Making Sense of Echocardiography

A Hands-on Guide, Second Edition

Author: Andrew R Houghton

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482228424

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Echocardiography is one of the most useful and powerful diagnostic tools in the assessment of cardiac function. It remains a rapidly expanding modality, with new techniques constantly developing and maturing. Building on the success of the original work, the second edition of Making Sense of Echocardiography: A Hands-on Guide provides a timely, accessible overview for those learning echocardiography for the first time as well as an accessible handbook that experienced sonographers can refer to throughout their careers. The strong clinical focus and concentration on real-life scenarios make this book especially relevant in day-to-day practice. New chapters in this edition discuss myocardial mechanics and speckle tracking and 3D echo. The book also contains significantly expanded and updated material on: Contrast echocardiography Tissue Doppler imaging Intravascular ultrasound and epicardial echocardiography The left ventricle and its systolic function Left ventricular diastolic function The left atrium Supplying the latest guidelines and evidence-based clinical advice, this edition is also supplemented with new illustrations and an updated website. Fully updated key references for further reading are provided for each chapter. This accessible yet comprehensive text will ensure readers are up to date on the essentials in the field and can confidently integrate new procedures into their everyday practice.
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Making Sense of Echocardiography

Author: Dr.Andrew Houghton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444166735

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Echocardiography is a powerful diagnostic tool that allows assessment of cardiac function, detection of cardiovascular abnormalities, and measurement of physiological parameters such as valvular function and left ventricular ejection fraction. Taking a step-by-step approach to transthoracic echocardiography, Making Sense of Echocardiography is the ideal handbook for anyone preparing for the Transthoracic Echocardiography accreditation examination of the British Society of Echocardiography. The handbook's 'how to' approach makes it the ideal reference text for the practicing sonographer. Making Sense of Echocardiography provides a clinical context for each echo study and includes the latest published guidelines on what to do with the results. Transthoracic echocardiography is covered throughout with clear step-by-step guidance on how to perform each study, evaluate your findings and write your report. Separate chapters describe the use of transoesophageal and stress echocardiography. Newer modalities such as 3D and tissue Doppler imaging are covered alongside traditional ultrasound methods, providing a complete snapshot of echocardiography and its applications in cardiac medicine today. As an up-to-date, accessible, and clearly-written overview of echocardiography, this book is unrivalled. It is an essential guide for Cardiologists, Cardiac Technicians, Primary Care Physicians, specialist nurses, and anyone with an interest in cardiac imaging.
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Making Sense of the ECG

A Hands-On Guide, Fourth Edition

Author: Andrew Houghton,David Gray

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444181831

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015 Interpreting an ECG correctly and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task to the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that will be invaluable to any doctor, nurse, or paramedic when evaluating the condition of a patient. Making Sense of the ECG has been written specifically with this in mind, and will help the student and more experienced healthcare practitioner to identify and answer crucial questions, including: Are these abnormalities significant? How to I distinguish between VT and SVT? Has the patient had a myocardial infarction? How do I measure the QT interval? Should I refer this patient to a cardiologist? This practical, easy-to-read and easy-to-remember guide to the ECG as a tool for diagnosis and management has been fully updated in its fourth edition to reflect the latest guidelines.
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Faust

Freely Adapted from Goethe's Dramatic Poem

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: 208

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Existential Perspectives on Human Issues

A Handbook for Therapeutic Practice

Author: Emmy Van Deurzen,Claire Arnold-Baker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230216242

Category: Counseling

Page: 326

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Existential Perspectives on Human Issues offers students, teachers and practitioners alike a definitive handbook for the practice of existential psychotherapy. For the first time leading figures from the existential field have been brought together to discuss a wide range of issues fundamental to human existence and consequently therapeutic work with clients. Divided into four parts, the book presents different dimensions of living; physical, social, personal and spiritual. Each chapter gives a brief overview of the literature on the topic under discussion as well as a historical background. Theory and practice are addressed with case illustrations highlighting particular relevance. Critical considerations, possible drawbacks and research needs are additionally detailed and suggested further reading is given.
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Kantian Reason and Hegelian Spirit

The Idealistic Logic of Modern Theology

Author: Gary Dorrien

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444355899

Category: Religion

Page: 616

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Winner: 2012 The American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence in Theology and Religious Studies, PROSE Award. In this thought-provoking new work, the world renowned theologian Gary Dorrien reveals how Kantian and post-Kantian idealism were instrumental in the foundation and development of modern Christian theology. Presents a radical rethinking of the roots of modern theology Reveals how Kantian and post-Kantian idealism were instrumental in the foundation and development of modern Christian theology Shows how it took Kant's writings on ethics and religion to launch a fully modern departure in religious thought Dissects Kant's three critiques of reason and his moral conception of religion Analyzes alternative arguments offered by Schleiermacher, Schelling, Hegel, and others - moving historically and chronologically through key figures in European philosophy and theology Presents notoriously difficult and intellectual arguments in a lucid and accessible manner
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The Athenaeum

Journal of Literature, Science and the Fine Arts

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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The Athenæum

A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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