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These proven abdominal sonography texts, mock exams, study guides, protocol manuals, standard references, and CME activities—many of them written by and for sonographers—are used worldwide by sonographers, physicians, diagnostic facilities, and DMS programs. Here you will find publications and products for training, cross-training, preparing for the registry exams, departmental reference, and earning continuing medical education credit quickly, conveniently, and affordably.

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Abdominal Sonography Mock Exam (Download)
An Interactive Q&A Review for the ARDMS Specialty Exam
Version 3.1 Download


Abdominal Sonography Mock Exam (Download)
Cindy A. Owen, RT, RVT, RDMS, FSDMS
Edward G. Grant, MD

Exam: Abdominal Sonography
Step 2: Mock Exam
CME Credits: 15
ISBN: 0941022641
Format: Download
Catalog No: 11041-DL
Price: $79.95

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Powerful, featuresome, and fun, this multimedia wonder simulates the ARDMS exam experience right down to the automatic timer, and it delivers CME credit conveniently and inexpensively. This is the CD that does NOT skip explanations, shut down after a certain amount of use, shortchange you with inadequate content, or fail to give you a complete topic-by-topic analysis of your performance. Before you know it, you will be preparing for your registry exams, earning CME credit, or both. And you will be doing it with the latest version of Davies’ state-of-the-art mock exam, written and peer-reviewed by experts and so easy to use that no one has ever called to ask, How do I use this? In fact—dare we say it?—you might even have fun.

We also have a packaged CD-ROM version of this product, if you would prefer a disc.

574 questions and answers in registry format ensure that you are
     prepared.

88 image-based cases sharpen your wits.

Simple explanations clarify answer choices.

Concise tutorials cover key concepts.

Video clips teach clinical principles.

References guide your further study.

Automatic timer paces you.

Performance analysis automatically scores and guides you.

Unlimited personal use means you pay only once.

Educational site licenses available for educators and DMS
     programs.

Earn 15 hours SDMS-approved CME credit.

Most RDMS candidates in Abdomen combine this download with Ultrasound Physics Mock Exam Download and Abdominal Ultrasound: How, Why, and When. Need advice? Call us!

System Requirements

These programs are designed to be used on PC and Macintosh desktop and laptop computers using the operating systems listed below. They are also compatible with Microsoft Surface tablets running Windows 8 or Windows 10. They are NOT COMPATIBLE with Microsoft Surface tablets running Windows 8RT. They are also NOT COMPATIBLE with tablets, smart phones, or other mobile devices.

Windows Computers

Compatible operating systems—Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP.

Minimum system requirements—CPU: 1 GHz (700 MHz for XP) or faster. RAM: 1 GB (256 MB for XP) (recommended RAM: 2GB). 1024x768 or higher resolution video adapter and display, CD drive (for boxed product).

Macintosh Computers

Compatible operating systems—OS X El Capitan v10.11, OS X Yosemite v10.10, OS X Mavericks v10.9, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8, OS X Lion v10.7, and OS X Snow Leopard v10.6.x.

Minimum system requirements—CPU: Intel-based Mac. RAM: 2 GB (1 GB for v10.6) (recommended RAM: 2GB). 1024x768 or higher resolution video adapter and display, CD drive (for boxed product).

Mobile Devices

These programs are compatible with Microsoft Surface devices using Windows 8 or Windows 10. They are NOT COMPATIBLE with the discontinued Windows 8RT for Surface. They are also NOT COMPATIBLE with tablets, smart phones, or other mobile devices.
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Abdominal Sonography CD-ROM Mock Exam
An Interactive Q&A Review for the ARDMS Specialty Exam
Version 3.1 CD-ROM


Abdominal Sonography CD-ROM Mock Exam
Cindy A. Owen, RT, RVT, RDMS, FSDMS
Edward G. Grant, MD

Exam: Abdominal Sonography
Step 2: Mock Exam
CME Credits: 15
ISBN: 0941022641
Format: CD-ROM
Catalog No: 11041-DISC
Price: $89.95

More Details2
Powerful, featuresome, and fun, this multimedia wonder simulates the ARDMS exam experience right down to the automatic timer, and it delivers CME credit conveniently and inexpensively. This is the CD that does NOT skip explanations, shut down after a certain amount of use, shortchange you with inadequate content, or fail to give you a complete topic-by-topic analysis of your performance. Before you know it, you will be preparing for your registry exams, earning CME credit, or both. And you will be doing it with the latest version of Davies’ state-of-the-art mock exam, written and peer-reviewed by experts and so easy to use that no one has ever called to ask, How do I use this? In fact—dare we say it?—you might even have fun.

We also have a downloadable version of this product, if you would prefer an instant download to get started right away.

574 questions and answers in registry format ensure that you are
     prepared.

88 image-based cases sharpen your wits.

Simple explanations clarify answer choices.

Concise tutorials cover key concepts.

Video clips teach clinical principles.

References guide your further study.

Automatic timer paces you.

Performance analysis automatically scores and guides you.

Unlimited personal use means you pay only once.

