The Physics and Technology of Diagnostic Ultrasound: A Practitioner's Guide (Second Edition)

The Physics and Technology of Diagnostic Ultrasound: A Practitioner's Guide (Second Edition)

by Robert Wyatt Gill

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An approachable textbook for medical practitioners and technologists studying to become ultrasound practitioners. Written by a leading ultrasound educator and designed to suit typical university, college or professional courses. Also appropriate for self-guided study.

The first edition of this book sold over 5000 copies. This second edition brings the content up to date, while retaining the style and chapter structure of the first. Many sections have been rewritten, new material has been introduced and some outmoded material removed. As before, a Study Guide has been developed to complement the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780987292186
Publisher: High Frequency Publishing
Publication date: 09/09/2020
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Robert Gill is a popular ultrasound physics lecturer. He is highly regarded for his ability to explain complex concepts to non-physicists in an easy-to-understand way. He teaches in a number of university and professional courses and offers online courses via his own "sonophys" website. He is a member of the Board of Examiners of the Australasian DDU (a qualification for specialist physicians) and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of NSW.
Rob was a member of the renowned Ultrasonics Institute in Sydney, Australia, where he specialised in Doppler research and pioneered fetal Doppler measurements. He has published over 70 scientific papers and book chapters and 150 conference papers and authored 4 international patents.
His textbooks and study guides have been widely successful, with over 5000 copies sold worldwide.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction, mathematics review
  2. Ultrasound interaction with tissue
  3. Pulsed ultrasound and imaging
  4. Transducers and focussing
  5. Ultrasound instrumentation
  6. Image artifacts
  7. Doppler ultrasound
  8. Doppler artifacts
  9. Haemodynamic concepts
  10. Imaging performance and limitations
  11. Bioeffects and safety
  12. Additional modes and capabilities

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