Clinical Echocardiography Review
Author: Klein MD FRCP(C) FACC FAHA, Allan L.
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Number Of Pages: 576
Release Date: 26-04-2017
Details: Product Description Clinical Echocardiography Review: A Self-Assessment Tool, Second Edition features over 1100 self-assessment questions to keep you up to date with the latest advances and clinical applications in the field. Written by national and international experts from the Cleveland Clinic and other leading institutions, this best-selling review tool offers a self-paced, highly effective way to assess and expand your knowledge of echocardiography and improve comprehension and retention of vital information. Key Features: Over 1100 self-assessment questions with answers, many based on interpretation of sample images, make this the largest question-and-answer review in echocardiography. Over 340 online video clips enable readers to review real-life case studies to build knowledge for clinical use. Fully updated throughout, with many new questions and answers, new images, and updated videos to keep you current. Complete coverage includes basics such as physics, artifacts, M-mode and Doppler echocardiography; clinically oriented topics such as atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, and pericardial diseases; as well as dyssynchrony, 3D and strain evaluation and newer technologies such as LVAD and interventional echocardiography. Focus on congenital heart disease helps improve clinical diagnosis of these abnormalities. Special sections on valvular heart disease including prosthetic valves highlights the echocardiographic appearance of valve problems to speed diagnosis. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic interpretation throughout, benefitting cardiologists, fellows, anesthesiologists, and sonographers at every level of expertise. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click Review "This is an outstanding reviewfor cardiology providers who are interested in clinical echocardiography." "question-based format makes it ideal for test preparation purposes." "helpful to cardiology fellows, general cardiologists, and any cardiologists interested in clinical cardiovascular imaging. It would also be useful for anyone preparing for the clinical echocardiography board exam." "covers high-yield topics in clinical echocardiography" "1,100 questions and 340 online video clips and it touches on basic physics, artifacts, M-Mode, and Doppler echocardiography among many other topics. It also covers numerous disease processes including atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, and cardiomyopathies." "The first edition was well received and this update has the potential to be as popular as its predecessor." Doody's Star Rating ®: 3 stars Score: 88 -Doodys Publishers' Club, Friday, May 12, 2017 About the Author Allan Klein, MD, is the Director of Cardiovascular Imaging Research, Director of the Center for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pericardial Diseases, and a staff cardiologist in the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, at the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. He is also the Course Director for Diastology and Contrast Echo & New Technologies Courses—currently his 15th annual course. He is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine. His specialty interests include cardiovascular imaging (echocardiography, cardiac MR and computed tomography); pericardial diseases; restrictive car
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