Educational site licenses available for educators and DMS
     programs.

Earn 15 hours SDMS-approved CME credit.

Most RDMS candidates in Abdomen combine this CD with Ultrasound Physics Mock Exam CD-ROM and Abdominal Ultrasound: How, Why, and When. Need advice? Call us!

System Requirements

These programs are designed to be used on PC and Macintosh desktop and laptop computers using the operating systems listed below. They are also compatible with Microsoft Surface tablets running Windows 8 or Windows 10. They are NOT COMPATIBLE with Microsoft Surface tablets running Windows 8RT. They are also NOT COMPATIBLE with tablets, smart phones, or other mobile devices.

Windows Computers

Compatible operating systems—Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP.

Minimum system requirements—CPU: 1 GHz (700 MHz for XP) or faster. RAM: 1 GB (256 MB for XP) (recommended RAM: 2GB). 1024x768 or higher resolution video adapter and display, CD drive (for boxed product).

Macintosh Computers

Compatible operating systems—OS X El Capitan v10.11, OS X Yosemite v10.10, OS X Mavericks v10.9, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8, OS X Lion v10.7, and OS X Snow Leopard v10.6.x.

Minimum system requirements—CPU: Intel-based Mac. RAM: 2 GB (1 GB for v10.6) (recommended RAM: 2GB). 1024x768 or higher resolution video adapter and display, CD drive (for boxed product).

Mobile Devices

These programs are compatible with Microsoft Surface devices using Windows 8 or Windows 10. They are NOT COMPATIBLE with the discontinued Windows 8RT for Surface. They are also NOT COMPATIBLE with tablets, smart phones, or other mobile devices.
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Abdominal Sonography Review
A Q&A Review for the ARDMS Abdomen Exam

Abdominal Sonography Review
Cindy A. Owen, RT, RVT, RDMS, FSDMS
Edward G. Grant, MD

Exam: Abdominal Sonography
Step 2: Mock Examination
CME Credits: 12
ISBN: 0941022463
Format: Comb-bound
Catalog No: 11023
Price: $55.00

Test yourself before the ARDMS tests you! Abdominal Sonography Review identifies your strengths and weaknesses, familiarizes you with the format of the exam, and gauges your progress as you study. Based on the abdomen specialty exam outline published by ARDMS, you can pass the exam by studying the 574 questions in registry format together with answers, thorough explanations, and quick references for further study. More than 50 image-based cases prepare you to tackle the images on the exam. Especially effective in combination with the popular Ultrasound Physics Review. Why are our mock exams so popular and effective? Because they contain the same kinds of thought-provoking questions you will find on the exam! Coverage includes liver, biliary tree, pancreas, urinary tract, abscesses, scrotum, prostate, spleen, retroperitoneum, abdominal vasculature, GI tract, neck, superficial structures, and instrumentation—all in the same proportion as the exam itself. 12 hours SDMS-approved CME credits. 67 images. 228 pp.
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Techniques of Abdominal Vascular Sonography DVD
An In-Depth Presentation of Abdominal Vasculature

Techniques of Abdominal Vascular Sonography DVD
Marsha M. Neumyer, BS, RVT, FSVU
Brian L. Thiele, MD
D.E. Strandness, Jr., MD

ISBN: 0941022722
Format: DVD
Catalog No: 11048
Price: $79.95

Abdominal vascular sonography is an application in evolution, one made possible by advances in imaging and Doppler technology and by the pioneering clinical work of several groups, including the teams directed by Marsha Neumyer and Brian Thiele at Penn State and the late Gene Strandness at the University of Washington. Technically, abdominal vascular sonography is the most challenging of the vascular applications. The vessels are deeper than those of the neck and extremities and, except for the aorta, rather small. They often travel at awkward angles to the transducer, making it difficult to place a sample volume and obtain reasonably accurate velocity measurements. These and other factors make abdominal vascular sonography highly operator- and volume-dependent and therefore more successful in some hands than others, as reflected in the literature. Here for the first time the acknowledged expertise and long experience of the Vascular Studies Section at Penn State’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is distilled in a presentation that covers the following:

The visceral vascular anatomy.

The ultrasonographic appearance of the vascular arteries and
     veins.

The hemodynamics of the visceral vasculature, including the
     hepatoportal, mesenteric, and renal circulatory systems.

The pitfalls of abdominal vascular sonography.

The solutions to diagnostic dilemmas.

The information obtained by abdominal vascular sonography can play a major role in the diagnostic algorithms for a number of presenting complaints and conditions. This DVD is an important contribution to the training and continuing education of the vascular technologists and sonographers who obtain this information and the physicians who direct and interpret these studies. Use in combination with Abdominal Sonography Review as you study for the ARDMS Abdomen specialty exam.
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Abdominal Ultrasound
How, Why and When
3rd Edition


Abdominal Ultrasound
Jane A. Bates, DMU, Mphil, DCR

ISBN: 9780443069192
Format: Hardcover
Catalog No: 18018
Price: $77.95

Ultrasound continues to be one of the most important diagnostic tools in medicine and is used by a wide range of healthcare professionals across many applications. This book provides a practical, clinically relevant guide for all practitioners working in the field of abdominal ultrasound. Its aim is to enable the operator to maximize the diagnostic information and recognize the limitations of ultrasound scans.

