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Society of Interventional Radiology Press offers new edition of patient care resource
Date:3/13/2010

TAMPA, Fla."Patient Care in Vascular and Interventional Radiology"an essential resource and the first offering from Society of Interventional Radiology Press, the society's publishing armis now available. Also available is the companion "Patient Care in Vascular and Interventional Radiology Study Guide."

Written by top experts in their areas of specialty, this resource is ideal for physicians in their fellowship or in training, for certification or recertification or for those who want to brush up on crucial areas of patient care. The newly updated 448-page edition of SIR's popular syllabus covers major aspects such as vascular, neurologic, hepatobiliary, cardiac, pulmonary and genitourinary evaluation; management of hypertension, renal insufficiency, hematologic disorders, antiobiotics, analgesia and sedation, cardiopulmonary emergencies, vascular complications, liver and renal failure, postprocedural pain and nutrition; and postprocedural wound management. The spiral-bound book includes detailed tables and charts for handy reference, figures for illustration and bibliographies for further reading. Its compact size and spiral binding make it easy to carry for on-the-go learning. Book editors are Peter N. Waybill, M.D., FSIR, professor of radiology, medicine and surgery and chief of cardiovascular and interventional radiology at Pennsylvania State College of Medicine and Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa., and Daniel B. Brown, M.D., professor of radiology and chief of interventional radiology and interventional oncology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.

Also available is the first-ever "Study Guide" published by SIR Press; it is designed to complement "Patient Care in Vascular and Interventional Radiology," presenting both questions for each of the 28 chapters covered in the syllabus and detailed answers with explanations.

Reading "Patient Care in Vascular and Interventional Radiology" constitutes a planned activity of continuing medical education with an estimated completion time of 21 hours. To receive CME credit for this activity, physicians must read the chapters in this book and take the corresponding chapter examination. The chapter exams will be available online in mid-March on the SIR Web site (www.SIRweb.org); all buyers will be notified as soon as the chapter exams are available. Each chapter is approved for .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians do not have to complete all of the chapters to claim a CME certificate for this educational activity.


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Contact: Maryann Verrillo
mverrillo@SIRweb.org
703-460-5572
Society of Interventional Radiology
Source:Eurekalert

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