Clinical Guide to Sonography

2nd Edition

Exercises for Critical Thinking

Authors:

  • Charlotte Henningsen
  • Kathryn Kuntz
  • Diane Youngs
  • Key Features

    • 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.

    Table of Contents

    1. RUQ Pain
    2. Liver Mass
    3. Elevated Liver Function Tests/Diffuse Liver Disease
    4. Epigastric Pain
    5. Hematuria
    6. Rule Out Renal Obstruction/Renal Failure
    7. Cystic vs Solid Mass
    8. Left Upper Quadrant Mass/Rule Out Splenomegaly
    9. Pediatric Mass
    10. Question Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    11. NEW! Acute RLQ Pain/Rule Out Appendicitis
    12. Neonatal Vomiting/Rule Out Pyloric Stenosis
    13. Retroperitoneal Mass
    14. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    15. Localize Intrauterine Device
    16. PID
    17. Infertility
    18. Ovarian Mass
    19. Uncertain Last Menstrual Period/Pregnancy Dating
    20. Size Greater Than Dates
    21. Size Less Than Dates
    22. Bleeding with Pregnancy
    23. Multiple Gestation
    24. Elevated AFP
    25. Genetic Testing
    26. Fetal Anomaly
    27. Abnormal Fetal Echo
    28. Breast Mass
    29. Scrotal Mass/Scrotal Pain
    30. Neck Mass
    31. Elevated PSA
    32. Hip Dysplasia
    33. Premature Birth: Rule Out Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage
    34. NEW! Neonatal Spinal Dimple: Rule Out Tethered Cord
    35. Carotid Artery Disease
    36. Leg Pain/Rule Out DVT
    37. New! Claudication/Peripheral Arterial Disease

    Details

    No. of pages:
    528
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2014
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323091640
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323243599

    About the authors

    Charlotte Henningsen

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Chair and Professor, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Department, Orlando, FL

    Kathryn Kuntz

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Assistant Professor, Radiology Electronic Curriculum Coordinator Sonography Program Mayo Clinic Adjunct Faculty Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences Orlando, FL President SEAC, Inc Sonography Education & Accreditation Consulting, Inc

    Diane Youngs

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Program Director Mayo School of Health Sciences Sonography Program Assistant Professor of Radiology College of Medicine Rochester, Minnesota