Gain a firm understanding of normal anatomy and physiology from a sonographic perspective! Sonography: Introduction to Normal Structure and Function, 3rd Edition shows normal anatomy as it appears during scanning, with labeled drawings explaining what you should notice. With this knowledge, you will be able to accurately identify sonographic pathology and abnormalities. Over 1,200 illustrations include the latest and best images from the newest ultrasound equipment, including 3D and 4D images. Written by expert educators Reva Curry and Betty Tempkin, this book provides complete preparation for the challenges you'll encounter in the clinical environment.
Section I: Clinical Applications 1. Before and After the Ultrasound Examination 2. General Patient Care 3. Ultrasound Instrumentation and Processing 4. Your First Scanning Experience Section II: Sonographic Approach to Understanding Anatomy 5. Body Systems 6. Body Layers and Sectional Anatomy 7. Embryological Development NEW! Section III: Abdominal Sonography 8. The Abdominal Aorta 9. The Inferior Vena Cava 10. The Portal Venous System 11. Abdominal Vasculature 12. The Liver 13. The Biliary System 14. The Pancreas 15. The Urinary System 16. The Spleen 17. The Gastrointestinal System Section IV: Pelvic Sonography 18. The Male Pelvis 19. The Female Pelvis Section V: Obstetric Sonography 20. First Trimester 21. Second and Third Trimester 22. High-Risk Obstetrics Section VI: Superficial Sonography 23. Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands 24. Breast 25. Penis and Scrotum NEW! Section VII: Introduction to Specialty Sonography 26. Neonatal Brain 27. Pediatric Echocardiography 28. Adult Echocardiography 29. Vascular Technology Section VIII: Advances in Sonography 30. Three-Dimensional Ultrasound 31. Interventional and Intraoperative Sonography