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Point of Care Ultrasound


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BMA President's Choice Award Winner and Highly Commended in Internal Medicine category at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2015

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 an easy-access format that combines electronic content and peer-reviewed videos to provide comprehensive, non-specialty-specific guidance on this ever-evolving technology.

Table of Contents

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Key Features

    • Access all the facts with focused chapters covering a diverse range of topics, as well as case-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 experience allows you to watch more than 200 ultrasound videos from real-life patients that demonstrate key findings; these videos are complemented by anatomical 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.

Published Reviews

    "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

Author Information

    By Nilam J Soni, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA ; Robert Arntfield, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada and Pierre Kory, MPA, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Fellowship Program Director, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York

Customer Reviews

Point of Care Ultrasound
  • Expert Consult
  • Reference
  • 416 Pages
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-7569-9
  • Copyright: 2015