- Filename: vascular-technology-review.
- ISBN: OCLC:318114664
- Release Date: 2009
- Number of pages: 530
- Author: Donald P. Ridgway
Your complete, one-stop guide to passing the Vascular Technology boards Vascular Technology Examination PREP is packed with everything you need to know to ace the ARDMS® Vascular Technology registry exam. Covering all aspects of vascular disease and testing, this unparalleled review book combines a rigorous grounding in vascular principles with high-yield review questions that boost comprehension and retention. Major sections of the book survey each vascular region, including cerebrovascular, venous, peripheral arterial, and abdominal/visceral, while every chapter contains a full list of questions with answers and explanations. To further reinforce core concepts, Vascular Technology Examination PREP features full color illustrations, tables, and sonographic images throughout every chapter. Also included is a chapter covering the latest perspectives in quality assurance, with detailed information on patient and practitioner safety guidelines. Whether you are a seasoned or beginning sonographer, you can count on this indispensable, all-in-one learning tool to help you thoroughly understand the role and specific duties of a vascular technologist—and gear up for success on exam day. Features of Vascular Technology Examination PREP · The most in-depth review for the Vascular Technology boards available—also ideal as a clinical point-of-reference for practitioners · Vascular region sections follow the outline of the registry exam, which covers hemodynamics and vascular anatomy, pathology, patient assessment and integration of data, protocols, interpretation of results, treatments, and related vascular system testing · Enhanced by more than 500 illustrations and sonographic images · Includes 600 chapter review questions with detailed answer explanations and a 120-question practice test at the end of the book · Essential for Vascular Technology certification or recertification
Secrets of the ARDMS Vascular Technology Exam helps you ace the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Secrets of the ARDMS Vascular Technology Exam study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Secrets of the ARDMS Vascular Technology Exam includes: The 5 Secret Keys to ARDMS Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Venous hemodynamics, Pressure gradients, External carotid artery, Internal carotid artery, Circle of Willis, Cerebrovascular blood flow, Poiseuille's law, Stenosis, Lower peripheral venous system, Cerebral veins, Abdominal veins, Hydrostatic pressure, External iliac artery, Kinetic and potential energy, Transient ischemic attack, Reversible ischemic neurologic deficit, Vertebrobasilar insufficiency, Stroke, Atherosclerosis, and much more... Disclaimer: The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Inc. (ARDMS) does not endorse this product nor is the ARDMS affiliated in any way with the owner or any content related to this website.
A rigorous review for the Vascular Technology examination Vascular Technology Examination PREP summarizes the entire vascular technology curriculum in a concise, engaging narrative that makes it easy for students to understand and retain key concepts. Major sections of the book are devoted to reviewing each vascular region, including cerebrovascular, venous, peripheral arterial, and abdominal/visceral. Vascular region sections are broken down in the core components of the registry examination, and include anatomy and hemodynamics, pathology, interpretation and assessment, protocol guidelines and imaging techniques, and treatments. Also included is a chapter covering the latest in quality assurance, with detailed information on patient and practitioner safety guidelines. Each section of the book is followed by review questions and answers that include detailed explanations. Enhanced by more than 500 illustrations and clinical images Includes 600 chapter review questions with detailed answer explanations and a 120-question practice test at the end of the book Essential for Vascular Technology certification or recertification
Learn how diagnostic ultrasound works, and find out how to properly handle artifacts, scan safely, evaluate instrument performance, and prepare for registry examinations, with the market-leading Sonography Principles and Instruments, 9th Edition. It concisely and comprehensively covers the essential aspects of ultrasound physics and instrumentation like Doppler, artifacts, safety, quality assurance, and the newest technology — all in a dynamic, highly visual format for easy review of key information. Dr. Kremkau, unlike others, uses extensive exam questions, over 1,000 high-quality illustrations, and only the most basic equations to simplify complicated concepts, making this text a highly respected reference for sonography students and professionals. Essential coverage of physics and sonography prepares you for the physics portion of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification exam. Current technology content, including the continuing progression of contrast agents and 3D and the more general aspects of transducers and instruments, helps you better comprehend the text. Straightforward explanations simplify complicated concepts. Learning objectives at the beginning of every chapter give you a measurable outcome to achieve. Key terms provide you with a list of the most important terms at the beginning of each chapter. Key Points, called out with an icon and special type, highlight the most important information to help you study more efficiently. Bulleted reviews at the end of each chapter identify key concepts covered in that chapter. End-of-chapter exercises test your knowledge and understanding with a mix of true/false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and matching questions. Glossary of key terms at the end of the book serves as a quick reference, letting you look up definitions without having to search through each chapter. Appendices, including a List of Symbols, Complication of Equations, and Mathematics Review, equip you with additional resources to help comprehend difficult concepts. An Evolve site with student resources enhances your learning experience. A full-color design depicts over 120 high-quality ultrasound scans similar to what you will encounter in the clinical setting. NEW! All-new content on elastography, shear wave imaging, acoustic radiation force impulse imaging (ARFI), volume imaging, power M-mode Doppler in TCD, miniaturization, and newer acquisition technique in Epic System keeps you in the know. NEW! Updated instrument output data and official safety statements ensure you are current with today’s technology. NEW! Updated art added to necessary chapters gives you an up-to-date representation of what you will encounter in the clinical setting.
