Practical Ultrasound: An Illustrated Guide, Second Edition / Edition 2

Practical Ultrasound: An Illustrated Guide, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Jane Alty, Edward Hoey
     
 

ISBN-10: 1444168290

ISBN-13: 9781444168297

Pub. Date: 07/23/2013

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In the hands of a skilled operator, ultrasound scanning is a simple and easy procedure. However, reaching that level of proficiency can be a long and tedious process. Commended by the British Medical Association, Practical Ultrasound, Second Edition focuses on the scans regularly encountered in a busy ultrasound department and provides everything

Overview

In the hands of a skilled operator, ultrasound scanning is a simple and easy procedure. However, reaching that level of proficiency can be a long and tedious process. Commended by the British Medical Association, Practical Ultrasound, Second Edition focuses on the scans regularly encountered in a busy ultrasound department and provides everything practitioners need to know to become competent and skilled in scanning.

See What’s New in the Second Edition:


    • New chapters on breast, musculoskeletal, and FAST (focused assessment with sonography in trauma) ultrasonography
    • Revisions to original chapters incorporating up-to-date techniques and protocols

Beginning with the general principles of ultrasound scanning and a guide to using the ultrasound machine, the book provides step-by-step instructions on how to perform scans supplemented by high-quality images and handy tips.

Organized according to anatomical site, the chapters include a review section on useful anatomy, scan protocol presented step by step, and a section on common pathology. Maintaining the popular format of the previous edition, each chapter contains examples of common and clinically relevant pathologies and notes on the salient features of these conditions.

The authors’ precise approach puts an immense amount of knowledge within easy reach, making it an ideal aid for learning the practicalities of ultrasound.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444168297
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/23/2013
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
295
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

General principles of ultrasound scanning

Guide to using the ultrasound machine

Abdomen

Renal, including renal transplant

Abdominal aorta

Liver transplant

Testes

Lower limb veins

Carotid Doppler

Female pelvis

Early pregnancy

Thyroid

Focused assessment with sonography in trauma (FAST)

Breast

Muscoloskeletal

Index

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