Ultrasound in Anesthetic Practice with DVD-ROM (Cambridge Medicine (Paperback))

Ultrasound in Anesthetic Practice with DVD-ROM (Cambridge Medicine (Paperback))

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Cambridge University Press, 2008-12-18
EAN 9780521716239, ISBN10: 0521716233

Paperback, 214 pages, 24.5 x 19 x 1.1 cm
Language: English

Ultrasound is now an accessible tool for all clinicians and healthcare professionals, facilitating safe, easy, quick and non-invasive examination of organs. This practical text explains the benefits of ultrasound for • vascular access • local anesthetic blocks • cardiac and oesophageal assessment • trauma and intensive care practice • neonatal and obstetric practice • ophthalmic disorders • soft tissue injuries The companion DVD contains over 700 still and video clips, allowing the reader to view ultrasound sequences while reading the relevant chapter. Written by ultrasound experts, Ultrasound in Anesthetic Practice is the perfect introductory text for all anaesthetists and any trainee or medical student who needs a step-by-step guide to how ultrasound works, how to use it themselves, how to get the best images and when to ask a sonographer for help.

'… this is a likeable and wide-ranging text with a combination of easily readable introductory chapters followed by more detailed specialist subjects and some excellent material on the DVD. Ultrasound in Anesthetic Practice should prove to be a very good quick-reference text for novices and experienced practitioners alike.' British Journal of Anaesthesia