Obstetric Ultrasound: How, why and when

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Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2004 - Diagnostic ultrasonic imaging - 264 pages
A highly illustrated, practical introduction to the practice of obstetric ultrasound which provides a step by step guide for those new to ultrasound as well as a source of reference for the more experienced ultrasonographer. Details the use of ultrasound n all aspects of pregnancy and its complications and in many commonly encountered gynaecological situations. Described by a reviewer of the second edition as "almost a DIY guide for all students, doctors, midwives and tutors who want to provides quality service to their clients".
  • The order of material follows a logical approach to the use of ultrasound in pregnancy that's easy to learn and remember.
  • Comprehensive and user-friendly, this resource provides basic knowledge of the ultrasound.
  • The content offers accurate, precise, relevant, and applicable information that could be useful for a new student or an experienced practitioner.
  • High-quality images aid the reader in coming to an understanding of difficult topics.
  • over 280 new images, including many full colour Doppler images
  • completely rewritten and updated
  • colour throughout
  • new chapter included on screening including new material on screening for Down's syndrome.
  • Includes new chapters on medico-legal implications and audit, as well as new material on safety issues.
  • From inside the book


    Problems of early pregnancy 51
    Scanning the nonpregnant pelvis 63
    Ultrasound and infertility 79

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