Abdominal Ultrasound is written and edited by one of the leading consultant sonographers in the UK who is based at one of the principal centers for abdominal ultrasound. The book provides a working manual for the busy practioner and is invaluable as a textbook for those wishing to enter the field. This is a great book to refer to while using our Abdominal Sonography Review or Abdominal Sonography CD-ROM Mock Exam. These publications help to prepare you for taking the ARDMS exam.
Key Features
Covers the basic related anatomy, technique and ultrasound
     appearances together with the most common pathological
     processes.

Contains over 750 illustrations, including over 150 in color.

Succinct but comprehensive and well referenced.
New to This Edition
Covers the basic related anatomy, techniques and ultrasound
     appearances together with the most common pathological
     processes.

Full color text throughout.

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Clinical Guide to Sonography
Exercises for Critical Thinking

Clinical Guide to Sonography

CME Credits: 10
ISBN: 0323019382
Format: Softcover
Catalog No: 18026
Price: $119.00

New and unique, this very well-illustrated book by Charlotte Henningsen and 28 contributing experts explains ultrasound as it is practiced—by clinical scenario, including presenting complaints, patient symptoms, rule-out orders, and the like. Rather than chapters on organ systems, here ultrasound is presented as it is practiced in real life by real sonographers dealing with real problems: right upper quadrant pain, lost IUD, hematuria, breast mass, neck mass, uncertain last menstrual period, bleeding with pregnancy, pulsatile abdominal mass, epigastric pain, R/O renal failure, pediactric mass, etc.

The book is divided into four main parts—Abdomen, Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Superficial Structures—and covers them thoroughly. Substantial chapters on breast ultrasound and neonatal neurosonography will please registry candidates, students, and practitioners alike. So will the last section on miscellaneous clinical situations and conditions, including carotid artery disease, hip dysplasia, and leg pain.

Each chapter begins, proceeds, and concludes in the same clinically relevant format:

Clinical scenario

Objectives

Glossary of terms

Pathological conditions

Sonographic findings

Case studies for discussion

Study questions

References and Bibliography

Reader-friendly tables and boxed information highlight key concepts and information, and a wealth of images and schematic illustrations clarify sonographic anatomy and findings.

We like this book! It develops and promotes critical thinking when and where it counts and includes pathology in each chapter. At the same time it is a well-formatted quick reference for departments, a clinically oriented textbook for students heading out to clinical sites, and a valuable adjunct to registry prep—specifically with regard to the applied-knowledge questions that typify the ARDMS exams. It's also a very nice complement to the Davies mock exams—available both in book and CD-ROM formats. Ultrasound educators: Call for information about the image collection available on CD-ROM. Mosby. 1,100+ illustrations, 36 color plates. 550 pp. 10 SDMS-approved CME credits.
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Pocket Protocols for Sonography Scanning
4th Edition

Pocket Protocols for Sonography Scanning
Betty Bates Tempkin, BA

ISBN: 9781455773220
Format: Spiral-bound
Catalog No: 18025
Price: $83.95

A handy and portable spiral-bound set of AIUM-compliant protocols. Adapted from Tempkin's Sonography Scanning: Principles & Protocols, this pocket guide features step-by-step instructions with scanning tips. For sonographers, radiologic techs, and registry candidates (very helpful studying for the ARDMS Abdomen and Ob/Gyn specialty exams). Now includes musculoskeletal protocols. Top 5-star rating from Amazon. Elsevier Saunders. More than 700 images. 558 pp.
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Sonography Scanning
Principles & Protocols
4th Edition


Sonography Scanning
Betty Bates Tempkin, BA

ISBN: 9781455773213
Format: Hardcover
Catalog No: 18024
Price: $115.00

This popular clinical reference illustrates in step-by-step detail how to perform AIUM-compliant ultrasound protocols and produce high-quality, standardized diagnostic sonograms for physicians. A remarkably useful technical reference for ultrasound professionals, departments, students, and registry candidates, this visual guide contains detailed instructions for imaging, documenting, and labeling pathology. Here is what you will find:

Location, anatomy, physiology.

Illustrated protocols.

Step-by-step sonographic survey by plane and approach.

Images required for a complete exam and physician interpretation.

Explanatory schematic illustrations side-by-side with sonograms.

Criteria for professionalism and clinical skills.

Requisites for handling ultrasound equipment.

Techniques for obtaining and labeling optimal images.

A universal method for scanning and documenting pathology.

Everything is covered—scanning planes and methods, pathology protocol, abdomen, pelvis, small parts (including breast, musculoskeletal, and neonatal brain), vasculature, heart. The perfect clinical companion? . . . Tempkin's Pocket Protocols for Sonography Scanning. Elsevier Saunders. 669 pp.
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