Point of Care Ultrasound Made Easy (POCUSME) is an exciting and innovative book that aims to teach all healthcare professionals how to do simple and clinically relevant ultrasound scanning at the point of care. This book will help you solve clinical problems at the bedside across a range of specialty areas, including: trauma, emergency medicine, respiratory medicine, cardiology, general surgery, otolaryngology and vascular surgery. Straightforward and practical, and designed for clinicians who are generally unfamiliar with ultrasound scanning, it will make a positive difference to your clinical practice, and help improve the delivery of optimised patient care. So read the book, grab an ultrasound machine, and please embrace the Point of Care Ultrasound movement!
Table of Contents
PART 1- BACKGROUND TO POCUSME
CHAPTER 1 - HOW DOES ULTRASOUND WORK?
CHAPTER 2 – POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND (POCUS)
PART 2 – ULTRASOUND ASSESSMENTS BY BODY SYSTEM
CHAPTER 3 – NECK
CHAPTER 4 – THORACIC
CHAPTER 5 – CARDIAC
CHAPTER 6 – ABDOMINOPELVIC
CHAPTER 7- MUSCULOSKELETAL
CHAPTER 8 –ARTERIAL
CHAPTER 9- VENOUS
PART 3 – ASSESSMENT
CHAPTER 10 – SINGLE BEST ANSWER (SBA) ASSESSMENT
John McCafferty BEng PhD MBChB MD MRCP is a Respiratory Consultant at Royal Edinburgh Infirmary, Scotland, UK. He specialises in interventional pulmonology, lung cancer and pleural disease.
James M Forsyth MBBS MRCS MSc (HPE) is a Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Registrar at the Leeds Vascular Institute, UK. His special interests include diabetic foot disease, vascular access and major trauma.