Abdominal Ultrasound E-Book

How, Why and When

Author: Jane A. Smith (formerly Bates)

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982468

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 4277

Ultrasound continues to be one of the most important diagnostic tools in medicine and is used by a wide range of healthcare professionals across many applications. This book provides a practical, clinically relevant guide for all practitioners working in the field of abdominal ultrasound. Its aim is to enable the operator to maximize the diagnostic information and recognize the limitations of ultrasound scans. Accessible, step-by-step approach Covers the basic related anatomy, technique and ultrasound appearances together with the most common pathological processes Written at a level suitable for both students and practitioners This new edition features: 4-colour figures throughout New chapters on 'Ultrasound in infectious diseases' and 'Safety and musculoskeletal disorders Expanded sections on the bowel, and Contrast agent techniques.

Abdominal Ultrasound

Author: Mike Stocksley

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781900151665

Category: Medical

Page: 286

View: 2193

This book provides a detailed, accessible guide to the techniques and diagnostic applications of ultrasound to the abdomen.

Abdominal Ultrasound, An Issue of Ultrasound Clinics,

Author: Wui K. Chong

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323326374

Category: Medical

Page: 305

View: 3573

Abdominal Ultrasound is comprehensively reviewed by guest editor Wui K. Chong and authors. Articles will include: Ultrasound of the Liver and Spleen; Ultrasound of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tree; Doppler US of the Liver, Portal Hypertension, and TIPS; Contrast evaluation of liver masses; Elastography of the Abdomen; The Role of Sonography in Liver Transplantation; Renal Ultrasound; Ultrasound of the Renal Transplant; Sonography of the Retroperitoneum; Ultrasound Assessment of the Aorta and Mesenteric Arteries; Sonography of the Bowel; Ultrasound of the Abdominal Wall; Ultrasound-Guided Intervention in the Abdomen and Pelvis, and more!

Abdominal Ultrasound

How, why and when

Author: Jane A. Bates

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 284

View: 2766

As more and more practitioners are relying on ultrasound as an accepted, safe, and cost-effective diagnostic tool in everyday practice, its use in diagnosing abdominal problems is quickly increasing. This up-to-date edition includes coverage of basic anatomy, technique, and ultrasound appearances, in addition to the most common pathological processes. It serves as both a practical, clinically relevant manual and resource for professionals, as well as an invaluable textbook for students entering the field. Over 500 illustrations and high-quality scans clearly show abdominal anatomy. Practical and clinically relevant coverage addresses the concerns of both practitioners and students. Succinct, comprehensive chapters convey important points. Updated content and references reflect the most current, expert practice. Many full-color illustrations throughout provide true-to-life images of clinical conditions.

Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound - E-Book

Author: John S. Mattoon,Thomas G. Nyland

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242960

Category: Medical

Page: 680

View: 4814

Now in full-color with over 750 vivid images located near their text descriptions, Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound, 3rd Edition is the must-have resource for coverage of the basic principles of ultrasonography in small animal medical care. Using a logical body-systems approach, where chapters are organized from "head to tail," this third edition offers completely revised and up-to-date information regarding the latest techniques, applications, and developments in ultrasonography including expanded coverage of Doppler imaging principles and new gross anatomic and pathological specimen images. Also new to this edition are 100 video clips (housed on a companion website) that demonstrate normal and abnormal conditions as they appear in ultrasound scans. "This is the book that any clinician that has interest in veterinary diagnostic imaging should have." Reviewed by Denis Novak on behalf of European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, June 2015 "There will be very few clinicians who will fail to learn something new within a few minutes of opening it." Reviewed by Louise McLean on behalf of Veterinary Record, July 2015 Video clips accessible on the accompanying website allows the ultrasonographer to visualise organs in motion. The real stuff!" Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Royal Canin: Vets Today, July 2015 Head-to-tail chapter organization makes finding specific information quick and easy. The most up-to-date ultrasound imaging techniques ensure you stay on top of the industry. Online glossary contains over 400 terms offer a more complete understanding of ultrasonography. NEW! Color Design includes over 750 images appearing near their text mentions. NEW! Approximately 100 video clips located on the companion website demonstrate conditions as they appear to an ultrasonographer. NEW! Updated and expanded coverage of Doppler imaging principles and applications, including non-cardiac organs and abdominal vasculature, keep you up to date in this critical area. NEW! Gross anatomic and pathological specimen images accompany the ultrasound images to help orient you to the tissues under study.

