Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition

Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition

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The pioneering emergency ultrasound guide-updated and expanded with coverage of the newest technologies , /pg Emergency Ultrasound is firmly established as the first state-of-the-art reference on the training, techniques, and diagnostic skills needed to perform successful ultrasound exams in the emergency department. Utilizing a templated chapter format, this trusted resource presents a wide range of detailed guidelines on performing ultrasound exams, case studies, and side-by-side comparisons of normal and abnormal scans. Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition, is fully updated and expanded to include the latest uses of this crucial diagnostic tool, including Doppler Ultrasound for deep vein thrombosis. Taken together, this groundbreaking text is the one you'll rely on for every kind of diagnosis in the emergency setting, from soft tissue infections and peritonsillar abscess, to foreign bodies and lumbar puncture and arthrocentesis. Features: NEW! Chapters on ocular applications, prehospital applications, and ultrasound-guided procedures NEW! Content that features the latest instruments NEW! Numerous color Doppler images, plus hundreds of traditional black and white ultrasound images NEW! DVD with videos showing the most current ultrasound procedures performed in real time Coverage of ultrasound in trauma, cardiac, hepatobiliary, renal, testicular, and other applications A templated chapter organization that consists of key points; introduction; clinical considerations and indications; anatomic considerations; technique; common abnormalities; pitfalls; case studies; references; and more Focus on common findings and pitfalls in every clinical chapter Case studies in each chapterSome handheld compact machines are able to connect to larger monitors when on the cart. Regardless of the type of monitor ... Most ultrasound machines work with a combination of analog and digital data processing. Conversion to a digital anbsp;...

Title:Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition
Author:O. John Ma, James Mateer, Michael Blaivas
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2007-11-20


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