxicity and safety. Uses a consistent, user-friendly format to present each nerve block’s indications, contraindications, relevant anatomy, technique, adverse effects, and complications. Provides a complete, all-in-one resource in which each block is described in terms of its relevant anatomy, its ultrasonographic anatomy, and its clinical performance. Shows you how to proceed using high quality clinical photographs, radiographic images and specially commissioned line drawings. Offers "Clinical Pearls" in every chapter to help you obtain optimal results. Each chapter in this new edition is supplemented with practical advice and examples of how to use ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks to its greatest effect. Includes a brand new chapter on Transversus abdominis plane block. Features more than two hours of narrated video clips via the Expert Consult online platform to demonstrate a full range of nerve block procedures and enables the user to access full text and images from any computer. Includes the latest ultrasound guided applications for regional anesthesia and pain relief procedures.Ultrasound guided blocks are increasingly being used in the administration of nerve blocks. Reflects the rapid development and acceptance of ultrasound guided techniques. The “hot area in regional anesthesia. Includes new techniques and neural blocks such as Transversus abdominis plane block. Keeps the user up-to-date with the most effective delivery of anesthesia and analgesia. Additional commonly used procedures for pain relief. Provides comprehensive coverage of the full range of regional anesthetic techniques. Each chapter in this new edition is supplemented with practical advice and examples of how to use ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks to its greatest effect. Additional photographs and line drawings in the text accompanied with further online video procedures.The reader is provided with a unique visual guide to not only the approach to and anatomy of specific nerves, but also to the surrounding anatomy, its ultrasonographic anatomy and its clinical performance.. Illustrations and video loops can be used in lectures, presentations and easily downloaded into presentation software.
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Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition

Author: O. John Ma,James R. Mateer,Michael Blaivas

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071596577

Category: Medical

Page: 500

View: 9715

The pioneering emergency ultrasound guide-updated and expanded with coverage of the newest technologies ,/p> Emergency Ultrasound is firmly established as the first state-of-the-art reference on the training, techniques, and diagnostic skills needed to perform successful ultrasound exams in the emergency department. Utilizing a templated chapter format, this trusted resource presents a wide range of detailed guidelines on performing ultrasound exams, case studies, and side-by-side comparisons of normal and abnormal scans. Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition, is fully updated and expanded to include the latest uses of this crucial diagnostic tool, including Doppler Ultrasound for deep vein thrombosis. Taken together, this groundbreaking text is the one you'll rely on for every kind of diagnosis in the emergency setting, from soft tissue infections and peritonsillar abscess, to foreign bodies and lumbar puncture and arthrocentesis. Features: NEW! Chapters on ocular applications, prehospital applications, and ultrasound-guided procedures NEW! Content that features the latest instruments NEW! Numerous color Doppler images, plus hundreds of traditional black and white ultrasound images NEW! DVD with videos showing the most current ultrasound procedures performed in real time Coverage of ultrasound in trauma, cardiac, hepatobiliary, renal, testicular, and other applications A templated chapter organization that consists of key points; introduction; clinical considerations and indications; anatomic considerations; technique; common abnormalities; pitfalls; case studies; references; and more Focus on common findings and pitfalls in every clinical chapter Case studies in each chapter
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Essential US for Trauma: E-FAST

Author: Mauro Zago

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 8847052742

Category: Medical

Page: 100

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E-FAST (extended focused assessment by sonograpy for trauma) represents the basic ultrasonographic approach to any trauma patient. Identification or exclusion of free fluid and air in the abdominal and thoracic cavities plays a pivotal role in deciding the immediate diagnostic and therapeutic path. Learning E-FAST is mandatory for all acute care surgeons and all physicians involved in trauma management. The structure of the book and its practical approach will make it an easy-to-consult and quick reference tool for beginners and a useful support for more experienced professionals.
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Critical Care Ultrasonography, 2nd edition

