Commonly referred to as the "sonography bible" by many of its past and current users, Betty Tempkin’s Sonography Scanning, 4th Edition is the go-to guide for producing diagnostic sonograms for physicians. Featuring an updated two-color design, this new edition covers the latest ultrasound scanning principles along with step-by-step instructions for scanning and documenting images. The text also incorporates clinical skills, professionalism, image labeling, image techniques, case presentations, handling of ultrasound equipment, and the universal method for scanning and documenting pathologies. The scanning protocols follow AIUM guidelines and provide information on patient prep, transducers, breathing techniques, comprehensive surveys, and required images. Also included are the location of specific vessels or organs, anatomy and physiology, sonographic appearance, and normal variations. "Overall, this book is an excellent resource for novice sonography students, but also provides a useful reference book for the more experienced sonographer." Reviewed by: Dr Vivien Gibbs on behalf of RAD Magazine Date: July 2015Scanning principles and step-by-step instructions on how to scan and document images help users establish standardization and image documentation for physician diagnostic interpretation.Scanning protocols that follow AIUM guidelines provides the essential information on patient prep, transducers, breathing techniques, comprehensive surveys, and required images. The location of specific vessels or organs, anatomy and physiology, sonographic appearance, and normal variations are also included.Sonographic ergonomics and proper use of equipment help sonographers avoid occupational injuries.Scanning protocol for pathology provides the criteria for evaluating and documenting abnormal sonographic findings, describing those findings within legal parameters, and relating those findings to the interpreting physician.Review questions at the end of each chapter give users the ability to self-review.NEW! Transducer location drawings included on images helps users understand exactly where on the body they should scan to produce a particular image.NEW! Musculoskeletal chapter provides musculoskeletal coverage for those sonographers interested in this specialty.NEW! Two-color streamlined design enhances readability and allows for more images on the page.NEW! 300 new images demonstrate superior quality images from the latest state-of-the-art ultrasound equipment.NEW! Pedagogy including key terms and objectives is included at the beginning of each chapter to specify chapter expectations and focus study.
Using a flip-card format, this compact guide provides protocols that take the guesswork out of image documentation. These comprehensive protocols follow the imaging guidelines of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and include a universal method for documenting any type of pathology. Examples of the required images for the physician's diagnostic interpretation are included. Documentation specifics are provided for full and limited abdominal studies, gynecological and obstetric exams, and prostate evaluations. Also provided are protocols for small parts, vascular system, and echocardiography.Flip-card format with spiral binding allows the book to sit upright close to the console, so sonographer can easily flip pages while scanning to be sure that correct protocols are followed.Step-by-step instructions describe criteria for each ultrasound study, then provide examples of each scan that should be obtained to complete the study.Protocols follow guidelines provided by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), the organization that sets sonography policies, practice standards, safety procedures, and performance guidelines.Detailed line drawings accompany most sonograms, clarifying the structures shown on the diagnostic image.Over 1,200 images and drawings are provided, including images with accompanying drawings for every AIUM-approved protocol — offering a visual step-by-step scanning approach to the performance of scans and image documentation for physician diagnostic interpretation.New images are added to complete the scanning protocols approved by the AIUM.
Take the guesswork out of image documentation with Pocket Protocols for Sonography Scanning, 4th Edition. This compact new edition provides protocols that follow the imaging guidelines of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), including a universal method for documenting any type of pathology. Examples of the required images for the physician's diagnostic interpretation are included. Documentation specifics are provided for full and limited abdominal studies, gynecological and obstetric exams, and prostate evaluations. Also provided are protocols for small parts, vascular system, and echocardiography.Protocols following guidelines provided by AIUM provide standardized scanning methods and image documentation. Step-by-step instructions for sonographic studies of various organs and body areas reinforce AIUM protocols while scanning.Over 700 images create a visual step-by-step scanning approach to the performance of scans and image documentation for physician diagnostic interpretation.NEW! Musculoskeletal protocols offer the images and information needed to properly scan musculoskeletal anatomy.NEW! 2-color streamlined design enhances readability.NEW! New images complete all the protocols approved by the AIUM.NEW! Smaller size makes the pocket guide easier to carry around. NEW! Part dividers with bleed allow for quick access to desired protocols.
