Doppler Principles and Displays

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     To describe the Doppler effect and its application to the measurement of flow velocity.    To understand the differences between continuous-wave and pulsed-wave Doppler and the clinical rationale…

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Basic Scanning Techniques and Ergonomics

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     To demonstrate the optimum position for patient, examiner, and equipment to avoid work-related injury.    To introduce the most common, universally applied transducer manipulation techniques employed during scanning….

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Clinical Safety

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     To state common intensity descriptors.    To identify the three interactions by which ultrasound may cause damage.    To understand the indication of risk quantified by the thermal…

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Doppler Evaluation of Blood Flow

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     To recognize abnormal patterns in spectral Doppler waveforms associated with various disease states.    To learn potential techniques for the elimination of aliasing. KEY TERMS   Flow disturbance…

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Normal Blood Flow in Arteries and Veins

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     To understand the principles that govern blood flow in the arterial and venous systems.    To recognize high-resistance and low-resistance flow patterns.    To understand the significance of…

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Types of Devices

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     To understand the different capabilities of handheld versus portable console scanners.    To recognize the equipment requirements for various sonographic applications. KEY TERMS   Hand-held scanner Portable console…

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