Key Features

  • The text covers the basic concepts of how ultrasound works and looks at practical aspects of how to perform an echo.
  • It examines both normal function as well as the whole range of pathologies encountered in day-to-day clinical practice.
  • There is particular emphasis on how to report your interpretation of the echo findings.
  • The book is highly illustrated throughout with real examples many of which are available to view in dynamic form on the Expert Consult platform, thus offering a comprehensive library of echo movies.
  • The text is fully up to date with the latest recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography as well as equivalents from the British Society of Echocardiography
  • 100 self-assessment cases on the Expert Consult platform test knowledge and interpretation skills and are aimed at BSE accreditation exam level

Table of Contents

  • Getting started
  • The cardiac chambers
  • The valves
  • Inside and outside the heart
  • Approach to examining and reporting
  • Appendices of normal values and useful formulae.

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780702045523
Electronic ISBN:
9780702045547