Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
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Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Official Publication of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography


eISSN: 15525430| ISSN: 87564793|Current volume: 32|Current issue: 4 Frequency: Bi-monthly

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Creating and interpreting clear and precise sonographic images is both an art and a science. Every other month, the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS) will ensure you don't skip a beat by presenting the latest diagnostic techniques and interpretation methods, thought-provoking case reports, most practical research applications, and the newest hardware/software technologies and equipment, in a variety of specialty areas, including:

  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Abdomen
  • Vascular technology
  • Adult and pediatric echocardiography
  • Neurosonology
  • Breast sonography
  • Ophthalmology

Regularly reading the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography will help you reliably interpret complex information from clinical diagnostic procedures which will help ensure accurate patient diagnoses. For new graduates through advanced practice sonographers, the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography will challenge you to keep your professional skills sharp through dynamic features such as CME Self-Tests, Diagnostic Challenge, and Case Reports. Some of the important topics and trends covered in recent issues include:

  • Contrast agents and their use
  • Comparisons of diagnostic imaging techniques
  • Cost-effectiveness and safety of diagnostic imaging procedures
  • Sonographic breast exams
  • Sonographic safety
  • Harmonics
  • Musculoskeletal imaging techniques
  • Musculoskeletal injuries and other professional hazards
  • Labor shortages
  • Portable ultrasound

The Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography also includes book and abstract reviews, employment opportunities, professional news, and listings of professional services.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS) helps sonographers reliably interpret complex information from clinical diagnostic procedures, which ensures accurate patient's diagnoses. For new graduates through advanced practice sonographers, the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography keeps professionals' skills sharp through dynamic features such as CME Self-Tests, Diagnostic Challenge, and Case Reports. Key topics include contrast agents and their use; comparisons of diagnostic imaging techniques; cost-effectiveness and safety of diagnostic imaging procedures; ultrasound breast exams; ultrasound safety; harmonics; musculoskeletal imaging techniques; musculoskeletal injuries and other professional hazards; labor shortages; and portable ultrasound. The Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography also includes book and abstract reviews, employment opportunities, professional news, and listings of professional services.

Editor-in-Chief
Abdomen Section Editor
Dora D. DiGiacinto, MEd, RDMS, RDCS University of Oklahoma
Cardiac Section Editor
Jeffrey C. Hill, BSBA, ACS, RDCS, FASE The Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut
Obstetrics & Gynecology Section Editor
Karen Having, MS ED, RT(R), RDMS Southern Illinois University
Vascular Section Editor
Derek C. Butler Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport, MA
Editors Emeritus
Editorial Board
Sharlette Anderson, MHS, RDMS, RVT, RDCS University of Missouri
Laurinda S. Andrist, BS, MBA, FSDMS, RDMS, RDCS Consultant
Edward Araujo Júnior, PhD Department of Obstetrics, Paulista School of Medicine - Federal University of São Paulo
Jennifer Bagley, MPH, RDMS, RVT The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Anthony L. Baker, MEd, RDMS, RVT University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Health
Heidi Barrett, RT(R), RDMS, RVT, RDCS Consultant
Teresa Bieker, MBA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FAIUM University of Colorado Hospital
Daniel P. Bourque, MS, RCS, FASE Orlando Regional Medical Center
Karen S. Bubb, RT(R), RVT, RDMS Oklahoma State University
Angela N. Butwin, MS, RT(R), RDMS The Ohio State University - College of Medicine
Reva Arnez Curry, PhD, RT(R), RDMS, FSDMS Delta College
Stephanie Ellingson, MS, RT(R), RDMS, RDCS, RVT University of Iowa
Kevin D. Evans, PhD, RT(R), (BD), RDMS, RVS, FSDMS The Ohio State University
Jennifer Gregov, RDCS, RVT Siemens Ultrasound
Joy Guthrie, PhD, ACS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RCS, RCCS, RVS, FSDMS Community Regional Medical Center
Diane M. Kawamura, PhD, RT(R), RDMS, FSDMS, FAIUM Weber State University
Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, RDMS, FSCU North Country Vascular Diagnostics, Inc.
Joan C. Main, BS, MBA, RDCS, FASE Consultant
Carol C. Mitchell, PhD, ACS, RT(R), RDMS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS, FASE University of Wisconsin - Madison
Marsha M. Neumyer, BS, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU, FAIUM Vascular Diagnostic Educational Services
William D. O'Brien, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, USA
Margaret M. Park, BS, ACS, RVT, RDCS, FASE Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute
Cara Quedens-Case, BS, RDMS, RDCS Program Director, Gateway Community College
Susan Raatz Stephenson, MS, MEd, RT(R)(CT), RDMS, RVT, CIIP Siemens Healthcare
Shawn C. Roll, PhD, RMSKS, FAOTA, OTR/L University of Southern California
Catharine Scholl, MHS, RDMS, RVT Nova Southeastern University - Tampa
Britt C. Smyth, BA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT University of Colorado Hospital
Neha Soni-Patel, BSME, RDCS University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's - The Congenital Heart Collaborative
Jean L. Spitz, MPH, RDMS, CAE, FSDMS Perinatal Quality Foundation
Gabriele Tonni, MD, PhD Guastalla Provincial Hospital, ASL Reggio Emilia, Italy
Ashwin Venkateshvaran, PhD, RCS, RDCS Karolinska Institute
Kevin R. Volz, PhD, RV The Ohio State University - College of Medicine
Kerry Weinberg, PhD, MA, MPA, RDMS, RDCS, RT(R), FSDMS Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
Michelle Wilson, Ed.D, RDMS, RDCS University of Wyoming, USA
Mulubrhan Woldemariam, BS, RDMS The Ohio State University, USA
Paula Woletz, MPH, RDMS, RDCS, FAIUM Howard Community College, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
Kathryn Elizabeth Zale, MS, RDMS, RVT Chester County Hospital-Penn Medicine
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  • The Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS) is the official journal of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. It is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research, review articles, and case reports pertinent to diagnostic medical sonography. The JDMS Author’s Manual and additional guides for authors are available at https://www.sdms.org/membership/jdms.

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