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Sonography Principles and Instruments

9th Edition

Sonography Principles and Instruments

Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD
Step 1: Review Text
ISBN: 9780323322713
Format: Hardcover
Catalog No: 18010
Price: $117.00
Learn how diagnostic ultrasound works, and find out how to handle artifacts properly, scan safely, evaluate instrument performance, and prepare for registry examinations, with the 9th edition of Kremkau’s Sonography: Principles and Instruments. 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 1000 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.
Key Features
Essential coverage of physics and sonography prepares you
     for the physics portion of the 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-or-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, Compilation of
     Equations, and Mathematics Review, equip you with additional
     resources to help you comprehend difficult concepts.

An Evolve site with student resources enhances your learning

A full-color design depicts over 120 high-quality ultrasound scans
     similar to what you will encounter in a clinical setting.
New to This Edition
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.

Updated instrument output data and official safety statements
     ensure you are current with today’s technology.

Updated art gives you a current representation of what you will
     encounter in a clinical setting.

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Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Ultrasound
Chapter 3 Transducers
Chapter 4 Instruments
Chapter 5 Doppler Principles
Chapter 6 Artifacts
Chapter 7 Performance and Safety
Chapter 8 Review

Answers to Exercises 
List of Symbols
   B Compilation of Equations
   C Mathematics Review 

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