An Illustrated Guide, Second Edition
By Jane Alty, Edward Hoey
To Be Published July 19th 2013 by CRC Press – 295 pages
In the hands of a skilled operator, ultrasound scanning is a simple and easy procedure. However, reaching that level of proficiency can be a long and tedious process. Practical Ultrasound, Second Edition contains everything you need to know to become competent and skilled in ultrasound scanning. This essential illustrated guide prepares you to use the equipment and interpret the images on screen accurately.
See What’s New in the Second Edition:
The book takes you through the common scans regularly encountered in a busy ultrasound department. Organized according to anatomical site, the chapters include a revision section on useful anatomy, a scan protocol presented step by step, and a section on common pathology. Maintaining the popular format of the previous edition, each chapter contains examples of common and clinically relevant pathologies and notes on the salient features of these conditions.
The authors’ clear, precise approach puts an immense amount of knowledge within easy reach, making it an ideal aid to learning the practicalities of ultrasound.
"The authors are to be congratulated for their efforts. … Not only are you on the brink of discovering a wonderful world of non-invasive imaging, but also your pathway to achieving the competence that you desire will be made considerably easier by this book."
—Henry C Irving FRCR, Consultant Radiologist, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK; Ex-Treasurer of The Royal College of Radiologists
General Principles of Ultrasound Scanning
Guide to Using the Ultrasound Machine
Renal, Including Renal Transplant
Lower Limb Veins
Carotid Doppler Examination
Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST)
Jane Alty MB BChir MA MRCP, Specialist Registrar, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Edward Hoey MB BCh BAO MRCP FRCR, Specialist Registrar, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK