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Title Ultrasound in emergency care / edited by Adam Brooks and Jim Connolly, and Otto Chan
Published Malden, Mass. : BMJ Books, Blackwell Pub., [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 154 pages) : illustrations
Contents History of ultrasound in emergencies / Ben Davies, Adam Brooks -- The physics of ultrasound / Jim Connolly -- Image acquisition and artefacts / Otto Chan -- Focussed assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) / Adam Brooks, M. Gage Oschner -- Ultrasound of the chest / Douglas R Hamilton, Ashot Sargysan, Scott A. Dulchavsky -- Ultrasound assessment of the abdominal aorta / Simon England -- Abdominal emergencies / Ali Naraghi, Otto Chan -- Bedside ultrasound as an adjunct in the evaluation of critically ill patients / Anthony J. Dean -- Obstetric and gynaecological emergencies / Andrew Loughney, Stephen Stirgess -- Soft tissue ultrasound / Robert Cooper, Dominic Barron -- Ultrasound for bony trauma / Adam Brooks, James L. Williams -- Ultrasound for venous access / Richard G. McWilliams, Christopher Boyd -- Procedural applications of emergency bedside ultrasound / Anthony J. Dean, Daniel K. Vining -- Ultrasound in austere and mass casualty settings / Leonard J. King -- Training in emergency ultrasound / Susie Hewitt, Michael R. Marohn, David Wherry
Summary A practical guide to the use of ultrasound and how to interpret the scans, aimed specifically at emergency physicians and staff. This is recognised as an essential skill in emergency medicine, and this book will provide the means to learn it, with question led text and many illustrations of real examples. The book will include a CD Rom of video clips, showing normal and abnormal scans, approximating to the real life situation
Analysis Electronic books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Emergency medicine -- Diagnosis.
Medical emergencies -- Ultrasonic imaging.
Emergency Treatment -- methods.
Wounds and Injuries -- ultrasonography.
Form Electronic book
Author Brooks, Adam, 1969-
Chan, Otto.
Connolly, Jim, 1964-
LC no. 2004009786
ISBN 0470755016 (electronic bk.)
0727917315 (alk. paper)
9780470755013 (electronic bk.)
9780727917317 (alk. paper)