Basics: Physics, Modalities, and Image Acquisition
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Procedures, 2020, 3:20:00
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This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition

Learning Objectives
  • Review ultrasound wave physics and ultrasound machine controls.
  • Highlight different ultrasound modalities.
  • Understand and differentiate continuous-wave, pulsed-wave, color, and tissue
    Doppler ultrasound.
  • Describe common ultrasound artifacts.
Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound, Second Edition is a companion guide for both new learners and experienced clinicians seeking to improve their ultrasound understanding and skills in the ICU.
This new edition includes emphasis on innovative applications of ultrasound in airway management, acute respiratory distress syndrome, ventilator weaning, an expanded pediatric section, and real-time procedural guidance. It also highlights administrative aspects of critical care ultrasound, including quality assurance, billing, and training. With full-color images and online videos, this book is a must-have for healthcare professionals who are interested in or currently practicing critical care ultrasound.
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Content Type Book Chapter
Knowledge Area Procedures
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Learning Pathway Skills and Procedures
Membership Level Select
Membership Level Professional
Membership Level Associate
Tag Ultrasound
Year 2020


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