ISBN: 9780323322768
Page Count: 304
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $88.95

Sonography Principles and Instruments - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition

by Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323322768
Page Count: 304
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $88.95
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Learn how diagnostic ultrasound works, and find out how to properly handle artifacts, scan safely, evaluate instrument performance, and prepare for registry examinations, with the market-leading Sonography Principles and Instruments, 9th Edition. It concisely and comprehensively covers the essential aspects of ultrasound physics and instrumentation like Doppler, artifacts, safety, quality assurance, and the newest technology — all in a dynamic, highly visual format for easy review of key information. Dr. Kremkau, unlike others, uses extensive exam questions, over 1,000 high-quality illustrations, and only the most basic equations to simplify complicated concepts, making this text a highly respected reference for sonography students and professionals.

    • Essential coverage of physics and sonography prepares you for the physics portion of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification exam.
    • Current technology content, including the continuing progression of contrast agents and 3D and the more general aspects of transducers and instruments, helps you better comprehend the text.
    • Straightforward explanations simplify complicated concepts.
    • Learning objectives at the beginning of every chapter give you a measurable outcome to achieve.
    • Key terms provide you with a list of the most important terms at the beginning of each chapter.
    • Key Points, called out with an icon and special type, highlight the most important information to help you study more efficiently.
    • Bulleted reviews at the end of each chapter identify key concepts covered in that chapter.
    • End-of-chapter exercises test your knowledge and understanding with a mix of true/false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and matching questions.
    • Glossary of key terms at the end of the book serves as a quick reference, letting you look up definitions without having to search through each chapter.
    • Appendices, including a List of Symbols, Complication of Equations, and Mathematics Review, equip you with additional resources to help comprehend difficult concepts.
    • An Evolve site with student resources enhances your learning experience.
    • A full-color design depicts over 120 high-quality ultrasound scans similar to what you will encounter in the clinical setting.
    • NEW! All-new content on elastography, shear wave imaging, acoustic radiation force impulse imaging (ARFI), volume imaging, power M-mode Doppler in TCD, miniaturization, and newer acquisition technique in Epic System keeps you in the know.
    • NEW! Updated instrument output data and official safety statements ensure you are current with today’s technology.
    • NEW! Updated art added to necessary chapters gives you an up-to-date representation of what you will encounter in the clinical setting.
  • 1. Introduction
    2. Ultrasound
    3. Transducers
    4. Imaging Instruments
    5. Doppler Instruments
    6. Artifacts
    7. Performance and Safety
    8. Review
    Answers to Exercises
    • List of Symbols
    • Compilation of Equations
    • Mathematics Review
  • Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD, Professor, Radiologic Sciences and Director, Program for Medical Ultrasound, Center for Applied Learnng, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
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