By Robert M. Savage MD FACC, Solomon Aronson MD FACC FCCP FAHA FAS
The editors of the Comprehensive Textbook of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography have created a brand new product entitled Basic Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Multimedia Review. which includes a quick, full-color paperback booklet with a bound-in DVD, this product was once constructed with the hot endorsement of the ASA of an intensive academic application to coach its individuals in addition to making a certification method with the NBE for its individuals in easy echocardiography.
The booklet covers the basics—how to establish the computer, how one can collect the several perspectives, suitable cardiac anatomy and pathophysiology, basic and irregular values, tips to practice the TEE examination, in addition to simple overview and interpretation talents. each one bankruptcy ends with questions and answers.
The DVD involves 3D animations of the probe scanning the guts correlated to TEE video output, in addition to rotating 3D animations of cardiac anatomy, permitting the person to determine what's being scanned (anatomy), the location of the scanner, and the looks of anatomy and pathophysiology through the TEE video output at once.
Basic Perioperative Echocardiography and Review is fitted to someone attracted to uncomplicated TEE talents: anesthesiologists, cardiologists, and significant care practitioners.
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