Thieme Clinical Companions Ultrasound 1st Edition
This compact book provides radiologists, ultrasonographers, residents, and trainees with a handy, portable guide to managing problems in the everyday setting. The first section of the book provides a thorough review of basic physical and technical principles and examination techniques. In the second section of the book, the author helps the clinician answer such questions as:
- What differential diagnoses should be considered for specific signs and symptoms?
- When can ultrasound advance the diagnosis?
- What are the typical sonographic signs that suggest a diagnosis?
The book describes systematic approaches to the ultrasound examination of specific organs and organ systems, postoperative ultrasound, with emphasis on scanning protocols, normal findings, and possible abnormal findings and their significance. Color-coded sections aid rapid reference to topics of interest.
This quick reference clinical companion offers readers the ability to correlate clinical and sonographic findings while providing practical, bulleted information in a straightforward, easy-to-read format…This text offers a polished approach to current techniques…well-organized…The sonographic images throughout the text are truly representative and provide practical references for clinical practice. Valuable components within this text include a well-organized, color-coded outline and a complete subject index in the back. The compact nature of this book allows easy transport and rapid reference. The concise way in which the material is integrated into bullet-point format is exceedingly helpful.–Radiologic TechnologyA good reference for medical students and residents.–Doody’s Book Reviews