Point of Care Ultrasound
Applications in Critical Care Medicine
Should Intensivist do the Ultrasonography: Guidelines, Qualification, Experience and Training?
Basic Physics of Ultrasound and the Doppler Phenomenon
Modes of Ultrasonography
Ultrasound for Vascular Access
Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy and Cricothyrotomy
Chest Ultrasound in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Ultrasonography in Cardiac Evaluation
Volume Status Assessment and Predicting Volume Responsiveness
Ultrasound in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Ultrasound-guided Therapeutic Procedures in Intensive Care Unit
Ultrasonography in Neurocritical Care
Focused Assessment Sonography of Trauma
Abdominal Ultrasonography in the Intensive Care Unit
Blue, Falls, and Sesame Protocol
Ultrasound of Diaphragm
Ultrasonography for Assessment of Muscles Dysfunction in ICU
Ultrasonography in Deep Vein Thrombosis
Clinical Case Scenarios
Infection Control and Legal Issues in ICU Sonography
This book is a complete guide to the use of ultrasound in critical care.
Beginning with an overview of ultrasound and its applications, the next chapters discuss basic physics of ultrasound, modes of ultrasonography, and Doppler imaging.
The following sections cover the use of ultrasound in different critical care situations including for vascular access, in acute respiratory distress syndrome, for cardiac evaluation, in neurocritical care, in the ICU, and more.
The book concludes with clinical case scenarios and guidance on infection control and legal issues in ICU sonography.
The comprehensive text is further enhanced by more than 300 ultrasound images, figures and tables to assist learning.
- Comprehensive guide to the use of ultrasound in critical care
- Includes discussion on basic physics and modes of ultrasound
- Provides clinical case scenarios and guidance on infection control
- Features more than 300 ultrasound images, figures and tables
Puneet Khanna MBBS MD AIIMS FAGE
Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Critical Care, Former Senior Research Associate, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India