1st Edition

Clinical Ultrasound
A How-To Guide




ISBN 9781482221404
Published March 23, 2015 by CRC Press
150 Pages 211 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

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

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Editor(s)

Biography

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