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Critical Care Ultrasound Manual

  • ID: 3688208
  • Book
  • 208 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Critical Care Ultrasound Manual is a concise step-by-step guide on the assessment of ultrasounds. It trains critical care physicians in applying Rapid Assessment by Cardiac Echo (RACE) and Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) to sonography principles. Animated video clips of procedures assist the reader in comprehending the content covered in the manual.
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Chapter 1: Basic 2D ultrasound physics
Chapter 2: Knobology
Chapter 3: Common ultrasound artefacts in 2D imaging
Chapter 4: Transthoracic echocardiogram - views and anatomy
Chapter 5: RACE outline
Chapter 6: Left heart assessment
Chapter 7: Right heart assessment
Chapter 8: Pericardial assessment
Chapter 9: Intravascular volume (preload assessment)
Chapter 10: Other pathologies
Chapter 11: Vascular ultrasound: rapid Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) assessment
Chapter 12: Ultrasound-guided vascular access
Chapter 13: Lung and pleural ultrasound
Chapter 14: The standard FAST protocol
Chapter 15: Critical care abdominal ultrasound
Appendix A: Basic Doppler Physics
Appendix B: Normal reference values for transthoracic echocardiography
Appendix C: RACE study checklist and sample report
Appendix D: Critical care ultrasound level of competency
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McLean, Anthony Professor and Head of Discipline, Intensive Care Medicine, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia
Director of Intensive Care, Nepean Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Director, Cardiovascular Ultrasound Laboratory, Nepean Hospital
Director, Nepean Institute Critical Care Education and Research
Member, Boards of DDU(Critical Care Ultrasound) and CCPU(Critical Care Echo), Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Huang, Stephen Associate Professor, Intensive Care Medicine, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia
Principal Research Scientist, Intensive Care Unit, Nepean Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Director, Nepean Institute of Critical Care Education and Research
Member, Curriculum Board for CCPU (Critical Care Echo), Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine.
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