Scanning principles and step-by-step instructions on how to scan and document images helps students improve the quality of sonographic studies and establish standardization and image documentation for physician diagnostic interpretation.
Sonographic ergonomics and proper use of equipment helps students avoid occupational injuries.
Scanning protocol for pathology provides the criteria for evaluating and documenting abnormal sonographic findings, describing those findings within legal parameters, and relating those findings to the interpreting physician.
Key words and objectives at the beginning of every chapter notify students of the pertinent information in the following chapter.
Part I 1. Clinical Principles 2. Scanning Planes and Scanning Methods Part II 3. Scanning Protocol for Abnormal Findings Part III 4. Abdominal Aorta Scanning Protocol 5. Inferior Vena Cava Scanning Protocol 6. Liver Scanning Protocol 7. Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Scanning Protocol 8. Pancreas Scanning Protocol 9. Renal Scanning Protocol 10. Spleen Scanning Protocol 11. Image Protocol for Full and Limited Studies of the Abdomen Part IV 12. Female Pelvis Scanning Protocol 13. Transvaginal Sonography 14. Obstetrics Scanning Protocol for First, Second, and Third Trimesters 15. Male Pelvis Scanning Protocol for the Prostate Gland, Scrotum, and Penis Part V 16. Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands Scanning Protocol 17. Breast Scanning Protocol 18. Neonatal Brain Scanning Protocol 19. Musculoskeletal Scanning Protocol NEW! Part VI 20. Abdominal Doppler and Color Flow 21. Cerebrovascular Duplex Scanning Protocol 22. Peripheral Arterial and Venous Duplex Scanning Protocols Appendices A Guidelines for Performance of the Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Ultrasound Examination B Guidelines for Performance of the Scrotal Ultrasound Examination C Guidelines for Performance of the Antepartum Obstetrical Ultrasound Examination D Guidelines for Performance of the Ultrasound Examination of the Female Pelvis E Guidelines for Performance of the Ultrasound Examination of the Prostate (and Surrounding Structures)
M. Robert de Jong, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS, Radiology Technical Manager - Ultrasound, The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
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