Author: Alexander Levitov,Paul Mayo,Anthony Slonim

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798706

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 2877

The premier training guide for the use of ultrasound in the intensive care unit Includes online access to interactive cases and more than 180 videos " . . . the authors have succeeded in providing a reference standard to support bedside critical care providers to understand the context for their personal sonographically guided decision-making processes." -- Critical Care Medicine reviewing previous edition Critical Care Ultrasonography is a complete, hands-on guide to successful image acquisition and interpretation at the bedside. It delivers an all-inclusive, yet concise review of the optimal use and interpretation of ultrasonographic images in everyday practice. With this how-to guide, you'll learn how to systematically apply diagnostic ultrasound as part of an augmented physical examination in an array of therapeutic areas, from emergency medicine to the inpatient ward and intensive care unit. The book begins with a high-yield overview of the basic principles and physics of ultrasound, while subsequent chapters cover its use in evaluating the organs of the head and neck; the chest, abdomen, and pelvis; and the limbs and musculoskeletal system. A final section considers the use and application of ultrasound to improve the safety and performance of common, invasive procedures. Features: A pioneering, top-to-bottom examination of all the major technical concepts that physicians must know to use ultrasound in everyday clinical practice Valuable coverage of clinical algorithms and how to incorporate them into the clinical decision-making process, the formulation of differential diagnosis, and therapeutic recommendations Includes online access to more than 180 videos that illustrate the ultrasonographic appearance of normal and abnormal anatomic structures and function Color illustrations that depict the use of color in ultrasound images An A-to-Z glossary of technical and clinical terms in ultrasonography
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Surgical and Interventional Ultrasound

Author: Beth Schrope

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770003

Category: Medical

Page: 289

View: 8956

All the guidance you need to enhance your understanding and clinical application of ultrasound Includes DVD with video of key techniques Surgical and Interventional Ultrasound offers a thorough survey of image-guided treatments in the OR, in the endoscopy suite, and at the bedside. This one-stop clinical companion spans virtually every kind of surgical and interventional specialty that utilizes ultrasound and delivers high-yield perspectives on using these techniques to ensure accurate clinical decision making. FEATURES: An all-in-one primer for ultrasound--packed with valuable how-to's and insights that take you through the basic exam and the full scope of interventions Essential content for residents that supplements training in surgery residency programs--from the Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) exam, to intraoperative ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures such as breast biopsy or radiofrequency ablation Up-to-date, multidisciplinary focus on surgical and interventional ultrasound covers the array of procedures for which ultrasound is increasingly utilized Full-color illustrations with hundreds of ultrasound images Valuable opening chapter on the physics of ultrasound, which enables better quality images and a better understanding of image interpretation Important chapter on advanced technologies highlights 3D ultrasound imaging and contrast ultrasound, drawing attention to their safe and effective implementation in surgical practice Emphasis on ultrasound-guided anesthesia explains how ultrasound can enhance the precision of regional anesthetic procedures Instructive companion DVD features clips of key diagnostic and interventional techniques
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Critical Care Ultrasound Manual - Enhanced

Author: Anthony McLean,Stephen Huang

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729580938

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Critical Care Ultrasound Manual is a concise step-by-step guide on the assessment of ultrasounds. It trains critical care physicians in applying Rapid Assessment by Cardiac Echo (RACE) and Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) to sonography principles. Animated video clips of procedures assist the reader in comprehending the content covered in the manual. Focus on helping readers obtain rapid practical information to assist management decisions. User-friendly layout. Explanatory diagrams, ultrasound images enhance the learning experience. DVD showing video clips of procedures cross-referenced in the book. Practical tips and cautions are highlighted in Boxes. MCQs on each chapter allow readers to analyse what they’ve learnt. The Appendices provide a checklist to assist interpretation of transthoracic echocardiogram in a systematic way, and a chapter on Doppler principles for those who wish to prepare the way for Doppler measurements.
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Neuromuscular Ultrasound E-Book

