List of contributors; Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Glossary; 1. Principles of medical ultrasound Graham Arthurs and Trevor Frankel; 2. Ultrasound to aid vascular access Philip Haslam; 3. Diagnostic echocardiolography Tom Ingram; 4. The role of echocardiography in the haemodynamically unstable patient in critical care and the operating theatre Paul James, Julian Skoyles and Henry Skinner; 5. Transesophageal diagnostic Doppler monitoring Robert Kong; 6. Ultrasound in critical care David Southern and Dylan John; 7. Ultrasound and airway management Thomas M. Hemmerling and Marilu Giacalone; 8. The use of ultrasound in the traumatised patient and the acute abdomen Angie Lloyd-Jones, Owen Rees and David A. Parker; 9. The use of ultrasound to aid local anesthetic nerve blocks in adults Barry Nicholls, Stephan Kapral, Peter Marhofer and Alice Roberts; 10. US guided nerve blocks in children Steve Roberts and Alasdair Howie; 11. Cranial ultrasound in the newborn Owen Arthurs; 12. The use of ultrasound in acute gynecology and pregnancy assessment William Taylor; 13. Ocular ultrasonography Thomas M. Hemmerling and Marilu Giacalone; 14. Use of ultrasound in assessing soft tissue injury Geoff Hide; 15. The use of ultrasound in pain management Shyam Balasubramanian and Arasu Rayen; Index.
Supported by still and video clips, this fully up-to-date revised edition explains the benefits of ultrasound for all essential practices.
Graham Arthurs is Consultant Anaesthetist at the Maelor Hospital, Wrexham. Barry Nicholls is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, Somerset.