Point of Care Ultrasound,
Edition 2
By Nilam J Soni, MD, MS, Robert Arntfield, MD, FRCPC and Pierre Kory, MD, MPA

Publication Date: 11 Jun 2019

Compact, hand-carried ultrasound devices are revolutionizing how healthcare providers practice medicine in nearly every specialty. The 2nd Edition of this BMA-award-winning text features all-new chapters, a greatly expanded video library, and new review questions to keep you fully up to date with the latest technology and its applications.

Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive guidance for any specialty on the latest point-of-care ultrasound applications for physicians and other health care providers.
  • Helps you interpret findings with a peer-reviewed, online video library with more than 1,000 ultrasound videos of normal and pathologic findings. These videos are complemented by anatomical illustrations and text descriptions to maximize learning.
  • Offers new online resources, including over 120 clinical cases and 350 review questions in every chapter.
  • Features fully updated content throughout, plus all-new chapters on hemodynamics, transesophageal echocardiography, transcranial Doppler ultrasound, pediatrics, neonatology, and 2nd/3rd trimester pregnancy.
  • Shares the knowledge and expertise of expert contributors who are internationally recognized faculty from more than 60 institutions.
  • Recipient of British Medical Association’s President's Choice Award and Highly Commended in Internal Medicine at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2015 (first edition).
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase gives you access to all the text, figures, videos, cases, review questions, and references while on the go.
About the author
By Nilam J Soni, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, Division of General & Hospital Medicine and Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, University of Texas Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas; Robert Arntfield, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine and Division of Critical Care Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada and Pierre Kory, MD, MPA, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
Table of Contents


Soni: Point-of-Care Ultrasound, 2/E

Section 1: Fundamentals Principles of Ultrasound

1. Evolution of point-of-care ultrasound

2. Ultrasound Physics and Modes

3. Transducers

4. Orientation

5. Basic operation of an ultrasound machine

6. Imaging Artifacts

Section 2: Lungs & Pleura

7. Overview

8. Lung and Pleural Ultrasound Technique

9. Lung Ultrasound Interpretation

10. Pleura and Diaphragm

11. Lung and Pleural Procedures

12. Dyspnea & Pulmonary Embolism

Section 3: Heart

13. Overview

14. Cardiac Ultrasound Technique

15. Left ventricular function

16. Right ventricular function

17. Inferior Vena Cava

18. Pericardial effusion

19. Valves

20. Transesophageal Echocardiography

21. Hemodynamics

22. Hypotension and Shock

23. Cardiac Arrest

Section 4: Abdomen & Pelvis

24. Peritoneal Free Fluid

25. Kidneys

26. Bladder

27. Gallbladder

28. Abdominal Aorta

29. First Trimester Pregnancy

30. Second and Third Trimester Pregnancy

31. Testicular Ultrasound

32. Abdominal pain

33. Trauma Ultrasound

Section 5: Vascular System

34. Lower Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis

35. Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis

36. Central Venous Access

37. Peripheral Venous Access

38. Arterial Access

Section 6: Head and Neck

39. Ocular ultrasound

40. Thyroid gland

41. Lymph Nodes

Section 7: Nervous System

42. Peripheral Nerve Blocks

43. Lumbar Puncture

44. Transcranial Ultrasound

Section 8: Soft Tissues & Joints

45. Soft Tissues and Joints

46. Joints

Section 9: Pediatrics

47. Pediatrics

48. Neonatology

Section 10: Ultrasound Program Management

49. Competence, Credentialing, and Certification

50. Equipment, Image Archiving, & Billing


Book Reviews

The 1st edition was the recipient of the 2015 BMA Medical Book Awards: Highly Commended in Internal Medicine

The 1st edition was the recipient of the 2015 BMA Medical Book Awards: BMA President's Choice Award

Book details
ISBN: 9780323544702
Page Count: 546
Illustrations : 1600 illustrations (600 in full color)
Retail Price : £82.99
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