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Title Questions, tricks, and tips for the echocardiography boards / [edited by] Vincent L. Sorrell, Sasanka Jayasuriya
Edition 1st ed
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, ©2015


Description 1 online resource (xi, 483 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Section I. Introduction -- section II. Physical principles of ultrasound -- section III. The echo examination -- section IV. Valvular heart disease -- section V. Ventricular size and function -- section VI. Coronary artery disease -- section VII. Cardiomyopathies -- section VIII. Congenital heart disease and fetal echocardiography -- section IX. Cardiac masses -- section X. Pericardial disease -- section XI. Aorta -- section XII. Newer applications -- section XIII. Multimodal imaging concepts as they relate to echocardiography
Summary This study guide is designed to sharpen echocardiography knowledge and hone test-taking skills. Armed with questions mimicking the exact style of the ASC exam and composed by clinicians who have previously passed it, this guide helps to develop higher-level thinking and derivative knowledge, and to understand case-based questions in a clinically meaningful way
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes "Written by fellows who have taken and passed the Board examination in echocardiography, Questions, Tricks, and Tips for the Echocardiography Boards offers the hands-on advice readers need to build confidence and maximize scores. Written in a logical progression, this review takes the reader from the physics of echo, to how to perform an exam, to specific cardiac diseases and pathologies. Each question in this guide is compiled in a way to allow readers to structure their review by topic based on their own strengths and weaknesses. Over 690 questions and answers provide abundant opportunities for self-paced review. Questions based on the most recent board examination ensure current content. Handy tips and tricks save time, reduce anxiety, and optimize exam performance."--Provided by publisher
Subject Echocardiography -- Examinations, questions, etc
Heart -- Imaging -- Examinations, questions, etc
Heart Diseases -- diagnostic imaging
Heart -- Imaging.
Genre/Form Examinations.
Form Electronic book
Author Sorrell, Vincent L
Jayasuriya, Sasanka
LC no. 2013049979
ISBN 9781451176322