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Fetal Echocardiography
by Julia A Drose, 2009

This text/atlas provides a multidisciplinary approach to fetal cardiac ultrasound. It covers all aspects of the subject, including how to perform a fetal echocardiogram; normal anatomy; abnormalities; how and when to use the different types of ultrasound. It also serves as an all-inclusive reference of the drugs, chromosomal abnormalities, and syndromes associated with congenital heart disease

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Physics

Ultrasound Physics Review
A Q&A Review for the ARDMS SPI Exam

by Cindy A. Owen, RT, RVT, RDMS, FSDMS and 
      James A. Zagzebski, PhD

This SPI edition is the single best-selling mock exam devoted to the ARDMS exam in ultrasound physics. If you are looking for guidance and a clear understanding of the principles and facts you must know to pass the SPI exam, this is the review for you

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National Certification Exam Review Books

Varying Authors, Distributed by the SDMS

All specialities are offered with these Registry Review Books.

These books outline information that you need to know in their respective specialty exams

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Sonography Principles and Instruments
9th Edition

Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD

 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.

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Fetal Echo Review
A Q & A Review for the ARDMS Fetal Echocardiography Exam
2nd Edition
Nikki C. Stahl, RT(R)(M)(CT), RDMS, RVT
Valrie Kunes, BA, AS(R)
Bradley W. Robinson, MD, FACC

This mock exam covers the material on the ARDMS exam content outline for the Fetal Echocardiography specialty exam in effect as of 2017. It contains 475 registry-like questions together with answers, clear explanations, and quick references for further study.

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Abdominal Sonography Review
A Q&A Review for the ARDMS Abdomen Exam
Cindy A. Owen, RT, RVT, RDMS, FSDMS
Edward G. Grant, MD

This review book identifies your strengths and weaknesses, familiarizes you with the format of the exam, and gauges your progress as you study. Based on the abdomen specialty exam outline published by ARDMS, you can pass the exam by studying the 574 questions in registry format together with answers, thorough explanations, and quick references for further study. 

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Registry Review Books

Understanding Ultrasound Physics

4th Edition

by Sidney Edelman, 2012


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Congenital Heart Defects, Simplified

​2nd Edition

By Ken Heiden, 2017 

30 CMEs included with the purchase of this book after test completion! This book is a well organized, easy to read resource for the busy sonographer who needs to access information immediately. It is also an excellent guide for medical and nursing students seeking to understand congenital heart defects. 

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Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography
 Two-Volume Set, 8th Edition
Sandra L. Hagen-Ansert, BA, RDMS, RDCS, FASE, FSDMS

Updated to reflect the newest curriculum standards, Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography, 8th Edition provides you with the pertinent information needed for passing the boards. This highly respected text enhances your understanding of general/abdominal and obstetric/gynecologic sonography, the two primary divisions of sonography, as well as vascular sonography and echocardiography.

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Fetal Cardiovascular Imaging
by Jack Rychik and Zhiyun Tian, 2011

This is the most complete video atlas available in this field - providing the detailed visual guidance you need to successfully identify a full range of fetal heart disorders. Complied by the team at the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia.

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Pediatric Sonography

Abdomen

Echocardiographer's Pocket Reference
by Terry Reynolds, Fourth Edition

Provides the newest American Society of Echocardiography recommendations for valvular stenosis, left ventricular diastolic function, right heart chamber systolic and diastolic evaluation and quantification including coronary artery segmentation, prosthetic heart valves, transcatheter interventions three-dimensional echocardiography, contrast echocardiography and cardiac mechanics.

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Pediatric Sonography, Fourth Edition

Marilyn J. Siegel MD

This book gives you a complete working knowledge of the latest scanning technologies and the clinical applications of ultrasound in pediatric and adolescent patients. Readers will find just the guidance they need to determine the most appropriate imaging method for evaluating a specific clinical problem, conduct the sonographic examination, and interpret the findings.

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Callen's Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology

6th Edition

​by Mary E Norton

Get outstanding guidance from the world's most trusted reference on OB/GYN ultrasound. Now brought to you by lead editor Dr. Mary Norton, Callen's Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology has been completely and exhaustively updated by a team of obstetric, gynecologic, and radiology experts to reflect the most recent advances in the field. 

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OB/Gyn

  Resource References

Ob/Gyn Sonography
An Illustrated Review
2nd Edition

by Jim Baun, BS, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS

Ob/Gyn Sonography: An Illustrated Review—Step 1 in Davies’ 1-2-3 Step Ultrasound Education & Test Preparation program—is an efficient and powerful silver-bullet review for the national registry examination in obstetric and gynecologic sonography. It thoroughly covers the ARDMS exam outline, succinctly and systematically explaining and illustrating each exam topic 

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***STARSS recommended Resource References is only a reference guide. By no means are we insinuating  exclusion of any other resource references. It is only meant to serve as a guide of the resources we currently use.

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