Peter Steinmetz, M.D.
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Prize winner for excellence from the Quebec College of Family Physicians.
Over 1100 books sold in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Beginner book for healthcare workers starting to use bedside ultrasound in their daily practice.
Used by medical students at McGill University and l'Université de Sherbrooke.
Clear images, simplified text and diagrams, and embedded videos make learning ultrasound fun and feasible.
No prior experience in bedside ultrasound necessary.
Outstanding reviews from medical students, residents, and clinicians.
Chapters 1-3 address the basics of ultrasound:
Basics of ultrasound
Chapters 4-11 address different applications for bedside ultrasound:
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Deep venous thrombosismembres
Chapters 4-11 start with a Case scenario box and finish with a Case closed box.
Chapters 4-11 include Probe choice and Patient positioning and scanning technique.
Chapters 3-11 include Troubleshooting tips at the end of the chapter.
Chapter 12 contains full bibliographic references for citations throughout the book.
What's New in Version 1.2
This update includes new figures and text that match changes in the recent version of the hardcopy format of this eBook (First Edition-Revised). New figures include a figure for estimating true aortic diameter (Figure 7.6) and a figure describing the arteries and veins of the upper leg (Figure 10.2). Other changes include correction of minor typographical errors.