Essentials of Sonography and Patient Care - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781437735451, 9781455755158

Essentials of Sonography and Patient Care

3rd Edition

Authors: M. Robert de Jong M. Robert de Jong
Paperback ISBN: 9781437735451
eBook ISBN: 9781455755158
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 17th May 2012
Page Count: 320
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Description

1. The Origins and Evolution of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

2. The Sonographer as Student

3. Communication and Critical Thinking Skills

4. Sonographer Safety Issues

5. Medical Techniques and Patient Care

6. Clinical Assessments and Sonographic Procedures

7. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Sonography

8. Sound Futures

9. Professional Development and Leadership Qualities

Appendices

A: Patient Care Partnership: Understanding Expectations, Rights, and Responsibilities

B: Clinical Laboratory Tests

C: Common Medical Abbreviations

D: Medical Terminology

E: Spanish Phrases for Sonographers

F: NEW! Professional Organizations and Agencies

Illustration Credits

Glossary

Key Features

  • Scanning protocols for the four major clinical specialty exams detail what constitutes a complete sonographic examination.
  • Thorough, step-by-step presentation of patient care in a sonography setting teaches you how to perform basic medical techniques and interact with patients.
  • Sonographer Safety Issues chapter explains how to scan with proper scanning technique and posture to avoid repetitive-motion musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Note boxes add information on applying concepts to the clinical setting.
  • HIPAA information provides the knowledge you need to comply with federal law.
  • Objectives and key terms introduce each chapter's important content.
  • Chapter summaries simplify study and review by recapping the most important points.
  • Glossary of Spanish phrases covers common instructions for better communication with Spanish-speaking patients.

Table of Contents

1. The Origins and Evolution of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

2. The Sonographer as Student

3. Communication and Critical Thinking Skills

4. Sonographer Safety Issues

5. Medical Techniques and Patient Care

6. Clinical Assessments and Sonographic Procedures

7. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Sonography

8. Sound Futures

9. Professional Development and Leadership Qualities

Appendices

A: Patient Care Partnership: Understanding Expectations, Rights, and Responsibilities

B: Clinical Laboratory Tests

C: Common Medical Abbreviations

D: Medical Terminology

E: Spanish Phrases for Sonographers

F: NEW! Professional Organizations and Agencies

Illustration Credits

Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9781437735451
eBook ISBN:
9781455755158
eBook ISBN:
9781437735468
eBook ISBN:
9780323277778

About the Author

M. Robert de Jong

Affiliations and Expertise

Radiology Technical Manager, Ultrasound The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science The Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, Maryland

M. Robert de Jong

Affiliations and Expertise

Radiology Technical Manager, Ultrasound The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science The Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, Maryland