Clinical Guide to Sonography, 2nd Edition
Exercises for Critical Thinking
Perfect your sonography skills with this symptom-based referenceTable of Contents
New to This Edition
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.
- 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
By Charlotte Henningsen, MS, RT, RDMS, RVT, Chair and Professor, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Department, Orlando, FL; Kathryn Kuntz, MEd, RT(R), RDMS, RVT, FSDMS, Assistant Professor, Radiology
Electronic Curriculum Coordinator
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
Sonography Education & Accreditation Consulting, Inc
and Diane J. Youngs, MEd, RDMS, RVT, Program Director
Mayo School of Health Sciences Sonography Program
Assistant Professor of Radiology
College of Medicine