Point of Care Ultrasound E-book

Author: Nilam J Soni,Robert Arntfield,Pierre Kory

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323262589

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 679

With portable, hand-carried ultrasound devices being more frequently implemented in medicine today, Point-of-Care Ultrasound will be a welcome resource for any physician or health care practitioner looking to further their knowledge and skills in point-of-care ultrasound. This comprehensive, portable handbook offers an easy-access format that provides comprehensive, non-specialty-specific guidance on this ever-evolving technology. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Access all the facts with focused chapters covering a diverse range of topics, as well as case-based examples that include ultrasound scans. Understand the pearls and pitfalls of point-of-care ultrasound through contributions from experts at more than 30 institutions. View techniques more clearly than ever before. Illustrations and photos include transducer position, cross-sectional anatomy, ultrasound cross sections, and ultrasound images.

Abdominal Ultrasound

A Practitioner's Guide

Author: Kathryn A. Gill

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721681313

Category: Medical

Page: 474

View: 1219

This book focuses on what the practitioner needs to know on a daily basis, Abdominal Ultrasound provides clinical instruction and review of diagnostic ultrasonography exams of the abdomen and superficial structures. This practical guide includes tips on how to obtain and interpret images. Professional guidelines and self assessment sections highlight this full-color, clinically focused text. Divided into three parts, it covers introductory material, organs, and emerging trends in abdominal sonography.

Vascular Ultrasound E-Book

How, Why and When

Author: Abigail Thrush,Timothy Hartshorne

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982573

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 5620

This book provides an understanding of the underlying scientific principles in the production of B-mode and Colour Flow imaging and Spectral Doppler sonograms. A basic description of common vascular diseases is given along with a practical guide as to how ultrasound is used to detect and quantify the disease. Possible treatments of common vascular diseases and disorders are outlined. Ultrasound is often used in post-treatment assessment and this is also discussed. The role of ultrasound in the formation and follow-up of haemodialysis access is a growing field and is covered in detail. Practical step-by-step guide to peripheral vascular ultrasound. Explains the basic scientific principles of ultrasound instrumention and blood flow. Fully illustrated with 175 black and white scans, 150 colour scans and 220 black and white and colour line drawings. Contributions from leading names in peripheral vascular ultrasound. Accompanying DVD includes cine loops of ultrasound scans in normal and diseased vessels and of optimum scans to show potential pitfalls and common mistakes. Four new chapters and two new contributors, both clinical lecturers in vascular ultrasound. New chapter on treatment techniques of particular interest to vascular surgeons who increasingly are required to learn basic scanning skills. Sections on ultrasound instrumentation updated to cover new developments in equipment such as broadband colour imaging. Current practices in all the vascular ultrasound applications covered are reviewed and updated.

Practical Musculoskeletal Ultrasound E-Book

Author: Eugene McNally

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455774049

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 2487

Apply all of the latest knowledge in MSK ultrasound with expanded coverage of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, foot, and ankle, as well as interventional radiology techniques. Make the most definite interpretations and diagnoses with help from hundreds of new line drawings and scans. Reference differential diagnosis tables to quickly deduce the most likely clinical problem being assessed.

Pediatric Ultrasound E-Book

How, Why and When

Author: Rose de Bruyn,Kassa Darge

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982484

Category: Medical

Page: 404

View: 3970

Pediatric ultrasound is different to adult ultrasound in all respects. The equipment chosen for pediatric work has different requirements, the technique of scanning is different, the normal anatomy changes throughout childhood and the pathology encountered in childhood are unique to children. This book addresses the 'how', 'why' and 'when' of pediatric ultrasound. Each chapter begins with the 'how': how to scan and what special techniques or tricks to use when scanning children. The 'why' and 'when' discuss the pathology and use of other imaging modalities - an essential skill in pediatric radiology where the limitation of both radiation exposure and number of examinations is of paramount importance. Accessible, step-by-step approach Covers the practical aspects of scanning, as well as the role, value and limitations of ultrasound in diagnosing different diseases Written at a level suitable for both students and practitioners

Abdominal Imaging E-Book

Expert Radiology Series

Author: Dushyant V Sahani,Anthony E Samir

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455740330

Category: Medical

Page: 1600

View: 1501

Abdominal Imaging, a title in the Expert Radiology Series, edited by Drs. Dushyant Sahani and Anthony Samir, is a comprehensive reference that encompasses both GI and GU radiology. It provides richly illustrated, advanced guidance to help you overcome the full range of diagnostic, therapeutic, and interventional challenges in abdominal imaging and combines an image-rich, easy-to-use format with the greater depth that experienced practitioners need. Select the best imaging approaches and effectively interpret your findings by comparing them to thousands of images that represent every modality and every type of abdominal imaging. Find detailed, expert guidance on all diagnostic, therapeutic, and interventional aspects of abdominal imaging in one authoritative source, including challenging topics such as Oncologic Assessment of Tumor Response and How to Scan a Difficult Patient. Efficiently locate the information you need with a highly templated, well-organized, at-a-glance organization.

