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Pocket Guide to Sonography - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource

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Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. This compact resource offers ready access to information on exam preparation, equipment selection, clinical history, lab findings, etiology, and sonographic appearance for a wide variety of disorders. Based on the presenting symptoms, the reader is guided to the proper sections of the pocket guide to find information on disorders likely to cause the symptom. Each disorder section covers the most common causes of the disorder, related abnormal lab values, and sonographic appearance. Following these instructions, the sonographer can provide the physician with everything needed to make an accurate diagnosis, so the patient does not have to be called back for additional scanning.

Key Features

    • Convenient pocket-size format is easy to carry in lab coat pocket and organized with tabs to facilitate finding information quickly.
    • Carefully chosen information provides just what the sonographer needs to scan competently - allowing the sonographer to gather all information the physician needs to make a diagnosis.
    • All routine exams are presented for ob/gyn, abdominal, and superficial structures, plus some of the less commonly performed exams for which even experienced sonographers may need help.
    • Leads the sonographer from the patient's symptoms to the appropriate scanning protocol, rather than assuming a given diagnosis and providing a scanning protocol to confirm the diagnosis.
    • The Next Step provides more detailed scanning information, alerting the sonographer to other scanning that should be done based on the initial findings.
    • Line drawings show relevant ultrasound images, providing example of anatomy that should be visualized on the scan.

Author Information

    By Regina Swearengin, AAS BS RDMS

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Pocket Guide to Sonography - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2008