Practical Ultrasound in Anesthesia for Critical Care and Pain Management

 

Practical Ultrasound in Anesthesia for Critical Care and Pain Management PDF

Practical Ultrasound in Anesthesia for Critical Care and Pain Management
Practical Ultrasound in Anesthesia for Critical Care and Pain Management
Practical Ultrasound in Anesthesia for Critical Care and Pain Management Ebook

Preface

The uses and applications of medical ultrasound are increasing, particularly outside
traditional areas of radiology practice. Anesthesiology critical care and pain management
are no exception. Just about every invasive procedure in the body can potentially be
enhanced by the use of ultrasound.



The introduction of small, portable, easy-to-use, and
relatively inexpensive ultrasound machines has accelerated the use of such devices at the
bedside by specialists in anesthesiology and related disciplines. Similar changes are
occurring in other specialties such as surgery, accident and emergency medicine, and
gastroenterology. Nevertheless, the use of such devices outside radiology has not met with
universal approval. Issues of competency, training, and accreditation have all been raised
and are clearly important as these techniques enter mainstream practice.




In this book, we provide core knowledge of how to use ultrasound devices safely.
We then explain practical applications of these devices. The main areas where such
techniques are to be used include the vascular system, the nervous system, the heart, the
respiratory system, and miscellaneous other areas of the body. This will be of value to
anesthesiologists and critical care physicians. Pain specialists will be interested in
applications for nerve blocks. The book is not meant to be the definitive reference for
ultrasound in these areas; rather it is aimed to provide a useful introduction combined with
detailed practical information on the more commonly used applications. While catering to
the needs of trainees in anesthesiology, critical care, and pain medicine who would want
to apply the latest techniques from the outset, we also hope to assist accredited and
certified specialists in these areas to introduce ultrasound techniques safely into their
routine practice.



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