Handbook of Small Animal Radiological Differential Diagnosis E-Book

Author: Ruth Dennis,Robert M. Kirberger,Frances Barr,Robert H. Wrigley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048798

Category: Medical

Page: 382

View: 7524

The Handbook of Small Animal Radiology and Ultrasound: Techniques and Differential Diagnoses provides a user-friendly reference for a wide range of radiographic and ultrasonographic findings in dogs and cats. Key features Enables successful and clear interpretation of radiographs and ultrasonograms Offers clearly sequenced text arrangement from the identification of the radiographic or sonographic abnormalities to a list of subsequent considerations for each sign Prioritizes different clinical findings to tailor further diagnostic tests or therapeutic interventions Takes imaging abnormalities from the descriptive to the interpretative New to this edition Colour throughout enhances user-friendliness Many new conditions Extra illustrations show techniques and normal anatomy Additional information on techniques, normal appearance and disease processes Expanded Further Reading sections This book is intended for all users of small animal diagnostic imaging, from radiologists through to general practitioners to veterinary students, and will be an invaluable supplement to existing references in the subject.

Problem Solving in Abdominal Imaging E-Book

Author: Neal C. Dalrymple,John R. Leyendecker,Michael Oliphant

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323076173

Category: Medical

Page: 686

View: 2954

Elsevier’s new Problem Solving in Abdominal Imaging offers you a concise, practical, and instructional approach to your most common imaging questions. It presents basic principles of problem solving to apply to imaging the abdominal and pelvic organs, gastrointestinal tract, and genitourinary tract. Inside, you’ll find expert guidance on how to accurately read what you see, and how to perform critical techniques including biopsy and percutaneous drainage. User-friendly features, such as tables and boxes, tips, pitfalls, and rules of thumb, place today’s best practices at your fingertips. A full-color design, including more than 700 high-quality images, highlights critical elements and compliments the text, to enhance your understanding. Provides problem-solving advice to help you find abnormalities and accurately identify what you see. Presents a section devoted to clinical scenarios—organized by presenting signs or disease processes—covering those you’re most likely to encounter in daily practice. Includes tips for optimization of the most common advanced imaging techniques used for the abdominal and pelvic regions—with general indications for use and special situations—to help you make the most of each modality. Offers step-by-step guidance that will help you safely approach challenging abdominal interventions, reduce complications, and improve outcomes. Features tables and boxes, tips, pitfalls, and other teaching points for easy reference. Incorporates high-quality images and a full-color design that illuminate important elements.

Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference - eBook

Author: Kathleen Deska Pagana,Timothy J. Pagana

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323080146

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

View: 7270

Access the clinically relevant information you need easily in any setting with Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 10th Edition. This bestselling handbook provides concise coverage of tests without sacrificing important details. Each test entry includes, where relevant, alternate or abbreviated test names; type of test; normal findings; possible critical values; test explanation and related physiology; contraindications; potential complications; interfering factors; procedure and patient care (before, during, and after); and abnormal findings. Related tests are extensively cross-referenced throughout the book. With its simple format and portable size, this is a handy reference you'll always want by your side. Tests are organized alphabetically with A-to-Z thumb tabs for quick reference. UNIQUE! Each test entry begins on a new page, making tests easy to find. Normal findings for adult (male and female), elderly, and pediatric patients are included where applicable to provide complete clinical data. Possible critical values are highlighted to alert you to situations requiring immediate intervention. Symbol next to drug-related interfering factors alerts you to the effects of pharmacologic agents on tests. Increased and decreased abnormal findings are highlighted with directional arrows. Icon for patient teaching-related care indicates information to share with patients and their families. UNIQUE! Each test concludes with a Notes section where you can add your own information. User's Guide to Test Preparation and Performance provides an overview and guidelines for each type of laboratory test and diagnostic procedure to ensure safety and accuracy. Lists of tests by body system and test type allow you to quickly locate related studies. Abbreviations for tests are listed inside the front and back covers, and symbols and units of measurement are listed in an appendix. UNIQUE! Durable cover with round edges helps prevent the book from being damaged and makes it easier to handle. ~ 32 NEW tests, including age-related macular degeneration risk analysis, cell culture drug resistance testing, flourescein angiography, HIV drug resistance testing, urea breath test, virus testing, and Vitamin D testing, present the latest information on diagnostic and laboratory testing.

