Introduction to the physics and tissue interactions of ultrasound waves, principles of image creation, machine controls, probe selection, and scanning techniques.
Overview of the 5 main topic areas comprising Basic Critical Care Echocardiography (BCCE).
Up-to-date review of the lung ultrasound "signatures" and their clinical correlates, pleural effusions, and ultrasound guided pleural procedures.
Overview of genitourinary and gastrointestinal ultrasound findings of clinical significance in the critically ill.
Explores both venous diagnostic and vascular access ultrasonography. Detailed description of a lower extremity, deep-venous ultrasound exam protocol.
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