Echocardiography Board Review
400 Multiple Choice Questions With DiscussioneBook - 2007
Obtaining an echocardiogram is a complex procedure with a need for constant enhancement and improvement of skills in the area for both ultrasound technician and physician. Owing to the increasing complexity of the echocardiogram and its interpretation, upon which patient care heavily relies, various professional bodies have been introducing competency exams. This unique book has been designed to assist new trainees as well as more experienced technicians and physicians in preparing for competency exams for certification purposes. It provides easy to use revision material in the form of multiple choice questions with clearly explained answers. It uses a unique approach to echocardiography in a question and answer format; the questions are predominantly case studies. It features 400 questions with answers and explanations. The scope of the questions in the book is broad, including areas such as applied ultrasound physics, haemodynamics, valvular problems, ischaemic heart disease, congenital heart diseases, intraoperative or surgical echocardiography, pericardial diseases and cardiac masses. It is useful for test preparation and is easy to read and understand. It complements standard textbook reading and is written by experienced academic echocardiographers involved in teaching echocardiography every day. It contains over 200 still images to enhance the learning process.
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Ă2007
Characteristics: 1 online resource (188 pages)