Practical Ultrasound in Anesthesia for Critical Care and Pain Management is a stand-alone comprehensive reference that covers important aspects of ultrasound for the practicing anesthesiologist. Beginning with a background on the physics of equipment and practical applications, this text takes the specialist through subjects like needle visualization, teaching, training, accreditation, and getting the best out of your ultrasound equipment.
With high-resolution ultrasound photographs Practical Ultrasound in Anesthesia for Critical Care and Pain Management covers topics that explore:
- vascular access
- nerve blockade
- transesophageal echocardiography - evaluation of the valves
- basic echo Doppler
- transesophageal Doppler
- transcranial Doppler
- the respiratory system
Also included is a fully developed CD, that includes high-resolution video clips of actual ultrasound examples, organized in an easy cross-referenced fashion for the busy clinician.
Applied physics of medical ultrasound. Practical applications (getting the best out of your ultrasound machine). Needle visualisation techniques. Teaching, training and accreditation. Vascular access. Nerve blockade. Echocardiography: Getting Started and Anatomy. Transesophageal Echocardiography Evaluation of the Valves. Basic Echo Doppler. Transesophageal Doppler. Trans-cranial Doppler. The respiratory system.