The clinical applications of ultrasound have continued to develop rapidly in recent years and the availability of relatively inexpensive machines has encouraged its use by an increasing range of health care professionals. Basic Ultrasound is an introduction for those approaching the subject for the first time. By incorporating the basic physical principles of ultrasound and reviewing the major areas of clinical application the book should ensure that all new users have an adequate working knowledge of this versatile imaging technique.
Table of Contents
An Historical Review.
An Introduction to Computers.
Image Storage, Manipulation and Display.
Use of Equipment.
Dosimetry, Safety and Bio-Effects.
Liver, Pancreas and Biliary System.
General Abdomen and Retroperitoneum.
Orthopaedics and Rheumatology.
Vascular Imaging and Peripheral Vascular
Echocardiography and Doppler.