Featuring over 700 illustrations, this book is a practical, visual guide to performing and interpreting ultrasound and using ultrasound findings for making clinical decisions in the emergency department. Consistently formatted chapters cover both common and less common uses of ultrasound in the emergency department. Each chapter includes clinical applications, anatomy and landmarks, image acquisition, pathology, clinical decision making, incidental findings, and clinical examples.
High-quality images include patient photographs demonstrating the correct probe placement and large ultrasound images allowing findings to be easily seen. Labels on ultrasound scans and side-by-side anatomic drawings help readers locate the key parts of all images.