Point of Care Ultrasound E-book

Author: Nilam J Soni,Robert Arntfield,Pierre Kory

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323262589

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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With portable, hand-carried ultrasound devices being more frequently implemented in medicine today, Point-of-Care Ultrasound will be a welcome resource for any physician or health care practitioner looking to further their knowledge and skills in point-of-care ultrasound. This comprehensive, portable handbook offers an easy-access format that provides comprehensive, non-specialty-specific guidance on this ever-evolving technology. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Access all the facts with focused chapters covering a diverse range of topics, as well as case-based examples that include ultrasound scans. Understand the pearls and pitfalls of point-of-care ultrasound through contributions from experts at more than 30 institutions. View techniques more clearly than ever before. Illustrations and photos include transducer position, cross-sectional anatomy, ultrasound cross sections, and ultrasound images.
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Ultrasonography in the ICU

Practical Applications

Author: Paula Ferrada

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319118765

Category: Medical

Page: 146

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This text presents a basic guide of the principles and applications of ultrasound in the critical care setting. The text also addresses the basic and clinical uses of ultrasound, including clinical cases at the end of each of the 7 sections of the clinical subdivisions. The final chapters focus on the issues of training, certification, credentialing and billing. These discussions make the text unique, as literature regarding monetary and training issues for ultrasound in the ICU is sparse. Each chapter is written by experts in the field, and supplemented with illustrations and links to videos of actual ultrasound examinations in patients. Ultrasonography in the ICU: Practical Applications will be of great utility to critical care specialists in the disciplines of surgery, medicine, anesthesiology and emergency medicine. In addition this book can be used as a teaching tool for critical care fellows and residents interested in further training in ultrasound for the critically ill patient.
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Handbook of Echo-Doppler Interpretation

Author: Edmund Kenneth Kerut,Elizabeth F. McIlwain,Gary D. Plotnick

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405146125

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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This handbook is intended to help the physician and sonographer to learn echo concepts and techniques in a "user friendly" way, to help them perform studies and understand concepts in order to collect as much clinically useful information as possible on an individual patient. This book is written as a very practical and easy to read manual. Each chapter highlights the various aspects of echocardiography. Practical tips are displayed throughout the book. This text is well illustrated with 165 photographs and graphical illustrations. It will be useful to the echocardiographer and sonographer for practical guidance into performing a thorough goal-orientated study for a particular problem and for the physician/cardiologist in developing the interpretation.
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The Echo Manual

Author: Jae K. Oh,James B. Seward,A. Jamil Tajik

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781748537

Category: Medical

Page: 431

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Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this best-selling manual is a practical guide to the performance, interpretation, and clinical applications of echocardiography. The Echo Manual is written by recognized authorities at the Mayo Clinic and provides a concise, user-friendly summary of techniques, diagnostic criteria, and quantitative methods for both echocardiography and Doppler echocardiography. Discussion of each clinical problem also includes transesophageal echocardiography. This edition covers the latest techniques, standards, and applications and includes new contrast agents. All references have been updated. More than 900 images—well annotated and true to gray scale and color—give readers an immediate grasp of salient points.
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Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition

Author: O. John Ma,James R. Mateer,Michael Blaivas

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071596577

Category: Medical

Page: 500

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The pioneering emergency ultrasound guide-updated and expanded with coverage of the newest technologies ,/p> 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 chapter
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Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Peri-Operative Pain Relief E-Book

Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Peri-Operative Pain Relief : ExpertConsult Online and Print

Author: Dominic Harmon,Jack Barrett,Frank Loughnane,Brendan T. Finucane,George Shorten

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045349

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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The new edition of this practical multimedia resource shows you exactly how to perform successfully a full range of peripheral nerve block techniques. Over four hundred illustrations, the majority of which are in colour, plus online video clips, portray the relevant surface anatomy, the internal anatomy, the ultrasonographic anatomy to vividly depict correct needle placement in real patients. Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Peri-Operative Pain Relief has been extensively revised to reflect changes in contemporary practice. Provides a detailed foundation upon which trainees and practitioners can develop their skills in peripheral nerve block. Explains fundamental principles such as the mechanism of action of local anesthetic drugs, needle types, as well as toxicity and safety. Uses a consistent, user-friendly format to present each nerve block’s indications, contraindications, relevant anatomy, technique, adverse effects, and complications. Provides a complete, all-in-one resource in which each block is described in terms of its relevant anatomy, its ultrasonographic anatomy, and its clinical performance. Shows you how to proceed using high quality clinical photographs, radiographic images and specially commissioned line drawings. Offers "Clinical Pearls" in every chapter to help you obtain optimal results. Each chapter in this new edition is supplemented with practical advice and examples of how to use ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks to its greatest effect. Includes a brand new chapter on Transversus abdominis plane block. Features more than two hours of narrated video clips via the Expert Consult online platform to demonstrate a full range of nerve block procedures and enables the user to access full text and images from any computer. Includes the latest ultrasound guided applications for regional anesthesia and pain relief procedures.Ultrasound guided blocks are increasingly being used in the administration of nerve blocks. Reflects the rapid development and acceptance of ultrasound guided techniques. The “hot area in regional anesthesia. Includes new techniques and neural blocks such as Transversus abdominis plane block. Keeps the user up-to-date with the most effective delivery of anesthesia and analgesia. Additional commonly used procedures for pain relief. Provides comprehensive coverage of the full range of regional anesthetic techniques. Each chapter in this new edition is supplemented with practical advice and examples of how to use ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks to its greatest effect. Additional photographs and line drawings in the text accompanied with further online video procedures.The reader is provided with a unique visual guide to not only the approach to and anatomy of specific nerves, but also to the surrounding anatomy, its ultrasonographic anatomy and its clinical performance.. Illustrations and video loops can be used in lectures, presentations and easily downloaded into presentation software.
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Ultrasound Physics and Technology

How, Why and When

Author: Vivien Gibbs,David Cole (TDCR.),Antonio Sassano

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702030414

Category: Medical

Page: 137

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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
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Essential US for Trauma: E-FAST

Author: Mauro Zago

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 8847052742

Category: Medical

Page: 100

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E-FAST (extended focused assessment by sonograpy for trauma) represents the basic ultrasonographic approach to any trauma patient. Identification or exclusion of free fluid and air in the abdominal and thoracic cavities plays a pivotal role in deciding the immediate diagnostic and therapeutic path. Learning E-FAST is mandatory for all acute care surgeons and all physicians involved in trauma management. The structure of the book and its practical approach will make it an easy-to-consult and quick reference tool for beginners and a useful support for more experienced professionals.
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