Emergency Ultrasound: Principles and Practice

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Mosby, 2006 - Medical - 263 pages
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Emergency Ultrasound: Protocols and Practice provides the information you need to successfully perform ultrasound in the emergency department. The book is designed to serve as a quick reference tool, offering bulleted text, color-coded anatomical drawings, and plenty of images to help you understand which images are important and how to get them.

  • Templated protocol chapters cover initial approach, anatomy, techniques for capturing both still images and video images, and images that show landmarks, good positioning, and poor positioning.
  • Anatomical color coding is consistent throughout the book, allowing readers to quickly understand correct probe placement.
  • Protocols are specifically written to cover both still and video recording of ultrasound.

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Introduction and Basics
ThoracoAbdominal Protocols 27

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About the author (2006)

J. Christian Fox (B.A. University of California, Irvine) graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1997 and completed his residency at the University of California, Irvine in emergency medicine. Dr. Fox currently teaches at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, where he has received the American Academy of Emergency Medicine's Young Educator Award. He is Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Chief of the Division of Emergency and Trauma Ultrasound, and Director of the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship. Dr. Fox has lectured and written extensively on emergency imaging locally and internationally and formerly held the post of Co-Chair of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine's Emergency Ultrasound Section.

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