Home > Books > Making Sense of Echocardiography: A Hands-On Guide
Making Sense of Echocardiography: A Hands-On Guide
View PDF

Making Sense of Echocardiography: A Hands-On Guide

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Houghton, Andrew R.
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 978-1-444-16318-6
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 83
Doody Core Title:
  • Score: 2.13 (Coronary Care)
  • Description
  • Details

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.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Houghton, Andrew R.
  • ISBN: 978-1-444-16318-6
  • Specialty:
    Cardiology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd Ed.
  • Pages: 352
  • Illustrations: 150
  • Year: 2013
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 83
  • Doody Core Title:
    • Score: 2.13 (Coronary Care)

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Ovid® Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education. Over 5 million bibliographic records derived from over 3,700 international, unembargoed journals.
JOTM
Maternity and Infant Care A key information resource used by maternity health care professionals and student midwives worldwide to support their research, practice, and study requirements.
JOTM
Journal of Nursing Administration JONA is the authoritative source of information on developments and advances in patient care leadership.
JOTM
Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners JAANP provides a strong clinical focus with articles related to primary, secondary, and tertiary care, nurse practitioner education, health policy, ethics, and health care delivery.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Manual of Nursing Diagnosis
Outlines the major diagnoses listed by NANDA-I in order to help nurses and students create care plans for patients with any range of ailments.

Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!®
This comprehensive reference is a must-have for class use and NCLEX or certification exam preparation—and an invaluable on-the-spot clinical guide.