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Course: Cardiology, Case Studies, Ultrasound

Module: Culture Negative Infective Endocarditis

Module Description: Audience: All practitioners of ultrasound or anyone interested in learning about culture negative infective endocarditis.
Prerequisites: A basic understanding of ultrasound
This case study provides information about a patient with culture-negative infective endocarditis. The patient’s medical history, diagnostic procedure findings, and course of treatment are presented. Details about infective endocarditis are discussed including typical symptoms, clinical presentation, complications, and treatment options. The learner will study the pathology through various diagnostic modalities, with emphasis on the echocardiographic features of the disease.


Learning Objectives
Following the review of this information, as well as the discussion provided in the library, the learner will be able to:
*Define infective endocarditis (IE).
*Identify the symptoms of IE.
*Describe the clinical presentation of IE.
*Discuss the complications of IE.


Author: Pratishtha Gupta
About the author: Pratishtha (Patricia) Gupta earned an M.B.B.S. through the Ravindra Nath Tagore Medical College, University of Rajasthan, India, in 1971. She worked as a civil assistant surgeon at Jaykaylon Women’s Hospital in India for 5 years. Patricia worked as a lab assistant at Medical Sciences Laboratories in Canada for another 5 years. In May 2006, she completed the Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography Certificate program at the University of Kansas—School of Allied Health.
Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Credits: 1.00
Price: $18.00
Module Expiration Date:
6/15/2018: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
6 months



Sponsor and/or Accreditation: International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists
Credits: 1.00
Price: $18.00
Module Expiration Date:
11/1/2006: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
Expired



 

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