Echo Made Easy, 4th Edition

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Sam Kaddoura
This item will be released on 10-14-2024
For those who are likely to request or perform an echocardiogram (echo), this highly accessible, simple guide will be of great use.Written by consultant cardiologist Dr Sam Kaddoura, Echo Made Easy provides a full introduction for using echocardiogra ...view more
For those who are likely to request or perform an echocardiogram (echo), this highly accessible, simple guide will be of great use.

Written by consultant cardiologist Dr Sam Kaddoura, Echo Made Easy provides a full introduction for using echocardiography effectively. It covers the basic principles of the techniques used, diseases and therapies of the heart and aorta, and practical advice such as how to perform and report an echo.

Fully updated in its fourth edition, this highly-praised book is a great refresher for those experienced in echo as well as doctors in training and medical students, physicians, surgeons, general practitioners, physiologists, technicians, nurses and paramedics.
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For those who are likely to request or perform an echocardiogram (echo), this highly accessible, simple guide will be of great use.

Written by consultant cardiologist Dr Sam Kaddoura, Echo Made Easy provides a full introduction for using echocardiography effectively. It covers the basic principles of the techniques used, diseases and therapies of the heart and aorta, and practical advice such as how to perform and report an echo.

Fully updated in its fourth edition, this highly-praised book is a great refresher for those experienced in echo as well as doctors in training and medical students, physicians, surgeons, general practitioners, physiologists, technicians, nurses and paramedics.

New to this edition
  • Fully updated with recent advances in all aspects of echocardiography
  • Reflects the latest published international guidelines
  • New online content includes echo video images with accompanying self-assessment questions
  • New paediatric echo and adult congenital heart disease section

Key Features
  • Covers latest advances in the field, including diseases of the heart and aorta, and therapies such as cardiac re-synchronisation therapy (CRT) and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
  • Easy to read and navigate – organised in a logical way to take you through the topic and techniques
  • High quality images throughout to illustrate concepts
  • Provides practical clinical advice for non-experts
  • Features 60 online questions including multiple-choice questions, cases and echo exams to test your knowledge
  • An enhanced eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customise your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud

Author Information
By Sam Kaddoura, BSc(Hons), BMBCh(Oxon), PhD, DIC, FRCP, FESC, FACC, Consultant Cardiologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Royal Brompton Hospital, London; Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Hospital Chelsea, London and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK