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Medicine > Cardiology
Point-of-Care Echocardiography: A Clinical Case-Based Visual Guide
Naqvi, Tasneem
ISBN 13: 
9780323612845
ISBN 10: 
0323612849
Category: 
Cardiology
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Elsevier Health Science
Publication Date: 
12/2021
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Not Yet Published
Imprint: 
Elsevier
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Pages: 
352
Weight: 
2
Retail Price: 
99.99 (Tentative Price May Change)
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Synopsis:
Easy-to-use, handheld echocardiographic equipment has recently become a reliable, faster, lower-cost initial assessment option for cardiologists and other healthcare providers. Point-of-Care Echocardiography: A Case-Based Visual Guide clearly explains and demonstrates how to incorporate and effectively employ this new technology in your practice. Real-life images from actual outpatient consultations and in-patient evaluations provide step-by-step guidance on using handheld echo to arrive at a definitive diagnosis and/or to exclude other possible diagnoses.
  • Focuses on the use and application of the latest handheld echocardiography devices for screening and initial diagnosis at the point of care.?
  • Includes clinical case studies with history, physical exam, and step-by-step instructions on interpreting a wide range of normal and abnormal cardiac findings.?
  • Provides an overview of cardiac and vascular anatomy and physiology, an overview of the ultrasound imaging technique, and imaging tips, nuances, and limitations of handheld systems.?
  • Covers normal and abnormal findings, diagnostic tips, and when to refer for further study.
  • Features 150 echocardiographic images and more than 275 videos depicting point-of-care echo use and clinical findings.
  • Discusses and demonstrates how to perform transthoracic echocardiography and imaging assessment of vascular connections to the heart, ultrasound imaging to detect pericardial and pleural effusion, echo imaging during pericardiocentesis, and much more.?
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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