2. Laboratory Function, Instrumentation, Patient Preparation and Patient Safety

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor3,4,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor5,6,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director7,8,9 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief10,11
  1. Richard A. Humes MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief1,2

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch2

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Humes, R. A. (2009) Laboratory Function, Instrumentation, Patient Preparation and Patient Safety, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 4

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 5

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 9

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 10

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 11

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wayne State University, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • laboratory function and instrumentation;
  • patient preparation and patient safety;
  • echocardiography equipment;
  • storage format and reporting;
  • patient safety;
  • system settings;
  • heart motion and greater frame rates;
  • specialized imaging in pediatric echocardiography laboratory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Laboratory function

  • Instrumentation

  • Patient preparation

  • Patient safety

  • Conclusion

  • References