Written by a multidisciplinary group of contributors, including radiologists, emergency physicians, critical care specialists, anesthesiologists, and surgeons,Fundamentals of Emergency Ultrasoundis afirst-of-its-kind referencethat clearly explains the many technical nuances and diagnostic skills necessary for optimal use of ultrasound in emergency settings. This concise, easy-to-read resource covers both non-invasive and invasive ultrasound-guided procedures for a wide range ofadult and pediatric trauma and non-trauma conditions. Apractical emphasis on differential diagnosishelps facilitate rapid diagnosis, triage, and disposition decisions in emergency situations where ultrasound can be used.
Provides a depth of understanding and interpretation froma multidisciplinary group of chapter authors,with step-by-step details on anatomy, equipment considerations, positioning, technique, normal and abnormal findings, and common pitfalls.
Coversinvasive procedures and ultrasound-guided injectionssuch as thoracentesis, paracentesis, nerve blocks, and central and peripheral venous access.
Includescorrelative CT, MR, and Doppler imagesto enhance ultrasound visualization, in addition to more than 500+ high-quality ultrasound images and 75+ line drawings.
Offersup-to-date coverageon the e-FAST, trans-thoracic and trans-esophageal echocardiography, pulmonary, and cranial sonography, among other emergency modalities.
Featuresmore than 150 ultrasound video clipsthat show the many nuances of ultrasound use.
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