Presenting ultrasound pathology from a clinical perspective, this unique resource discusses various pathologies that may be related to a patient's symptoms and features illustrations with ultrasound scans that demonstrate each pathology. Organized into four major sections - abdomen, obstetrics, gynecology, and superficial structures - each symptom is presented in its own chapter along with key terms, an introductory paragraph, a clinical scenario, discussions of pathologies, illustrations, and patient scenarios. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details.
"This book covers a wide range of ultrasound examinations looking at the clinical question first. It is written for sonographers and student sonographers by two Academics and a sonographer. Because this book is written by American authors some terminology will be incorrect in the UK setting. [...] However, as long as the reader is aware of this, most Ultrasound Departments will find this a useful resource to have on their shelves and use for CPD." Reviewed by: Allison Harris, Clinical Co-Ordinator, City University London, Date: Oct 14
"I really like the design and clinical focus of this book and believe that it will stimulate critical thinking among its transatlantic target audience. For UK readers, though, I feel it has less appeal." Reviewed by: RAD Magazine Date: July 2014
Symptom-based presentation makes it easy for beginning and experienced sonographers to quickly find information related to the patient's symptom.
Summary tables of differential diagnoses and sonographic findings provide you with a brief overview of all chapter material for quick reference.
Clinical scenarios at the beginning of each chapter help you learn to apply information to the clinical setting.
Case studies and discussion questions give you the opportunity to enhance your critical-thinking skills and measure your comprehension of material.
Over 900 ultrasound images correlated to the pathology illustrate what you'll encounter in the clinical setting.
Glossary helps you define important terminology.
New chapters provide you with more complete coverage of the pathology sonographers encounter in practice.
New case studies with critical-thinking questions set up realistic situations for you to use as a frame of reference.
600 updated images produced by the latest technology keep you on the cutting-edge of sonography.
Instructor access to multiple-choice and image based test questions
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