Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography

Sonography Associations

http://www.aium.org/
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
This site includes chat-rooms for the areas of Basic Science and Instrumentation, Interventional- Cardiovascular Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound, Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound, Fetal Echocardiography, Obstetric Ultrasound, General and Abdominal Ultrasound, Gynecologic Ultrasound, High Frequency Clinical and Preclinical, Imaging, Pediatric Ultrasound, and Therapeutic Ultrasound.

http://www.ardms.org/default.asp?ContentID=36&menubar=7
American Registry for Diagnostic Sonography
Student resources including information about the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation (SPI) Examination.

http://www.asecho.org/
American Society of Echocardiography
This site includes information about careers, education, coding and reimbursement, ASE Guidelines and Standards, image library, and scholarships.

http://www.svunet.org/index.htm
Society for Vascular Ultrasound
The Society for Vascular Ultrasound is dedicated to the advancement of noninvasive vascular technology used in the diagnosis of vascular disease through education programs, publications, and certification.

http://www.sdms.org/
Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Website includes comprehensive coverage of news affecting the field of sonography, career information, blogs, news, jobs, and other resources.

Government Resources

http://www.cdc.gov/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A comprehensive healthcare and information website from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention. Information about Sonography is available by using the search option.


http://www.hrsa.gov/
Health Resources and Services Administration
This government website is from the Health Resources and Services Administration. Topics include data, healthcare system supports, grants, and news.

http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/
Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA
This government website is sponsored by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Information links includes data, publication, resources, and reports focusing on mothers and children.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ultrasound.html
Medline Plus
From the United State Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, this website has English and Spanish links to comprehensive healthcare and medical information.

http://www.guideline.gov/
National Guideline Clearinghouse
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s website has a searchable database of clinical practice guidelines for diseases / conditions, treatment / intervention, and guideline syntheses.

http://www.nih.gov/
National Institutes of Health
This comprehensive government website from the National Institutes of Health includes information about health, research, news, and grants.

Selected Sonography Resources

http://www.drgdiaz.com/
drGdiaz.com
This English, Spanish, and Portuguese language site contains information on Creative diagnostic ultrasound techniques such as color post processing; C.A.D. (Computer Aided Diagnosis) and Ultrasound Tissue Characterization. eHealth techniques such as modeling, structure recognition, and quantum computing for medical applications. Diagnostic ultrasound improved with telematics (Telecommunications and informatics). Ultrasound tissue characterization with color processing techniques. 3-D Ultrasound remote diagnosis (telesonography), telemedicine and color 3-D ultrasound. Grayscale and color ultrasound pictures (unique images).

http://www.gehealthcare.com/usen/ultrasound/products/bestprac.html
GE Healthcare
Free on-line tutorials. Topics include: Introduction to Current Concepts in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Vascular Imaging with B-Flow, Improved Ultrasound Diagnosis of Vascular Complications Following Transfemoral Puncture by using B-Flow, Ultrasound of the Uterus: Current Clinical and Technical Concepts: A Sonographer’s Perspective, Ultrasound Evaluation of Renal Artery Stenosis, The Role of Ultrasound in Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins, Detection of Scrotal Pathology, 3D Ultrasound Imaging in Gynecology, Transcranial Color Doppler, Arterial Duplex Imaging, Lower, Carotid Duplex Imaging, Sonography - Lower Extremity, and Sonography - Portal Venous Hypertension.

http://www.obgyn.net/ultrasound/ultrasound.asp?page=/ultrasound/img_gal
OBGYN Net - Ultrasound
Image galleries, case studies, news, articles, and interviews.

http://www.med.wayne.edu/diagRadiology/Anatomy_Modules/Page1.html
Radiologic Anatomy
Information includes basic gross anatomy as depicted in radiographic studies including the brain, upper abdomen, thorax, pelvis and upper thigh, and the skull base.

http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/sitemap/modal-alias.cfm?modal=us&bhcp=1
Radiology Info: Ultrasound Information
Comprehensive information for both the student and patient in the areas of Obstetric Ultrasound, Sonohysterography, Abdominal Ultrasound, Ultrasound for Children, Breast Ultrasound, Carotid Ultrasound Imaging, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Pelvic Ultrasound, Prostate Ultrasound, and more.

http://www.sonoworld.com/
Sonoworld: The Ultrasound Portal
This site includes information about cases, lectures, images, articles, and jobs.

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