Author: Francis Walker,Michael S. Cartwright

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437737765

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Neuromuscular Ultrasound demonstrates the use of ultrasound as an alternative to electrodiagnosis in the evaluation of neuromuscular disorders through detailed descriptions and clear illustrations. Drs. Francis Walker and Michael S. Cartwright discuss techniques for visualizing muscles and nerves without painful testing for better patient compliance and more efficient diagnosis. Color illustrations, pearls for the clinician, and ultrasound videos online at www.expertconsult.com, ensure that you’ll be able to apply this technology effectively in your practice. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with ultrasound videos that demonstrate ultrasound evaluation in real time. Diagnose and manage your patients more quickly and easily by visualizing muscles and nerves without painful testing. Master the nuances of using ultrasound through the visual instruction of clear images and illustrations. Minimize patient discomfort while maximizing optimal patient evaluation with a practical focus that covers using ultrasound as a screening tool, provides clinical pearls, and includes comparisons to electrodiagnosis. Apply the full range of ultrasound applications, including interventional uses (such as ultrasound-guided botulinum toxin and steroid injections), ultrasound of polyneuropathies (often found in diabetics), and more.
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Advances on Theoretical and Methodological Aspects of Probability and Statistics

Author: N. Balakrishnan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1841840475

Category: Mathematics

Page: 560

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At the International Indian Statistical Association Conference, held at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, participants focused on advancements in theory and methodology of probability and statistics. This is one of two volumes containing invited papers from the meeting. The 32 chapters deal with different topics of interest, including stochastic processes and inference, distributions and characterizations, inference, Bayesian inference, selection methods, regression methods, and methods in health research. The text is ideal for applied mathematicians, statisticians, and researchers in the field.
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Ultrasound Physics and Technology

How, Why and When

Author: Vivien Gibbs,David Cole (TDCR.),Antonio Sassano

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702030414

Category: Medical

Page: 137

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Written for health practitioners and students new to medical ultrasound, this book provides all the basic physics and technological knowledge they need in order to practise ultrasound effectively, including safety aspects of ultrasound, quality assurance and the latest techniques and developments. Multiple choice questions for self-assessment and as a revision aid Chapter on terminology with explanatory paragraphs of words and phrases used in diagnostic ultrasound Troubleshooting guide - common problems and their solutions explored
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Ultrasound Physics Review

A Review for the ARDMS SPI Exam

Author: Cindy Owen,James A. Zagzebski

Publisher: Davies Incorporated

ISBN: 9780941022743

Category: Medical

Page: 235

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Here is the new SPI edition of the single best-selling mock exam devoted to the ARDMS exam in ultrasound physics. If you are looking for guidance and a clear understanding of the principles and facts you must know to pass the SPI exam, this is the review for you. With 600 registry-like questions, 83 image-based questions, and simple, clear explanations, the SPI edition of the best-selling Ultrasound Physics Review illuminates this difficult subject from the point of view of the sonographer and points the way to success. An Image Gallery prepares you to tackle the scans on the exam. Precisely based on the ARDMS exam outline.
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Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Treatment of Leg Veins E-Book

Author: Murad Alam,Sirunya Silapunt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437736173

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Treatment of Leg Veins by Murad Alam, MD and Sirunya Silapunt, MD, offers practical, step-by-step visual guidance as well as expert hints and tips for performing a full range of cosmetic procedures including ambulatory phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, foam sclerotherapy, and laser surgery. Edited by the foremost pioneers in the field, this edition provides coverage of timely topics and advancements and includes new chapters on ultrasound techniques and compression. Case studies with more "before and after" clinical photographs depict cases as they present in practice and enables you to immediately implement the newest surgical procedures into your practice. Optimize outcomes and improve your technique with guidance about common pitfalls and "tricks of the trade" from practically minded, technically skilled, hands-on clinicians. Implement the newest surgical procedures into your practice with the guidance of an expanded, comprehensive collection of techniques. Stay current with the emerging topics and newest developments in cosmetic surgery. New chapters cover the latest ultrasound-guided procedures and compression techniques. See things as they appear in practice thanks to an abundance of color illustrations and case studies, including more "before and after" clinical photographs.
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Clinical Ultrasound Physics

A Workbook for Physicists, Residents, and Students

Author: James M. Kofler,Randell L. Kruger, Ph.D.,Evan Boote, Ph.D.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781930524064

Category: Medical

Page: 79

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