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cover image - Point of Care Ultrasound
ISBN: 9781455775699
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $89.99

Point of Care Ultrasound

by Nilam J Soni, MD, MS, Robert Arntfield, MD, FRCPC and Pierre Kory, MD, MPA


cover image - Point of Care Ultrasound
ISBN: 9781455775699
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Saunders
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BMA President's Choice Award Winner and Highly Commended in Internal Medicine category at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2015 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 combines electronic content and peer-reviewed videos to provide comprehensive, non-specialty-specific guidance on this ever-evolving technology.

    • Access all the facts with focused chapters covering a diverse range of topics, as well as case-based examples that include ultrasound scans and videos.
    • 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.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to watch more than 200 ultrasound videos from real-life patients that demonstrate key findings; these videos are complemented by anatomical illustrations and text descriptions to maximize learning. You'll also be able to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Section I: Fundamental Principles of Ultrasound

    Chapter 1: Evolution of Point-of-Care Ultrasound

    Chapter 2: Ultrasound Physics

    Chapter 3: Transducers

    Chapter 4: Orientation

    Chapter 5: Basic Operation of an Ultrasound Machine

    Chapter 6: Artifacts

    Section II: Lung and Pleura

    Chapter 7: Overview

    Chapter 8: Lung and Pleural Ultrasound Technique

    Chapter 9: Lung Ultrasound Interpretation

    Chapter 10: Pleural Ultrasound Interpretation

    Chapter 11: Lung and Pleural Procedures

    Section III: Heart

    Chapter 12: Overview

    Chapter 13: Cardiac Ultrasound Technique

    Chapter 14: Left Ventricular Function

    Chapter 15: Right Ventricular Function

    Chapter 16: Valves

    Chapter 17: Pericardial Effusion

    Chapter 18: Inferior Vena Cava

    Section IV: Abdomen and Pelvis

    Chapter 19: Gallbladder

    Chapter 20: Kidneys

    Chapter 21: Bladder

    Chapter 22: Abdominal Aorta

    Chapter 23: Abdominal Fluid

    Chapter 24: First Trimester Pregnancy and Normal Female Reproductive System

    Chapter 25: Testicular Ultrasound

    Section V: Vascular System

    Chapter 26: Lower Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis

    Chapter 27: Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis

    Chapter 28: Central Venous Access

    Chapter 29: Peripheral Venous Access

    Chapter 30: Arterial Access

    Section VI: Head and Neck

    Chapter 31: Ocular Ultrasound

    Chapter 32: Thyroid Gland

    Chapter 33: Lymph Nodes

    Section VII: Nervous System

    Chapter 34: Peripheral Nerve Blocks

    Chapter 35: Lumbar Puncture

    Section VIII: Soft Tissues and Joints

    Chapter 36: Skin and Soft Tissues

    Chapter 37: Joints

    Section IX: Clinical Scenarios and Protocols

    Chapter 38: Dyspnea and Acute Respiratory Failure

    Chapter 39: Abdominal Pain

    Chapter 40: Hypotension and Shock

    Chapter 41: Trauma

    Chapter 42: Cardiac Arrest

    Section X: Ultrasound Program Management

    Chapter 43: Competence, Credentialing, and Certification

    Chapter 44: Equipment, Image Archiving, and Billing


  • Nilam J Soni, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, Division of General & Hospital Medicine and Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, University of Texas Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, Robert Arntfield, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine and Division of Critical Care Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada and Pierre Kory, MD, MPA, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
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