Emergency Ultrasound Made Easy
This book, Emergency Ultrasound Made Easy, is accessible and easy to use in an emergency. It is aimed mainly at specialists and trainees in emergency medicine, surgery and intensive care; but its broad scope (e.g. rapid diagnosis of DVT) makes it an invaluable addition to the library of any doctor with an interest in ultrasound, whether in primary care or the hospital setting.
A pocket-sized and practical guide to the appropriate use of ultrasound in the emergency department.
Designed to be used in an urgent situation (e.g. a shocked trauma patient).
Written by team of international leading experts.
This Second Edition has been comprehensively revised and updated to reflect the major advances in the practice of bedside ultrasound, and reflects the pioneering efforts of individual clinicians and the high-quality portable machines now available. This edition still firmly adheres to the principles of only using ultrasound where it adds value and only asking simple questions that may be readily addressed using ultrasound.
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 138 x 216 x 10.16mm | 276.69g
- 06 Sep 2011
- Elsevier Health Sciences
- CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
- London, United Kingdom
- 2nd Revised edition
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Table of contents
How ultrasound works
Focused assessment with sonography in trauma (FAST) and EFAST
Lung and thorax
Focused echocardiography and volume assessment
Gallbladder and common bile duct
Ultrasound guided procedures
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Musculoskeletal and soft tissues
Soft-tissue foreign bodies
Emergency ultrasound in combat/austere settings
Appendix 1. Useful paperwork: logbook sheet
Appendix 2. Useful organisations
Appendix 3. Further reading
Clinical Radiology Journal
?This is a very succinct, well-illustrated book, which is sharply clinically focused, and would be of considerable use to those who work in the emergency department and have an interest in adding diagnostic ultrasound to their clinical skills.
Medical Journal of New Zealand
This text provides an excellent introduction to most of the emergency applications for bedside ultrasound. It provides a practical, focused look at the role of bedside ultrasound for non-radiologists.
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
In spite of the disappearance of white coats from British hospital wards, there remains a role for the pocket-sized book. This one achieves what the title claims. Having assumed that the reader has no practical experience of ultrasound scanning, it provides a concise and clear approach to emergency ultrasonography for the non-radiologist. The authors stress its roles and limitations, principally by stating in a didactic manner the questions it can or cannot answer. Although a multiauthor book, the editors have set out each chapter in the same way, supported by excellent drawings and ultrasound images. For the enthusiastic accident and emergency doctor or surgical resident with access to an appropriate ultrasound machine, this book should be invaluable.
British Journal of Surgery