- Alanah Kirby, MSc, DCR(R), ILTM, Lecturer and Radiography Undergraduate Programmes Leader, School of Health Sciences Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh
- Margaret Cockbain, BA, DCR(R), SOR, Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh
Ultrasound continues to be one of the most important diagnostic tools in medicine and is used by a wide range of healthcare professionals across many applications. This book provides a practical, clinically relevant guide for all practitioners working in the field of abdominal ultrasound. Its aim is to enable the operator to maximize the diagnostic information and recognize the limitations of ultrasound scans.
This book gives a quick reference to plain radiological examinations and commonly performed contrast studies. It aims to aid decision-making by providing information on the advantages and relevance of each technique, and by indicating any additional modalities currently being used.
- Pocket-sized to enable it to be carried in the pocket of a uniform.
- Alphabetical presentation allows for a speedy search facility with cross-referencing to related techniques.
- Diagrams provide visual assistance with patient position, surface anatomy and three dimensional planes of the body.
- Medical prefixes and suffixes will help trace the derivation of unknown words.
- Abbreviations listed to provide familiarity and help with the interpretation of related procedures.