A Sonographer's Guide to the Assessment of Heart Disease
Author: Anderson, Bonita
Brand: Cardiotext Inc
Number Of Pages: 505
Release Date: 01-11-2013
Details: Product Description Written by a sonographer for sonographers, this text primarily discusses the role of echocardiography in the assessment of heart diseases. The book is mostly designed for students of echocardiography, teachers of echocardiography and cardiac sonographers working in routine clinical practice, but will also be very useful to echocardiologists and cardiac registrars. The goal of the text is to provide a comprehensive review of transthoracic echocardiography in the assessment of various cardiac pathologies. Refresher notes on cardiac anatomy and the relevant cardiac physiology and pathophysiology are included to expand the cardiac sonographer's knowledge in this area and further their understanding of various diseases, disease processes and associated findings. This comprehensive text is supported by over 720 figures including over 1,200 echo images, over 130 pathological photos and many illustrations. It also includes several appendices, numerous tables and technical tips which highlight key concepts. Hard-cover bound with 507 printed pages, this text is ready to be adopted as any sonographer's constant companion while dealing with the many challenges that arise in performing an echocardiographic examination. About the Author Author of the popular "Echocardiography: the Normal Examination and Echocardiographic Measurements", Bonita Anderson is currently Senior Lecturer in Cardiac Ultrasound at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. Bonita has over 30 years experience as a sonographer and educator in echocardiography at The Prince Charles Hospital, also in Brisbane. An Accredited Medical Sonographer, Bonita holds a Diploma in Medical Ultrasonography (Cardiac) and a Master of Applied Science (Medical Ultrasound). A popular international lecturer in echocardiography, Bonita is often complimented on her ability to explain complex concepts in an easy-to-understand manner.
Package Dimensions: 11.7 x 8.5 x 1.2 inches