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Clinical Ultrasound

A How-To Guide, 1st Edition

Edited by Tarina Lee Kang, John Bailitz

CRC Press

150 pages | 211 Color Illus.

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Clinical Ultrasound: A How-To Guide is targeted at the novice to intermediate clinician sonographer. The book’s easy-to-follow style and visually appealing chapter layout facilitates the quick recall of knowledge and skills needed to use clinical ultrasound in everyday practice. Authored by experts in emergency medicine clinical ultrasound from across the United States, this pocket-sized, practical guide is a valuable resource for those using clinical ultrasound in everyday practice.

Table of Contents

Trauma

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Subxiphoid View

Right Upper Quadrant View

Left Upper Quadrant View

Pelvis

Thorax

Integration of Findings:

Special Considerations

Echo and IVC

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Subxiphoid

Parasternal Long Axis

Parasternal Short Axis

Apical 4 Chamber

IVC Assessment

Integration of Findings

Special Considerations

Lung

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Integration of Findings

Special Considerations

Abdominal Aorta

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Short Axis of the Proximal Abdominal Aorta

Short Axis of the Distal Abdominal Aorta

Long Axis of the Proximal Abdominal Aorta

Long Axis of the Distal Abdominal Aorta

Integration of Findings

Special Considerations

Renal and Bladder

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Right Kidney

Left Kidney

Bladder Views

Integration of Findings

Special Considerations

Biliary

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Gallbladder Long Axis

Gallbladder Short Axis

Bile Ducts

Integration of Findings

Special Considerations

First Trimester Pregnancy

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Transabdominal Longitudinal

Transabdominal Transverse

Transvaginal Longitudinal

Tranvaginal Transverse

Dedicated Views of Pregnancy-Related Structures

Integration of Findings

Special Considerations

Appendicitis

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Technique

Integration of Findings

Special Considerations

Ocular Ultrasound

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Special Considerations

Soft Tissue Procedures

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Special Considerations

Musculoskeletal

Indications

Tendon Ultrasound

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Fracture Diagnosis

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Femoral Vein

Popliteal Vein

Integration of Findings

Vascular Access

Peripheral Access

Peripheral Line Placement

Central Access

Special Considerations

Pediatric

Indications

Intussusception

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Pyloric Stenosis

Appendicitis

Fractures

Abdominal Procedures

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Bladder Volume Measurement and Aspiration

Indications

Special Considerations

Pericardiocentesis

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Special Considerations

Thoracentesis

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Special Considerations

US-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

US-Guided Median Nerve Block

US-Guided Radial Nerve Block

US-Guided Ulnar Nerve Block

Femoral Nerve Block

Popliteal Fossa Sciatic Nerve Block

Special Considerations

Lumbar Puncture

Indications

Image Acquisition and Interpretation

Special Considerations

Suggested Reading

Key Articles

Websites

About the Editors

Tarina Kang, MD, director of emergency ultrasound, Department of Emergency Medicine, LAC and USC Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA

John Bailitz, MD, FACEP, RDMS, emergency ultrasound division director and clinical ultrasound fellowship co-director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital; associate professor of emergency medicine, Rush University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED026000
MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine
MED080000
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine