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Echocardiography Board Review: 400 Multiple Choice Questions With Discussion

ISBN: 978-1-119-96415-5
196 pages
August 2011
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Description

Obtaining an echocardiogram is a complex procedure with a need for constant enhancement and improvement of skills in the area for both ultrasound technician and physician. Owing to the increasing complexity of the echocardiogram and its interpretation, upon which patient care heavily relies, various professional bodies have been introducing competency exams.

This unique book has been designed to assist new trainees as well as more experienced technicians and physicians in preparing for competency exams for certification purposes. It provides easy-to-use revision material in the form of multiple-choice questions with clearly explained answers.

  • Unique approach to echocardiography in a question and answer format; the questions are predominantly case studies
  • Features 400 questions with answers and explanations. The scope of the questions in the book is broad, including areas such as applied ultrasound physics, haemodynamics, valvular problems, ischaemic heart disease, congenital heart diseases, intraoperative or surgical echocardiography, pericardial diseases and cardiac masses.
  • Excellent for test preparation
  • Easy to read and understand
  • Complements standard textbook reading
  • Written by experienced academic echocardiographers involved in teaching echocardiography every day
  • Over 200 still images enhance the learning process
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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 1

Questions 1–20 1

Answers 1–20 4

Chapter 2 7

Questions 21–40 7

Answers 21–40 10

Chapter 3 13

Questions 41–60 13

Answers 41–60 16

Chapter 4 19

Questions 61–80 19

Answers 61–80 23

Chapter 5 25

Questions 81–100 25

Answers 81–100 28

Chapter 6 31

Questions 101–120 31

Answers 101–120 35

Chapter 7 39

Questions 121–140 39

Answers 121–140 42

Chapter 8 45

Questions 141–160 45

Answers 141–160 48

Chapter 9 51

Questions 161–180 51

Answers 161–180 54

Chapter 10 57

Questions 181–200 57

Answers 181–200 60

Chapter 11 63

Questions 201–220 63

Answers 201–220 66

Chapter 12 69

Questions 221–240 69

Answers 221–240 78

Chapter 13 81

Questions 241–260 81

Answers 241–260 91

Chapter 14 95

Questions 261–280 95

Answers 261–280 105

Chapter 15 109

Questions 281–300 109

Answers 281–300 119

Chapter 16 123

Questions 301–320 123

Answers 301–320 133

Chapter 17 137

Questions 321–340 137

Answers 321–340 146

Chapter 18 149

Questions 341–360 149

Answers 341–360 159

Chapter 19 163

Questions 361–380 163

Answers 361–380 171

Chapter 20 175

Questions 381–400 175

Answers 381–400 184

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Author Information

Ramdas G Pai. MD, FACC, FRCP (Edin), Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiac Imaging Center, Loma Linda University Medical Center, CA, USA 

Padmini Varadarajan. MD, FACC. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Advanced Cardiac Imaging, University of Southern California, USA

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