Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Bulwer, Bernard E.; Rivero, Jose M.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 94
Developed for medical students, residents, cardiologists, and sonographers, and presenting a comprehensive, easy-to-understand, and practical guide to the performance and interpretation of the transthoracic examination
Featuring nearly 1,000 anatomically accurate illustrations and images, this outstanding guide presents a step-by-step assessment of cardiac structure and function. It summarizes normal and abnormal findings of cardiac chamber and valvular structure and function. This unrivaled work has the information you need to accurately perform and interpret the comprehensive transthoracic echocardiography examination.
Key features include:
* Practical step-by-step approach to the transthoracic examination
* Accurate depictions of echocardiographic anatomy
* Basic principles of ultrasonography
* Illustrated charts summarizing normal and abnormal cardiac structure and function