With portable, hand-carried ultrasound devices being more frequently implemented in medicine today,Point-of-Care Ultrasound
will be a welcome resource for any physician or health care practitioner looking to further their knowledge and skills in point-of-care ultrasound. This comprehensive, portable handbook offers aneasy-access format
that combines electronic content
and peer-reviewed videos
to provide comprehensive, non-specialty-specific guidance
on this ever-evolving technology.
- Access all the facts with focused chapters covering a diverse range of topics, as well ascase-based examples that include ultrasound scans and videos.
- Understand the pearls and pitfalls of point-of-care ultrasound through contributions from experts at more than 30 institutions.
- View techniques more clearly than ever before. Illustrations and photos include transducer position, cross-sectional anatomy, ultrasound cross sections,and ultrasound images.
- Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experienceallows you to watch more than 200 ultrasound videos from real-life patients that demonstrate key findings; these videos are complemented byanatomical illustrations and text descriptions to maximize learning. You'll also be able to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
-The authors of this book have struck the ideal balance between breadth and depth of coverage. Point-of-Care Ultrasound contains nearly all the detail of a textbook, yet it reads and functions like a handbook. The included electronic version is an exceptional format to view the book. In general, this book has something to offer healthcare providers across specialties regardless of their level of ultrasound expertise.- -Daniel A. Sweeney, MD (Critical Care Medicine, August 2015, Volume 43, Number 8) 2015 BMA Medical Book Awards: Highly Commended in Internal Medicine 2015 BMA Medical Book Awards: BMA President's Choice Award