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Point of Care Ultrasound Made Easy





ISBN 9780367349585
Published March 19, 2020 by CRC Press
170 Pages 38 Color & 100 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

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

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Biography

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.