Here is the new SPI edition of the single best-selling mock exam devoted to the ARDMS exam in ultrasound physics. If you are looking for guidance and a clear understanding of the principles and facts you must know to pass the SPI exam, this is the review for you. With 600 registry-like questions, 83 image-based questions, and simple, clear explanations, the SPI edition of the best-selling Ultrasound Physics Review illuminates this difficult subject from the point of view of the sonographer and points the way to success. An Image Gallery prepares you to tackle the scans on the exam. Precisely based on the ARDMS exam outline.
Frank Miele, the highly acclaimed author of Ultrasound Physics, 4th Edition, leads you through the key concepts of ultrasound physics in this unique NEW board preparation guide. Each brief chapter begins with a critical concept summary, followed by typical board questions. A thorough explanation is included with each question to not only prepare you for your exam but to improve your command of the subject. By providing an inside look at the key concepts and the test questions most often seen by exam takers, Essentials of Ultrasound Physics: The Board Review Book gives you the edge on your credentialing exam.
Be confident that you can answer any and all questions on your registry exams correctly when you prepare with this complete review. Mosby’s Comprehensive Review for General Sonography Examinations provides study resources for all three main exams required for general ultrasound practice: physics, abdomen, and ob/gyn. Each chapter is arranged in table and outline format with 50 review questions at the end of the chapter and a mock exam at the end of each section. Access additional mock exams for each subject area on the companion CD or Evolve site. These exams give you experience with timed test taking in an electronic environment that simulates the actual registry exam experience. With this realistic preview of the exam environment and solid review of the material, you’ll be prepared to ace the exams! Complete preparation for the three general ARDMS exams (physics, abdomen, and ob/gyn) Content review in outline and tabular format provides a quick review of all the material you need to learn, including key terms, anatomy, functions, scanning techniques, lab values, and pathology. More than 2,500 questions in Registry format cover everything you’ll be tested on in the Registry exams. Rationales for answers to mock questions help you understand why an answer is correct or incorrect and increase your comprehension. More than 350 ultrasound scans included in the abdominal and ob/gyn sections prepare you for exam questions that ask you to identify pathology on scans. Color insert with Doppler images of the liver, biliary, and umbilical cord helps you be ready to answer questions related to Doppler imaging. Companion CD provides extra timed, graded mock exams and two entertaining, interactive games: Sonography Millionaire and Tournament of Sonography.
The Fourth Edition of D. Eugene Strandness's Duplex Scanning in Vascular Disorders has been significantly revised by a new team of authors. This book explains the physiologic principles of duplex scanning and methodically explores each of the major clinical application areas: cerebrovascular, peripheral arterial, peripheral venous, visceral vascular, and specialized applications including assessment of aortic endografts, follow-up of carotid and peripheral artery stents, treatment of pseudoaneurysms, surveillance of infrainguinal bypass grafts, dialysis access procedures, and evaluation prior to coronary artery bypass grafts. Each chapter is authored by a team consisting of an MD and a sonography technologist. The book includes new Doppler scan images.
Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis comprehensively covers all aspects of noninvasive evaluation of the circulatory system in the extremities. The increasing popularity of noninvasive techniques is not reflected in the number of comprehensive works on the topic and it is clear from the success of the first edition that the demand for an updated volume is increasing. This large format book is the definitive text written by the expert editors and contributors. It is well supported by exceptional illustrative material, producing the definitive work in the field. The book is invaluable to all those who work in vascular laboratories as well as internists, cardiologists, vascular laboratory directors and staff, general surgeons involved in vascular surgery and the vascular surgery community in general.
Ob/Gyn Sonography: An Illustrated Review--Step 1 in Davies' 1-2-3 Step Ultrasound Education & Test Preparation program--is an efficient and powerful silver-bullet review for the national registry examination in obstetric and gynecologic sonography. It thoroughly covers the ARDMS exam outline, succinctly and systematically explaining and illustrating each exam topic with easy-to-read text, more than 1000 anatomic illustrations and diagnostic scans, 49 tables containing normal fetal measurements and other clinical reference data, bulleted lists of key facts, and self-assessment exercises. Ob/Gyn Sonography: An Illustrated Review is also a practical, manageable, reader-friendly text and reference for students, cross-training sonographers, practicing sonographers, and interpreting physicians that has been peer-reviewed by 19 nationally known experts. A complete CME application and quiz at the end of the book make it possible to earn 15 hours of SDMS-approved continuing medical education credit anywhere, anytime, at your convenience.