Presents a visual, step-by-step method for scanning and image documentation to provide diagnostic sonograms for physicians. Scanning principles and specific instructions are provided to improve the quality of sonographic studies and establish standardization. The text includes criteria for professionalism and clinical skills, plus requisites for handling ultrasound equipment, image labeling, image technique, and case presentation. A universal method for scanning and documenting pathologies is provided. The protocol chapters provide detailed scanning protocols for the major blood vessels and organs of the abdomen, the male and female pelvic regions and obstetrics. Protocols for the abdomen, scrotum, thyroid gland, breast, neonatal brain, vascular and cardiac systems are also included.

Key Features:-

  • Full and limited scanning protocols discuss the location of specific vessels or organs, anatomy and
  • Protocols follow guidelines provided by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), the
  • Full discussion of each scanning protocol consistently addresses patient preparation, type of transd
  • Focus on scanning protocols prepares students for their most important function as a sonographer - p
  • Detailed line drawings accompany most sonograms, showing which structures and outlines should be dis
  • Over 1,400 images and drawings are accompanied by detailed scanning instructions with illustrations

More Details about Ultrasound Scanning Principles and Protocols 3e (Hard Back)

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PublisherElsevier Science
BindingHard Back
Publish YearJanuary 2009