Ultrasound Physics and Technology E-Book: How, Why and When

Ultrasound Physics and Technology E-Book: How, Why and When

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Ultrasound Physics and Technology E-Book: How, Why and When by Vivien Gibbs DCR, DNM, DMU, MA, MBA, David Cole DCR, DMU, MSc, Antonio Sassano BSc, MSc

Written for health practitioners and students new to medical ultrasound, this book provides all the basic physics and technological knowledge they need in order to practise ultrasound effectively, including safety aspects of ultrasound, quality assurance and the latest techniques and developments.

  • Multiple choice questions for self-assessment and as a revision aid
  • Chapter on terminology with explanatory paragraphs of words and phrases used in diagnostic ultrasound
  • Troubleshooting guide - common problems and their solutions explored

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702049927
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/24/2011
Series: How, Why and When
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 10 MB

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to diagnostic ultrasound
2. Principles and physics of ultrasound imaging - simple terminology definitions
3. The piezoelectric effect
4. Acoustic impedance
5. The ultrasound beam
6. Transducers
7. Resolution
8. Ultrasound interactions and attenuation
9. Artifacts
10. Instrumentation and controls
11. Physical principles of Doppler ultrasound
12. Ultrasound safety
13. Quality assurance and performance testing
14. Mew technology and recent advances in ultrasound imaging
15. Multiple choice questions, answers to multiple choice questions

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