Without a thorough knowledge of the appearance of normal anatomy, you may have a tough time recognizing abnormalities in ultrasound images. Get a firm grounding in normal anatomy and physiology from an ultrasound perspective with Sonography: Introduction to Normal Structure and Function, 4th Edition. The new edition of this highly visual introductory text presents a wealth of ultrasound images, accompanied by labeled drawings with detailed legends, to increase your comfort with normal anatomy as it appears during scanning. Its consistent chapter format makes the content easy to navigate and reinforces the discipline of following a standard protocol to scan each area of the body.Detailed line drawings accompany most sonograms to explain what you should notice on each scan. If you do not see the structure, or are uncertain of it on the image, you can look at the diagram for confirmation.Over 1,500 images provide a thorough, visual understanding of sonography.Consistent organization with a standardized heading scheme helps you when searching for information.Content on quality control protocols in the clinical setting shows you how to recreate the most optimal scanning settings and techniques.Evolve resources provide you with additional learning tools.NEW! Full 4-color design incorporates color images within the appropriate chapter to help you understand the concepts without having to flip to the front of the book — and highlights the important points within each chapter.NEW! Three all-new chapters bring you the most up-to-date information on fetal echocardiography, laboratory values, and ergonomics.NEW! Updated sonograms demonstrate the latest and best images from the newest equipment, including 3D and 4D images.NEW! Expanded Test Bank, with new questions for each chapter, provides 1,000 questions on the material.
Curry and Tempkin’s Workbook for Sonography: Introduction to Normal Structure and Function, 4th Edition is the essential reinforcement and review tool for visual information covered in the text. This Workbook supports and completes the text by providing an excellent introduction to sonography and preparing you to accurately identify sonographic pathology and abnormalities. Each chapter opens with review questions and features drawings from the text — with parallel sonograms where appropriate — that include leader lines to label structures. You fill in the labels to identify structures, reinforcing visual and auditory learning from the text. You can also refer to the text if you are uncertain or need to review an area.Unlabeled line drawings and images from every chapter allow for immediate, thorough review of material — and let you refer to the text’s diagrams and Workbook’s appendix for answers. Review questions test you on information learned in the text.User-friendly standardized chapter format means you know exactly where to go for review in each chapter.NEW! Thorough coverage of the newest U.S. imaging techniques keeps you informed about the latest developments and prepares you to meet the challenges of the clinical environment.NEW! Three brand new chapters give you the most up-to-date information on fetal echocardiography, laboratory values, and ergonomics.NEW! 340 added content review questions provide you with extra practice on core content from Curry and Tempkin’s textbook.NEW! Updated sonograms present the best and latest images from state-of-the-art equipment, including 3D and 4D images.
Master the content from your textbook with this helpful review! Corresponding to the chapters in Sonography: Introduction to Normal Structure and Function, 3rd Edition, this workbook and lab manual includes exercises and unlabeled illustrations. You fill in the labels to identify the anatomy in drawings and sonograms, reinforcing your understanding of the text.Unlabeled line drawings and sonograms offer labeling practice to reinforce learning about each scan's important structures.Lab manual exercises reinforce memorization and comprehension of the material in the text. New lab exercises and image challenges help you memorize, comprehend, apply, and evaluate the concepts presented in the textbook.New exercises cover the new material in the text: Prostate and scrotumUpper extremity vascular imagingNeonatal hip and spine3D and 4D imagingFemale pelvis scanningThoracocentesis and paracentesisDoppler techniques for fetal ductus venosus, aorta and MCA imagingQuality control protocolScanning planes and sectional anatomy
Gain a firm understanding of normal anatomy and physiology from a sonographic perspective! Sonography: Introduction to Normal Structure and Function, 3rd Edition shows normal anatomy as it appears during scanning, with labeled drawings explaining what you should notice. With this knowledge, you will be able to accurately identify sonographic pathology and abnormalities. Over 1,200 illustrations include the latest and best images from the newest ultrasound equipment, including 3D and 4D images. Written by expert educators Reva Curry and Betty Tempkin, this book provides complete preparation for the challenges you'll encounter in the clinical environment.Over 1,200 images provide a thorough, visual understanding of sonography.Detailed, labeled line drawings accompany most sonograms to highlight and outline the anatomic structures that are visible in the image.Physiology background allows you to correlate images with physiologic processes and know which images need to be captured for the diagnosis of pathology.Sonographic appearance and applications sections help you develop skills in obtaining the correct images and knowing why those images are so important.Correlation with laboratory and other studies helps you connect your results with the total patient picture of disease analysis. A consistent emphasis on vasculature helps in the diagnosis of arterial disease.Introduction to Specialty Sonography section discusses important specialty areas such as neonatal brain, pediatric and adult echocardiography, and vascular technology.A companion workbook reinforces the textbook with exercises offering additional practice in identifying anatomical structures and applying knowledge. Sold separately. Thorough coverage of the newest ultrasound techniques includes: Upper extremity vascular imagingNeonatal hip and spine3D and 4D imagingFemale pelvis scanningThoracocentesis and paracentesisDoppler techniques for fetal ductus venosus, aorta and MCA imagingQuality control protocolScanning planes and sectional anatomySterile technique80 new sonograms demonstrate the latest and best images from state-of-the-art ultrasound equipment, including 3D and 4D images.New Embryological Development chapter explains how the different body systems of a fetus develop.New Penis and Scrotum chapter provides the latest information on male reproductive scanning.Important clinical information such as universal precautions and knobology has been moved from the appendix into the main text. Definitions of key terms begin each chapter.Summary tables for structure location and measurements are included for easy reference.