Diagnostic Imaging for the Emergency Physician

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Author: Joshua Broder

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437735878

Category: Medical

Page: 688

View: 7479

Diagnostic Imaging for the Emergency Physician, written and edited by a practicing emergency physician for emergency physicians, takes a step-by-step approach to the selection and interpretation of commonly ordered diagnostic imaging tests. Dr. Joshua Broder presents validated clinical decision rules, describes time-efficient approaches for the emergency physician to identify critical radiographic findings that impact clinical management and discusses hot topics such as radiation risks, oral and IV contrast in abdominal CT, MRI versus CT for occult hip injury, and more. Diagnostic Imaging for the Emergency Physician has been awarded a 2011 PROSE Award for Excellence for the best new publication in Clinical Medicine. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Choose the best test for each indication through clear explanations of the "how" and "why" behind emergency imaging. Interpret head, spine, chest, and abdominal CT images using a detailed and efficient approach to time-sensitive emergency findings. Stay on top of current developments in the field, including evidence-based analysis of tough controversies - such as indications for oral and IV contrast in abdominal CT and MRI versus CT for occult hip injury; high-risk pathology that can be missed by routine diagnostic imaging - including subarachnoid hemorrhage, bowel injury, mesenteric ischemia, and scaphoid fractures; radiation risks of diagnostic imaging - with practical summaries balancing the need for emergency diagnosis against long-terms risks; and more. Optimize diagnosis through evidence-based guidelines that assist you in discussions with radiologists, coverage of the limits of "negative" or "normal" imaging studies for safe discharge, indications for contrast, and validated clinical decision rules that allow reduced use of diagnostic imaging. Clearly recognize findings and anatomy on radiographs for all major diagnostic modalities used in emergency medicine from more than 1000 images. Find information quickly and easily with streamlined content specific to emergency medicine written and edited by an emergency physician and organized by body system.

Principles of Vascular and Intravascular Ultrasound E-Book

Author: Stuart J. Hutchison,Katherine C. Holmes

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437703577

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 1714

Principles of Vascular and Intravascular Ultrasound—a title in the Principles of Cardiovascular Imaging series—has everything you need to successfully obtain and interpret vascular ultrasound images. Stuart J. Hutchison—a premier cardiac imaging specialist—explains the dos and don’ts of ultrasound so you get the best images and avoid artifacts. Get only the coverage you need with clinically oriented, practical information presented in a consistent format that makes finding everything quick and easy. Focuses on clinically oriented and practical information so that you get only the coverage that you need. Explains how to obtain the best image quality and avoid artifacts through instructions on how to and how not to perform vascular ultrasound. Provides excellent visual guidance through high-quality images—many in color—that reinforce the quality of information in the text. Includes numerous tables with useful values and settings to help you master probe settings and measurements. Presents material in a consistent format that makes it easy to find information.

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine - eBook

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger,Edward C. Feldman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437702821

Category: Medical

Page: 2208

View: 7851

Now in its 7th edition, this popular, must-have text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. The internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats, as well as the latest information on the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, cancer vaccines, and more. The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of an Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable information available, you’ll always be at the forefront of veterinary care! Fully searchable online text provides fast, easy access to the most reliable information in the field. More than 150 clinical algorithms throughout the text aid in disease-identification and decision-making. Expanded online chapter content enhances your understanding through additional text, illustrations, tables, and boxes. Hyperlinked client information sheets streamline reference of specific conditions and enhance communication with clients. Extensive online reference list directs you to full-text PubMed abstracts for additional research. Thoroughly updated and expanded content, including 90 new chapters, addresses the latest developments across the full spectrum of small animal care. Companion Expert Consult website enhances your learning experience with the ability to search the entire electronic text instantly for easy reference. Expert Consult also gives you instant access to: More than 150 procedural videos that guide you step-by-step through essential procedures. Audio files that help you identify heart abnormalities by their sound.

