eBook Practical Guide to Emergency Ultrasound, 2nd Edition

  • Karen S. Cosby
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469830116
  • ISBN-13: 9781469830117
  • DDC: 616.07
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 496 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Keep pace with the rapid changes in Emergency Ultrasound knowledge. This 2nd edition of the Practical Guide To Emergency Ultrasound addresses your need for a practical, comprehensive, how-to book on ultrasound techniques in the emergency department, including new and expanded applications. Organized in an easy-to-navigate problem-based and symptom-based approach, chapters cover many uses for ultrasound in the ED and proper ultrasound technique. Over 900 images, many in full color, illustrate key concepts and diagnoses, including the use of echocardiography in the ED and newer applications for imaging ocular, musculoskeletal injuries and the use of ultrasound in the management of undifferentiated hypotension and dyspnea.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
Preface to First Edition.
Index to Procedures.
1: Getting Started with Bedside Ultrasound.
2: The History and Philosophy of Emergency Ultrasound.
3: Fundamentals of Ultrasound.
4: Ultrasound in the Resuscitation of Acute Injury or Illness.
5: Trauma.
6: Echocardiography.
7: Lung and Thorax.
8: Inferior Vena Cava.
9: A Problem-Based Approach to Resuscitation of Acute Illness or Injury.
10: Critical Procedures for Acute Resuscitations.
11: Evaluation of Abdominal Conditions.
12: Right Upper Quadrant: Liver, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tree.
13: Abdominal Aorta.
14: Kidneys.
15: Bedside Sonography of the Bowel.
16: Abdominal Procedures.
17: Evaluation of Pelvic Complaints.
18: Pelvic Ultrasound in the Nongravid Patient.
19: First Trimester Pregnancy.
20: Second and Third Trimester Pregnancy.
21: Vascular Emergencies.
22: Lower Extremity Venous Studies.
23: Arterial Emergencies.
24: Scrotal Emergencies.
25: Scrotal Emergencies.
26: Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal Conditions.
27: Skin and Soft Tissue.
28: Musculoskeletal.
29: Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal Procedures.
30: Problems of the Head and Neck.
31: Eye Emergencies.
32: Infections of the Head and Neck.
33: Head and Neck Procedures.
34: Pediatric Ultrasound.
35: General Pediatric Problems.
36: Pediatric Abdominal Emergencies.
37: Pediatric Procedures.
38: Implementing Ultrasound into the Clinical Setting.
39: Implementing Ultrasound into the Community Emergency Department.
40: Implementing Ultrasound into the Academic Emergency Department.
41: Implementing Ultrasound in the Prehospital Setting.
42: Implementing Ultrasound in Developing Countries.