Vascular Reference Guide
This first edition of Inside Ultrasound’s Vascular Reference Guide is a complete guide to vascular disease, noninvasive testing and interpretation - a must have for all students, educators, technologists, sonographers and physicians.Each section contains: topic definitions, principles, etiology of disease, risk factors, indications, contraindications, mechanism of disease, location of disease, patient history, physical exam, exam protocols, interpretation, differential diagnosis, correlation and medical, surgical and interventional treatments, as well as “protocol at a glance” sections, for easy test referencing.Chapters include: fluid dynamics, vascular disease, anatomy, physiology, testing and optimization, measurements & calculations, worksheets, interpretation, report examples, extensive references, pharmacology, Comprehensive Chapter on the Cardiac Effects on Spectral Doppler, a Glossary and more…Full color images, anatomical drawings, quick reference tables and tips throughout the book, 395 pages with over 850 images, 160 tables and comprehensive information on:
- Vascular Physiology and Hemodynamics
- Vascular Diseases
- Vascular Testing and Interpretation
- Vascular Screening
- Correlative Testing Modalities
- Testing Optimization
- Cardiac Effects on Spectral Doppler
- Vascular Pharmacology
- Math Review
- Glossary of Terms
- And more
QR codes can be found throughout this book which will allow you to view video clips of various pathology or duplex findings using your smartphone or tablet.
This publication has been awarded 20 CME credits by the Society of Vascular Ultrasound
The Inside Ultrasound Vascular Workbook, is a companion to Inside Ultrasound Vascular Reference Guide. It is a must have for all cardiovascular students, educators, technologists, sonographers, physicians and anyone wanting to further their understanding of vascular disease and non-invasive vascular testing.
The Inside Ultrasound Vascular Workbook utilizes modern learning techniques to provide a fun, challenging, interactive experience for those who wish to further their education in the vascular field.
Each section of the Workbook is organized with a combination of:
• Multiple choice questions
• Fill in the blank questions
• Essay questions
• Optimization questions
• Digital clips throughout for disease recognition, reporting and optimization.
QR codes are imbedded in selected images, simply use a QR scanner from your mobile device and immediately connect to an online image or video for disease recognition, reporting and optimization.
This CME exam is based on the information contained in Inside Ultrasound’s Vascular Reference Guide. The exam contains 100 multiple choice questions. The passing grade is 70%. Each candidate will be allowed 3 attempts to successfully complete the exam. The exam does not need to be completed in one session, you may enter and exit the exam as many times as you want.
This program meets the criteria for SVU-CMEs which are accepted by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers® (ARDMS®), the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for Category A credit, Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) and the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for laboratory accreditation.
After you purchase the exam the system will display a page where you will download a document with information about the exam, then within 24 hours of your purchase you will receive an email with the ULR link for taking the exam, your logon and password.
Upon passing the exam, a certificate for 20 hours of CME, awarded by SVU, can be immediately printed from your computer.