Emergency Medicine, An Issue of Ultrasound Clinics,

Author: Mike Blaivas

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290213

Category: Medical

Page: 209

View: 1126

Emergency Ultrasound is comprehensively reviewed by guest editors Michael Blaivas and Srikar Adhikari. Articles will include: introduction, history and progress of emergency ultrasound; airway and thoracic ultrasound; procedural guidance with ultrasound in the emergency patient; pearls and pitfalls: common ultrasound applications and risk management strategies; ultrasound protocol use in the evaluation of an unstable patient; pediatric emergency ultrasound; pelvic ultrasound; focused cardiac ultrasound in the emergent patient; vascular ultrasound in emergency medicine; symptom-based ultrasound; ENT ultrasound; superficial and MSK ultrasound: select applications, and more!

Diagnostic Radiology and Ultrasonography of the Dog and Cat - E-Book

Author: J. Kevin Kealy,Hester McAllister,John P. Graham

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437711820

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 764

Interpret diagnostic images accurately with Diagnostic Radiology and Ultrasonography of the Dog and Cat, 5th Edition. Written by veterinary experts J. Kevin Kealy, Hester McAllister, and John P. Graham, this concise guide covers the principles of diagnostic radiology and ultransonography and includes clear, complete instruction in image interpretation. It illustrates the normal anatomy of body systems, and then uses numbered points to describe radiologic signs of abnormalities. It also includes descriptions of the ultrasonographic appearance of many conditions in dogs and cats. Updated with the latest on digital imaging, CT, MR, and nuclear medicine, and showing how to avoid common errors in interpretation, this book is exactly what you need to refine your diagnostic and treatment planning skills! Hundreds of detailed radiographs and ultrasonograms clearly illustrate principles, aid comprehension, and help you accurately interpret your own films. The normal anatomy and appearance for each body system is included so you can identify deviations from normal, such as traumatic and pathologic changes. Coverage of the most common disorders associated with each body system help you interpret common and uncommon problems. Coverage of radiographic principles and procedures includes density, contrast, detail, and technique, so you can produce the high-quality films necessary for accurate diagnosis. Clinical signs help you arrive at a clinical diagnosis. An emphasis on developing a standardized approach to viewing radiographs and ultrasonograms ensures that you do not overlook elements of the image that may affect proper diagnosis. Complete coverage of diagnostic imaging of small animals includes all modalities and echocardiography, all in a comprehensive, single-source reference. Discussions of ultrasound-guided biopsy technique help you perform one of the most useful, minimally invasive diagnostic procedures. Single chapters cover all aspects of specific body compartments and systems for a logical organization and easy cross-referencing. Coverage of different imaging modalities for individual diseases/disorders is closely integrated in the text and allows easier comprehension. A consistent style, terminology, and content results from the fact that all chapters are written by the same authors.

Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference

Author: Kathleen Deska Pagana,Timothy J. Pagana,Theresa N Pagana

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323225926

Category: Medical

Page: 1104

View: 5486

Get fast access to important diagnostic tests and procedures with Mosby’s Diagnostic & Laboratory Test Reference, 12th Edition by Kathleen Deska Pagana, Timothy J. Pagana, and Theresa N. Pagana. In this bestselling handbook, concise test entries are arranged alphabetically and reflect the latest in research and diagnostic testing. Each test entry includes vital information such as type of test, alternate or abbreviated test names, test explanation, normal and abnormal findings, possible critical values, contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, and patient care. To simplify lookup, related tests are cross-referenced. A compact size, durable cover, and A-to-Z thumb tabs make this book ideal for quick reference on the job. Alphabetically organized tests offer quick reference with A-to-Z thumb tabs, so you’ll never have to search for a test by having to first determine its correct category or body system. UNIQUE! Each test entry begins on a new page, making tests easy to find. User’s Guide to Test Preparation and Performance provides an overview and guidelines for each type of laboratory test and diagnostic procedure, so you can minimize worry about having to repeat a test due to an error. Normal findings for adult (male and female), elderly, and pediatric patients are included where applicable. Increased and decreased abnormal findings are highlighted with directional arrows. Possible critical values are highlighted to alert you to situations requiring immediate intervention. Patient care sections provide step-by-step instructions for care before, during, and after the test. Symbol next to drug-related interfering factors alerts you to the effects of pharmacologic agents on tests. Lists of tests by body system and test type make it easy to cross-reference related studies. Abbreviations for tests are listed in the front and the back of the book, and symbols and units of measurement are listed in an appendix. A durable cover with round edges helps prevent the book from being damaged and makes it easier to handle. UPDATED coverage reflects current research relating to accuracy of testing, diagnostic values of results, and the patient care and education associated with each test. 14 NEW test entries present the latest tests and procedures with an emphasis on new, more affordable (and thus more common) genetic tests.